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No retrial where no-show witness caused mistrial (access required)

Where the government allowed a jury to be empaneled and began presenting testimony despite the fact that a subpoenaed witness had not appeared in court, as required, for the first two days of trial, and a mistrial was granted on the fourth day of trial based on that witness’s failure to appear, allowing the defendant ...