18 Cited authorities

  1. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 189,377 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there cannot be a genuine issue of material fact where the nonmoving party fails to make a sufficient showing to establish the existence of an essential element
  2. Univ. of Tex. Sw. Med. Ctr. v. Nassar

    570 U.S. 338 (2013)   Cited 4,023 times   76 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff must show but-for causation to succeed on a retaliation claim
  3. Faragher v. Boca Raton

    524 U.S. 775 (1998)   Cited 8,078 times   91 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to be actionable, the alleged conduct "must be extreme" and "the sporadic use of abusive language, gender-related jokes, and occasional teasing" are not enough
  4. Little v. Liquid Air Corp.

    37 F.3d 1069 (5th Cir. 1994)   Cited 10,241 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a mere scintilla of evidence does not create a genuine issue of material fact
  5. Lee v. Kansas

    574 F.3d 253 (5th Cir. 2009)   Cited 721 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the infraction record of employees must be "comparable" in order for them to be similarly situated
  6. Ramsey v. Henderson

    286 F.3d 264 (5th Cir. 2002)   Cited 784 times
    Holding that “conclusory allegations, speculation, and unsubstantiated assertions are inadequate to satisfy” the nonmovant's burden in a motion for summary judgment
  7. Hernandez v. Yellow Transp. Inc.

    670 F.3d 644 (5th Cir. 2012)   Cited 496 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a plaintiff being called a racially derogatory term and seeing a poster or letter that was derogatory about Hispanics was not sufficient to support a hostile work environment claim
  8. Aryain v. Wal-Mart Stores

    534 F.3d 473 (5th Cir. 2008)   Cited 503 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the plaintiff's complaint to her supervisor constituted protected activity (citing Green v. Adm'rs of Tulane Educ. Fund, 284 F.3d 642, 657 (5th Cir. 2002))
  9. Feist v. State

    730 F.3d 450 (5th Cir. 2013)   Cited 380 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the district court erred in requiring a nexus between the requested accommodation and the essential functions of [the employee's] position"
  10. Raggs v. Mississippi Power Light Co.

    278 F.3d 463 (5th Cir. 2002)   Cited 367 times
    Holding that gap of five months was not enough
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 287,164 times   130 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 2000e-16 - Employment by Federal Government

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e-16   Cited 4,442 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Adopting provisions of § 2000e-5(f)-(k), including that "[e]ach United States district court . . . shall have jurisdiction of actions brought under this subchapter"