39 Cited authorities

  1. City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at Monterey, Ltd.

    526 U.S. 687 (1999)   Cited 1,104 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that because 42 U.S.C. § 1983 "provides for relief for invasions of rights protected under federal law," claims under that statute "sound in tort"
  2. Leary v. Daeschner

    349 F.3d 888 (6th Cir. 2003)   Cited 1,368 times
    Holding reputational harm stemming from involuntary transfer "from one school in the district to another" demonstrated sufficient adversity
  3. Tracinda Corp. v. DaimlerChrysler

    502 F.3d 212 (3d Cir. 2007)   Cited 220 times
    Finding no express requirement in Rule 16(f) that a party must act in bad faith prior to a Court awarding sanctions
  4. Farias v. Bexar Cty. Bd. of Tr. for M.H.M.R

    925 F.2d 866 (5th Cir. 1991)   Cited 266 times
    Holding no undue prejudice to plaintiff where amended answer filed one month before trial contained new affirmative defenses of which plaintiff was already on notice
  5. Matter of Texas General Petroleum Corp.

    52 F.3d 1330 (5th Cir. 1995)   Cited 218 times
    Holding that § 1123(b) “allows a plan to transfer avoidance powers” to a liquidating trust that will “pursue avoidance actions on behalf of unsecured creditors”
  6. Guajardo v. Estelle

    580 F.2d 748 (5th Cir. 1978)   Cited 181 times
    Holding that the use of a negative mail list to eliminate any prisoner correspondence with those on the outside who affirmatively indicate that they do not wish to receive correspondence from a particular prisoner does not violate a prisoner's First Amendment rights
  7. Swofford v. B W, Incorporated

    336 F.2d 406 (5th Cir. 1964)   Cited 262 times
    Holding there is no right to a jury trial for attorney's fees under § 285
  8. Harkless v. Sweeny Independent School District

    427 F.2d 319 (5th Cir. 1970)   Cited 195 times
    Holding that back pay awards are diminished by earnings in the interim
  9. Armco, Inc. v. Armco Burglar Alarm Co., Inc.

    693 F.2d 1155 (5th Cir. 1982)   Cited 129 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the "Armco" mark was arbitrary as applied to a steel company
  10. Manning v. United States

    146 F.3d 808 (10th Cir. 1998)   Cited 68 times
    Looking to Solicitor's opinion for guidance
  11. Section 1983 - Civil action for deprivation of rights

    42 U.S.C. § 1983   Cited 400,396 times   582 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable any state actor who "subjects, or causes [a person] to be subjected" to a constitutional violation
  12. Rule 38 - Right to a Jury Trial; Demand

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 38   Cited 1,973 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Explaining that a party waives its right to a jury trial by failing to properly request one
  13. Rule 39 - Trial by Jury or by the Court

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 39   Cited 1,545 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Granting the trial court the power to determine that "a right of trial by jury of some or all of those issues does not exist under the Constitution or statutes of the United States"
  14. Section 75-24-9 - Injunction to restrain or prevent violation

    Miss. Code § 75-24-9   Cited 9 times
    Limiting Attorney General actions to those seeking injunctive relief only
  15. Section 75-24-19 - Civil penalties; imposition and recovery

    Miss. Code § 75-24-19   Cited 5 times

    (1) Civil remedies. (a) Any person who violated the terms of an injunction issued under Section 75-24-9 shall forfeit and pay to the state a civil penalty in a sum not to exceed Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) per violation which shall be payable to the General Fund of the State of Mississippi. For the purposes of this section, the chancery or county court issuing an injunction shall retain jurisdiction, and the cause shall be continued, and in such cases the Attorney General acting in the name