98 Cited authorities

  1. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 209,562 times   342 Legal Analyses
    Holding that conclusory allegations that the defendants acted unlawfully were insufficient to state a claim
  2. Swierkiewicz v. Sorema N.A.

    534 U.S. 506 (2002)   Cited 14,006 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Holding with regard to a 67-year-old plaintiff and a 59-year-old comparator that " difference of eight years between the age of the person discharged and his replacement . . . is not insignificant"
  3. Tellabs v. Makor Issues Rights

    551 U.S. 308 (2007)   Cited 6,945 times   100 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court may consider documents incorporated into the complaint by reference when ruling on a 12(b) motion
  4. Scheuer v. Rhodes

    416 U.S. 232 (1974)   Cited 20,343 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that executive branch officers had qualified immunity
  5. Irwin v. Dep't of Veterans Affairs

    498 U.S. 89 (1990)   Cited 4,026 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there is a rebuttable presumption that equitable tolling is available in suits against the government
  6. Krupski v. Costa Crociere S. P. A.

    560 U.S. 538 (2010)   Cited 1,016 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding claim relates back where plaintiff misunderstood which entity was in charge of ship that allegedly caused injury
  7. Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.

    552 U.S. 148 (2008)   Cited 1,025 times   74 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the fraud-on-the-market presumption did not apply because business partners' "deceptive acts were not communicated to the public"
  8. Shady Grove Orthopedic v. Allstate Ins. Co.

    559 U.S. 393 (2010)   Cited 865 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the manner and details of pleading in the federal courts are procedural rules that are governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regardless of the source of substantive law to be applied in the particular action.
  9. Lampf v. Gilbertson

    501 U.S. 350 (1991)   Cited 1,079 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding comparable bar not subject to equitable tolling
  10. American Pipe Construction Co. v. Utah

    414 U.S. 538 (1974)   Cited 1,855 times   157 Legal Analyses
    Holding the commencement of a class action "suspends the applicable statute of limitations as to all asserted members of the class who would have been parties had the suit been permitted to continue as a class action"
  11. Rule 15 - Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 15   Cited 71,353 times   88 Legal Analyses
    Finding that, per N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 1024, New York law provides a more forgiving principle for relation back in the context of naming John Doe defendants described with particularity in the complaint
  12. Section 78t - Liability of controlling persons and persons who aid and abet violations

    15 U.S.C. § 78t   Cited 3,331 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable any person "who, directly or indirectly, controls any person liable under any provision of this chapter or of any rule or regulation thereunder"
  13. Section 240.10b-5 - Employment of manipulative and deceptive devices

    17 C.F.R. § 240.10b-5   Cited 8,822 times   106 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable any person who "make any untrue statement of material fact"