Bravo-Fernandez v. United States, 580 U.S. ___, 137 S. Ct. 352 (Nov. 29, 2016)

The issue-preclusion component of the Double Jeopardy Clause does not bar the Government from retrying the defendants after a jury has returned irreconcilably inconsistent verdicts of conviction and acquittal and the convictions are later vacated on appeal because of error in the judge’s instructions on related to the verdicts’ inconsistency.