19 Cited authorities

  1. Anderson v. Liberty Lobby, Inc.

    477 U.S. 242 (1986)   Cited 235,724 times   38 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 215,904 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"
  3. Kidwell v. Eisenhauer

    679 F.3d 957 (7th Cir. 2012)   Cited 637 times
    Holding that "a technical violation of policy was insufficient to give rise to an inference of a retaliatory motive"
  4. United States v. Seckinger

    397 U.S. 203 (1970)   Cited 389 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that ambiguous contractual provisions should be construed against the drafter, even if the drafter is the government
  5. Armato v. Grounds

    766 F.3d 713 (7th Cir. 2014)   Cited 192 times
    Holding that plaintiff could not recover for any injury based on IDOC officials holding inmate pursuant to the terms of a valid court order
  6. Geier v. Medtronic, Inc.

    99 F.3d 238 (7th Cir. 1996)   Cited 256 times
    Holding that a comment did not constitute direct evidence of discrimination when it “was made in a casual conversation during a long car trip, a setting unrelated to discussions of ... work deficiencies”
  7. South Corp. v. United States

    690 F.2d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 1982)   Cited 261 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Court of Claims opinions as binding precedent
  8. Spivey v. Adaptive Marketing LLC

    622 F.3d 816 (7th Cir. 2010)   Cited 93 times
    Holding that plaintiff's equivocal deposition testimony when asked whether he denied receiving defendant's welcome kit supported a presumption that the welcome kit actually was received
  9. Sompo Japan v. Nippon

    522 F.3d 776 (7th Cir. 2008)   Cited 94 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding the same for the Warsaw Convention
  10. Grun v. Pneumo Abex Corp.

    163 F.3d 411 (7th Cir. 1998)   Cited 115 times
    Holding that the plaintiff was denied due process when his case was dismissed for failure to appear at trial, when he did not receive notice of the trial date
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 328,019 times   158 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 740 ILCS 100/2 - Right of Contribution

    740 ILCS 100/2   Cited 402 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Granting a right of contribution where two or more persons are subject to liability in tort arising out of the same personal injury and where a tortfeasor has paid more than his total pro rata share of liability