8 Cited authorities

  1. Galt G/S v. JSS Scandinavia

    142 F.3d 1150 (9th Cir. 1998)   Cited 482 times
    Holding that attorney's fees can be counted toward the amount in controversy requirement when a statute allows such fees
  2. Vontz Sons v. American Agrisurance, Inc.

    76 F.3d 390 (9th Cir. 1996)   Cited 9 times
    Using "multiplicious" in the body of the decision
  3. Section 1332 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1332   Cited 112,046 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"
  4. Section 1441 - Removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1441   Cited 50,302 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.”
  5. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,898 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."
  6. Rule 11 - Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 11   Cited 36,015 times   145 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unrepresented party" to the same standard as an attorney
  7. Section 1391 - Venue generally

    28 U.S.C. § 1391   Cited 28,033 times   197 Legal Analyses
    Finding that venue lies where a "substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim" occurred
  8. Section 1446 - Procedure for removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1446   Cited 21,929 times   141 Legal Analyses
    Granting a defendant 30 days to remove after receipt of the first pleading that sets forth a removable claim