66 Cited authorities

  1. Logan v. Zimmerman Brush Co.

    455 U.S. 422 (1982)   Cited 2,671 times
    Holding that a deprivation resulting from a mistake in established state procedures is not “random and unauthorized”
  2. Boddie v. Connecticut

    401 U.S. 371 (1971)   Cited 2,343 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that due process required access to the courts for filing divorce proceedings, regardless of the ability to pay
  3. Douglas v. California

    372 U.S. 353 (1963)   Cited 2,672 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding States must appoint counsel on a prisoner's first appeal
  4. Griffin v. Illinois

    351 U.S. 12 (1956)   Cited 3,014 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that preventing an indigent defendant from appealing his conviction due to his failure to pay for a trial transcript is unconstitutional
  5. Harper v. Virginia Bd. of Elections

    383 U.S. 663 (1966)   Cited 985 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding poll tax facially unconstitutional while identifying the specifically pernicious effect such a tax has on those unable to pay it
  6. Tate v. Short

    401 U.S. 395 (1971)   Cited 656 times
    Holding that a state cannot convert a fine into a jail term solely because the defendant is indigent and cannot immediately pay the fine in full
  7. Western Southern L. I. Co. v. Bd. of Equalization

    451 U.S. 648 (1981)   Cited 445 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the McCarran-Ferguson Act, 15 U. S. C. § 1011 et seq., removed all dormant Commerce Clause scrutiny of state insurance laws; § 1011 provides: "Congress hereby declares that the continued regulation and taxation by the several States of the business of insurance is in the public interest, and that silence on the part of the Congress shall not be construed to impose any barrier to the regulation or taxation of such business by the several States"
  8. Maher v. Roe

    432 U.S. 464 (1977)   Cited 491 times
    Holding that the substantive due process clause "protects the woman from unduly burdensome interference with her freedom to decide whether to terminate her pregnancy"
  9. Smith v. Bennett

    365 U.S. 708 (1961)   Cited 404 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a state cannot deny habeas review to indigent inmates who lack the resources to pay the filing fee, but "[t]o require the State to docket applications for the post-conviction remedy of habeas corpus by indigent prisoners without the fee payment does not necessarily mean that all habeas corpus or other actions involving civil rights must be on the same footing."
  10. Tobe v. City of Santa Ana

    9 Cal.4th 1069 (Cal. 1995)   Cited 349 times
    Holding that plaintiffs had not established that they lacked "alternatives to either the condition of being homeless or the conduct that led to homelessness and to the citations"