4 Cited authorities

  1. People v. Banks

    61 Cal.4th 788 (Cal. 2015)   Cited 224 times
    In Banks, as discussed more fully below, the California Supreme Court held that a getaway driver who did not otherwise participate in the underlying felony could not be liable for a mandatory LWOP sentence under Cal. Penal Code § 190.2(d), because he could not be considered a "major participant" within the meaning of the statute.
  2. People v. Leon

    61 Cal.4th 569 (Cal. 2015)   Cited 208 times
    In People v. Leon (2015) 61 Cal.4th 569, 588-589, 189 Cal.Rptr.3d 703, 352 P.3d 289 (Leon), the entire voir dire of nearly every potential juror consisted of four questions addressing the Witt death-qualification standard.
  3. Ocampo v. Vail

    649 F.3d 1098 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 82 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Confrontation Clause applies to an out-of-court statement when the jury is likely to infer its substance
  4. People v. Bryant

    198 Cal.App.4th 134 (Cal. Ct. App. 2011)   Cited 29 times

    No. D057570. 2011-11-16 The PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. Amalia Catherine BRYANT, Defendant and Appellant. Anthony J. Dain, San Diego, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant. Kamala D. Harris, Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, James H. Flaherty III and Kristen Kinnaird Chenelia, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent. AARON Background: Defendant was convicted in the