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
Robert Wellman, Jr. v. Butler Area School District
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3394
Michael Reynolds v.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2873
Kenneth Lewis v.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3461
Amir McCain a/k/a John McCain v.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3465
Barna v. Board of School Directors Panther Valley School District  
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3904

Justia Opinion Summary: Barna attended a School Board meeting and expressed concerns on behalf of himself and friends. Board President Markovich responded that Barna should bring his friends. Barna replied, “my friends have guns.” Markovich a...

USA v. Juan Anguiano-Guerrero
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1195
USA v. Joseph Witkowski
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1628
John Torrey v. New Jersey Department of Law a
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2052
USA v. Reginald Braddy
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2701
Sanofi Aventis US LLC v. Great American Lines Inc
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3668
Mark Carter v. City of Philadelphia
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4179
Tariq Wyatt v. Municipality of Philadelphia
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1168
Tara Dorsey v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1246
Vincent Luppino v. Mercedes Benz USA
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3762
Janet Donovan v. Pittston Area School District
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4221