25 Cited authorities

  1. Celotex Corp. v. Catrett

    477 U.S. 317 (1986)   Cited 189,377 times   29 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there cannot be a genuine issue of material fact where the nonmoving party fails to make a sufficient showing to establish the existence of an essential element
  2. Adickes v. Kress Co.

    398 U.S. 144 (1970)   Cited 22,980 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a private person who conspires with government actors to deprive a plaintiff of her constitutional rights acts "under color of law" for purposes of § 1983
  3. Mitsubishi Motors v. Soler Chrysler-Plymouth

    473 U.S. 614 (1985)   Cited 3,732 times   43 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Act emphatically favors arbitration
  4. Shearson/Am. Express Inc. v. McMahon

    482 U.S. 220 (1987)   Cited 1,656 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an arbitration clause was enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act with respect to a claim under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  5. R. De Quijas v. Shearson/American Express, Inc.

    490 U.S. 477 (1989)   Cited 1,357 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if Supreme Court precedent has direct application to case, "the Court of Appeals should follow the case which directly controls, leaving to th[e Supreme] Court the prerogative of overruling its own decisions"
  6. Scherk v. Alberto-Culver Co.

    417 U.S. 506 (1974)   Cited 1,352 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding Securities Exchange Act claim arbitrable
  7. Adkins v. Labor Ready, Inc.

    303 F.3d 496 (4th Cir. 2002)   Cited 447 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there is "no suggestion in the text, legislative history, or purpose of the FLSA that Congress intended to confer a nonwaivable right to a class action under that statute"
  8. Choice Hotels Int'l, Inc. v. BSR Tropicana Resort, Inc.

    252 F.3d 707 (4th Cir. 2001)   Cited 389 times
    Holding that as long as the party made clear that it was seeking enforcement of the arbitration clause in its motion to dismiss, it had sufficiently "invoke[d] the full spectrum of remedies under the FAA"
  9. Inter. Pa. v. Schwabedissen Maschinen

    206 F.3d 411 (4th Cir. 2000)   Cited 359 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a signatory to an arbitration agreement may be bound by a nonsignatory through the doctrine of equitable estoppel
  10. Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. v. Gaskamp

    280 F.3d 1069 (5th Cir. 2002)   Cited 330 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding minor children were not bound by an arbitration agreement signed by their parents because the children were not signatories to the sales contract, were not third-party beneficiaries of the agreement or contract, and were not suing on the basis of the contract
  11. Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 56   Cited 286,734 times   129 Legal Analyses
    Holding a party may move for summary judgment on any part of any claim or defense in the lawsuit
  12. Section 3 - Stay of proceedings where issue therein referable to arbitration

    9 U.S.C. § 3   Cited 5,945 times   17 Legal Analyses
    Referring to proceedings "brought in any of the courts of the United States"
  13. Section 703.5 - Operation of the Mechanism

    16 C.F.R. § 703.5   Cited 52 times   3 Legal Analyses
    In 16 C.F.R. 703.5, the FTC explains how the Mechanism will operate and states explicitly that "[d]ecisions of the Mechanism shall not be legally binding on any person...."