Commonwealth v. Brangan

SJC-12284
Argue Date: Thursday September 7, 2017
*Summary:   Criminal; Double Jeopardy-- After a mistrial in a prosecution for armed robbery, whether double jeopardy bars a retrial of the defendant.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Jahmal Brangan
Counsel for Appellant: Merritt Schnipper, Esquire
Appellee: Commonwealth
Counsel for Appellee: Amal Bala, A.D.A.
Court Appealed From: SJC for Suffolk County
Lower Court Judge: Mark D. Mason, J.
Route to SJC: Direct Entry: Appeal from Single Justice Order/Judgment
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