Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Sitting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit was established in 1891 and serves the areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands. It exercises appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court is particularly known for its influential decisions in the area of business and commercial disputes due to its jurisdiction over Delaware, the state in which over 50 percent of publicly traded companies are incorporated.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
In re: Wellbutrin XL Antitrust Litigation  
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2875

Justia Opinion Summary: Direct purchasers of Wellbutrin XL, a drug for treating depression, sued, alleging that GSK violated the Sherman Antitrust Act by entering into an unlawful conspiracy with Biovail, GSK’s partner in the development of Wel...

USA v. Wilbur Senat
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2535
Moon v. Breathless Inc  
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3356

Justia Opinion Summary: Moon performed at the Breathless Men’s Club in Rahway. She rented performance space in the Club and signed an Independent Dancer Rental Agreement, stating: Dancer understands and agrees that he/she is an independent cont...

Garnet Grant v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3643
Ralph Jasmin v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3808
Byron Ottoniel Archila-Lemus v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3972
Anthony Parker v. Lehigh Cty Domestic Relations
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1737
USA v. Advantage Medical Transport In
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3853
City Select Auto Sales Inc v. BMW Bank of North America Inc  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3931

Justia Opinion Summary: Creditsmarts operates an internet-based business that helps independent car dealers connect customers with lenders. BMW offers direct automotive financing to customers through “up2drive.” In 2012, BMW and Creditsmarts en...

Frantz Bernard v. East Stroudsburg University
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1598
W. Mac Naughton v. Shai Harmelech
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3207
Teodoro Reyes Aguilar v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3921
Estate of Ubaldo N. Ramos v. City of Lancaster
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4110
USA v. Gary Vaughn, Jr.
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3138
In re: Howmedica Osteonics Corp  
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3682

Justia Opinion Summary: Former Howmedica Sales Representatives, all California natives, signed employment agreements with confidentiality, non-compete, and forum-selection clauses, designating New Jersey (or Michigan) as the forum for any litig...