The double jeopardy clause is now interpreted to prohibit a redetermination of a sentence where a state's capital sentencing statutes mandate a bifurcated trial in which the sentencing hearing is procedurally identical to the guilt determination portion of the trial.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Walker, Carol Evans
"Bullington v. Missouri: The Cloning of the Prosecutorial Apple,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 2:
1, Article 1.
Available at: https://huskiecommons.lib.niu.edu/niulr/vol2/iss1/1
Carol Evans Walker, Note, Bullington v. Missouri: The Cloning of the Prosecutorial Apple, 2 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 119 (1981).