262 Cited authorities

  1. Strickland v. Washington

    466 U.S. 668 (1984)   Cited 131,350 times   173 Legal Analyses
    Holding that we are obligated "to evaluate the conduct from counsel's perspective at the time"
  2. Williams v. Taylor

    529 U.S. 362 (2000)   Cited 31,211 times   66 Legal Analyses
    Holding state court decision denying habeas relief was unreasonable, as new mitigation evidence, including "the graphic description of [the defendant's] childhood, filled with abuse and privation, or the reality that he was 'borderline mentally retarded,' might well have influenced the jury's appraisal of his moral culpability"
  3. United States v. Booker

    543 U.S. 220 (2005)   Cited 22,428 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding the Sentencing Guidelines are advisory
  4. Apprendi v. New Jersey

    530 U.S. 466 (2000)   Cited 21,713 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”
  5. Blakely v. Washington

    542 U.S. 296 (2004)   Cited 14,044 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”
  6. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 68,662 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"
  7. Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    509 U.S. 579 (1993)   Cited 20,136 times   183 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Fed. R. Evid. 702 authorizes a "preliminary assessment of whether the reasoning or methodology underlying the testimony [of an expert] is scientifically valid and of whether that reasoning or methodology properly can be applied to the facts in issue"
  8. Brecht v. Abrahamson

    507 U.S. 619 (1993)   Cited 9,513 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Kotteakos standard applies to harmless error review on habeas appeal
  9. Batson v. Kentucky

    476 U.S. 79 (1986)   Cited 13,424 times   55 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Equal Protection Clause applies to the use of peremptory strikes
  10. Tennard v. Dretke

    542 U.S. 274 (2004)   Cited 4,456 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that petitioner was entitled to a COA on his Penry claim where his evidence of low IQ and impaired intellectual functioning had "mitigating dimension beyond the impact it has on the individual's ability to act deliberately"
  11. Section 2280 - General

    Cal. Code Regs. tit. 15 § 2280   Cited 19 times

    A life prisoner shall be considered for parole for the first time at the initial parole consideration hearing. At this hearing, a parole date shall be denied if the prisoner is found to be unsuitable for parole under s 2281(c). A parole date shall be set if the prisoner is found to be suitable for parole under s 2281(d). A parole date set under this article shall be set in a manner that provides uniform terms for offenses of similar gravity and magnitude in respect to the threat to the public. In

  12. Section 3 CCR 714-1-F-4

    3 Colo. Code Regs. § 714-1-F-4   Cited 2 times

    During the period of temporary licensure, the temporary licensee shall be scheduled for the licensing examination, no more than two times. His application shall be evaluated by the Board and disposition of the application shall be made. 3 CCR 714-1-F-4

  13. Section 3 CCR 714-1-F-2

    3 Colo. Code Regs. § 714-1-F-2

    The Board or its Executive Secretary may issue a Temporary License pursuant to Section 12-51.5-103 , C.R.S., to applicants who are eligible for such a license upon receipt of a complete application including all fees, fingerprint card, and all parts of the application being filled out and signed. 3 CCR 714-1-F-2