59 Cited authorities

  1. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 32,396 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"
  2. State v. Thompkins

    78 Ohio St. 3d 380 (Ohio 1997)   Cited 15,361 times
    Holding the criminal standard of review for manifest weight of the evidence applies in civil cases
  3. People v. Lopez

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 1195 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 3,598 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an appeal waiver encompasses "any issue that does not involve a right of constitutional dimension going to "the very heart of the process," and ruling that a valid appeal waiver precludes review of claims that a sentence is harsh or excessive
  4. People v. Contes

    60 N.Y.2d 620 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 11,097 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"
  5. State v. Dehass

    10 Ohio St. 2d 230 (Ohio 1967)   Cited 7,401 times
    In DeHass, for example, the Ohio Supreme Court held that in civil and criminal cases, the weight to be given the evidence and the credibility of witnesses are primarily for the trier of fact and a reviewing court may not reverse a judgment where the record demonstrates that the verdict is based on sufficient evidence.
  6. People v. Casey

    95 N.Y.2d 354 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 1,260 times
    In Case, we stated the rule broadly: "A valid and sufficient accusatory instrument is a nonwaivable jurisdictional prerequisite to a criminal prosecution" (id. at 99; citation omitted).
  7. People v. Callahan

    80 N.Y.2d 273 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 1,134 times
    In Callahan, we held that the exception for challenges to the legality of the sentence addresses "the power of the court to impose the * * * sentence it chose" (80 N.Y.2d at 281).
  8. People v. Sandoval

    34 N.Y.2d 371 (N.Y. 1974)   Cited 2,157 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the trial court must balance the "probative worth of evidence of prior specific criminal, vicious or immoral acts on the issue of the defendant's credibility on the one hand, and on the other the risk of unfair prejudice to the defendant"
  9. United States v. National Dairy Corp.

    372 U.S. 29 (1963)   Cited 726 times
    Holding that below-cost prices may constitute "unreasonably low" prices for purposes of § 3 of the Robinson-Patman Act, 15 U.S.C. § 13a
  10. People v. Alejandro

    70 N.Y.2d 133 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 1,154 times
    In Alejandro, we explained the reason that the Legislature requires "the additional showing of a prima facie case for an information lies in the unique function that an information serves under the statutory scheme" (70 NY2d at 137).
  11. Section 42.09 - Cruelty To Livestock Animals

    Tex. Pen. Code § 42.09   Cited 83 times
    Defining "animal" in a cruelty to animals statute as "a domesticated living creature and wild living creature previously captured"