20 Cited authorities

  1. Strickland v. Washington

    466 U.S. 668 (1984)   Cited 135,742 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. Mickens v. Taylor

    535 U.S. 162 (2002)   Cited 1,562 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that he denial of habeas relief must be affirmed where petitioner fails "to establish that the conflict of interest adversely affected his counsel's performance"
  3. Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co.

    556 U.S. 868 (2009)   Cited 626 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state-court-appellate judge should have recused himself from appeal as matter of due process
  4. People v. Doolin

    45 Cal.4th 390 (Cal. 2009)   Cited 2,609 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding defendant's request to represent himself was untimely where he sought self-representation at sentencing hearing only after his Marsden motion was denied
  5. 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
  6. Williams v. Pennsylvania

    136 S. Ct. 1899 (2016)   Cited 235 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Chief Justice Castille was obligated to recuse himself where he had "significant, personal involvement as a prosecutor in a critical decision regarding the defendant's case"
  7. People v. Gardeley

    14 Cal.4th 605 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 1,320 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that expert testimony by police officer based on conversations with defendants, Family Crip members, personal investigations of crimes committed by gang members, and information from colleagues and law enforcement organizations was admissible and gave jury sufficient grounds to find that group constituted a "criminal street gang" defined as an ongoing organization of three or more persons that shares a common name or identifying symbol and has as one of its primary activities the commission of one or more enumerated crimes
  8. People v. Harris

    57 Cal.4th 804 (Cal. 2013)   Cited 350 times
    Finding no abuse of discretion in denying the defendant's motion for individual sequestered voir dire on race
  9. People v. Barnwell

    41 Cal.4th 1038 (Cal. 2007)   Cited 398 times
    Holding that the testimony of a single witness that satisfied the substantial evidence standard is sufficient to uphold the jury's finding
  10. People v. Dungo

    55 Cal.4th 608 (Cal. 2012)   Cited 306 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding facts recorded in autopsy report non-testimonial and allowing testimony of supervisor regarding those facts