21 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 236,388 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is ‘genuine,’ that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 216,459 times   40 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"
  3. Kaucher v. County of Bucks

    455 F.3d 418 (3d Cir. 2006)   Cited 1,929 times
    Holding risk of contracting infection from inmate inherent to corrections officer's employment, even if contraction resulted from "unsanitary and dangerous conditions" at correctional facility
  4. Shillitani v. United States

    384 U.S. 364 (1966)   Cited 1,332 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that when an incarcerated contemnor "carr[ies] the keys of [his] prison in [his] own pockets", his contempt is civil in nature
  5. Betts v. New Castle Youth Development Center

    621 F.3d 249 (3d Cir. 2010)   Cited 989 times
    Holding that plaintiff's substantive due process claims were foreclosed where "allegations fit squarely within the Eighth Amendment's prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment"
  6. Reilly v. City of Harrisburg

    858 F.3d 173 (3d Cir. 2017)   Cited 612 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court considers the final two factors only if the first two "gateway factors are met"
  7. American Express Travel Related Servs., Inc. v. Sidamon–Eristoff

    669 F.3d 359 (3d Cir. 2012)   Cited 288 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a preliminary injunction is unwarranted where a movant cannot demonstrate a likelihood of success on the merits
  8. East Tennessee Natural Gas Co. v. Sage

    361 F.3d 808 (4th Cir. 2004)   Cited 340 times
    Holding that a legal description and a plat showing where the easement run satisfy the identification of a property under Rule 71.1(c)
  9. Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC v. 1.01 Acres, More or Less

    768 F.3d 300 (3d Cir. 2014)   Cited 182 times
    Holding that financial harm, along with "safety and potential liability concerns," constituted irreparable harm
  10. Like v. Transcon. Gas Pipe Line Co.

    139 S. Ct. 2639 (2019)   Cited 22 times

    No. 18–1206. 05-28-2019 Lynda LIKE, et al., petitioners, v. TRANSCONTINENTAL GAS PIPE LINE COMPANY, LLC. Motion of owners' Counsel of America, et al. for leave to file a brief as amici curiae granted. Petition for writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit denied.

  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 328,986 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,154 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  13. Rule 65 - Injunctions and Restraining Orders

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 65   Cited 22,449 times   87 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing court's ability to enter emergency order with less than full adversary hearing and even, in appropriate circumstances, without notice
  14. Section 717f - Construction, extension, or abandonment of facilities

    15 U.S.C. § 717f   Cited 1,111 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Granting certificate-holding natural gas companies the federal eminent domain power
  15. Rule 71.1 - Condemning Real or Personal Property

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 71.1   Cited 767 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Setting forth the procedure for condemning real property by eminent domain