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
Gregory Birmingham v. PNC Bank, N.A.
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1800
Metro Machine Corp. v. DOWCP  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2525

Justia Opinion Summary: Metro Machine and Signal Mutual seek review of the Benefits Review Board's order affirming the ALJ's grant of a claim for medical benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 907. The cour...

US v. Andysheh Ayatollahi
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4466
US v. Steve Washington
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4535
James Brown v. Leslie Fleming
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7271
Muttaqin Abdullah v. Ernest Finney, III
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7288
US v. James Saunders, Jr.
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7314
Ronnie Stancil v. Roy Cooper
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7336
US v. Reginald Jones
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7346
Trevor Mohammed v. Dennis Daniels
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7364
Charles Ball v. Mike Slagle
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7422
US v. Shawn Smith
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7429
Vincent Martin v. Harold Clarke
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7444
US v. David Mohwish
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7449
US v. Roger Stroman
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-7499