21 Cited authorities

  1. Amchem Prods., Inc. v. Windsor

    521 U.S. 591 (1997)   Cited 6,963 times   69 Legal Analyses
    Holding that courts are "bound to enforce" Rule 23's certification requirements, even where it means decertifying a class after they had reached a settlement agreement and submitted it to the court for approval
  2. Califano v. Yamasaki

    442 U.S. 682 (1979)   Cited 1,982 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that claimants could bring social security class action "at least so long as the membership of the class is limited to those who meet the requirements of § 205(g)"
  3. American Pipe Construction Co. v. Utah

    414 U.S. 538 (1974)   Cited 2,116 times   162 Legal Analyses
    Holding the commencement of a class action "suspends the applicable statute of limitations as to all asserted members of the class who would have been parties had the suit been permitted to continue as a class action"
  4. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Visa U.S.A., Inc.

    396 F.3d 96 (2d Cir. 2005)   Cited 756 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that decision to grant or reject objector's motion for discovery regarding fairness of settlement depended on "whether or not the District Court had before it sufficient facts intelligently to approve the settlement offer"
  5. Doe v. New York City Dept. of Social Services

    709 F.2d 782 (2d Cir. 1983)   Cited 648 times
    Explaining that law of the case doctrine precludes district court from revisiting issues decided on appeal "either expressly or by necessary implication"
  6. Uhl v. Thoroughbred Technology & Telecommunications, Inc.

    309 F.3d 978 (7th Cir. 2002)   Cited 186 times
    Holding that when one claim is justisticiable, "[t]his is enough to permit the court to address the entire suit"
  7. Felzen v. Andreas

    134 F.3d 873 (7th Cir. 1998)   Cited 155 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the abuse of discretion standard "is not reserved only for purely economic [class action] litigation" and thus "will govern our review of the district court's approval of the [desegregation] settlement proposal."
  8. Armstrong v. Board of School Directors

    616 F.2d 305 (7th Cir. 1980)   Cited 255 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that notice sent out twelve days before fairness hearing was not a violation of due process
  9. Henderson v. Metropolitan Bank Trust Co.

    502 F. Supp. 2d 372 (S.D.N.Y. 2007)   Cited 87 times
    Denying a motion to dismiss for forum non conveniens where three plaintiffs faced a $ 5 million filing fee to bring a lawsuit in the Philippines
  10. Karvaly v. eBay, Inc.

    245 F.R.D. 71 (E.D.N.Y. 2007)   Cited 51 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing that typicality is generally satisfied "as long as plaintiffs assert . . . that defendants committed the same wrongful acts in the same manner against all members of class"
  11. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,543 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."
  12. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,113 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  13. Section 506 - Criminal offenses

    17 U.S.C. § 506   Cited 273 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Criminalizing fraudulent use of copyright notice