Touby v. United States
500 U.S. 160 (1991).
Procedural History: Petitioners were charged for manufacturing and conspiring to manufacture the drug
Euphoria. Petitioners requested that their charges be dismissed being that under sect
People v. Alicia Troiano
552 N.Y.S.2d 541, 1990 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 90 (1990).
Procedural History: Defendant was charged with a violation of section 375 (1) of the Vehicle and Traffic
Law (insufficient brakes), an unclassified misdeme
Commonwealth v. Schnopps
383 Mass. 178, 417 N.E.2d 1213 (1981)
Procedural History: A jury convicted Schnopps of first-degree murder, and he was sentenced to
the mandatory life imprisonment. The defendant appealed the Massachusetts
King v. Cogdon (1950)
Procedural History: Charged with murder of her only child, Cogdons case was heard in the Supreme
Court of Victoria in December 1950.
Issue: Is Cogdons sleepwalking and behaviors engaged in while sleepwalking,
Commonwealth v. Hughes
399 A.2d 694 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1979)
Procedural History: The Court of Common Pleas of Delaware County convicted Hughes of rape
and kidnapping. The defendant appealed his conviction and challenged the trial cour
State of Illinois v. Lockett
196 Ill. App. 3d 981, 554 N.E.2d 566 (1990)
Procedural History: Gerry Lockett was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment after being charged by
the Circuit Court of Cook County with residential burglary. The
Texas v. Gregory Lee Johnson
491 U.S. 397 (1989)
Procedural History: Defendant was convicted of desecrating a flag in violation of Texas law.
Texas Court of Appeals upheld his conviction. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reverse
R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul
505 U.S. 377 (1992)
Procedural History: Petitioner moved to dismiss this count on the ground that the St. Paul
ordinance and impermissibly content-based and therefore facially invalid under the First
Keeler v. Superior Court
2 Cal.3d 619, 87 Cal.Rptr. 481, 470 P.2d 617 (1970).
Procedural History: Petitioner was charged with murder under the California Penal Code section 187. He
appealed the denial of his motion to set aside the
People v. Dioguardi
8 N.Y.2d 260, 203 N.Y.S.2d 870 (1960)
Procedural History: The state challenged orders of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court
New York, which reversed the judgments of the trial court rendered upon verdic
Briggs v. Maryland
704 A.2d 904 (Md. Ct. App. 1998)
Procedural History: Defendant sought review of his conviction by the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel
County, (Maryland) for the crime of unauthorized access to computers.
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao Do Vegetal
546 U.S. 418 (2006)
Procedural History: The church, claiming the seizure of a sacramental tea was illegal, sued
the Federal Government. The United States District Court for
Rogers v. Tennessee
532 U.S. 451 (2001).
Procedural History: Petitioner appealed his conviction to the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.
Issue: Did the jury deny Petitioner the due process of law in violation of the Fourteenth A
Labelle v. State
550 N.E.2d 752 (1990)
Procedural History: Labelle waived his right to a jury trial and was tried to the court,
which found him guilty of attempted murder and carrying a handgun without a license.
He appealed the tr
State v. Snowden
313 P.2d 706 (1957)
Procedural History: Snowden appealed a decision from the district court of Idaho, which
convicted him of first-degree murder. Snowden was sentenced to death. The Supreme Court of
Idaho then hear