request for retrial

See: appeal
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The state argued that if the voluntary manslaughter conviction were reversed, the case should be remanded for a new trial on the charge of involuntary manslaughter, but the court denied the request for retrial, saying it would violate the double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment.
While he denies any wrongdoing, he will be expected to return to prison and step down as Fenerbahce chairman if his request for retrial is denied and the conviction and sentence are confirmed.
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