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UNITED STATES V. PEREZ, 22 U. S. 579 (1824)
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United States v. Perez, 22 U.S. 9 Wheat. 579 579 (1824)
United States v. Perez
22 U.S. (9 Wheat.) 579
The discharge of the jury from giving a verdict in a capital case, without the consent of the prisoner, the jury being unable to agree, is not a bar to a subsequent trial for the same offence.
The court is invested with the discretionary authority of discharging the jury from giving any verdict in cases of this nature whenever, in their opinion, there is a manifest necessity for such an act or the ends of public justice would otherwise be defeated.
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