349 Cited authorities

  1. United States v. Booker

    543 U.S. 220 (2005)   Cited 22,418 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding the Sentencing Guidelines are advisory
  2. Apprendi v. New Jersey

    530 U.S. 466 (2000)   Cited 21,700 times   100 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “[o]ther than the fact of a prior conviction, any fact that increases the penalty for a crime beyond the prescribed statutory maximum must be submitted to a jury, and proved beyond a reasonable doubt”
  3. Blakely v. Washington

    542 U.S. 296 (2004)   Cited 14,042 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “[w]hen a judge inflicts punishment that the jury's verdict alone does not allow, the jury has not found all the facts ‘which the law makes essential to the punishment,’ and the judge exceeds his proper authority”
  4. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 68,611 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that court must presume trier of fact resolved all inferences in favor of the prosecution "even if it does not affirmatively appear in the record"
  5. Estelle v. McGuire

    502 U.S. 62 (1991)   Cited 15,615 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that federal habeas courts cannot review state court applications of state procedural rules
  6. Miranda v. Arizona

    384 U.S. 436 (1966)   Cited 51,939 times   60 Legal Analyses
    Holding that law enforcement officers must warn an individual of certain constitutional rights and the consequences of waiving those rights prior to conducting a custodial interrogation
  7. Ring v. Arizona

    536 U.S. 584 (2002)   Cited 4,523 times   51 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “[i]f a State makes an increase in a defendant's authorized punishment contingent on the finding of a fact, that fact—no matter how the State labels it—must be found by a jury beyond a reasonable doubt”
  8. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 32,168 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"
  9. Harris v. Reed

    489 U.S. 255 (1989)   Cited 5,693 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a federal court on habeas review may evaluate the merits of a claim where the last state court rendering a judgment on that claim did not "clearly and expressly" state that the judgment rested solely on independent state grounds
  10. Chapman v. California

    386 U.S. 18 (1967)   Cited 18,592 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding that error is harmless only if "harmless beyond a reasonable doubt"
  11. Section 2254 - State custody; remedies in Federal courts

    28 U.S.C. § 2254   Cited 162,297 times   336 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "a determination of a factual issue made by a State court shall be presumed to be correct" and "[t]he applicant shall have the burden of rebutting the presumption of correctness by clear and convincing evidence"