31 Cited authorities

  1. Santosky v. Kramer

    455 U.S. 745 (1982)   Cited 7,271 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[b]efore a State may sever ... the rights of parents in their natural child, due process requires that the State support its allegations by at least clear and convincing evidence"
  2. Addington v. Texas

    441 U.S. 418 (1979)   Cited 2,286 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that for an initial civil commitment, the state has the burden of proof
  3. Custis v. United States

    511 U.S. 485 (1994)   Cited 1,153 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that defendant may not collaterally attack prior conviction used to enhance sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act because the statute does not explicitly permit such challenges
  4. Woodby v. Immigration Service

    385 U.S. 276 (1966)   Cited 705 times
    Holding that "no deportation order may be entered unless it is found by clear, unequivocal, and convincing evidence that the facts alleged as grounds for deportation are true"
  5. People v. Panizzon

    13 Cal.4th 68 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 692 times
    In Panizzon, the defendant had agreed to plead no contest to certain charges, and further agreed to a sentence of life imprisonment with the possibility of parole plus 12 years, in exchange for the dismissal of additional charges.
  6. People v. Davis

    36 Cal.4th 510 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 460 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing that the court has never held the unanimity requirement applies to special findings
  7. People v. Mendez

    19 Cal.4th 1084 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 548 times
    Affirming the Court of Appeal's dismissal of the appeal for failure to obtain a certificate of probable cause
  8. People v. Johnson

    47 Cal.4th 668 (Cal. 2009)   Cited 285 times
    In People v. Johnson, 47 Cal. 4th 668, 677 (2009), the California Supreme Court noted two exceptions to section 1237.5's requirement of a certificate of probable cause.
  9. People v. Superior Court of San Joaquin Cnty. (Zamudio)

    23 Cal.4th 183 (Cal. 2000)   Cited 352 times
    In People v. Superior Court (Zamudio) (2000) 23 Cal.4th 183, 96 Cal.Rptr.2d 463, 999 P.2d 686 (Zamudio), for example, we analyzed the effect of a trial court error under a statute, section 1016.5, that requires a trial court to advise a defendant who is pleading guilty or no contest of all the possible immigration consequences of such a plea.
  10. People v. Buttram

    30 Cal.4th 773 (Cal. 2003)   Cited 273 times
    In Buttram, we expressly distinguished the situation, present here, in which a defendant on appeal challenges the trial court's authority to impose the lid sentence: "Defendant here does not argue that the maximum sentence provided in his plea bargain was invalid because it exceeded the legally authorized sentence for his convictions.
  11. Rule 8.304 - Filing the appeal; certificate of probable cause

    Cal. R. 8.304   Cited 799 times

    (a)Notice of appeal (1) To appeal from a judgment or an appealable order of the superior court in a felony case-other than a judgment imposing a sentence of death-the defendant or the People must file a notice of appeal in that superior court. To appeal after a plea of guilty or nolo contendere or after an admission of probation violation, the defendant must also comply with (b). (2) As used in (1), "felony case" means any criminal action in which a felony is charged, regardless of the outcome. A

  12. Rule 8.500 - Petition for review

    Cal. R. 8.500   Cited 229 times

    (a)Right to file a petition, answer, or reply (1) A party may file a petition in the Supreme Court for review of any decision of the Court of Appeal, including any interlocutory order, except the denial of a transfer of a case within the appellate jurisdiction of the superior court. (2) A party may file an answer responding to the issues raised in the petition. In the answer, the party may ask the court to address additional issues if it grants review. (3) The petitioner may file a reply to the answer