5 Cited authorities

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

    507 U.S. 380 (1993)   Cited 7,733 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 23,682 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. United States v. Boyle

    469 U.S. 241 (1985)   Cited 979 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a client could be penalized for counsel's tardy filing of a tax return
  4. Smith v. Ayer

    101 U.S. 320 (1879)   Cited 229 times   1 Legal Analyses

    OCTOBER TERM, 1879. 1. A principal is, in law, affected with notice of all facts, of which notice can be charged upon his attorney. 2. Parties who deal with an executor, exercising his power of disposition of the personal assets of the estate in his hands, to raise money, not for the estate or the settlement of its affairs, but for the business of a commercial firm, are bound to look into his authority, and are held to a knowledge of all the limitations which the will, as well as the law, puts thereon

  5. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,543 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."