112 Cited authorities

  1. Pioneer Investment Services Company v. Brunswick Associates Limited Partnership

    507 U.S. 380 (1993)   Cited 7,767 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that clients must be held accountable for the acts and omissions of their attorneys
  2. Link v. Wabash Railroad Co.

    370 U.S. 626 (1962)   Cited 23,911 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Rule 41(b)'s allowance for a party to move to dismiss for failure to prosecute did not implicitly abrogate the court's power to dismiss sua sponte
  3. Alexander v. Sandoval

    532 U.S. 275 (2001)   Cited 2,654 times   35 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is "beyond dispute" that banning discrimination " ‘on the ground of race’ " "prohibits only intentional discrimination"
  4. Morrison v. National Australia Bank Ltd.

    561 U.S. 247 (2010)   Cited 1,470 times   177 Legal Analyses
    Holding extraterritorial application of a statute is a merits question, not a question of subject matter jurisdiction
  5. Sedima, S.P.R.L. v. Imrex Co.

    473 U.S. 479 (1985)   Cited 4,237 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the fact that a statute can be "applied in situations not expressly anticipated by Congress does not demonstrate ambiguity. It demonstrates breadth."
  6. Boyle v. United States

    556 U.S. 938 (2009)   Cited 1,144 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a RICO enterprise "need not have a hierarchical structure or a 'chain of command'; decisions may be made on an ad hoc basis and by any number of methods — by majority vote, consensus, a show of strength, etc."
  7. Pennzoil Co. v. Texaco Inc.

    481 U.S. 1 (1987)   Cited 2,265 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a federal court may not enjoin execution of a state court judgment pending appeal of that judgment to a state appellate court
  8. Franklin v. Gwinnett County Public Schools

    503 U.S. 60 (1992)   Cited 1,034 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that when "remedies are equitable in nature ... it is axiomatic that a court should determine the adequacy of a remedy in law before resorting to equitable relief"
  9. Transamerica Mortgage Advisors, Inc. v. Lewis

    444 U.S. 11 (1979)   Cited 1,334 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Congress did not provide a private right of action for § 80b-6 because the statute expressly provided other means of enforcing compliance with its terms
  10. Rio Properties, Inc. v. Rio Intern. Interlink

    284 F.3d 1007 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 1,468 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding website-operator defendant's magazine advertisements supported the exercise of jurisdiction where defendant also ran local radio advertisements
  11. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,790 times   123 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
  12. Rule 11 - Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 11   Cited 36,029 times   145 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unrepresented party" to the same standard as an attorney
  13. Rule 801 - Definitions That Apply to This Article; Exclusions from Hearsay

    Fed. R. Evid. 801   Cited 19,189 times   75 Legal Analyses
    Holding that such a statement must merely be made by the party and offered against that party
  14. Section 1962 - Prohibited activities

    18 U.S.C. § 1962   Cited 15,961 times   60 Legal Analyses
    Specifying prohibited activities
  15. Section 1961 - Definitions

    18 U.S.C. § 1961   Cited 14,992 times   72 Legal Analyses
    Defining what the terms “person” and “enterprise” include
  16. Section 1951 - Interference with commerce by threats or violence

    18 U.S.C. § 1951   Cited 11,676 times   51 Legal Analyses
    Defining extortion in ACCA as “the obtaining of something of value from another, with his consent, induced by the wrongful use or threatened use of force against the person or property of another ”
  17. Section 1651 - Writs

    28 U.S.C. § 1651   Cited 11,086 times   60 Legal Analyses
    Granting us the power to "issue all writs necessary or appropriate in aid of [our] . . . jurisdiction[] and agreeable to the usages and principles of law"
  18. Section 1964 - Civil remedies

    18 U.S.C. § 1964   Cited 6,110 times   42 Legal Analyses
    Granting civil remedies for RICO violation
  19. Section 308 - Personal service upon a natural person

    N.Y. CPLR 308   Cited 5,183 times
    Providing for "nail and mail" service and for service "in such manner as the court, upon motion without notice, directs, if service is impracticable under paragraphs one, two and four of this section"
  20. Section R3016 - Particularity in specific actions

    N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 3016   Cited 4,877 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Providing that where a defense is based upon a fraud or misrepresentation "the circumstances constituting the wrong shall be stated in detail."