18 Cited authorities

  1. Stewart Org., Inc. v. Ricoh Corp.

    487 U.S. 22 (1988)   Cited 4,851 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that federal law determines the validity of a forum selection clause
  2. Piper Aircraft Co. v. Reyno

    454 U.S. 235 (1981)   Cited 4,732 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding that potential change in law cannot, by itself, fend off dismissal under forum non conveniens absent showing that new law is "clearly inadequate or unsatisfactory"
  3. Van Dusen v. Barrack

    376 U.S. 612 (1964)   Cited 4,617 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a "change of venue under § 1404 generally should be, with respect to state law, but a change of courtrooms"
  4. Reinbold v. Evers

    187 F.3d 348 (4th Cir. 1999)   Cited 402 times
    Holding that "the mere filing of a claim . . . in federal district court and subsequent compliance by an agency [with a non-discretionary requirement] does not mean that the plaintiff" is entitled to fees under the catalyst theory
  5. Cameron v. Thornburgh

    983 F.2d 253 (D.C. Cir. 1993)   Cited 261 times
    Holding BOP Director could not be held liable in absence of participation in "any decision or approv[al of] any policy that related to the case"
  6. Trout Unlimited v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

    944 F. Supp. 13 (D.D.C. 1996)   Cited 200 times
    Holding that the convenience of the witnesses “has less relevance” where the case “involved judicial review of an administrative decision”
  7. Montgomery v. STG International, Inc.

    532 F. Supp. 2d 29 (D.D.C. 2008)   Cited 94 times
    Concluding final three private interest factors favored neither side where “the geographic distance between the Eastern District of Virginia's courthouse in Alexandria and the District of Columbia is small and it is unlikely that a transfer would materially affect the convenience of the parties or witnesses, or the ability to obtain sources of proof.”
  8. S. Utah Wilderness All. v. Norton

    315 F. Supp. 2d 82 (D.D.C. 2004)   Cited 46 times
    Finding convenience of witnesses irrelevant where parties agreed case would be decided solely based on administrative record
  9. Airport Working Group of Orange Cty v. U.S. Dept. of Defense

    226 F. Supp. 2d 227 (D.D.C. 2002)   Cited 42 times
    Finding the "convenience of the parties strongly supports transfer" when "plaintiffs and their lead counsel" live in the transferee district
  10. Barham v. UBS Fin. Servs.

    496 F. Supp. 2d 174 (D.D.C. 2007)   Cited 30 times
    Finding pendency of related litigation in Maryland to be "the most significant factor weighing in favor of transferring this case" and noting that "courts have transferred cases to jurisdictions with related pending matters even when the cases merely shared similar facts, rather than similar legal claims"
  11. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,064 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."
  12. Section 1404 - Change of venue

    28 U.S.C. § 1404   Cited 28,281 times   183 Legal Analyses
    Granting Class Plaintiffs' motion to transfer action in order to "facilitate a unified settlement approval process together with the class action cases in" In re Amex ASR
  13. Section 1391 - Venue generally

    28 U.S.C. § 1391   Cited 27,681 times   197 Legal Analyses
    Finding that venue lies where a "substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim" occurred