28 Cited authorities

  1. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 216,533 times   40 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a movant's summary judgment motion should be granted "against a [nonmovant] who fails to make a showing sufficient to establish the existence of an element essential to that party's case, and on which that party will bear the burden of proof at trial"
  2. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 43,539 times   133 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the prosecution violates due process when it suppresses material, favorable evidence
  3. United States v. Bagley

    473 U.S. 667 (1985)   Cited 9,449 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there was a Brady violation when federal prosecutors withheld evidence of inducements made to witnesses to encourage them to testify against the defendant
  4. Giglio v. United States

    405 U.S. 150 (1972)   Cited 12,234 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that prosecution must disclose all information or material that may be used to impeach the credibility of prosecution witnesses where witness's credibility is "an important issue in the case"
  5. Chambers v. Mississippi

    410 U.S. 284 (1973)   Cited 5,983 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the application of the rule against hearsay to exclude exculpatory testimony violated the defendant's right to present a complete defense because the testimony was reliable
  6. Citizens to Preserve Overton Park v. Volpe

    401 U.S. 402 (1971)   Cited 5,971 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding a decision is committed to agency discretion when there is "no law to apply"
  7. Washington v. Texas

    388 U.S. 14 (1967)   Cited 3,347 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a statute that categorically barred accomplices from testifying for a defendant on trial for the same crime "cannot ... be defended"
  8. Napue v. Illinois

    360 U.S. 264 (1959)   Cited 4,820 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the prosecution violates due process when it knowingly offers or fails to correct false or misleading testimony
  9. Webb v. Texas

    409 U.S. 95 (1972)   Cited 722 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding right to present a defense was violated when the trial judge singled out and admonished a defense witness about the risks of perjury in "unnecessarily strong terms"
  10. In re Oliver

    333 U.S. 257 (1948)   Cited 1,699 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding this right to be binding on the states through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 329,129 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,253 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  13. Section 552 - Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings

    5 U.S.C. § 552   Cited 12,182 times   556 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Court's entering of a “Stipulation and Order” approving the parties' terms of dismissal did not amount to a “court-ordered consent decree” that would render the plaintiff the prevailing party
  14. Section 551 - Definitions

    5 U.S.C. § 551   Cited 4,748 times   69 Legal Analyses
    Adopting the definition set out in the APA