United States v. Watts: Unanswered questions, acquittal

Shors, Matthew MacKinnon
April 1998
Stanford Law Review;Apr98, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p1349
Academic Journal
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.


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