4 Cited authorities

  1. Strickland v. Washington

    466 U.S. 668 (1984)   Cited 132,898 times   173 Legal Analyses
    Holding that prejudice for IAC claims requires showing "that there is a reasonable probability that, but for counsel's unprofessional errors, the result of the proceeding would have been different"
  2. Cullen v. Pinholster

    563 U.S. 170 (2011)   Cited 10,251 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding "that review under § 2254(d) is limited to the record that was before the state court that adjudicated the claim on the merits"
  3. Cornell v. Kirkpatrick

    665 F.3d 369 (2d Cir. 2011)   Cited 76 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state's consistent statement to the district court that petitioner had exhausted his particular claim, meant that on appeal, state could not then argue that petitioner had failed to exhaust that claim
  4. People v. Wesley

    76 N.Y.2d 555 (N.Y. 1990)   Cited 112 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Explaining that "[e]vidence of a defendant's `circumstances' includes relevant knowledge that the defendant may have had about the victim, the physical attributes of all those involved in the incident, and any prior experiences that the defendant may have had" which may contribute to a reasonable understanding of the situation.