27 Cited authorities

  1. Strickland v. Washington

    466 U.S. 668 (1984)   Cited 132,232 times   173 Legal Analyses
    Holding that deficient performance means that "counsel's representation fell below an objective standard of reasonableness" as measured by "prevailing professional norms"
  2. Bell v. Cone

    535 U.S. 685 (2002)   Cited 7,968 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state court adjudication that “correctly identified the principles announced [by the Supreme Court] as those governing the analysis ... was [not] contrary to ... clearly established law”
  3. Smith v. Robbins

    528 U.S. 259 (2000)   Cited 6,301 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the proper standard for evaluating claim that appellate counsel was ineffective . . . is that enunciated in Strickland"
  4. United States v. Cronic

    466 U.S. 648 (1984)   Cited 6,260 times   30 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a finding of ineffective assistance of trial counsel must be based on actual specified errors and not merely the circumstances surrounding the representation
  5. Gagnon v. Scarpelli

    411 U.S. 778 (1973)   Cited 4,550 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that probation revocation is not a stage of criminal prosecution
  6. Florida v. Nixon

    543 U.S. 175 (2004)   Cited 891 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it was not ineffective assistance for defense counsel to decide, without defendant's approval, to concede guilt during liability phase of first-degree murder trial
  7. People v. Benevento

    91 N.Y.2d 708 (N.Y. 1998)   Cited 3,731 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In People v Benevento, 91 NY2d 708, 713-14 (1998), the New York Court of Appeals held that "meaningful representation" included a prejudice component which focuses on the "fairness of the process as a whole rather than [any] particular impact on the outcome of the case."
  8. People v. Baldi

    54 N.Y.2d 137 (N.Y. 1981)   Cited 5,506 times   6 Legal Analyses
    In Baldi, the New York State Court of Appeals expressly applied the right to effective assistance of counsel guaranteed by the federal Constitution. 54 N.Y.2d at 146.
  9. People v. De Bour

    40 N.Y.2d 210 (N.Y. 1976)   Cited 2,064 times   6 Legal Analyses
    In People v. LaPene, 352 N.E.2d 562 (N.Y. 1976), the New York Court of Appeals laid out a sliding scale of justifiable police intrusion, short of probable cause to arrest, which specified three distinct levels of intrusion correlating the allowable intensity of police conduct to the nature and weight of the facts precipitating the intrusion.
  10. People v. Turner

    2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 8766 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 485 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Finding appellate counsel ineffective for not raising ineffectiveness of trial counsel on appeal
  11. Section 750 - Power of courts to punish for criminal contempts

    N.Y. Jud. Law § 750   Cited 388 times

    A. A court of record has power to punish for a criminal contempt, a person guilty of any of the following acts, and no others: 1. Disorderly, contemptuous, or insolent behavior, committed during its sitting, in its immediate view and presence, and directly tending to interrupt its proceedings, or to impair the respect due to its authority. 2. Breach of the peace, noise, or other disturbance, directly tending to interrupt its proceedings. 3. Wilful disobedience to its lawful mandate. 4. Resistance