39 Cited authorities

  1. United States v. Ron Pair Enterprises, Inc.

    489 U.S. 235 (1989)   Cited 4,584 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that where Congress expresses its intent "with sufficient precision," then "reference to legislative history and to pre-Code practice is hardly necessary"
  2. Glover v. United States

    531 U.S. 198 (2001)   Cited 1,708 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding an error that increased a petitioner's sentence "by at least 6 months and perhaps by 21 months" amounted to prejudice
  3. Hickman v. Taylor

    329 U.S. 495 (1947)   Cited 6,510 times   31 Legal Analyses
    Holding in the context of the work product privilege that the adversary system requires a party's attorney be permitted to “assemble information, sift what he considers to be the relevant from the irrelevant facts, prepare his legal theories and plan his strategy without undue and needless interference”
  4. Ware v. Rodale Press, Inc.

    322 F.3d 218 (3d Cir. 2003)   Cited 1,249 times
    Holding that "irremediable harm" is not required
  5. Hartsel v. Keys

    87 F.3d 795 (6th Cir. 1996)   Cited 1,239 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the employee's subjective belief as to why she was terminated fails to satisfy the summary judgment standard
  6. Allen v. Muskogee, Oklahoma

    119 F.3d 837 (10th Cir. 1997)   Cited 1,181 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a rational jury could conclude officers' reckless conduct created lethal situation and that would constitute a violation of a decedent's Fourth Amendment rights
  7. Briscoe v. Klaus

    538 F.3d 252 (3d Cir. 2008)   Cited 791 times
    Holding that, under Poulis analysis, claims that survived summary judgment stage of litigation are deemed to have merit
  8. Ricketts v. Adamson

    483 U.S. 1 (1987)   Cited 435 times
    Holding that a defendant may waive double jeopardy protections
  9. Goodman v. Mead Johnson Co.

    534 F.2d 566 (3d Cir. 1976)   Cited 1,010 times
    Finding that deemed admission was properly considered in motion for summary judgment
  10. Caminetti v. United States

    242 U.S. 470 (1917)   Cited 1,909 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that importation of a woman for immoral purposes may constitutionally be regulated even when it is not for material gain
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 329,940 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 26 - Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 26   Cited 95,908 times   660 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Fed.R.Civ.P. 37
  13. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,898 times   24 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "if the last day [of a period] is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the period continues to run until the end of the next day that is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday."
  14. Rule 37 - Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 37   Cited 46,285 times   322 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party may be barred from using a witness if it fails to disclose the witness
  15. Rule 34 - Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 34   Cited 13,233 times   149 Legal Analyses
    Finding that the rules related to electronic discovery were "not meant to create a routine right of direct access to a party's electronic information system, although such access may be justified in some circumstances."
  16. Section 552 - Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings

    5 U.S.C. § 552   Cited 12,205 times   557 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
  17. Rule 33 - Interrogatories to Parties

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 33   Cited 10,968 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Rule 30(b)
  18. Section 1746 - Unsworn declarations under penalty of perjury

    28 U.S.C. § 1746   Cited 10,095 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Permitting the use of declarations instead
  19. Rule 36 - Requests for Admission

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 36   Cited 6,130 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Noting that facts admitted pursuant to a Rule 36 discovery request are "conclusively established unless the court, on motion, permits the admission to be withdrawn or amended"