17 Cited authorities

  1. Mine Workers v. Bagwell

    512 U.S. 821 (1994)   Cited 1,139 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding fine is civil if it is meant to compensate the complainant
  2. United States v. Mine Workers

    330 U.S. 258 (1947)   Cited 2,436 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party may be punished for disobeying a court order even if the court was ultimately determined to lack jurisdiction to issue the order
  3. Colorado v. New Mexico

    467 U.S. 310 (1984)   Cited 402 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that party with burden of persuasion may prevail only if he can “place in the ultimate factfinder an abiding conviction that the truth of [his] factual contentions are ‘highly probable.’ ”
  4. In re Dyer

    322 F.3d 1178 (9th Cir. 2003)   Cited 516 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that punitive, criminal sanction imposed by bankruptcy court was in excess of the inherent civil contempt authority vested in it by 11 U.S.C. § 105 and was thus improper
  5. McComb v. Jacksonville Paper Co.

    336 U.S. 187 (1949)   Cited 850 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that remedial civil contempt does not require proof of criminal intent
  6. Go-Video, Inc. v. Motion Picture Ass'n of America

    10 F.3d 693 (9th Cir. 1993)   Cited 290 times
    Holding that a protective order should be read in a reasonable and common sense manner so that its prohibitions are connected to its purpose
  7. In re Bennett

    298 F.3d 1059 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 218 times
    Holding that agreement entered into by lawyers after they had received a discharge to remain liable for discharged debts was unenforceable as reaffirmation process had not been observed
  8. Donovan v. Mazzola

    716 F.2d 1226 (9th Cir. 1983)   Cited 212 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that fiduciaries, who had information available to them indicating that assumptions underlying an expert's appraisal were no longer valid, breached their duties under ERISA by not analyzing the effect of changes on those assumptions
  9. U.S. v. Bright

    596 F.3d 683 (9th Cir. 2010)   Cited 93 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that bank officials can authenticate bank records
  10. Shuffler v. Heritage Bank

    720 F.2d 1141 (9th Cir. 1983)   Cited 137 times
    Holding that the civil contempt order had "acquired all the elements of operativeness and consequence necessary to be possessed by any judicial order to enable it to have the status of a final decision under § 1291"
  11. Section 401 - Power of court

    18 U.S.C. § 401   Cited 1,993 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Finding of contempt discretionary in Court