114 Cited authorities

  1. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 70,205 times   17 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 33,166 times   132 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 6,701 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there is no Brady violation when nondisclosed evidence is "largely cumulative" of other evidence
  4. Arizona v. Youngblood

    488 U.S. 51 (1988)   Cited 3,305 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding "that unless a criminal defendant can show bad faith on the part of the police, failure to preserve potentially useful evidence does not constitute a denial of due process of law"
  5. California v. Trombetta

    467 U.S. 479 (1984)   Cited 3,504 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
  6. State v. Danielson

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 9814 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 7,241 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a "legally sufficient verdict can be against the weight of the evidence"
  7. Pennsylvania v. Ritchie

    480 U.S. 39 (1987)   Cited 2,386 times   11 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 10,895 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 4,163 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 1,350 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”