5 Cited authorities

  1. Jungquist v. Sheikh Sultan

    115 F.3d 1020 (D.C. Cir. 1997)   Cited 160 times
    Holding that officials' actions in administering a government health program were "uniquely sovereign in nature" despite "relat[ing] in certain respects to commercial activity"
  2. 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 348,503 times   930 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  3. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,790 times   123 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
  4. Rule 55 - Default; Default Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 55   Cited 33,203 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Adopting similar language for acquiring default judgment against the United States
  5. Section 1608 - Service; time to answer; default

    28 U.S.C. § 1608   Cited 921 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing service "through diplomatic channels"