Divans v. California
434 U.S. 1303 (1977)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Divans v. California, 434 U.S. 1303 (1977)

Divans v. California

No. A-91

Decided July 28, 1977

434 U.S. 1303

Syllabus

Application for stay of applicant's second state criminal trial pending the filing and disposition of a petition for certiorari in this Court is denied where the first trial resulted in a mistrial upon applicant's motion because of a prosecutorial error found by the trial judge t be of the kind not intentionally committed to provoke a mistrial request.

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