79 Cited authorities

  1. Crawford v. Washington

    541 U.S. 36 (2004)   Cited 14,484 times   81 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an absent witness's statements are admissible under the Confrontation Clause "only where the declarant is unavailable, and only where the defendant [] had a prior opportunity to cross-examine"
  2. Davis v. Washington

    547 U.S. 813 (2006)   Cited 3,837 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that statements made "in the course of police interrogation" are testimonial when made under "circumstances objectively indicat[ing] ... that the primary purpose of the interrogation [was] to establish or prove past events potentially relevant to later criminal prosecution"
  3. Melendez–Diaz v. Massachusetts

    557 U.S. 305 (2009)   Cited 2,935 times   44 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a certification that material seized by the police included cocaine was testimonial
  4. Bullcoming v. New Mexico

    564 U.S. 647 (2011)   Cited 1,316 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding a certification of the blood alcohol content of a sample to be testimonial
  5. Michigan v. Bryant

    562 U.S. 344 (2011)   Cited 1,231 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that statements made to police concerning an ongoing emergency are not testimonial
  6. People v. Contes

    60 N.Y.2d 620 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 11,075 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"
  7. People v. Mateo

    2 N.Y.3d 383 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 2,776 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Finding criminal liability attaches to "a person concerned in the commission of a crime whether he directly commits the act constituting the offense or aids and abets in its commission . . ."
  8. People v. Caban

    5 N.Y.3d 143 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 1,303 times
    Holding conspirators' statements admissible as verbal acts to prove existence of conspiracy but not, absent independent evidence of the conspiracy, for their truth
  9. People v. Sandoval

    34 N.Y.2d 371 (N.Y. 1974)   Cited 2,179 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"
  10. People v. Alvino

    71 N.Y.2d 233 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 990 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that evidence of similar uncharged crimes is excluded for policy reasons because it may induce the jury to base a finding of guilt on collateral matters