20 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 204,929 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that summary judgment is not appropriate if "the dispute about a material fact is 'genuine,' that is, if the evidence is such that a reasonable jury could return a verdict for the nonmoving party"
  2. 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
  3. Zadvydas v. Davis

    533 U.S. 678 (2001)   Cited 3,812 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Holding that presumptive limit to reasonable duration of post-removal detention is six months
  4. Blackledge v. Allison

    431 U.S. 63 (1977)   Cited 7,675 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the district court erred in summarily dismissing petitioner's habeas petition and stating that, on remand, the district court may either hold an evidentiary hearing or utilize other measures, such as ordering expansion of the record, which may render a hearing unnecessary
  5. Clark v. Martinez

    543 U.S. 371 (2005)   Cited 825 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that § 1231 does not authorize indefinite detention
  6. Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

    542 U.S. 507 (2004)   Cited 554 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that Hamdi cannot be deemed to have conceded that he was captured in a combat zone because he was not "permitted to speak for himself or even through counsel as to those circumstances"
  7. Sanders v. United States

    373 U.S. 1 (1963)   Cited 2,136 times
    Holding that a district court could only use the prior determination to deny a subsequent petition when the prior determination was on the merits
  8. Rasul v. Bush

    542 U.S. 466 (2004)   Cited 395 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that § 2241 extends to Guantanamo detainees
  9. Greene v. Dalton

    164 F.3d 671 (D.C. Cir. 1999)   Cited 898 times
    Holding that the defendant could avoid liability in connection with a claim that a supervisor sexually assaulted a subordinate only if the defendant could show that the plaintiff failed to act reasonably in reporting the supervisor's behavior prior to the sexual assault
  10. Laningham v. U.S. Navy

    813 F.2d 1236 (D.C. Cir. 1987)   Cited 1,072 times
    Finding that Navy did not act intentionally or willfully under § 552a(g) because it was "warranted [in its] belief that its actions were lawful [under the Privacy Act]"
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 285,057 times   129 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 2243 - Issuance of writ; return; hearing; decision

    28 U.S.C. § 2243   Cited 8,560 times   5 Legal Analyses
    In 28 U.S.C. § 2243 and 2244, the word "entertain" means a federal district court's conclusion, after examination of the habeas corpus application with such accompanying papers as the court deems necessary, that a hearing on the merits, legal or factual, is proper.
  13. Section 1231 - Detention and removal of aliens ordered removed

    8 U.S.C. § 1231   Cited 6,608 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that once petitioner's removal order was reinstated, he was no longer eligible for "relief" in the form of adjustment of status-even if he could obtain a Form I-212 waiver
  14. Rule 81 - Applicability of the Rules in General; Removed Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 81   Cited 2,926 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing that the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure "apply to proceedings for habeas corpus . . . to the extent that the practice in those proceedings: is not specified in a federal statute, the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, or the Rules Governing Section 2255 Cases; and (B) has previously conformed to the practice in civil actions."
  15. Section 2441 - War crimes

    18 U.S.C. § 2441   Cited 59 times
    Listing war crimes