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 US 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
United States v. Fallon  
Date: September 30, 2022
Docket Number: 19-2775

Justia Opinion Summary: Guaranteed was a “reverse distributor,” paid by healthcare providers to return unused or expired pharmaceutical drugs to the drug manufacturers, for refunds for the healthcare-provider clients. Refunds were wired…

Michael Bond v. Johnson & Johnson
Date: September 30, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1127
Geist v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3315

Justia Opinion Summary: Geist, seriously injured in an automobile accident, settled a claim against the driver and his insurer, which did not fully compensate her. Geist sought to recover underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits from State Farm…

Olajide Eyitayo v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3335
USA v. Eric Guzman
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1135
DeJuan Thornton-Bey v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-2147
USA v. Tevin Lewis
Date: September 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-2190
Jideofor Onuekwusi v. Darnell Graham
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1770
New Jersey Bankers Association v. Attorney General New Jersey  
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Numbers: 21-2352, 21-2433

Justia Opinion Summary: NJBA, a non-profit trade association representing 88 New Jersey banks, sought to make independent expenditures and contributions to political parties and campaigns for state and local offices. NJBA has not made these…

Charles Harris v. USA
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2394
John Fink v. Jonathan Bishop
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2651
Martin Rogers v. Willie Bonds
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2891
Richard Stewart v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2980
USA v. Charlie Rivera
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3044
Johnathan Robins v. Wetzel
Date: September 28, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1006