32 Cited authorities

  1. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 69,361 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that court must presume trier of fact resolved all inferences in favor of the prosecution "even if it does not affirmatively appear in the record"
  2. Kolender v. Lawson

    461 U.S. 352 (1983)   Cited 2,708 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding state misdemeanor statute unconstitutionally vague within the meaning of the Due Process Clause
  3. People v. Superior Court (Romero)

    13 Cal.4th 497 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 3,743 times
    Holding that trial courts may dismiss prior convictions alleged under the Three Strikes Law
  4. People v. Young

    34 Cal.4th 1149 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 1,711 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the claim that post-conviction counsel was "burdened by a conflict of interest" was not cognizable because there is no constitutional right to effective assistance of counsel in post-conviction proceedings
  5. People v. Johnson

    26 Cal.3d 557 (Cal. 1980)   Cited 2,701 times
    Holding that an attorney may not waive a defendant's right to a speedy trial to accommodate the interests of other clients rather than benefit the defendant
  6. People v. Gardeley

    14 Cal.4th 605 (Cal. 1996)   Cited 1,314 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that expert testimony by police officer based on conversations with defendants, Family Crip members, personal investigations of crimes committed by gang members, and information from colleagues and law enforcement organizations was admissible and gave jury sufficient grounds to find that group constituted a "criminal street gang" defined as an ongoing organization of three or more persons that shares a common name or identifying symbol and has as one of its primary activities the commission of one or more enumerated crimes
  7. People v. Ochoa

    6 Cal.4th 1199 (Cal. 1993)   Cited 1,429 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding evidence of prior convictions for driving under influence, probation and alcohol abuse classes admissible to show gross negligence because it demonstrates defendant's subjective awareness of risks of driving under influence
  8. People v. Jones

    51 Cal.3d 294 (Cal. 1990)   Cited 978 times
    Holding that specifics regarding date, time, place, and circumstance are factors regarding credibility, not necessary elements that need to be proved to sustain a conviction
  9. People v. Kelly

    1 Cal.4th 495 (Cal. 1992)   Cited 772 times
    In Kelly, defendant argued that the court's reference to a "mental disease or mental defect" prevented the jury from considering both as a combination.
  10. People v. Hudson

    38 Cal.4th 1002 (Cal. 2006)   Cited 305 times
    Holding that “for purposes of section 2800.1, a pursuing peace officer's vehicle is ‘distinctively marked’ if its outward appearance during the pursuit exhibits, in addition to a red light and a siren, one or more features that are reasonably visible to other drivers and distinguish it from vehicles not used for law enforcement so as to give reasonable notice to the fleeing motorist that the pursuit is by the police”