203 Cited authorities

  1. Strickland v. Washington

    466 U.S. 668 (1984)   Cited 135,516 times   173 Legal Analyses
    Holding that prejudice for IAC claims requires showing "that there is a reasonable probability that, but for counsel's unprofessional errors, the result of the proceeding would have been different"
  2. Batson v. Kentucky

    476 U.S. 79 (1986)   Cited 13,604 times   58 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Equal Protection Clause applies to the use of peremptory strikes
  3. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 33,166 times   132 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"
  4. United States v. Bagley

    473 U.S. 667 (1985)   Cited 8,278 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there was a Brady violation when federal prosecutors withheld evidence of inducements made to witnesses to encourage them to testify against the defendant
  5. McCleskey v. Zant

    499 U.S. 467 (1991)   Cited 4,638 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "colorable showing of factual innocence" satisfies the "ends of justice" requirement
  6. Arizona v. Fulminante

    499 U.S. 279 (1991)   Cited 4,632 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the doctrine of harmless error applies to the violation of the defendant’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination through the admission at trial of an involuntary confession
  7. United States v. Cronic

    466 U.S. 648 (1984)   Cited 6,407 times   30 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a finding of ineffective assistance of trial counsel must be based on actual specified errors and not merely the circumstances surrounding the representation
  8. Darden v. Wainwright

    477 U.S. 168 (1986)   Cited 5,589 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Holding comments casting the death penalty as the only guarantee against future similar acts do not deprive the defendant of a fair trial as long as they "d[o] not manipulate or misstate the evidence"
  9. Schneckloth v. Bustamonte

    412 U.S. 218 (1973)   Cited 10,925 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Holding the State need not prove knowing-and-deliberate consent to search
  10. Imbler v. Pachtman

    424 U.S. 409 (1976)   Cited 8,680 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding prosecutors absolutely immune from damages liability for having knowingly presented perjured witness testimony against criminal defendants, observing that the "veracity of witnesses in criminal cases frequently is subject to doubt before and after they testify . . . . If prosecutors were hampered in exercising their judgment as to the use of such witnesses by concern about resulting personal liability, [they often would refrain from calling such witnesses and hence] the triers of fact in criminal cases often would be denied relevant evidence"
  11. Section 2254 - State custody; remedies in Federal courts

    28 U.S.C. § 2254   Cited 168,898 times   338 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"
  12. Section 211

    Cal. Pen. Code § 211   Cited 5,656 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Requiring taking of personal property of another
  13. Section 5324 - Structuring transactions to evade reporting requirement prohibited

    31 U.S.C. § 5324   Cited 903 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting the structuring of transactions "for the purpose of evading" the Bank Secrecy Act's reporting requirements
  14. Section 11360

    Cal. Health and Saf. Code § 11360   Cited 401 times

    (a) Except as otherwise provided by this section or as authorized by law, every person who transports, imports into this state, sells, furnishes, administers, or gives away, or offers to transport, import into this state, sell, furnish, administer, or give away, or attempts to import into this state or transport any cannabis shall be punished as follows: (1) Persons under the age of 18 years shall be punished in the same manner as provided in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 11357. (2)

  15. Section 3604

    Cal. Pen. Code § 3604   Cited 22 times

    (a) The punishment of death shall be inflicted by the administration of a lethal gas or by an intravenous injection of a substance or substances in a lethal quantity sufficient to cause death, by standards established under the direction of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (b) Persons sentenced to death prior to or after the operative date of this subdivision shall have the opportunity to elect to have the punishment imposed by lethal gas or lethal injection. This choice shall be