568 U.S. 313 (2013) Cited 220 times 3 Legal Analyses
Holding that the trial court's erroneous ruling that the prosecution had failed to prove the existence of an alleged element of the crime at defendant's trial that it was not, in fact, required to prove was not subject to appellate review
574 U.S. 927 (2014) Cited 83 times 2 Legal Analyses
Holding that the Double Jeopardy Clause precluded retrial of a defendant after the first jury was sworn, even though no evidence was presented as a result of the prosecution's inability to procure attendance of its key witnesses
Holding that plea of guilty or nolo contendere is not rendered involuntary because it is a product of plea bargaining; an accepted plea bargain must be recorded; and court may accept a bargained plea to a lesser offense reasonably related to a charged offense
In Toro, we held that consent to instructions on an uncharged lesser related offense could be inferred from defense counsel's failure to object, and that such failure to object 'bar[s] a contention based on lack of notice.' [Citations.
Holding that under the strict "general acceptance" approach, novel scientific evidence should not be admitted if "scientists significant either in number or expertise publicly oppose [such evidence]. . . ."