TITLE

United States v. Watts: Unanswered questions, acquittal

AUTHOR(S)
Shors, Matthew MacKinnon
PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Stanford Law Review;Apr98, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p1349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the United States (US) Supreme Court's acquittal enhancements decision in the `US v. Watts' case distort the complexity of compromise guilty verdicts, ignore the presence of holdout jurors and thwart the exercise of legitimate jury nullification. Overview on the Guidelines' treatment of acquittal enhancements; Evaluation of Supreme Court's seminal due process cases; Due process challenges after Watts.
ACCESSION #
820892

 

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