3 Cited authorities

  1. Hurst v. Florida

    136 S. Ct. 616 (2016)   Cited 795 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding Florida's former death penalty sentencing scheme unconstitutional because "[t]he Sixth Amendment requires a jury, not a judge, to find each fact necessary to impose a sentence of death"
  2. People v. Sanchez

    63 Cal.4th 665 (Cal. 2016)   Cited 1,063 times
    Holding that case-specific out-of-court statements offered by an expert and not otherwise admissible are necessarily offered for their truth, in violation of the Confrontation Clause
  3. People v. Brooks

    2 Cal.5th 674 (Cal. 2017)   Cited 443 times
    Concluding any error in excluding evidence of the victim's prior felony conviction was harmless under Watson "because there is no reasonable probability that a more favorable result would have occurred had the prior conviction evidence been admitted"