35 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 195,191 times   262 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the sufficiency of the allegations is a legal question so appellate courts have jurisdiction to consider it on appeal from denial of qualified immunity
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 209,562 times   342 Legal Analyses
    Holding that conclusory allegations that the defendants acted unlawfully were insufficient to state a claim
  3. Burlington N. & Santa Fe Ry. Co. v. White

    548 U.S. 53 (2006)   Cited 9,266 times   99 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a jury could reasonably find that reassignment to a less prestigious and more arduous position and a 37-day suspension without pay were—despite the receipt of backpay—materially adverse retaliatory actions
  4. Nat'l R.R. Passenger Corp. v. Morgan

    536 U.S. 101 (2002)   Cited 8,514 times   32 Legal Analyses
    Holding limitations period for hostile-work-environment claim runs from the last act composing the claim
  5. Clark Cty. Sch. Dist. v. Breeden

    532 U.S. 268 (2001)   Cited 4,466 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an adverse action taken twenty months after employer became aware of protected activity "suggests, by itself, no causality at all"
  6. American Dental Assoc. v. Cigna Corp.

    605 F.3d 1283 (11th Cir. 2010)   Cited 1,229 times
    Holding that the district court properly dismissed plaintiffs' § 1962(c) claims because plaintiffs had not sufficiently pled the acts of mail and wire fraud alleged to form a pattern of racketeering activity
  7. Bryant v. Rich

    530 F.3d 1368 (11th Cir. 2008)   Cited 836 times
    Holding that denying access to grievance forms can make an administrative remedy unavailable
  8. Williamson v. Tucker

    645 F.2d 404 (5th Cir. 1981)   Cited 2,146 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that experience on the Frito-Lay board was "business experience and knowledge adequate to the exercise of partnership powers in a real estate joint venture."
  9. Thomas v. Cooper Lighting

    506 F.3d 1361 (11th Cir. 2007)   Cited 749 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding a three-month interval between the protected activity and termination alone is too attenuated, as a matter of law, to satisfy the causation element of a retaliation claim
  10. United Tech. Corp. v. Mazer

    556 F.3d 1260 (11th Cir. 2009)   Cited 645 times
    Holding that the district court did not err in refusing to allow jurisdictional discovery when the plaintiff "never formally moved the district court for jurisdictional discovery but, instead, buried such requests in its briefs as a proposed alternative to dismissing [the defendant] on the state of the [then-]current record" and noting that the plaintiff "should have taken every step possible to signal to the district court its immediate need for such discovery"
  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 267,561 times   779 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Section 2000e-5 - Enforcement provisions

    42 U.S.C. § 2000e-5   Cited 24,129 times   126 Legal Analyses
    Holding charges must be made in writing, under oath, and contain all information as the Commission requires
  13. Section 2601 - Findings and purposes

    29 U.S.C. § 2601   Cited 6,828 times   38 Legal Analyses
    Finding that there is inadequate job security for employees who have serious health conditions that prevent them from working for temporary periods