115 Cited authorities

  1. Mullane v. Central Hanover Tr. Co.

    339 U.S. 306 (1950)   Cited 10,317 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that due process requires a hearing "appropriate to the nature of the case"
  2. Erie R. Co. v. Tompkins

    304 U.S. 64 (1938)   Cited 20,418 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding that state law governs substantive issues and federal law governs procedural issues
  3. In re Prudential Insurance Company

    148 F.3d 283 (3d Cir. 1998)   Cited 1,368 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding the district court acted well within its discretion in denying an objector's request for discovery where the objector was able to present his arguments to the court during the fairness hearing and where the court found the objector "had ample opportunity to avail himself of the substantial discovery provided to Lead Counsel but failed to do so, and that additional discovery was unnecessary because [the objector] focused primarily on legal issues"
  4. Guaranty Trust Co. v. York

    326 U.S. 99 (1945)   Cited 2,323 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that federal courts sitting in diversity should apply state law that determines the outcome of the case
  5. Ashwander v. Valley Authority

    297 U.S. 288 (1936)   Cited 2,331 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the "Court will not pass upon a constitutional question although properly presented by the record, if there is also present some other ground upon which the case may be disposed of"
  6. Hansberry v. Lee

    311 U.S. 32 (1940)   Cited 1,489 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiffs seeking to enforce an agreement cannot represent class members who do not want it enforced
  7. United States v. Paramount Pictures

    334 U.S. 131 (1948)   Cited 591 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an agreement among five producers of motion pictures and their affiliates to share profits according to prearranged percentages was anticompetitive
  8. Deckert v. Independence Corp.

    311 U.S. 282 (1940)   Cited 433 times
    Holding that preliminary injunction was warranted where "the bill state[d] a cause [of action] for equitable relief "
  9. Sam Fox Publishing Co. v. U.S.

    366 U.S. 683 (1961)   Cited 168 times
    Denying intervention as of right absent a claim of "bad faith or malfeasance on the part of the Government"
  10. United Mine Workers v. Coronado Co.

    259 U.S. 344 (1922)   Cited 411 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that labor union could be sued for antitrust violations and describing the "affirmative legal recognition of their existence and usefulness and provisions for their protection"
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 34,993 times   1236 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Section 1292 - Interlocutory decisions

    28 U.S.C. § 1292   Cited 22,327 times   195 Legal Analyses
    Granting appellate jurisdiction over certain types of interlocutory orders
  13. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,113 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  14. Section 216 - Penalties

    29 U.S.C. § 216   Cited 16,405 times   140 Legal Analyses
    Holding employers liable for “unpaid minimum wages, or their unpaid overtime compensation”
  15. Rule 3 - Commencing an Action

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 3   Cited 2,960 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Stating that once the inmate has filed his motion with the clerk, "[t]he clerk must file the motion and enter it on the criminal docket of the case in which the challenged judgment was entered"
  16. Rule 2 - One Form of Action

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 2   Cited 688 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Providing for "one form of action to be known as 'civil action,'" in lieu of discretely labeled actions at law and suits in equity
  17. Rule 23.04 - Orders in Conduct of Action

    Minn. R. Civ. P. 23.04   Cited 2 times

    In the conduct of actions to which this rules applies, the court may make appropriate orders: (a) determining the course of proceedings or prescribing measures to prevent undue repetition or complication in the presentation of evidence or argument; (b) requiring, for the protection of the members of the class or otherwise for the fair conduct of the action, that notice be given in such manner as the court may direct to some or all members of any step in the action, or of the proposed extent of the