57 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 198,437 times   262 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the sufficiency of the allegations is a legal question so appellate courts have jurisdiction to consider it on appeal from denial of qualified immunity
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 214,975 times   346 Legal Analyses
    Holding that conclusory allegations that the defendants acted unlawfully were insufficient to state a claim
  3. FW/PBS, Inc. v. City of Dallas

    493 U.S. 215 (1990)   Cited 2,087 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the burden is on the plaintiff to allege facts sufficient to establish jurisdiction (quoting McNutt v. General Motors Acceptance Corp., 298 U.S. 178, 189 (1936))
  4. Seattle Times Co. v. Rhinehart

    467 U.S. 20 (1984)   Cited 2,172 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a protective order prohibiting a newspaper from publishing information which it had obtained through discovery procedures did not violate the First Amendment
  5. United States v. Ursery

    518 U.S. 267 (1996)   Cited 918 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that 19 U.S.C. § 1615 "governs the burden of proof in forfeiture proceedings under §§ 881 and 981"
  6. Chapman v. United States

    500 U.S. 453 (1991)   Cited 1,077 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that 21 U.S.C. § 841(b)(B) is not unconstitutionally vague despite lack of statutory definition of the terms “mixture” and “substance”
  7. United States v. O'Brien

    391 U.S. 367 (1968)   Cited 2,570 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Holding that content-neutral regulations will be sustained only "if the incidental restriction on alleged First Amendment freedoms is no greater than is essential to the furtherance of that interest"
  8. McCarthy v. Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

    482 F.3d 184 (2d Cir. 2007)   Cited 2,441 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying leave to amend where "discovery had closed, defendants had filed for summary judgment, and nearly two years had passed since the filing of the original complaint"
  9. Waters v. Churchill

    511 U.S. 661 (1994)   Cited 845 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding that basing a termination decision on "the word of two trusted employees, the endorsement of those employees’ reliability," and "a face-to-face meeting with the employee he fired" was reasonable and "no further time needed to be taken"
  10. Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises

    471 U.S. 539 (1985)   Cited 1,113 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if a new work "supersede the use of the original," it is probably not a fair use
  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 272,120 times   788 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 15 - Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 15   Cited 71,839 times   88 Legal Analyses
    Finding that, per N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 1024, New York law provides a more forgiving principle for relation back in the context of naming John Doe defendants described with particularity in the complaint
  13. Section 1292 - Interlocutory decisions

    28 U.S.C. § 1292   Cited 20,186 times   168 Legal Analyses
    Granting appellate jurisdiction over the denial of an injunction
  14. Rule 1 - Scope and Purpose

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 1   Cited 11,371 times   39 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing that the Rules of Civil Procedure "should be construed, administered, and employed by the court and the parties to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding."
  15. Section 106 - Exclusive rights in copyrighted works

    17 U.S.C. § 106   Cited 3,172 times   91 Legal Analyses
    Granting the owners of copyrights in "literary, musical, dramatic, and choreographic works, pantomimes, and pictorial, graphic, or sculptural works" the exclusive right "to display the copyrighted work publicly"
  16. Section 983 - General rules for civil forfeiture proceedings

    18 U.S.C. § 983   Cited 2,506 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Allowing "any person claiming an interest in the seized property" to file a claim
  17. Section 506 - Criminal offenses

    17 U.S.C. § 506   Cited 248 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Criminalizing fraudulent use of copyright notice
  18. Section 2323 - Forfeiture, destruction, and restitution

    18 U.S.C. § 2323   Cited 61 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing criminal forfeiture of property or proceeds related to a § 2320 offense, under the procedures outlined in 21 U.S.C. 853