33 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 174,208 times   246 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint's allegations must "allow[] the court to draw the reasonable inference that the defendant is liable for the misconduct alleged"
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 191,405 times   329 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint must plead "enough facts to state a claim to relief that is plausible on its face"
  3. Manzarek v. Marine

    519 F.3d 1025 (9th Cir. 2008)   Cited 1,604 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court granting a motion to dismiss should permit leave to amend unless it would be clearly futile
  4. Fox v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.

    35 Cal.4th 797 (Cal. 2005)   Cited 871 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "if a plaintiff's reasonable and diligent investigation discloses only one kind of wrongdoing when the injury was actually caused by tortious conduct of a wholly different sort, the discovery rule postpones accrual of the statute of limitations on the newly discovered claim"
  5. Applied Equipment Corp. v. Litton Saudi Arabia Ltd.

    7 Cal.4th 503 (Cal. 1994)   Cited 883 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there is no separate cause of action for civil conspiracy, and that to establish such an action, a plaintiff must show some other underlying tort or civil wrong
  6. United States v. Texas

    507 U.S. 529 (1993)   Cited 232 times
    Holding that federal common law was not displaced by the Debt Collection Act because the Act did not speak directly to the issue, i.e., the government's right to collect prejudgment interest on debts owed to it by the States, and opining that Congress's "mere refusal to legislate with respect to [that issue] falls far short of an expression of legislative intent to supplant the existing common law in that area"
  7. Gilbrook v. City of Westminster

    177 F.3d 839 (9th Cir. 1999)   Cited 538 times
    Holding that speech regarding public safety implications of city's decision to reduce fire department budget involved matter of public concern
  8. Supermail Cargo, Inc. v. U.S.

    68 F.3d 1204 (9th Cir. 1995)   Cited 540 times
    Holding that a "complaint cannot be dismissed unless it appears beyond doubt that the plaintiff can prove no set of facts that would establish the timeliness of the claim"
  9. Jablon v. Dean Witter Co.

    614 F.2d 677 (9th Cir. 1980)   Cited 694 times
    Holding complaint may be dismissed on statute of limitations grounds where allegations therein, even when read with required liberality, would not permit plaintiff to prove statute was tolled
  10. In re Vantive Corp. Securities Litigation

    283 F.3d 1079 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 309 times
    Holding that, although a sale of 74% was suspicious, a strong inference was not raised because analysis of the remaining factors did not raise suspicion
  11. Section 1030 - Fraud and related activity in connection with computers

    18 U.S.C. § 1030   Cited 2,325 times   303 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the statute creates a cause of action against "whoever conspires to commit or attempts to commit" an offense under § 1030, but makes no mention of aiding and abetting liability
  12. Section 339

    Cal. Civ. Proc. Code § 339   Cited 813 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff must initiate within two years "[a]n action upon a contract, obligation or liability not founded upon an instrument of writing"
  13. Section 1836 - Civil proceedings

    18 U.S.C. § 1836   Cited 694 times   99 Legal Analyses
    Granting district courts original but not exclusive jurisdiction over Defend Trade Secrets Act claims
  14. Section 3426

    Cal. Civ. Code § 3426   Cited 358 times   6 Legal Analyses

    This title may be cited as the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. Ca. Civ. Code § 3426

  15. Section 1832 - Theft of trade secrets

    18 U.S.C. § 1832   Cited 232 times   77 Legal Analyses
    Providing that a defendant is guilty of conspiracy if he "conspires with one or more other persons" to commit an offense proscribed by § 1832, and if "one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy"