56 Cited authorities

  1. Pace v. Diguglielmo

    544 U.S. 408 (2005)   Cited 12,784 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a five-month delay demonstrated a lack of diligence
  2. Lindh v. Murphy

    521 U.S. 320 (1997)   Cited 11,041 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the statutory language must be "so clear that it [can] sustain only one interpretation" favoring retroactivity
  3. Bowles v. Russell

    551 U.S. 205 (2007)   Cited 3,468 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "unique circumstances" doctrine may not excuse untimely filing of appeal in civil case
  4. Landgraf v. USI Film Prods.

    511 U.S. 244 (1994)   Cited 3,788 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a statute may apply retroactively when "clear congressional intent favor such a result"
  5. Robinson v. Shell Oil Co.

    519 U.S. 337 (1997)   Cited 2,470 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the term “employees” carries a different meaning in different sections of Title VII
  6. Immigration & Naturalization Service v St. Cyr

    533 U.S. 289 (2001)   Cited 1,383 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that title of provision, "Elimination of Custody Review by Habeas Corpus," along with broad statement of intent to preclude review, was not sufficient to bar review of habeas corpus petitions
  7. Ali v. Fed. Bureau of Prisons

    552 U.S. 214 (2008)   Cited 749 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding a Bureau of Prisons guard is a "law enforcement officer" under the Federal Tort Claims Act
  8. Henderson v. United States

    517 U.S. 654 (1996)   Cited 959 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the 120-day provision in Rule 4 is not jurisdictional and may be extended at the discretion of the district court
  9. United States v. Dalm

    494 U.S. 596 (1990)   Cited 1,035 times
    Holding that 26 U.S.C. § 6511, which, when read with 26 U.S.C. § 7422, includes “may not be maintained” language, is jurisdictional
  10. John R. Sand & Gravel Co. v. United States

    552 U.S. 130 (2008)   Cited 542 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding § 2501 jurisdictional
  11. Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections: When and How Presented; Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings; Consolidating Motions; Waiving Defenses; Pretrial Hearing

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 12   Cited 344,481 times   920 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 8 - General Rules of Pleading

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8   Cited 155,481 times   193 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[e]very defense to a claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading. . . ."
  13. Section 1346 - United States as defendant

    28 U.S.C. § 1346   Cited 23,980 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Determining liability to the claimant "in accordance with the law of the place where the act or omission occurred"
  14. Rule 7 - Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 7   Cited 7,489 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Defining "pleadings" for purposes of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  15. Section 2674 - Liability of United States

    28 U.S.C. § 2674   Cited 4,410 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Specifying scope of United States' liability
  16. Section 7422 - Civil actions for refund

    26 U.S.C. § 7422   Cited 2,493 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Granting a tax payer a cause of action related to a claim for a refund
  17. Section 1605 - General exceptions to the jurisdictional immunity of a foreign state

    28 U.S.C. § 1605   Cited 1,887 times   47 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the meaning given that term in section 3 of the Torture Victim Protection Act of 1991
  18. Section 6511 - Limitations on credit or refund

    26 U.S.C. § 6511   Cited 1,352 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Incorporating by reference § 6511
  19. Section 2107 - Time for appeal to court of appeals

    28 U.S.C. § 2107   Cited 1,302 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Allowing reopening for “14 days from the date of entry”
  20. Section 2501 - Time for filing suit

    28 U.S.C. § 2501   Cited 828 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Determining the statute of limitations for filing an action in the United States Court of Federal Claims