55 Cited authorities

  1. Conley v. Gibson

    355 U.S. 41 (1957)   Cited 58,431 times   25 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "a complaint should not be dismissed for failure to state a claim unless it appears beyond doubt that the plaintiff can prove no set of facts in support of his claim which would entitle him to relief"
  2. Johnson v. Zerbst

    304 U.S. 458 (1938)   Cited 8,796 times   19 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a waiver of constitutional rights must be knowing and intelligent
  3. Browning v. Clinton

    292 F.3d 235 (D.C. Cir. 2002)   Cited 1,326 times
    Holding that when a tortious interference claim is based solely on allegedly defamatory remarks, it is "intertwined" with plaintiff's defamation claim and therefore subject to the same one-year statute of limitations
  4. Cash v. Smith

    231 F.3d 1301 (11th Cir. 2000)   Cited 390 times
    Holding that an employee failed to show that her seizures, diabetes, migraines, and depression constituted a "disability"
  5. Shulman v. Group W Productions, Inc.

    18 Cal.4th 200 (Cal. 1998)   Cited 264 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding intrusion upon seclusion claims not viable unless plaintiffs have "objectively reasonable expectation of seclusion or solitude in the place, conversation or data source."
  6. Bodah v. Lakeville Motor Express

    663 N.W.2d 550 (Minn. 2003)   Cited 191 times
    Holding that dissemination of 204 employees' names and social security numbers to sixteen managers in six states does not constitute “publication” for invasion of privacy claim
  7. Paul v. Howard University

    754 A.2d 297 (D.C. 2000)   Cited 143 times
    Holding discrimination claim time-barred where plaintiff "fail[ed] to provide a date within the one-year statutory period on which any such conduct occurred"
  8. Swinton Creek Nursery v. Edisto Farm Credit

    334 S.C. 469 (S.C. 1999)   Cited 128 times
    Holding factual inquires regarding privilege are left to the jury
  9. Wallace v. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

    715 A.2d 873 (D.C. 1998)   Cited 120 times
    Holding that the trial court properly dismissed defamation claims where statements were made more than one year before lawsuit was filed
  10. Dodd v. Pearson

    395 U.S. 947 (1969)   Cited 80 times
    Recognizing tort of intrusion in general
  11. 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 344,481 times   920 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  12. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,064 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."
  13. Rule 10 - Form of Pleadings

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 10   Cited 19,366 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding exhibits attached to complaint may be treated as part of complaint for purposes of ruling on 12(b) motion
  14. Section 12-301 - Limitation of time for bringing actions

    D.C. Code § 12-301   Cited 902 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Imposing a three-year statute of limitations on actions "for the recovery of personal property"