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
Said Hassen v. Government of the Virgin Islan
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2209
USA v. Ronald Goode
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3719
Colleen Reilly v. City of Harrisburg
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3722
Al Shamoon Thompson v. Administrator New Jersey Stat
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-3460
Ludji Desroches v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4206
USA v. Jace Clendinen
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2450
Iris Chin v. Rutgers University
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2737
Dawud Harris v. PHEAA
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2963
Augustino Smith v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3645
Shao Chen v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3712
Brian Timm v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3950
Michael Bullock v.
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2195
USA v. Advantage Medical Transport In
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3853
Paul Felker v. USW LOCAL 10-901 USW LOCAL 10-
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3064
Frank Forba v. Thomas Jefferson University Ho
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1840