114 Cited authorities

  1. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 68,412 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that court must presume trier of fact resolved all inferences in favor of the prosecution "even if it does not affirmatively appear in the record"
  2. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 32,050 times   124 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the suppression by the prosecution of evidence favorable to an accused upon request violates due process where the evidence is material either to guilt or to punishment, irrespective of the good faith or bad faith of the prosecution"
  3. United States v. Agurs

    427 U.S. 97 (1976)   Cited 6,530 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding prosecutor has an obligation to provide defense with exculpatory information even when no request has been made
  4. Arizona v. Youngblood

    488 U.S. 51 (1988)   Cited 3,212 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding there was no denial of due process when police, while investigating a sexual assault, failed to refrigerate the victim's clothing and perform tests on semen samples where there was no suggestion of bad faith by the police and that such conduct was "at worst" negligence
  5. State v. Danielson

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 9814 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 7,276 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a "legally sufficient verdict can be against the weight of the evidence"
  6. California v. Trombetta

    467 U.S. 479 (1984)   Cited 3,385 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Constitution does not require the state to preserve a breath sample used in a breath-analysis test in a DUI prosecution
  7. Pennsylvania v. Ritchie

    480 U.S. 39 (1987)   Cited 2,317 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "criminal defendants have the right to the government's assistance in compelling the attendance of favorable witnesses at trial and the right to put before a jury evidence that might influence the determination of guilt"
  8. People v. Contes

    60 N.Y.2d 620 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 11,066 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Stating the standard for review of the legal sufficiency of evidence in a criminal case is whether "after viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to the prosecution, any rational trier of fact could have found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt"
  9. Napue v. Illinois

    360 U.S. 264 (1959)   Cited 4,024 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a due process violation occurs where the state uses false evidence to obtain a criminal conviction
  10. United States v. Valenzuela-Bernal

    458 U.S. 858 (1982)   Cited 1,320 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, while a criminal defendant cannot be deprived of his right to call witnesses in his favor “arbitrarily,” the defendant “must at least make some plausible showing of how [the proposed witness'] testimony would have been both material and favorable to his defense”