13 Cited authorities

  1. Burger King Corp. v. Rudzewicz

    471 U.S. 462 (1985)   Cited 16,894 times   46 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant has "fair warning" if he purposefully directs his activities at residents of the forum and if the litigation results from alleged injuries arising out of or relating to those activities.
  2. Mwani v. bin Laden

    417 F.3d 1 (D.C. Cir. 2005)   Cited 494 times
    Holding that jurisdiction could be exercised where defendants had engaged in numerous conspiracies to bomb the World Trade Center, the United Nations, and the Lincoln and Holland Tunnels
  3. Moncrief Oil International Inc. v. OAO Gazprom

    481 F.3d 309 (5th Cir. 2007)   Cited 337 times
    Holding that the “exchange of communications in the course of developing and carrying out a contract” does not qualify as purposeful availment
  4. World Tanker Carriers Corp. v. MV Ya Mawlaya

    99 F.3d 717 (5th Cir. 1996)   Cited 99 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that cases of admiralty arise under federal law for purposes of Rule 4(k)
  5. Daliberti v. Republic of Iraq

    97 F. Supp. 2d 38 (D.D.C. 2000)   Cited 47 times
    Finding torture under the TVPA definition where one plaintiff was detained for eleven days "with no water, no toilet and no bed" and another plaintiff was detained for at least four days "with no lights, no window, no water, no toilet and no proper bed"
  6. Morris v. Khadr

    415 F. Supp. 2d 1323 (D. Utah 2006)   Cited 36 times
    Holding that civil liability under the ATA extends to aiders and abettors who provide money to terrorists
  7. Garcia v. Universal Mortg. Corp.

    Civil Action No. 3:12-CV-2460-L (N.D. Tex. May. 3, 2013)   Cited 7 times
    Dismissing a claim for equitable rescission based on fraud "because Plaintiffs have not prevailed in any of their underlying claims" and were thus "not entitled to any remedy"
  8. Rein v. Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

    995 F. Supp. 325 (E.D.N.Y. 1998)   Cited 17 times
    Holding that "the relevant inquiry with respect to the minimum contacts analysis is whether the effects of a foreign state's actions upon the United States are sufficient to provide fair warning such that the foreign state may be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States" and concluding that "[a]ny foreign state would know that the United States has substantial interests in protecting its flag carriers and its nationals from terrorist activities and should reasonably expect that if these interests were harmed, it would be subject to a variety of potential responses, including civil actions in United States courts."

    Civil Action No. 02-2026 (TPJ) (D.D.C. Oct. 27, 2003)   Cited 7 times
    Dismissing claims brought under ATA against Libya, its intelligence service, and individual defendants in their official capacities
  10. Animale Group, Inc. v. Sunny's Perfume, Inc.

    CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:07-cv-13 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 7, 2007)   Cited 1 times

    CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:07-cv-13. March 7, 2007 OPINION ORDER MICAELA ALVAREZ, District Judge Pending before the Court is Defendants Bharat Gera and Parfums Clandestine Paris' Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction, [Dkt. No. 20]; Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction, [Dkt. No. 27]; and Plaintiff's Motion for Continuance to Conduct Jurisdictional Discovery, [Dkt. No. 34]. Upon due consideration of the filings and the governing law, the Court GRANTS Defendants Motion to Dismiss, DISMISSES

  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 347,794 times   925 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,563 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 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,210 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system