Robinson v. Neil - 409 U.S. 505 (1973)


U.S. Supreme Court

Robinson v. Neil, 409 U.S. 505 (1973)

Robinson v. Neil

No. 71-6272

Argued December 6, 1972

Decided January 16, 1973

409 U.S. 505

Syllabus

Waller v. Florida, 397 U. S. 387, which bars on the ground of double jeopardy two prosecutions, state and municipal, based on the same act or offense, is fully retroactive. Pp. 409 U. S. 506-511.

452 F.2d 370, vacated and remanded.

REHNQUIST, J., delivered the opinion for a unanimous Court. BRENNAN, J., filed a separate opinion, in which DOUGLAS and MARSHALL, JJ., joined, post, p. 409 U. S. 511.



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