12 Cited authorities

  1. Ashcroft v. Iqbal

    556 U.S. 662 (2009)   Cited 255,203 times   280 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a claim is plausible where a plaintiff's allegations enable the court to draw a "reasonable inference" the defendant is liable
  2. Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly

    550 U.S. 544 (2007)   Cited 268,949 times   367 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint's allegations should "contain sufficient factual matter, accepted as true, to 'state a claim to relief that is plausible on its face' "
  3. Marsh v. Butler County

    268 F.3d 1014 (11th Cir. 2001)   Cited 1,543 times
    Holding that a supervisory official "can have no respondeat superior liability for a section 1983 claim."
  4. Watts v. Fla. Int'l

    495 F.3d 1289 (11th Cir. 2007)   Cited 1,125 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a complaint is sufficient if it identifies facts that are suggestive enough to render the necessary elements plausible
  5. Davis v. Coca-Cola Bottling

    516 F.3d 955 (11th Cir. 2008)   Cited 955 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that hiring decisions were "discrete acts of discrimination" that could not go forward under the continuing-violation doctrine
  6. United Tech. Corp. v. Mazer

    556 F.3d 1260 (11th Cir. 2009)   Cited 885 times
    Holding that " court without personal jurisdiction is powerless to take further action"
  7. Strat. Income Fund v. Spear, Leeds Kellogg

    305 F.3d 1293 (11th Cir. 2002)   Cited 698 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Deciding that the third amended complaint, which contained 127 paragraphs, all incorporated by reference into nine separate counts created an "onerous task" for the trial court to sift through
  8. Magluta v. Samples

    256 F.3d 1282 (11th Cir. 2001)   Cited 529 times
    Holding that a complaint was a shotgun complaint when, among other issues, the complaint was 58-pages long and contained at least 146 numbered paragraphs
  9. Beckwith v. Bellsouth Telecommunications

    146 F. App'x 368 (11th Cir. 2005)   Cited 305 times
    Finding a complaint deficient because “[i]t is virtually impossible to ascertain what factual allegations correspond with each claim and which claim is directed at which defendant”
  10. Poblete v. Goldberg

    680 F. Supp. 2d 18 (D.D.C. 2009)   Cited 15 times
    Granting unopposed motion to dismiss as conceded after plaintiff filed no timely opposition and did not seek an extension of time to do so
  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 348,503 times   930 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 8 - General Rules of Pleading

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 8   Cited 157,606 times   196 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "[e]very defense to a claim for relief in any pleading must be asserted in the responsive pleading. . . ."