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
USA v. William Hird
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 14-4754
Tracy Murray v. City of Philadelphia
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3145
Victoria Vooys v. Maria Bentley
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3912
Delaware Dept Nat Resources v. EPA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1644
Newark Cab Association v. City of Newark  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1358

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, licensed taxi and limousine operators, sued under 42 U.S.C. 1983, challenging an agreement between Newark and Uber as violating their rights under the Takings, Due Process, and Equal Protection Clauses. In or...

The First Liberty Insurance C v. M. M.
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2211
In re: Arctic Glacier International, Inc.  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2522

Justia Opinion Summary: Arctic, an income trust, filed for bankruptcy under Canada’s analog of Chapter 11 and received recognition under 11 U.S.C. 1521(a). Its bankruptcy Plan imposed few limits on the Monitor (trustee) and insulated Arctic and...

Mattie Cooper v. Thomas Jefferson University Ho
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2982
Francisco Cabrera Colunga v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3816
USA v. Daniel Ortiz
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2925
Karen Tucker v. Secretary of Health and Human
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1692
USA v. Robert Davies
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-2113
USA v. Keena Stanton
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4229
Ronald Streck v. Allergan Inc
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1014
QVC Inc v. Ourhouseworks LLC
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1237