5 Cited authorities

  1. Landis v. North American Co.

    299 U.S. 248 (1936)   Cited 8,318 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a decision to stay proceedings "calls for the exercise of judgment, which must weigh competing interests and maintain an even balance"
  2. Vivid Technologies v. American Science

    200 F.3d 795 (Fed. Cir. 1999)   Cited 730 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that party opposing summary judgment must show either that movant has not established its entitlement to judgment on the undisputed facts or that material issues of fact require resolution by trial
  3. MacKnight v. Leonard Morse Hosp

    828 F.2d 48 (1st Cir. 1987)   Cited 30 times
    Finding that the union representative's personal opinion concerning the plaintiff's incompetence, stated after an investigation and an unsuccessful arbitration, was an insufficient basis upon which to oppose defendants' motion for summary judgment
  4. U.S. v. a Certain Parcel of Land, Moultonboro

    781 F. Supp. 830 (D.N.H. 1992)   Cited 6 times
    Granting a stay of discovery in a civil forfeiture action to protect a criminal defendant's Fifth Amendment rights
  5. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 15,116 times   48 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the federal rules of civil procedure should be employed to promote the "just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding"