65 Cited authorities

  1. Reeves v. Sanderson Plumbing Prods., Inc.

    530 U.S. 133 (2000)   Cited 18,632 times   23 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, since the 58-year-old plaintiff was fired by his 60-year-old employer, there was an inference that "age discrimination was not the motive"
  2. Cooter Gell v. Hartmarx Corp.

    496 U.S. 384 (1990)   Cited 3,493 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it is necessarily an abuse of discretion to apply the wrong legal standard
  3. Roadway Express, Inc. v. Piper

    447 U.S. 752 (1980)   Cited 2,433 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a court may impose attorney's fee sanction against opposing counsel for “abusive litigation practices” only in “narrowly defined circumstances,” including where the court makes a finding that “counsel's conduct ... constituted or was tantamount to bad faith”
  4. Cordoba v. Dillard's, Inc.

    419 F.3d 1169 (11th Cir. 2005)   Cited 471 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, in discriminatory discharge case, employer could not have fired employee "because of a disability that she knew nothing about
  5. Avirgan v. Hull

    932 F.2d 1572 (11th Cir. 1991)   Cited 718 times
    Holding that a party cannot satisfy its burden at summary judgment by relying on legal conclusions or conclusory allegations
  6. Cox v. Adm' U.S. Steel & Carnegie

    17 F.3d 1386 (11th Cir. 1994)   Cited 643 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Eleventh Circuit does not follow the non-identity rule, and noting that it would permit vicarious liability even if it did follow the non-identity rule
  7. Farley v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co.

    197 F.3d 1322 (11th Cir. 1999)   Cited 488 times
    Holding a gap of approximately seven weeks is sufficiently close
  8. Goldsmith v. City of Atmore

    996 F.2d 1155 (11th Cir. 1993)   Cited 431 times
    Holding that under the common law "an agent is one who agrees to act on behalf of another, subject to the other's control."
  9. Head v. Glacier Northwest Inc.

    413 F.3d 1053 (9th Cir. 2005)   Cited 258 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff suffered a substantial impairment in his ability to think because his bipolar disorder limited his memory and ability to focus
  10. Labor Board v. Walton Mfg. Co.

    369 U.S. 404 (1962)   Cited 292 times
    Explaining that the deferential standard of review is appropriate because the "[the ALJ] ... sees the witnesses and hears them testify, while the Board and the reviewing court look only at cold records"
  11. Rule 11 - Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 11   Cited 27,412 times   107 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unrepresented party" to the same standard as an attorney
  12. Section 1927 - Counsel's liability for excessive costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1927   Cited 7,933 times   77 Legal Analyses
    Granting courts the power to charge "excess costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees reasonably incurred" due to "unreasonabl[e] and vexatious" conduct
  13. Rule 38 - Frivolous Appeal-Damages and Costs

    Fed. R. App. P. 38   Cited 2,390 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Providing authorization for imposing sanctions "after a separately filed motion or notice from the court"
  14. Rule 39 - Costs

    Fed. R. App. P. 39   Cited 902 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Imposing no direct limitations on the court's ability to "orde[r] otherwise"
  15. Section 1912 - Damages and costs on affirmance

    28 U.S.C. § 1912   Cited 428 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing an award of damages and single or double costs when a judgment is affirmed
  16. Form 7 - Declaration of Inmate Filing

    Fed. R. App. P. 7   Cited 271 times   4 Legal Analyses

    ______________________________________________ [insert name of court; for example, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota] A.B., Plaintiff v. }Case No.________ C.D., Defendant I am an inmate confined in an institution. Today, ________ [insert date], I am depositing the ________ [insert title of document; for example, "notice of appeal"] in this case in the institution's internal mail system. First-class postage is being prepaid either by me or by the institution on my behalf.