37 Cited authorities

  1. Gregg v. Georgia

    428 U.S. 153 (1976)   Cited 5,881 times   31 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a decision to afford an individual defendant mercy does not violate the Constitution so long as "the decision to impose it [is] guided by standards so that the sentencing authority [will] focus on the particularized circumstances of the crime and the defendant."
  2. Bordenkircher v. Hayes

    434 U.S. 357 (1978)   Cited 2,547 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plea bargaining does not violate the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination
  3. Oregon v. Kennedy

    456 U.S. 667 (1982)   Cited 1,623 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that to claim double jeopardy bar defendant must show "government conduct in question [was] intended to `goad' the defendant into moving for a mistrial"
  4. Weatherford v. Bursey

    429 U.S. 545 (1977)   Cited 1,954 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant in a non-capital case has no right to discover lists of prospective government witnesses
  5. United States v. Goodwin

    457 U.S. 368 (1982)   Cited 1,451 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the presumption of vindictiveness did not apply when the Government brought a felony indictment after the defendant refused to plead guilty to misdemeanor charges and demanded a jury trial
  6. Arizona v. Washington

    434 U.S. 497 (1978)   Cited 1,682 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a trial judge's failure to make an explicit finding of manifest necessity does not render the declaration of a mistrial constitutionally defective when the basis for that determination is adequately disclosed by the record
  7. United States v. Jorn

    400 U.S. 470 (1971)   Cited 1,627 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it was an abuse of discretion for trial judge to declare a mistrial without considering alternatives to the mistrial
  8. Williams v. Florida

    399 U.S. 78 (1970)   Cited 1,289 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding a conviction by a six-member jury did not violate the Sixth Amendment
  9. Illinois v. Somerville

    410 U.S. 458 (1973)   Cited 1,082 times
    Holding that since "the mistrial met the `manifest necessity" requirement of our cases, . . . the Double Jeopardy Clause of the Fifth Amendment . . . did not bar retrial under a valid indictment."
  10. Crist v. Bretz

    437 U.S. 28 (1978)   Cited 860 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Due Process Clause protects against prosecutorial abuse