Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

Established in 1891 and located in Richmond, Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit exercises appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court is considered mid-sized among the US Circuit Courts, with 15 authorized judgeships. The Judges in this circuit continue the unique tradition of stepping down from the bench after oral argument to shake the hands of the attorneys in the case. Read a detailed history of the Fourth Circuit here.

Browse Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Joseph Griffith v. Captain Demitrius Clark
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-7559
Stephen Earl v. US
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1734
Uriel Ventura v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1804
B.G. v. Sam Malhotra
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1837
LuLu Girma v. U.S. EEOC
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1973
William Davis, Jr. v. W. Earl Britt
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2062
Aubrey El v. U.S. DepÂ’t of Commerce
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2071
Phillip Ward v. Branch Banking and Trust
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2147
Barry Bluefeld v. Barry Cohen
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2207
Annette Cummings v. NLRB
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2208
Adam Perry v. William Britt
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2262
William York v. SSA
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2328
Annette Cummings v. International Union Security
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2369
Jaelen Wright v. T.N.C.C.
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2373
Barry Bluefeld v. Barry Cohen
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2386