45 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 199,981 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court may not "weigh the evidence and determine the truth of the matter" in deciding a motion for summary judgment
  2. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 185,126 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the moving party bears the initial burden of showing that there is no genuine dispute of material fact on a motion for summary judgment
  3. Matsushita Elec. Indus. Co. v. Zenith Radio

    475 U.S. 574 (1986)   Cited 96,947 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an opponent of summary judgment "must do more than simply show that there is some metaphysical doubt as to the material facts."
  4. McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green

    411 U.S. 792 (1973)   Cited 44,854 times   74 Legal Analyses
    Holding in employment discrimination case that statistical evidence of employer's general policy and practice may be relevant circumstantial evidence of discriminatory intent behind individual employment decision
  5. Orr v. Bank of America, NT & SA

    285 F.3d 764 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 2,435 times
    Holding that abuse of discretion exists only where "evidentiary ruling was manifestly erroneous and prejudicial"
  6. Korea Supply Company v. Lockheed Martin Corp.

    29 Cal.4th 1134 (Cal. 2003)   Cited 1,221 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff cannot recover damages under Cal. Bus. Prof. Code § 17200 unless plaintiff has "an ownership interest in the money it seeks to recover"
  7. Yanowitz v. L'Oreal USA, Inc.

    36 Cal.4th 1028 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 1,041 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that to establish a "protected activity," an "employee's communications to the employer [must] sufficiently convey the employee's reasonable concerns that the employer has acted or is acting in an unlawful discriminatory manner."
  8. Northwest Motorcycle Ass'n v. United States Department of Agriculture

    18 F.3d 1468 (9th Cir. 1994)   Cited 1,380 times
    In Northwest Motorcycle Ass'n, the Ninth Circuit was not concerned with the agency's reliance on the "personal observations" of its interdisciplinary team to support its substantive conclusions, but rather the court was troubled by the lack, in the administrative record, of "any direct statements from the [i]nterdisciplinary [t]eam that illustrates the personal experiences of the [agency] employees."
  9. Bhan v. NME Hospitals, Inc.

    929 F.2d 1404 (9th Cir. 1991)   Cited 1,331 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a magistrate judge's decision on a non-dispositive issue is reviewed by the district court for clear error
  10. Foley v. Interactive Data Corp.

    47 Cal.3d 654 (Cal. 1988)   Cited 944 times
    Holding that tort damages are not available for breach of an employment contract
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 272,033 times   115 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 47

    Cal. Civ. Code § 47   Cited 2,317 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Codifying California's litigation privilege
  13. Section 226

    Cal. Lab. Code § 226   Cited 1,162 times   81 Legal Analyses
    Providing only statutory penalties
  14. Section 1102.5

    Cal. Lab. Code § 1102.5   Cited 844 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting retaliation against employees who disclose to the government violations of state or federal statutes and regulations
  15. Section 45

    Cal. Civ. Code § 45   Cited 390 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Defining libel
  16. Section 2922

    Cal. Lab. Code § 2922   Cited 311 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Stating where an employment has no specified term, it "may be terminated at the will of either party on notice to the other."
  17. Section 46

    Cal. Civ. Code § 46   Cited 254 times
    Defining slander
  18. Section 44

    Cal. Civ. Code § 44   Cited 188 times
    Stating "[d]efamation is effected by . . . [s]lander"
  19. Section 230.8

    Cal. Lab. Code § 230.8   Cited 6 times   7 Legal Analyses

    (a) (1) An employer who employs 25 or more employees working at the same location shall not discharge or in any way discriminate against an employee who is a parent of one or more children of the age to attend kindergarten or grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or a licensed child care provider, for taking off up to 40 hours each year, for the purpose of either of the following child-related activities: (A) To find, enroll, or reenroll his or her child in a school or with a licensed child care provider, or

  20. Section 13520 - Definition of "Willful"

    Cal. Code Regs. tit. 8 § 13520   Cited 85 times
    Stating the good faith defense applies only to claims under section 203