51 Cited authorities

  1. Dowling v. United States

    493 U.S. 342 (1990)   Cited 1,827 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that admission of evidence must be fundamentally unfair to constitute a due process violation
  2. People v. Lucas

    12 Cal.4th 415 (Cal. 1995)   Cited 960 times
    Concluding defendant failed to show counsel were incompetent for omitting to move to suppress evidence on the chain of custody grounds
  3. People v. Birks

    19 Cal.4th 108 (Cal. 1998)   Cited 601 times
    Holding that criminal defendant has no unilateral entitlement to instructions on lesser offenses which are not necessarily included in the charge
  4. Manduley v. Superior Court of San Diego County

    27 Cal.4th 537 (Cal. 2002)   Cited 232 times
    Rejecting claim that prosecutorial discretion in charging juveniles as adults violates equal protection clause
  5. People v. Viray

    134 Cal.App.4th 1186 (Cal. Ct. App. 2005)   Cited 205 times
    Holding that failure of counsel to contest an order for attorney fees did not forfeit an objection on appeal
  6. Dix v. Superior Court

    53 Cal.3d 442 (Cal. 1991)   Cited 282 times
    Construing § 1170, subd. (d)
  7. People v. Vargas

    91 Cal.App.4th 506 (Cal. Ct. App. 2001)   Cited 162 times
    Holding that the test as enunciated in People v. Watson, supra, 46 Cal.2d 818, provides the correct standard for reviewing prejudice when the trial court fails to give a unanimity instruction
  8. City of Los Angeles v. Superior Court

    29 Cal.4th 1 (Cal. 2002)   Cited 118 times
    In City of Los Angeles v. Superior Court (2002) 29 Cal.4th 1, 124 Cal.Rptr.2d 202, 52 P.3d 129 (City of Los Angeles), we considered the interplay between the prosecution's constitutional duty under Brady v. Maryland (1963) 373 U.S. 83, 83 S.Ct. 1194, 10 L.Ed.2d 215 (Brady) and its progeny, and statutory procedures by which the parties can seek discovery of information in confidential peace officer personnel records.
  9. People v. Eubanks

    14 Cal.4th 580 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 131 times
    Holding that the appearance of impropriety alone is not an independent ground for prosecutorial disqualification and an actual conflict must be so grave as to make fair treatment unlikely in order to disqualify the district attorney's office
  10. Elisa B. v. Superior Court

    37 Cal.4th 108 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 99 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding birth mother's same-sex partner was "a presumed mother ... because she received the children into her home and openly held them out as her natural children"
  11. Section 657 - Causes for which new or further trial granted

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 657   Cited 1,276 times
    In section 657 the Legislature has said to the trial courts, "You must follow certain specific steps in granting a motion for new trial"; it has not said, "You need not follow these steps unless your failure to do so would actually harm the litigant against whom the motion is granted."
  12. Section 707 - Transfer of juvenile to court of criminal jurisdiction

    Cal. Welf. and Inst. Code § 707   Cited 958 times
    Extending a presumption against fitness to minors who are 14 and 15 years of age and accused of certain offenses
  13. Section 128 - Generally

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 128   Cited 626 times
    Enumerating "Powers . . . of Courts"
  14. Section 1209 - Acts or omissions deemed contempt upon authority of court

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 1209   Cited 194 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Setting forth acts or omissions constituting contempt
  15. Section 166 - Judges of superior courts

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 166   Cited 15 times

    (a) The judges of the superior courts may, in chambers: (1) Grant all orders and writs that are usually granted in the first instance upon an ex parte application, and hear and dispose of those orders and writs, appoint referees, require and receive inventories and accounts to be filed, order notice of settlement of supplemental accounts, suspend the powers of personal representatives, guardians, or conservators in the cases allowed by law, appoint special administrators, grant letters of temporary