25 Cited authorities

  1. Pioneer Investment Services Company v. Brunswick Associates Limited Partnership

    507 U.S. 380 (1993)   Cited 7,755 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that clients must be held accountable for the acts and omissions of their attorneys
  2. U.S. v. U.S. Currency

    484 F.3d 662 (3d Cir. 2007)   Cited 121 times
    Holding the district court did not abuse its discretion by granting a default judgment to the Government because the claimant did not meet the statutory requirements
  3. Halicki v. Louisiana Casino Cruises, Inc.

    151 F.3d 465 (5th Cir. 1998)   Cited 147 times
    Holding that Pioneer's excusable neglect standard applies to civil cases outside the bankruptcy context
  4. Prizevoits v. Indiana Bell Telephone Co.

    76 F.3d 132 (7th Cir. 1996)   Cited 147 times
    Finding inexcusable neglect where experienced federal litigator failed to properly interpret time limit for filing a notice of appeal where plain language of the rule was unambiguous
  5. In re Pettle

    410 F.3d 189 (5th Cir. 2005)   Cited 107 times
    Finding no Rule 60(b) relief where plaintiff chose to voluntarily dismiss action with prejudice
  6. Peters v. U.S.

    9 F.3d 344 (5th Cir. 1993)   Cited 125 times
    Holding that certified mail does not satisfy "delivery" under Rule 4(e)
  7. U.S. v. $38,570 U.S. Currency

    950 F.2d 1108 (5th Cir. 1992)   Cited 131 times
    Holding that "[the claimant's] claim of ownership," in the verified claim, "coupled with the government's allegations of [the claimant's] involvement with the seized res" in the complaint, are sufficient to establish standing
  8. U.S. v. U.S. Currency $81,000.00

    189 F.3d 28 (1st Cir. 1999)   Cited 83 times
    Holding that a claimant has standing to assert a claim to the defendant funds where he exercised sufficient control over the funds in a bank account in which he was a co-signer
  9. U.S. v. Accounts Nos. 3034504504 and 144-07143

    971 F.2d 974 (3d Cir. 1992)   Cited 101 times
    Holding that a claimant submits to personal jurisdiction by appearing in an in rem civil forfeiture action
  10. U.S. v. Clark

    193 F.3d 845 (5th Cir. 1999)   Cited 76 times
    Holding that the defendant has the burden of showing collateral consequences
  11. Rule 60 - Relief from a Judgment or Order

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 60   Cited 53,839 times   147 Legal Analyses
    Granting relief from the operation of a judgment
  12. Rule 6 - Computing and Extending Time; Time for Motion Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 6   Cited 48,834 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."
  13. Rule 4 - Appeal as of Right-When Taken

    Fed. R. App. P. 4   Cited 6,038 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Granting an appeal of right for civil cases where notice of appeal is filed within thirty days after entry of judgment
  14. Section 981 - Civil forfeiture

    18 U.S.C. § 981   Cited 3,735 times   33 Legal Analyses
    Adopting 19 U.S.C. § 1602 et seq.
  15. Section 983 - General rules for civil forfeiture proceedings

    18 U.S.C. § 983   Cited 2,800 times   8 Legal Analyses
    Noting that for purposes of the innocent owner defense to civil forfeiture, "no person may assert an ownership interest under this subsection in contraband or other property that it is illegal to possess"