Holding that it is not necessary to apply "California law to the claims of foreign residents concerning acts that took place in other states where cars were purchased or leased" in order to further California’s interest in regulating activities within California
Holding that on a motion to dismiss, a court may consider documents outside the complaint when the contents of the document are alleged in the complaint, the document's authenticity is not in question, and there are no disputed issues as to the document's relevance
Holding that homeowners in a housing development had suffered an injury-in-fact from homebuilders' alleged failure to disclose that they were advertising to unqualified buyers because "plaintiffs spent money that, absent defendants' actions, they would not have spent"
Fed. R. Evid. 201 Cited 21,941 times 27 Legal Analyses
Holding "[n]ormally, in deciding a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, courts must limit their inquiry to the facts stated in the complaint and the documents either attached to or incorporated in the complaint. However, courts may also consider matters of which they may take judicial notice."