16 Cited authorities

  1. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 69,225 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. People v. Johnson

    26 Cal.3d 557 (Cal. 1980)   Cited 2,696 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
  3. People v. Martinez

    20 Cal.4th 225 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 428 times
    Holding that retroactive application of the revised kidnapping instruction was barred by the federal Due Process Clause
  4. People v. Raley

    2 Cal.4th 870 (Cal. 1992)   Cited 437 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding insufficient evidence to sustain conviction of attempted oral copulation, but affirming convictions and capital sentence in other respects
  5. People v. Pensinger

    52 Cal.3d 1210 (Cal. 1991)   Cited 397 times
    Holding that an informant, who had a prior history of being an informant, was not a government agent where the informant initiated discussions with the police; the police did not ask for the informant to take any action or to "keep his ears open"; the police did not offer leniency; the police did not know that the witness had previously been an informant; the police told the informant he was not their agent; and the prosecutor testified on the informant's behalf at his trial
  6. People v. Morris

    46 Cal.3d 1 (Cal. 1988)   Cited 335 times
    Holding "additional cautionary instructions" negated any "likelihood the jury was misled" by an erroneous instruction
  7. People v. Reilly

    3 Cal.3d 421 (Cal. 1970)   Cited 306 times
    In People v. Reilly (1970) 3 Cal.3d 421, 425 [ 90 Cal.Rptr. 417, 475 P.2d 649], for example, we said that "The test on appeal is whether substantial evidence supports the conclusion of the trier of fact, not whether the evidence proves guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
  8. People v. Bautista

    163 Cal.App.4th 762 (Cal. Ct. App. 2008)   Cited 82 times
    In Bautista the pastor and leader of an independent church was convicted of sex offenses involving two teenage girls who were members of the congregation.
  9. People v. Steele

    83 Cal.App.4th 212 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 103 times
    In Steele, supra, 83 Cal.App.4th 212, the Second Appellate District issued a thoughtful opinion rejecting the same argument appellant raises here.
  10. People v. Giardino

    82 Cal.App.4th 454 (Cal. Ct. App. 2000)   Cited 88 times
    In Giardino, the instruction for rape by intoxication stated the jury had to find the victim was "'prevented from resisting the act by an intoxicating substance.'"