4 Cited authorities

  1. 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 346,675 times   923 Legal Analyses
    Granting the court discretion to exclude matters outside the pleadings presented to the court in defense of a motion to dismiss
  2. Rule 4 - Summons

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 4   Cited 69,253 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
  3. Rule 55 - Default; Default Judgment

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 55   Cited 32,942 times   13 Legal Analyses
    Adopting similar language for acquiring default judgment against the United States
  4. Rule 78 - Hearing Motions; Submission on Briefs

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 78   Cited 22,370 times
    Providing that court may decide motions on written statements of reasons in support and opposition to expedite business