15 Cited authorities

  1. United States v. Mine Workers

    330 U.S. 258 (1947)   Cited 2,638 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party may be punished for disobeying a court order even if the court was ultimately determined to lack jurisdiction to issue the order
  2. In re Oliver

    333 U.S. 257 (1948)   Cited 1,701 times   3 Legal Analyses
    Holding this right to be binding on the states through the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment
  3. Daval Steel Products v. M/V Fakredine

    951 F.2d 1357 (2d Cir. 1991)   Cited 600 times
    Holding parties have "no absolute entitlement to be 'warned' that they disobey court orders at their peril."
  4. Cooke v. United States

    267 U.S. 517 (1925)   Cited 682 times
    Reversing summary contempt conviction against attorney for a letter he wrote to the court demanding recusal and questioning the dignity of the court
  5. Stotler and Co. v. Able

    870 F.2d 1158 (7th Cir. 1989)   Cited 114 times
    Holding that a district court's decision on contempt petition is discretionary and not to be reversed unless it is an abuse of discretion or clearly erroneous
  6. Ferrell v. Pierce

    785 F.2d 1372 (7th Cir. 1986)   Cited 82 times
    In Ferrell, a consent decree was interpreted regarding one time period and the plaintiffs then sought to apply that interpretation to a separate three year period.
  7. Higginbotham v. KCS Intern., Inc.

    202 F.R.D. 444 (D. Md. 2001)   Cited 31 times

    Disputes which arose during pretrial discovery in personal injury case were referred to Magistrate Judge for resolution. The District Court, Bredar, United States Magistrate Judge, held that: (1) failure by plaintiff's counsel to respond directly to request for estimate of duration of deposition fell short of good faith effort to resolve dispute; (2) defendant's counsel acted improperly when he told deponent that he could leave deposition before completion; (3) plaintiff's counsel intentionally terminated

  8. United States v. Huebner

    752 F.2d 1235 (7th Cir. 1985)   Cited 46 times
    Upholding narrow interpretation of statutory agricultural exemption from permit requirement
  9. Jackson v. Brinker

    147 F.R.D. 189 (S.D. Ind. 1993)   Cited 30 times
    Holding that an attorney-issued subpoena satisfied a state law prohibiting access to state medical records unless the access is "ordered by a court"
  10. U.S. v. Berg

    20 F.3d 304 (7th Cir. 1994)   Cited 20 times
    Recognizing that "the district court has broad discretion in imposing those sanctions."
  11. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,669 times   122 Legal Analyses
    Holding that if defendant is not served within 90 days after the complaint is filed, the court—on a motion, or on its own following notice to the plaintiff—must dismiss the action without prejudice against that defendant or order that service be made by a certain time
  12. Rule 45 - Subpoena

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 45   Cited 16,712 times   105 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a subpoena may command a person to attend a trial, hearing, or deposition "within 100 miles of where the person resides, is employed, or regularly transacts business in person"