31 Cited authorities

  1. Willy v. Coastal Corp.

    503 U.S. 131 (1992)   Cited 839 times
    Holding federal district courts may impose Rule 11 sanctions even "in a case in which the district court is later determined to be without subject-matter jurisdiction"
  2. Kwikset Corp. v. Superior Court

    51 Cal.4th 310 (Cal. 2011)   Cited 1,565 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding "the standards for establishing standing under section 17204 and eligibility for restitution under section 17203 are wholly distinct"
  3. Cel-Tech Communications, Inc. v. Los Angeles Cellular Telephone Co.

    20 Cal.4th 163 (Cal. 1999)   Cited 2,424 times   22 Legal Analyses
    Holding that for an act to be "unfair," it must "threaten" a violation of law or "violate the policy or spirit of one of those laws because its effects are comparable to or the same as a violation of the law"
  4. In re Tobacco II Cases

    46 Cal.4th 298 (Cal. 2009)   Cited 1,203 times   35 Legal Analyses
    Holding class representatives had standing to challenge common marketing of cigarettes despite differences in the advertisements or statements on which class members relied
  5. Doe v. Unocal Corp.

    248 F.3d 915 (9th Cir. 2001)   Cited 934 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding "court may consider evidence" on motion to dismiss under Rule 12(b)
  6. McBride v. Boughton

    123 Cal.App.4th 379 (Cal. Ct. App. 2004)   Cited 481 times
    Holding that common count will "stand or fall" with cause of action seeking the same recovery
  7. Holgate v. Baldwin

    425 F.3d 671 (9th Cir. 2005)   Cited 410 times
    Holding that we “enforce [Rule 11's] safe harbor provision strictly”
  8. Troyk v. Farmers Group, Inc.

    171 Cal.App.4th 1305 (Cal. Ct. App. 2009)   Cited 332 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that payment of extra money as a result of the defendant's action was sufficient for standing
  9. Lippitt v. Raymond James Fin. Services, Inc.

    340 F.3d 1033 (9th Cir. 2003)   Cited 372 times
    Holding that federal law was not "necessary element" of UCL claim, since plaintiff"does not have to rely on a violation of the Exchange Act nor an infraction of an NYSE rule or regulation to bring a UCL claim in California state court. He merely has to allege that Defendants' conduct was either unfair or fraudulent. . . . Rather, [plaintiff] seeks to use a state statute, namely California's Unfair Competition Law, as a vehicle to hold Defendants liable for misleading and deceptive practices . . ."
  10. Christian v. Mattel, Inc.

    286 F.3d 1118 (9th Cir. 2002)   Cited 384 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that before filing a complaint, a party is obligated under Rule 11 to investigate the applicable facts and law to ensure that the claims have merit
  11. Section 1332 - Diversity of citizenship; amount in controversy; costs

    28 U.S.C. § 1332   Cited 111,596 times   572 Legal Analyses
    Holding district court has jurisdiction over action between diverse citizens "where the matter in controversy exceeds the sum or value of $75,000"
  12. Section 1331 - Federal question

    28 U.S.C. § 1331   Cited 97,599 times   135 Legal Analyses
    Finding that in order to invoke federal question jurisdiction, a plaintiff's claims must arise "under the Constitution, laws, or treaties of the United States."
  13. Rule 11 - Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 11   Cited 35,851 times   144 Legal Analyses
    Holding an "unrepresented party" to the same standard as an attorney
  14. Rule 201 - Judicial Notice of Adjudicative Facts

    Fed. R. Evid. 201   Cited 28,349 times   26 Legal Analyses
    Holding "[n]ormally, in deciding a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, courts must limit their inquiry to the facts stated in the complaint and the documents either attached to or incorporated in the complaint. However, courts may also consider matters of which they may take judicial notice."
  15. 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
  16. Section 17200 - Unfair competition defined

    Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200   Cited 17,862 times   315 Legal Analyses
    Prohibiting unlawful business practices
  17. Section 2030 - License required; not transferable

    Cal. Fin. Code § 2030   3 Legal Analyses

    (a) A person shall not engage in the business of money transmission in this state, or advertise, solicit, or hold itself out as providing money transmission in this state, unless the person is licensed or exempt from licensure under this division or is an agent of a person licensed or exempt from licensure under this division. (b) A license under this division is not transferable or assignable. Ca. Fin. Code § 2030 Amended by Stats 2012 ch 356 (SB 979),s 6, eff. 1/1/2013. Added by Stats 2011 ch 243