14 Cited authorities

  1. Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.

    621 F.3d 111 (2d Cir. 2010)   Cited 1,012 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Holding ATS liability does not extend to corporate defendants
  2. Kadic v. Karadzic

    70 F.3d 232 (2d Cir. 1995)   Cited 306 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that private individuals may be held liable under the ATS for genocide and war crimes but not torture or summary execution
  3. Dove v. Atlantic Capital Corp.

    963 F.2d 15 (2d Cir. 1992)   Cited 251 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying a protective order to prevent discovery material obtained by a debtor in a collection action from being used in related litigation in another country in which the debtor claimed that an individual negotiated high risk loans on behalf of debtor
  4. Hachette Distribution, Inc. v. Hudson County News Co., Inc.

    136 F.R.D. 356 (E.D.N.Y. 1991)   Cited 105 times
    Denying request to stay where there were "outstanding requests" and the lawsuit was being "actively litigated"
  5. Hollins v. U.S. Tennis Ass'n

    469 F. Supp. 2d 67 (E.D.N.Y. 2006)   Cited 56 times
    Finding sufficient contacts where defendant made "regular visits to New York to conduct business" over a period of at least ten years
  6. Roe v. Bridgestone Corp.

    492 F. Supp. 2d 988 (S.D. Ind. 2007)   Cited 42 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that there is a "general international norm against cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment," though plaintiffs claims do not constitute a recognized violation of that norm
  7. Brooks v. Macy's, Inc.

    10 Civ. 5304 (BSJ) (HBP) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 21, 2010)   Cited 28 times
    Denying motion to stay discovery other than depositions, where lack of document requests made it impossible to assess the breadth and burden of discovery sought
  8. Adhikari v. Daoud Partners

    697 F. Supp. 2d 674 (S.D. Tex. 2009)   Cited 15 times
    Holding that 18 U.S.C. § 1596, a provision that merely expanded federal courts' jurisdiction to extraterritorial violations under the TVPRA without giving plaintiffs new substantive rights, applied retroactively
  9. Doe v. Unocal Corp.

    963 F. Supp. 880 (C.D. Cal. 1997)   Cited 25 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding exercise of police powers to be acts that are peculiarly sovereign in nature
  10. Baoanan v. Baja

    627 F. Supp. 2d 155 (S.D.N.Y. 2009)   Cited 6 times
    Holding that same claims involved alleged acts that were "entirely peripheral to [the defendant's] official duties as a diplomatic agent"
  11. Rule 26 - Duty to Disclose; General Provisions Governing Discovery

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 26   Cited 94,303 times   646 Legal Analyses
    Adopting Fed.R.Civ.P. 37
  12. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 14,933 times   47 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing the federal rules of civil procedure should be employed to promote the "just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding"