Finch v. United States - 433 U.S. 676 (1977)


U.S. Supreme Court

Finch v. United States, 433 U.S. 676 (1977)

Finch v. United States

No. 76-1206

Decided June 29, 1977

433 U.S. 676

Syllabus

Where, prior to any declaration of guilt or innocence, the District Court dismissed an information against petitioner on the ground that it failed to state an offense, the Government's appeal from the dismissal was barred by the Double Jeopardy Clause.

Certiorari granted; 548 F.2d 822, vacated and remanded.



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