collateral estoppel

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Petitioner Juan Bravo-Fernandez traveled from Puerto Rico to Las Vegas, NV with petitioner Hector Martínez-Maldonado in May of 2005 to attend a boxing match. United States v. Bravo-Fernandez, 790 F.3d 41, 43 (1st Cir. 2015). Bravo was the president of...

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From 1997 to 2001, Bayer Corporation ("Bayer") manufactured and distributed Baycol, a prescription medicine designed to lower cholesterol. See Smith v. Bayer, 593 F.3d 716, 719 (8th Cir. 2010). Bayer removed ...

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In November 2004, the government indicted F. Scott Yeager, Joseph Hirko, and Rex Shelby (“defendants”) on numerous counts of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud, securities fraud, wire fraud, insider trading, and money laundering. ...

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Oral argument: March 23, 2009

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (March 17, 2008)

FIFTH AMENDMENT, DOUBLE JEOPARDY, COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL, HUNG JURY, ENRON

The doctrine of collateral estoppel...