54 Cited authorities

  1. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 212,595 times   39 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a movant's summary judgment motion should be granted "against a [nonmovant] who fails to make a showing sufficient to establish the existence of an element essential to that party's case, and on which that party will bear the burden of proof at trial"
  2. Lujan v. Defs. of Wildlife

    504 U.S. 555 (1992)   Cited 26,880 times   138 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the elements of standing "must be supported in the same way as any other matter on which the plaintiff bears the burden of proof"
  3. Village of Willowbrook v. Olech

    528 U.S. 562 (2000)   Cited 6,199 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a class of one could challenge different treatment under the Equal Protection Clause where treatment was alleged to be "irrational and wholly arbitrary"
  4. Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.

    572 U.S. 118 (2014)   Cited 2,702 times   67 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "a plaintiff suing under § 1125 ordinarily must show economic or reputational injury flowing directly from the deception wrought by the defendant's advertising."
  5. Cleburne v. Cleburne Living Center, Inc.

    473 U.S. 432 (1985)   Cited 9,482 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that mental disability is not a quasi-suspect class
  6. Holt v. Hobbs

    574 U.S. 352 (2015)   Cited 1,034 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a policy forcing a religious prisoner to shave his beard was a substantial burden because the prison's grooming policy put him to the choice of either shaving his beard in contravention of his religious beliefs or face disciplinary action.
  7. Employment Div. v. Smith

    494 U.S. 872 (1990)   Cited 2,209 times   36 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the limitation articulated in Sherbert v. Verner, 374 U.S. 398-i.e., that governmental actions that substantially burden a religious practice must be justified by a compelling governmental interest-does not apply to neutral, generally applicable laws
  8. Washington v. Davis

    426 U.S. 229 (1976)   Cited 3,234 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that disparate impact without evidence of discriminatory intent does not violate the Equal Protection Clause
  9. Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye, Inc. v. City of Hialeah

    508 U.S. 520 (1993)   Cited 1,485 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that strict scrutiny can be satisfied "only in rare cases," and laws which are "underinclusive" as written or applied cannot be upheld
  10. Renton v. Playtime Theatres, Inc.

    475 U.S. 41 (1986)   Cited 1,420 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that local governments may enact zoning ordinances against adult movie theaters to curb negative "secondary effects"
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 322,424 times   154 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Rule 702 - Testimony by Expert Witnesses

    Fed. R. Evid. 702   Cited 25,843 times   237 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the Daubert standard
  13. Section 2000cc - Protection of land use as religious exercise

    42 U.S.C. § 2000cc   Cited 2,852 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Requiring comparison with a "nonreligious assembly or institution"
  14. Section 1658 - Time limitations on the commencement of civil actions arising under Acts of Congress

    28 U.S.C. § 1658   Cited 2,340 times   41 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the state-law tort period controls § 1983 actions
  15. Section 2000cc-2 - Judicial relief

    42 U.S.C. § 2000cc-2   Cited 865 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Nothing in RLUIPA "shall be construed to amend or repeal the Prison Litigation Reform Act of 1995"