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BRANTLEY V. GEORGIA, 217 U. S. 284 (1910)

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Brantley v. Georgia, 217 U.S. 284 (1910)

Brantley v. Georgia

No. 692

Argued April 6, 1910

Decided April 11, 1910

217 U.S. 284


Where one has been tried in a state court for murder and convicted of manslaughter, and, on his own motion, obtains a reversal and new trial, on which he is convicted of a higher offense, and the constitution of the state provides that no one shall be put in second jeopardy for the same offense save on his own motion for new trial or in case of mistrial, there is no question involved of twice in jeopardy under the Constitution of the United States.

132 Ga. 573 affirmed.

The facts are stated in the opinion.

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