11 Cited authorities

  1. Murphy Brothers, Inc. v. Michetti Pipe Stringing

    526 U.S. 344 (1999)   Cited 2,614 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, where defendant was faxed a courtesy copy of a filed complaint, defendant's time to remove is not triggered "by mere receipt of the complaint unattended by any formal service"
  2. Section 1331 - Federal question

    28 U.S.C. § 1331   Cited 97,599 times   135 Legal Analyses
    Finding that in order to invoke federal question jurisdiction, a plaintiff's claims must arise "under the Constitution, laws, or treaties of the United States."
  3. Section 1441 - Removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1441   Cited 50,114 times   149 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.”
  4. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,543 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."
  5. Section 1391 - Venue generally

    28 U.S.C. § 1391   Cited 27,895 times   197 Legal Analyses
    Finding that venue lies where a "substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim" occurred
  6. Section 1446 - Procedure for removal of civil actions

    28 U.S.C. § 1446   Cited 21,814 times   141 Legal Analyses
    Granting a defendant 30 days to remove after receipt of the first pleading that sets forth a removable claim
  7. Section 1681 - Congressional findings and statement of purpose

    15 U.S.C. § 1681   Cited 6,317 times   190 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the need to protect "the consumer's right to privacy"
  8. Section 1681a - Definitions; rules of construction

    15 U.S.C. § 1681a   Cited 1,487 times   58 Legal Analyses
    Adopting definition of "credit" and "creditor" as defined by 15 U.S.C. § 1691a(d)-(e)
  9. Section 84 - California

    28 U.S.C. § 84   Cited 1,415 times
    Stating Amador County is part of Eastern District of California
  10. Section 1681e - Compliance procedures

    15 U.S.C. § 1681e   Cited 1,352 times   61 Legal Analyses
    Requiring "[e]very consumer reporting agency" to "maintain reasonable procedures . . . to limit the furnishing of consumer reports" to permissible purposes
  11. Section 1681k - Public record information for employment purposes

    15 U.S.C. § 1681k   Cited 102 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Stating a "consumer reporting agency which furnishes a consumer report for employment purposes ... shall maintain strict procedures designed to insure that whenever public record information which is likely to have an adverse effect on a consumer's ability to obtain employment is reported it is complete and up to date"