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
Kelly Vay v. Robert Huston
Date: February 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1530
USA v. Daniel Lampley
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4390
Orlando Smith v. Comhar Inc
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1797
Jorge Aguilera v. Zachary Davis
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3140
United States v. Werdene  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3588

Justia Opinion Summary: Investigating Playpen, a global dark-web child pornography forum with more than 150,000 users, the FBI relied on a single search warrant, issued in the Eastern District of Virginia, to search the computers of thousands o...

Maureen Horan v. Dilbet Inc
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2243
Gordon Smith v. David Angelo
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2389
Debbie Hughey v. SEPTA
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2582
Dennis Obado v. United States Federal Governme
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2926
Monserrate Zapata v. PECO
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3441
John Krauter v. Siemens Corp
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1662
Corey Lane v. State of New Jersey
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2109
Daniel Heleva v.
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3491
Tri-Arc Financial Services Inc v. Evanston Insurance Co
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4404
USA v. Bola Peters
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1914