57 Cited authorities

  1. Dowling v. United States

    493 U.S. 342 (1990)   Cited 1,982 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 1,523 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 942 times
    Holding that criminal defendant has no unilateral entitlement to instructions on lesser offenses which are not necessarily included in the charge
  4. People v. Viray

    134 Cal.App.4th 1186 (Cal. Ct. App. 2005)   Cited 287 times
    Holding that failure of counsel to contest an order for attorney fees did not forfeit an objection on appeal
  5. Manduley v. Superior Court of San Diego County

    27 Cal.4th 537 (Cal. 2002)   Cited 301 times
    Upholding Proposition 21
  6. Dix v. Superior Court

    53 Cal.3d 442 (Cal. 1991)   Cited 388 times
    Construing § 1170, subd. (d)
  7. People v. Vargas

    91 Cal.App.4th 506 (Cal. Ct. App. 2001)   Cited 237 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 187 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 167 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 115 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. Code Civ. Proc. § 657   Cited 2,013 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 1,345 times
    Finding legislative amendment to Prop. 57 constitutional
  13. Section 128 - Generally

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 128   Cited 916 times
    Enumerating "Powers . . . of Courts"
  14. Section 1209 - Acts or omissions deemed contempt upon authority of court

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1209   Cited 292 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Setting forth acts or omissions constituting contempt
  15. Section 8

    Cal. Const. art. I § 8   Cited 184 times
    Prohibiting race discrimination
  16. Section 177.5 - Imposition of money sanctions

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 177.5   Cited 148 times
    Requiring statement of reasons justifying imposition of expenses
  17. Section 166 - Judges of superior courts

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 166   Cited 36 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

  18. Section 23

    Cal. Const. art. I § 23   Cited 10 times

    One or more grand juries shall be drawn and summoned at least once a year in each county. Cal. Const. art. I § 23