15 Cited authorities

  1. Houston v. Lack

    487 U.S. 266 (1988)   Cited 13,858 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a pro se prisoner's notice of appeal is considered filed the moment it is delivered to prison authorities for mailing to the court
  2. Phillips v. U.S.

    260 F.3d 1316 (11th Cir. 2001)   Cited 77 times
    Holding that Georgia's renewal statute does not alter the FTCA's statute of limitations
  3. Rodgers on Behalf of Jones v. Bowen

    790 F.2d 1550 (11th Cir. 1986)   Cited 88 times
    Holding that a complaint is deemed "filed" for statute of limitations purposes when actually or constructively received by the court clerk — despite the untimely payment of the filing fee
  4. Edwards v. Apple Computer, Inc.

    645 F. App'x 849 (11th Cir. 2016)   Cited 4 times
    Finding a pro se prisoner took no steps to ensure his claim was docketed before 33 months passed
  5. Reese v. City of Atlanta

    247 Ga. App. 701 (Ga. Ct. App. 2001)   Cited 14 times
    Holding that two year statute of limitations also applies to unlawful imprisonment case
  6. Leggett v. Strickland

    640 F.2d 774 (5th Cir. 1981)   Cited 20 times
    Finding that a complaint was not "filed" until it was in "actual or constructive possession of the clerk"
  7. Mingledorff v. Stokely

    223 Ga. App. 183 (Ga. Ct. App. 1996)   Cited 2 times
    Rejecting the mailbox rule in the context of a negligence action brought by a prisoner proceeding pro se
  8. In re Stewart-Brown

    8 B.R. 593 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 1981)   Cited 5 times

    Bankruptcy No. 80-01339A. Adv. No. 80-0514A. January 29, 1981. Steven F. Dobson, Brown, Ray Dobson, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Gerald H. White, Rosenbluth, Kahn White, Atlanta, Ga., for Empire Gas Co. Richard D. Ellenberg, Schultz, Ellenberg Roberts, Atlanta, Ga., for Henry Lee Stewart-Brown. HUGH ROBINSON, Bankruptcy Judge. ORDER The defendant's motions to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction and for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted and motion for judgment on the pleadings

  9. Section 1983 - Civil action for deprivation of rights

    42 U.S.C. § 1983   Cited 489,827 times   693 Legal Analyses
    Holding liable any state actor who "subjects, or causes [a person] to be subjected" to a constitutional violation
  10. 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 348,148 times   927 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  11. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,233 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  12. Section 2401 - Time for commencing action against United States

    28 U.S.C. § 2401   Cited 6,220 times   26 Legal Analyses
    Providing that a tort claim against the United States must be presented to the appropriate federal agency within two years after the claim accrues
  13. Rule 3 - Commencing an Action

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 3   Cited 2,976 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Stating that once the inmate has filed his motion with the clerk, "[t]he clerk must file the motion and enter it on the criminal docket of the case in which the challenged judgment was entered"
  14. Section 9-11-5 - Service and filing of pleadings subsequent to the original complaint and other papers

    Ga. Code § 9-11-5   Cited 172 times

    (a)Service - When required. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, every order required by its terms to be served, every pleading subsequent to the original complaint unless the court otherwise orders because of numerous defendants, every written motion other than one which may be heard ex parte, and every written notice, appearance, demand, offer of judgment, and similar paper shall be served upon each of the parties. However, the failure of a party to file pleadings in an action shall be

  15. Section 9-11-3 - Commencement of action; filing of civil case filing form

    Ga. Code § 9-11-3   Cited 54 times
    Regarding filing of a civil case form