29 Cited authorities

  1. Dart Cherokee Basin Operating Co. v. Owens

    574 U.S. 81 (2014)   Cited 4,539 times   39 Legal Analyses
    Holding removal notice need only contain short and plain statement of grounds for court's jurisdiction
  2. Hertz Corp. v. Friend

    559 U.S. 77 (2010)   Cited 4,263 times   30 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a corporation's principal place of business is “the place where a corporation's officers direct, control, and coordinate the corporation's activities”
  3. Abrego Abrego v. the Dow Chemical Co.

    443 F.3d 676 (9th Cir. 2006)   Cited 4,454 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the silence of the Class Action Fairness Act regarding the burden of proving removal jurisdiction indicated Congressional intent to leave intact the common law rule placing the burden on the defendant
  4. Ketchum v. Moses

    24 Cal.4th 1122 (Cal. 2001)   Cited 1,740 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the party seeking a fee enhancement bears the burden of proof
  5. Kanter v. Warner-Lambert Co.

    265 F.3d 853 (9th Cir. 2001)   Cited 1,442 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that remand for defective diversity allegations was unreviewable even though the removing defendant "could potentially have cured its defective allegations regarding citizenship by amending its notice of removal"
  6. PLCM Group, Inc. v. Drexler

    22 Cal.4th 1084 (Cal. 2000)   Cited 1,223 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Finding no error in awarding "prevailing market rate for comparable legal services in San Francisco, where counsel is located" in a case heard in Los Angeles
  7. Lowdermilk v. U.S. Bank

    479 F.3d 994 (9th Cir. 2007)   Cited 788 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that damage waivers were valid and effective unless the defendant could prove to a "legal certainty" that damages exceeded $5,000,000
  8. Mangold v. California Public Utilities Com'n

    67 F.3d 1470 (9th Cir. 1995)   Cited 1,172 times
    Holding that a plaintiff must present their claim in writing before bringing suit
  9. Guglielmino v. McKee Foods Corp.

    506 F.3d 696 (9th Cir. 2007)   Cited 731 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that when a complaint "is unclear and does not specify 'a total amount in controversy,' the proper burden of proof . . . is proof by a preponderance of the evidence"
  10. Destfino v. Reiswig

    630 F.3d 952 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 418 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that preventing later-served defendants from removing actions to federal court "could deprive some defendants of their right to a federal forum . . . and encourage plaintiffs to engage in unfair manipulation by delaying service on defendants most likely to remove"
  11. Rule 8 - General Rules of Pleading

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8   Cited 157,606 times   196 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[e]very defense to a claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading. . . ."
  12. Section 1332 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1332   Cited 112,086 times   572 Legal Analyses
    Holding district court has jurisdiction over action between diverse citizens "where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000"
  13. Section 1441 - Removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1441   Cited 50,321 times   151 Legal Analyses
    Holding that “[a]ny civil action of which the district courts have original jurisdiction founded on a claim or right arising under the ... laws of the United States shall be removable without regard to the citizenship or residence of the parties.”
  14. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,930 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "if the last day [of a period] is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the period continues to run until the end of the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday."
  15. Section 1446 - Procedure for removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1446   Cited 21,941 times   141 Legal Analyses
    Granting a defendant 30 days to remove after receipt of the first pleading that sets forth a removable claim
  16. Section 12900 - Short title

    Cal. Gov. Code § 12900   Cited 2,257 times   9 Legal Analyses

    This part may be known and referred to as the "California Fair Employment and Housing Act." Ca. Gov. Code § 12900 Amended by Stats 2022 ch 48 (SB 189),s 29, eff. 6/30/2022(amended Part heading). Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 992.

  17. Section 12965 - Civil action in name of department on behalf of aggrieved party

    Cal. Gov. Code § 12965   Cited 614 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Providing the courts with discretionary authority to award attorney's fees and costs to the prevailing party
  18. Section 415.30 - Mail service

    Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 415.30   Cited 381 times
    Providing that service of a summons pursuant to that section is complete on the date a written acknowledgment of receipt of summons is executed
  19. Section 1 - Number of justices; quorum

    28 U.S.C. § 1   Cited 223 times
    Explaining that marriage is a “personal relation arising out of a civil contract”