167 Cited authorities

  1. Kyles v. Whitley

    514 U.S. 419 (1995)   Cited 5,958 times   36 Legal Analyses
    Holding that such a reasonable probability is shown "when the government’s evidentiary suppression undermines confidence in the outcome of the trial" (cleaned up)
  2. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 32,168 times   124 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"
  3. Chapman v. California

    386 U.S. 18 (1967)   Cited 18,592 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding that error is harmless only if "harmless beyond a reasonable doubt"
  4. Delaware v. Van Arsdall

    475 U.S. 673 (1986)   Cited 6,213 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a restriction on defendant's ability to cross-examine witness in violation of Sixth Amendment was non-structural error
  5. Chambers v. Mississippi

    410 U.S. 284 (1973)   Cited 5,169 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a combination of erroneous evidentiary rulings rose to the level of a due process violation
  6. Lockett v. Ohio

    438 U.S. 586 (1978)   Cited 3,566 times   54 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Ohio death penalty statute, which required imposition of the death penalty once a defendant was found guilty of aggravated murder with at least one of seven specified aggravating factors, unless one of three specified mitigating factors was established by a preponderance of the evidence, violated the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments because the statute limited the range of mitigating factors that the sentencer could consider
  7. Caldwell v. Mississippi

    472 U.S. 320 (1985)   Cited 2,179 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if improper prosecutorial comment occurs, the sentencing decision "does not meet the standard of reliability that the Eighth Amendment requires"
  8. Eddings v. Oklahoma

    455 U.S. 104 (1982)   Cited 2,163 times   42 Legal Analyses
    Holding a capital sentencer may not give relevant mitigation evidence “no weight by excluding such evidence from ... consideration”
  9. Delaware v. Fensterer

    474 U.S. 15 (1985)   Cited 1,706 times
    Holding that the confrontation clause guarantees only "an opportunity for effective cross-examination, not cross-examination that is effective in whatever way, and to whatever extent, the defense might wish."
  10. Pointer v. Texas

    380 U.S. 400 (1965)   Cited 3,992 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “the Sixth Amendment's right of an accused to confront the witnesses against him is likewise a fundamental right and is made obligatory on the States by the Fourteenth Amendment”
  11. Section 1108

    Cal. Evid. Code § 1108   Cited 1,136 times
    Adopting a rule similar to that found in Rules 413 and 414 of the Federal Rules of Evidence
  12. Section 3593 - Special hearing to determine whether a sentence of death is justified

    18 U.S.C. § 3593   Cited 569 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Requiring the government to prove aggravating factors beyond a reasonable doubt