Payne v. Virginia, 467 U.S. 1062 (1984)
U.S. Supreme CourtPayne v. Virginia, 467 U.S. 1062 (1984)
Payne v. Virginia
Decided July 5, 1984
467 U.S. 1062
Held: The Double Jeopardy Clause barred the state court prosecution and conviction of petitioner for the lesser included offense of robbery that followed his prior conviction for capital murder committed during the perpetration of the robbery.
Certiorari granted; reversed.