2020 Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 552

Kendell Alexander, Sr. v. Robert Ortiz
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1778
Deon v. Barasch  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3325

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 1513 of the Pennsylvania Race Horse Development and Gaming Act prevents the plaintiffs from making political contributions because they hold interests in businesses that have gaming licenses. They sued, claiming...

Eshleman v. Patrick Industries Inc
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1403
Norman v. Elkin  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2294

Justia Opinion Summary: Founding USM to acquire FCC licenses, Elkin contributed $750,000 and Norman $250,000. Norman acquired the licenses; his day-to-day involvement ended. In 1998, the FCC announced another auction. USM won several licenses,...

Kareem Millhouse v. Heath
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2338
Dwaine Hines v. Vulcan Tools Co
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2344
Lan Trinh v. Citizen Business Banking
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2468
USA v. Ambrose Sample, II
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2762
Stacy Power v. Erie Family Life Insurance Co
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2994
Lorenzo Rufino-Silva v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3680
USA v. Wayne Fahie
Date: May 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2781
Yvonne Goode v. United States Department of Ho
Date: May 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3566
Owen Clancy v. BlackRock Investment Managemen
Date: May 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1557
Thomas Peter Gannon v.
Date: May 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2837
Gloria Anderson v. The Mercer County Sheriff Dept
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1292
United States v. Portanova  
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1381

Justia Opinion Summary: Portanova admitted to downloading child pornography onto his cell phone, on which investigators found 63 videos depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. Portanova subsequently pleaded guilty to receipt of c...

USA v. Douglas Dehaven
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2992
In Re: Ossie Trader v.
Date: May 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1826
Thomas Davtian v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1342
Edward Hopkins v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: May 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2437
United States v. Wilson  
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1079

Justia Opinion Summary: In November 2013, three men robbed a Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania bank. A bank employee, Kane, later admitted to assisting them. The next morning, the three were pulled over in North Carolina. Wilson stated they were drivin...

Luis Rosales Manrriquez v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3543
USA v. Sandro Zhinin
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1314
Michael Robinson v. Geisinger Hospital
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3438
Gregory Berry v. Warden Fairton FCI
Date: May 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3585
Pablo Alvarez Prieto v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2176
Jobe Danganan v. Guardian Protection Services
Date: May 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2545
David Luster v.
Date: May 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1647
Lynne Thompson v. Pennsylvania Board of Probatio
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1668
Hardy v. Shaikh  
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1929

Justia Opinion Summary: Hardy entered the Correctional Institute in urgent need of medical care: he had previously had part of his leg amputated due to diabetes and had developed an infected open wound. He was taken immediately to the infirmary...

USA v. Milton Mosley
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2050
Anna Baran v. ASRC/MSE
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2807
Antonio Sierra v. John Daneri
Date: May 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3665
Carnell Gibbs v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2691
United States v. Reyes-Romero  
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1923

Justia Opinion Summary: Reyes-Romero was prosecuted for unlawful reentry, 8 U.S.C. 1326. The district court dismissed the indictment, finding that irregularities in Reyes-Romero’s removal proceeding constituted fundamental errors that caused hi...

Wayne Land and Mineral Group LLC v. Delaware River Basin Commission  
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2354

Justia Opinion Summary: Wayne challenged the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC)’s authority to regulate its proposed fracking activities. Riverkeeper, an environmental group, was permitted to intervene under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure...

USA v. Fredrick Brown
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2743
Marlene Osborne v. University of Delaware
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3287
Eber Noriega-Martinez v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3375
Peter Brownstein v. Tina Lindsay
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3711
Bacon v. Avis Budget Group Inc  
Date: May 18, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3780

Justia Opinion Summary: Six U.S. plaintiffs rented cars from Payless. Each signed a one-page agreement, itemizing charges, below the final paragraph, which provides: “I agree the charges listed above are estimates and that I have reviewed & agr...

Stanley Kornafel v. Scott Galloway
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2976
United States v. Bradley  
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2003

Justia Opinion Summary: Pennsylvania Trooper Johnson stopped Bradley for speeding. Bradley admitted that his license was suspended. Johnson took Bradley to talk in the squad car. With a friendly demeanor, Johnson coaxed Bradley into admitting...

Francisco-Lopez v. Attorney General United States  
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2700

Justia Opinion Summary: Francisco, a citizen of Guatemala, obtained lawful U.S. permanent resident status in 1989. In 2012, Francisco pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny in the second degree in New York; Francisco had obtained a stolen la...

Fischbein v. Olson Research Group Inc  
Date: May 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3018

Justia Opinion Summary: The district courts dismissed two cases, concluding that faxes soliciting participation by the recipients in market research surveys in exchange for monetary payments are not advertisements within the meaning of the Tele...

Rhonshawn Jackson v. Carter
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2010
J. F. v. Byram Township Board of Educat
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2412
USA v. Chaka Fattah, Sr.
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2739
Durga Gharti v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3207
Marilyn Kent v. Philadelphia Department of Hum
Date: May 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3428
USA v. Michael Jackson
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1579
USA v. Dara Haynie
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2323
Jalaine Gethers v. PNC Bank
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2328
G. S. v. Penn Trafford School District
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3309
Laurel Schlemmer v. CIA
Date: May 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3778
Jalaine Gethers v. PNC Bank
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1293
NLRB v. Alaris Health at Castle Hill
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1782
USA v. Gilbert Robinson
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2725
Darold Palmore v. Jeff Hornberger
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3306
Krishna Mote v. Francis Sempa
Date: May 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3931
Angelo Bizzarro v. First National Bank
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1672
De Shawn Drumgo v. William Kuschel
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1917
USA v. Christopher Welshans
Date: May 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2880
USA v. Terrence Byrd
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2986
Arvind Gupta v. Wipro Ltd
Date: May 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3405
In Re: NFL Players' Concussion v.
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2012
Rover Pipeline LLC v. Rover Tract No. PA WA HL-004.5
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1613
USA v. John O'Donnell
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2577
Suzanne Tielle v. Nutrition Group
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2873
Robert McClees v. Community Capital
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3003
Aaron Reed v.
Date: May 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1374
Philip Hahn v. State of New Jersey
Date: May 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2144
Wayne Dreibelbis, Jr. v. Benjamin Clark
Date: May 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2452
Robert Doyle v. Jacqueline Vigilante
Date: May 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2538
Darrington v. Milton Hershey School  
Date: May 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2754

Justia Opinion Summary: MHS, a private, non-denominational school, hired the Darringtons as full-time houseparents for student housing. The Union represents full-time MHS houseparents. The collective bargaining agreement arbitration provision c...

United States v. Lacerda  
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 15-2812

Justia Opinion Summary: VOG billed itself as an advocacy group helping victims of timeshare fraud get out of their timeshare debts. A jury determined that VOG had actually defrauded its customers and that three individual defendants (including...

Anthony Mina v. Chester County
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1001
Primalfi Morales-Frometa v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1416
Ebler Arrivillaga v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1547
USA v. James Hill
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2532
Kevin Coit v. Mr. Garman
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2580
Henry Amaya-Amaya v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2827
USA v. Leaford Cameron
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3762
PPG Industries Inc. v. United States  
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1165

Justia Opinion Summary: Beginning around 1915, NPRC operated a Jersey City chemical plant, turning chromite ore into chromium chemicals for dyeing cloth and tanning leather. The process generated hazardous chemical waste that eventually seeped...

NLRB v. Alaris Health at Castle Hill
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1782
Santos Guillen-Urquilla v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1845
Greg Johnson v. Darrell Wireman
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1968
Donald Simmons v. David Pierce
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2287
Melvin Walker v. Pennsylvania Department of Tra
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2435
Marilynn English v. Brian Moynihan
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2891
Frederick Banks v.
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3957
Omar Powell v.
Date: May 4, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1135
Lisa Smith v. Kelly Services Inc
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1399
Jaime Gonzalez v. Owens Corning
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1538
Jean Lawniczak v. County of Allegheny
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2126
Jhen Scutella v. James Cousins, III
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2238
Edgar Marmolejos Acevedo v. Attorney General United States
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2790
Tanya Keyhani v. University of Pennsylvania Tru
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2806
Helena Smith v. Allied Retail Properties
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3051
State of New Jersey v. El Aemer El Mujaddid
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3329
Yakik Rumley v. Democracy Prep
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3540
Zhaojin Ke v.
Date: May 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1693
Joseph Spizzirri v. Zyla Life Sciences
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2955
USA v. Laron Hollaman
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1679
Advanced Fluid Systems Inc v. Huber  
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1722

Justia Opinion Summary: Huber stole confidential information from his employer AFS (a manufacturer of hydraulic systems) for an AFS competitor, Livingston, and later for a company he created, INSYSMA, to compete against both AFS and Livingston....

Matthew Kowalski v. Postmaster General of the Unit
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1984
USA v. Joseph Scott
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2015
Ashok Gurung v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2331
Stanley Caterbone v. Lancaster County Prison
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2712
Freud Labarriere v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2874
Tobia Ippolito v.
Date: April 30, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1370
Jeffrey Tarrats v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1449
Anthony Proctor v. Sgt. James
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1698
Casimiro Zapata-Martinez v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1474
Giuseppe Giudice v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1869
Carlos Erazo-Caballero v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2250
USA v. John Conner
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2267
USA v. Casey Cunningham
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2438
Melha Battou v. Secretary United States Depart
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2772
Isaac Sanders v. PA State System of Higher Ed
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3095
Aziz Salaam v. Travis Wolfe
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3160
Stuart Proper v.
Date: April 29, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1129
Ericka Richardson v. Coverall North America Inc
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3393
Abiodun Idris v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1402
USA v. Edwin Acosta-Brito
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2191
USA v. Michael Lieberman
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2531
USA v. Adam Kamor
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2578
New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers, Inc. v. Mazda Motor of America Inc  
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2961

Justia Opinion Summary: The Coalition, an association of franchised New Jersey new car dealerships, filed suit under the New Jersey Franchise Practices Act on behalf of 16 Mazda dealer-members. Mazda had an incentive program for its franchised...

George Jackson v. Keith Ivens
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3539
Hesham Ismail v.
Date: April 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1287
Dooley v. Wetzel  
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1684

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, Dooley was tried for five counts of attempted murder, five counts of aggravated assault, possession of an instrument of a crime, and reckless endangerment. A jury found him guilty but mentally ill (GBMI). Dooley...

Calderon-Rosas v. Attorney General United States  
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2332

Justia Opinion Summary: Calderon-Rosas, a Mexican national, entered the U.S. in 2001. He and his wife lack lawful immigration status. Their three children are U.S. citizens. Calderon-Rosas was a successful contractor for 11 years. In 2018, Cal...

Deanna Pierce v. City of Philadelphia
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2585
Charles Morgan v. Michael Fiorentino, Jr.
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2623
Verso Corporation v.
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2979
Deanna Pierce v. City of Philadelphia
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3017
USA v. Anthony Rowe
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3091
Sandra Harmon v. Department of Finance
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3191
Deborah Gross-Quatrone v. Bonnie Mizdol
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3231
In Re: Kirk Simmons v.
Date: April 27, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1050
Lincoln Levys, Jr. v. John Shamlin
Date: April 24, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3689
United States v. Sims  
Date: April 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1172

Justia Opinion Summary: Sims, as a member of the “Black P-Stones,” an interstate gang that trafficked drugs and women, prostituted women online, provided them security while they worked, then collected their money and supplied the women with d...

Patricia Atkins v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: April 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2031
USA v. Robert Thomas
Date: April 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2553
USA v. Anthony Vetri
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2372
K. K.-M. v. New Jersey Department of Educa
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2535
USA v. Michael Vandergrift
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2997
Sovereign Bank v. Remi Capital Inc
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3319
Flora Leonard v. Golden Touch Transportation
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1075
Priscilla Giuseffi v. Sec US Dept Homeland Sec
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2411
Christina Gardiner v. City of Philadelphia
Date: April 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2620
USA v. Felix Dominguez-Rivera
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2211
Bobby Boye v. USA
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3662
USA v. Silver Buckman
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1128
Jose Cruz v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1158
Ronnie Kirkpatrick v. Geico Casualty Co
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1317
In re: Lamictal Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation  
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1655

Justia Opinion Summary: GSK’s patent to an anti-epilepsy drug, Lamictal, was to expire in 2009. Teva sought to market a generic version of Lamictal, lamotrigine, before GSK’s patent expired. Teva submitted an Abbreviated New Drug Application....

USA v. Edwin Vaquiz
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1854
Northrop Grumman Corp v. Axis Reinsurance Co
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1949
USA v. Seth Rehfuss
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2166
Ali v. Woodbridge Township School District  
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2217

Justia Opinion Summary: Ali, a non-practicing Muslim of Egyptian descent, was a non-tenured high school teacher. His supervisor received complaints about Ali’s instruction on the Holocaust. One English teacher reported that her students were qu...

Ricky Kamdem-Ouaffo v. Liam Huczko
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2231
Kim Knight v. Andrew Bobanic
Date: April 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2293
James v. New Jersey State Police  
Date: April 21, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1432

Justia Opinion Summary: Stephens called 911 and reported that Gibbons hit her and had a gun in his truck. The police responded. Stephens obtained a temporary restraining order, prohibiting Gibbons from possessing firearms and from returning to...

Fogle v. Sokol  
Date: April 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1066

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1976, the body of 15-year-old “Kathy” was found near her Indiana County, Pennsylvania home. Kathy’s death involved a brutal assault, rape, and a gunshot to the head. Kathy's sisters, ages nine and 12, stated that she...

First Liberty Insurance v. Paul McGeehan
Date: April 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2012
Zulkarnain Kagalwalla v. Jennifer Downing
Date: April 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2570
Hope v. Warden Pike County Correctional Facility  
Date: April 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1784

Justia Opinion Summary: On April 3, 2020, 20 immigration detainees filed a habeas petition (28 U.S.C. 2241), seeking immediate release, claiming that due to underlying health conditions, their continued detention during the COVID-19 pandemic pu...

Brian McCafferty v. Newsweek Media Group Ltd
Date: April 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1545
USA v. Paul Moe
Date: April 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1795
Jason Grisby v. McBeth
Date: April 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1986
Guzman-Orellana v. Attorney General United States  
Date: April 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1793

Justia Opinion Summary: After overhearing the 2017 murder of his two next-door neighbors and facing repeated threats from local MS-13 gang members for his perceived role in assisting law enforcement, Guzman, then 18 years old, left his home in...

Jeremiah Kane v. Chester County
Date: April 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2742
Delroy Toomer v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2942
Harry Stouffer v. City of Reading
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1088
John Doe v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1342
John Doe v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1342
Walker v. Coffey  
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1067

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Attorney General (OAG) charged Walker with forgery and computer crimes. The prosecutor and the lead investigator requested that Penn State produce Walker’s emails from her employee account. At Penn State...

Grazyna Grezak v. Ropes & Gray LLP
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1856
Mary Bridges v. Jose Torres, Jr.
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1860
Christopher Jones v. Service Electric Cable Tv Inc
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2522
USA v. Epolito Estevez-Ulloa
Date: April 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2534
USA v. Zidre Cephas
Date: April 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2755
United States v. Tyler  
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Numbers: 17-2613, 18-1319

Justia Opinion Summary: Doreen Proctor reported drug activity in her neighborhood and cooperated with law enforcement. She was murdered. Tyler was acquitted of her murder in state court. A federal grand jury thereafter charged Tyler with witnes...

David Meade v. Michael Reynolds
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3625
USA v. Willie Tyler
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1319
Daryl Cameron v. Carla Swartz
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3578
Cabelas LLC v. Matthew Highby
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1423
McCafferty v. Newsweek Media Group Ltd  
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1545

Justia Opinion Summary: During the 2016 presidential campaign, C.M., not yet 12 years old, publicly endorsed Donald Trump and released videos seen by thousands. A video in which C.M. called Hillary Clinton “deplorable” attracted more than 325,0...

Barbara Louis v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2575
James Moody v. City of Philadelphia
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2764
Frederick Banks v. Cynthia Eddy
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3194
Gerald Smith, Jr. v. Sean Lynn
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3232
Patrina Edwards v. Fox Chase Cancer Center
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3425
Angelique Jenkins v. SEPTA
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3794
Harry Beckett v.
Date: April 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1207
Pheng Na v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2016
Andre Butler v. Homesite Insurance Co
Date: April 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3346
David Munoz v. World Flavors Inc
Date: April 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2997
Shaheed Williams v. Jamie Ferdarko
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1647
Daniel Warren v. Susan Gantman
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2649
Amos Tate v. Schember
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3026
James Campbell v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3173
El Aemer El Mujaddid v. Andrew Brewer
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3328
In re: Frederick H. Banks v.
Date: April 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3896
Ricketts v. Attorney General of the United States  
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 10-1875

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1992 Ricketts pled guilty to embezzlement and transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the intent to engage in sexual activity. The government maintained that Ricketts was a citizen of Jamaica. Ricketts argued...

Louis Pierce v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3192
Luis Rosales Manrriquez v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3543
Olukayode Ojo v. Warden Elizabeth Detention Ctr
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1179
Sandra Harmon v. Sussex County
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3263
Daniel Sheehan v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3313
Rene Edwards v. James Gahm
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3858
USA v. Francis Raia
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1033
USA v. Francis Raia
Date: April 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1033
Jhensy Saillant v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2557
Howard Brobst v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2829
Carmelino Gomez-Elias v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3450
Associated Builders and Contra v. County of Northampton
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2168
Associated Builders and Contra v. Township of Plymouth
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2169
Associated Builders and Contra v. Colonial School District
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2170
Associated Builders and Contra v. Township of West Norriton
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2171
USA v. Raul Cotto-Rivera
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2514
John Williams v. Bradon Toomey
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2870
Dennis Hicks v.
Date: April 6, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1160
Cyrus Sanders v. Emanuel Rose
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1123
United States v. Folk  
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1865

Justia Opinion Summary: Folk was convicted of distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and cocaine base, two counts of using a firearm to further a drug trafficking offense, and of felon in possession of a firearm. The PSR...

USA v. Wayne James
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1250
USA v. Wayne James
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1250
USA v. Jeffrey Olson
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1759
Sunrise Pharmaceutical Inc v. Vision Pharma LLC
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1960
Estate of Marie Tomei v. H&H Manufacturing Co Inc
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2189
Jose Melgas Orellana v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2404
United States v. Raia  
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1033

Justia Opinion Summary: While running for office in Hoboken, New Jersey, Raia directed campaign volunteers to bribe voters with $50 payments to vote for him by absentee ballot and support a measure he favored. Convicted of conspiring to use the...

USA v. Francis Raia
Date: April 3, 2020
Docket Number: 50-1033
Lety Perez-Morales v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2184
John McGinnis, Jr. v. Social Security Administration
Date: April 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2748
Jeanangela Currier v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: April 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3244
Robert Edwards v. U.S. Department of HUD
Date: April 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3245
In re: Frederick Banks v.
Date: April 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3830
Ricky Miller v. New Jersey Department of Corre
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3230
Jose Montalban v. Powell
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1450
Kyko Global Inc v. Omkar Bhongir
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1807
Elvin Cruz-Carbajal v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2295
USA v. Daelon Hill-Johnson
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2299
USA v. Martin Racioppi
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2591
Frederick Banks v.
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1009
Hudson City Savings Bank v. Anita Barrow
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1043
USA v. Calvin Roeder
Date: April 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1682
Sumaila v. Attorney General United States  
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1342

Justia Opinion Summary: Sumaila was born in Accra, Ghana. At age 26, when his sexual orientation became known, Sumaila was attacked by his father and his neighbors. He went into hiding and eventually entered the United States without authoriza...

United States v. Savage  
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1308

Justia Opinion Summary: At Savage’s sentencing hearing for his 2005 drug, money laundering, and witness tampering convictions, the judge stated that the $5,000 fine was “due immediately.” The judge “recommended” participation in the Bureau of P...

B. Janet Petti v. Ocean County Board of Health
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2137
USA v. Nazariy Kmet
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2718
USA v. Reginald Reaves
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3123
Oscar Baptiste v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3371
Riccio v. Sentry Credit Inc  
Date: March 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1463

Justia Opinion Summary: Riccio fell behind on payments to M-Shell. Sentry Credit bought the debt and sought to collect it, sending Riccio a letter containing a notification that described how to contact Sentry by phone, mail, or email. Riccio s...

Ajay Kajla v. US Bank National Association
Date: March 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1718
In re: Asbestos Products v.
Date: March 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2165
Physicians Healthsource Inc v. Cephalon Inc  
Date: March 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3609

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Martinez, who worked for PHI, met with Cephalon representatives to discuss Cephalon drugs. Cephalon representatives asked Martinez if they could follow up with him and “send [him] things,” after which faxes were some...

South Allegheny Pittsburgh v. City of Pittsburgh
Date: March 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1371
Chris Juday v. Merck & Co Inc
Date: March 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1144
Sonia Morales-Sican v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2722
Rhonda Wilson v. Jessica Altman
Date: March 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2828
Alberto Martinez-Nieto v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3828
Robert W Mauthe MD PC v. Spreemo Inc
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1470
USA v. Marquese Whitted
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2097
USA v. Philip Muchisky
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2697
Amro Elansari v. Altria
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3177
Newspaper Newsprint Magazine a v. PG Publishing Co
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3966
In re: Sampson  
Date: March 25, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1224

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Sampson pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a felon, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). The district court denied his motion to withdraw his plea and sentenced him to 15 years' imprisonment. The Third Circuit affirm...

Ramon Coplin v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 24, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2877
Dany Paredes Esquivel v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1462
Chartis Property Casualty Co. v. Inganamort  
Date: March 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1903

Justia Opinion Summary: The Inganamorts docked their 65-foot fishing vessel behind their part-time Boca Raton, Florida residence. In 2011, while they were at their New Jersey home, the ship sank enough to sustain serious damage. They reported t...

James Coppedge v.
Date: March 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3384
Mynor Martinez-Hernandez v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1113
Jose Guzman-Bedolla v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2555
Victoria Handle v. Postmaster General of the Unit
Date: March 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1330
Ryan Kerwin v. Parx Casino
Date: March 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1675
USA v. Kalif English
Date: March 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1637
Ilma Soriano Nunez v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2355
Jose Guzman-Bedolla v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2555
Arthur Chester, III v. Donald Lombardo
Date: March 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2711
Andrea Genrette v.
Date: March 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3386
USA v. Dianthe Martinez-Brooks
Date: March 16, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3194
Yvonne Raley v. Felician College
Date: March 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1249
Luis De Jesus v. Administrator NJ State Prison
Date: March 12, 2020
Docket Number: 17-1579
USA v. Ibrahim McCants
Date: March 12, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3103
Milton Jarama v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 12, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3570
Guardian Life Ins Co of Americ v. Tina Gonnella
Date: March 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2208
Enerva Trotman v. T. Smith
Date: March 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3382
Bill Williams v. City of Allentown
Date: March 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1444
Anthony Allen v. J. Eckard
Date: March 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3094
Joseph Aruanno v. Steven Johnson
Date: March 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3802
Nelson Ocasio v. Michael Ciach
Date: March 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1180
USA v. Ronald Salahuddin
Date: March 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1859
Amro Elansari v. Pamela Ruest
Date: March 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3021
In Re: James Pavlichko, Jr. v.
Date: March 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1097
D.G.M. v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 9, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3360
USA v. Lee Sokalsky
Date: March 9, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3607
United States v. James  
Date: March 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1480

Justia Opinion Summary: James’s 10-year-old nephew found a loaded handgun in a drawer. The gun fired accidentally, wounding the boy’s six-year-old sister. She recovered. James pleaded guilty under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1), to possession of a firearm...

James J. Binns v. Truist Bank
Date: March 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2157
Reecon North America LLC v. DU Hope International Group
Date: March 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2479
Edwin Mejia-Morales v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2476
Thomas Conway, IV v. US Bank National Association
Date: March 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2498
June Rodgers v. Christopher Christie
Date: March 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2616
Gilbert Martinez v. Tax Claims Bureau
Date: March 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3258
USA v. Michael Millan-Miranda
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3217
USA v. Victor Gates
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1866
Diego Sacoto Rivera v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2644
Rao Mandalapu v. Temple University Hospital
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2854
Everson Francis v. Amanda Felder
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3186
Margaret Mazur v. Southwestern Veterans Center
Date: March 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3293
Omar Saunders v. Administrator NJ State Prison
Date: March 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1867
Nak Chhoeun v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2335
Druding v. Care Alternatives  
Date: March 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3298

Justia Opinion Summary: Care Alternatives provides hospice care to New Jersey patients, employing “interdisciplinary teams” of registered nurses, chaplains, social workers, home health aides, and therapists working alongside independent physici...

Myron Moton v. John Wetzel
Date: March 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2773
Razak v. Uber Technologies Inc  
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1944

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, drivers who use Uber’s mobile phone application to provide limousine services (UberBLACK) in Philadelphia, claimed violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201, and Pennsylvania laws. Plai...

Claudia Casser v. Township of Knowlton
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3799
James Shelton v. Fast Advance Funding LLC
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2265
Frank Slupski v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2279
Thomas Parker v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3612
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1052
Donell L. Prince v.
Date: March 3, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1282
Elliott Schuchardt v. President United States of Ame
Date: March 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1366
Leslie Willis v. Lawrence O'Toole
Date: March 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2094
Martin Orr v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: March 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2471
Herrera-Reyes v. Attorney General United States  
Date: February 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2255

Justia Opinion Summary: The Nicaraguan government has a “de facto concentration of power in a single party,” the Sandinistas. According to human rights observers, police generally protect or give preferential treatment to pro-government [Sandin...

Martin Orr v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2471
USA v. Carl Sealey
Date: February 27, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3352
Constantino Ortiz-Lezama v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1546
D.G.M. v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3360
Kimberley Steele v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2466
Prospect CCMC LLC v. CCNA/PA Assn Staff Nurses
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1439
Guadalupe v. Attorney General United States  
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2239

Justia Opinion Summary: Guadalupe entered the U.S. in 1998. In 2003, he married Torres, a U.S. citizen; he was granted conditional permanent resident status. The couple divorced in 2006. Guadalupe applied for the removal of the conditional basi...

County of Montgomery v. Atlantic Richfield Co
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2352
County of Lehigh v. Atlantic Richfield Co
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2353
Wesley Massey v. Todd Pfeifer
Date: February 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2784
United States v. Diaz  
Date: February 25, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2157

Justia Opinion Summary: Diaz was charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute drugs. His five co-defendants pled guilty. Albert-Heise, assigned to represent Diaz, accepted a new position. Dissatisfied with his n...

William Brobst v. David Crossett
Date: February 25, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2602
David Goldrich v. City of Jersey City
Date: February 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1959
USA v. Darryl Coleman
Date: February 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2824
Frederick Banks v. NPR News
Date: February 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3212
Giovanna Reichard v. United Omaha Life Insurance
Date: February 24, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2952
Lindell Tate v. S. Wiggins
Date: February 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1242
Reginald Lewis v. John Wetzel
Date: February 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3019
Cornell Delvalle v. Superintendent Frackville SCI
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 17-2364
United States v. Baxter  
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3613

Justia Opinion Summary: Customs and Border Protection K-9 Officer Lopez was working at the airport in St. Thomas and took his certified canine, Bo, into a cargo plane to inspect incoming mail. Bo alerted to a package, indicating the presence of...

Amir Vana v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1063
Eugene Villarreal v. State of New Jersey
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1426
Walgreen Co. v. Johnson & Johnson  
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1730

Justia Opinion Summary: Walgreen sells Remicade, a drug used to treat autoimmune diseases that is marketed and manufactured by Janssen. Walgreen procures Remicade from the Wholesaler, which acquires Remicade pursuant to a Distribution Agreement...

Daniel King v. Charles Burr, II
Date: February 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2205
Peter Accurso v. Infra-Red Services Inc
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1583
Carmencita Maria Pedro v. City Fitness LLC
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1799
Destefano v. Udren Law Offices PC
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2309
Faith Carter v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3284
USA v. Anthony Michael Cobb
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1410
Richard Stephens v. Chad Kenney
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2136
E. Thomas Scarborough, III v. Northampton County Court of Co
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2455
USA v. Lorenzo Hardwick
Date: February 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3172
Chad McCloskey v. James Welch
Date: February 19, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1924
Thomas Riley, Jr. v. Mutual Insurance Co Ltd
Date: February 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1321
Lashawn Jones v. Ocean County Division of Child
Date: February 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1509
Anna Ackaway v. Aetna Life Insurance Co
Date: February 18, 2020
Docket Number: 16-3969
In re: Energy Future Holdings Corp.  
Date: February 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1430

Justia Opinion Summary: The latency period for some asbestos-related diseases may last 40 years In bankruptcy, most classes of asbestos plaintiffs are divided between those who have already contracted an asbestos-related disease and those who...

Haiying Xi v. Shengchun Lu
Date: February 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3541
Niaja Brown v. Childrens Hospital of Philadel
Date: February 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3685
Robert Taylor v. District Attorney Philadelphia
Date: February 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1542
Ellen Heine v. Commissioner New Jersey Depart
Date: February 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1763
Rachid Leguessir v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1879
Alan Marbaker v. Statoil Onshore Properties Inc
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3067
Md Emran v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1091
United States v. Bruce  
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1941

Justia Opinion Summary: Bruce was indicted for possession with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(B)(iii). Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 851, the g...

USA v. Pascual Colon
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2439
Jay Minerley v. Aetna Inc
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2730
E.O.H.C. v. Secretary United States Department of Homeland Security  
Date: February 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2927

Justia Opinion Summary: E.O.H.C. and his daughter fled Mixco, Guatemala, a city plagued by violence, crossed into the U.S. and presented themselves to Border Patrol officers. The government began removal proceedings, scheduling a hearing in San...

USA v. Kay Ellison
Date: February 12, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3683
USA v. Robert Bard
Date: February 12, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3754
Delaware and Hudson Railway Co v. Knoedler Manufacturers Inc
Date: February 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1731
UGI Sunbury LLC v. Permanent Easement for 1.7575 Acres  
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3126

Justia Opinion Summary: UGI builds natural gas pipelines. It obtained authorization to construct and operate an underground pipeline along 34.4 miles of land in Pennsylvania under the Natural Gas Act, 15 U.S.C. 717, The Landowners rejected UGI’...

UGI Sunbury LLC v. Permanent Easement for 0.4308
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3127
Jason Kokinda v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3742
B. B. v. Delaware College Preparatory A
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1649
United States v. Hoffert  
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1720

Justia Opinion Summary: Hoffert, incarcerated since 2003, made requests for documents from various governmental entities after he began serving his sentence. Dissatisfied with the responses, Hoffert filed a pro se 42 U.S.C. 1983 complaint. The...

In re: Somerset Regional Water Resources, LLC  
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1874

Justia Opinion Summary: Mostoller owned the Debtor, a business that serviced oil and gas wells. The Debtor owed the Trust $3 million, secured by a blanket lien on most of the Debtor’s assets and a personal guarantee by Mostoller. The Debtor pe...

Felicita Sanchez-Garcia v. United States of America
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2093
Robert Wade v. District Attorney Monroe Count
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2201
Vasiliy Ermichine v. McKean FCI
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2779
Frederick Banks v. Ed Lea
Date: February 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3467
Yaovi Nouledo v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2016
John Sloan v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1085
Ragbir v. United States  
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1282

Justia Opinion Summary: Ragbir, a green card holder from Trinidad and Tobago, was convicted of mortgage fraud in 2000. On his attorney’s advice, Ragbir agreed that the actual loss was $350,000-$500,000, believing that his convictions alone made...

PNY Technologies Inc v. Netac Technology Co LTD
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1635
USA v. Lavon Caldwell
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2174
Lionel Holloway v. USA
Date: February 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2849
Johnson v. Superintendent Fayette SCI  
Date: February 7, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2423

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnson and Wright were charged with murder. Before trial, Wright confessed to his involvement in the crime and identified Johnson as the shooter. The prosecution introduced Wright’s confession at trial, substituting Joh...

John Fuller v. Christopher Narkin
Date: February 7, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3660
State of Delaware v. Christopher Desmond
Date: February 7, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3814
USA v. Joseph Coleman, Jr.
Date: February 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2028
United States v. Apple Mac Pro Computer  
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3205

Justia Opinion Summary: Officers executed a search warrant at Rawls’ residence, yielding an iPhone 6 and a Mac Pro Computer with attached external hard drives, all protected with encryption software. With a warrant, forensic analysts discovered...

Greater Philadelphia Chamber Commerce v. City of Philadelphia  
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2175

Justia Opinion Summary: Philadelphia enacted an ordinance to address the disparity in the pay of women and minorities: the “Inquiry Provision” prohibits an employer from asking about a prospective employee’s wage history and the “Reliance Provi...

Greater Phila Chamber Commerce v. City of Philadelphia
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2176
USA v. Michael Wood
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3597
Overseas Lease Group Inc v. Plocher Construction Co Inc
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3801
Susan Silver v. Allegheny County Court of Comm
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1120
Frederick Banks v. China
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2746
Adam Wenzke v. Paola Munoz
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2758
Wilmington Savings Fund Societ v. Teresa Velardi
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2841
Heon Lee v. USA
Date: February 6, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2893
USA v. Sean Moore
Date: February 5, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3782
James Hinchliffe v.
Date: February 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2429
Robert Russell v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: February 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3049
USA v. Edward Jackson
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 17-2647
Junior Ricketts v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3298
Hayes v. Gilmore
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2289
Gabriel Gonzalez v. Superintendent Houtzdale SCI
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3509
USA v. Myron Owens
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3778
USA v. Quinyahta Rochelle
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3796
USA v. Quinyahta Rochelle
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3805
Kevin Potter v. David Newkirk
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1728
Jonatan Rozco-Perez v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2222
Erika Mejia Fuentes v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2269
USA v. Romel Wilson
Date: February 3, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3618
Barbara Gillis v. Respond Power LLC
Date: February 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2765
Peter Cresci v. Susan Gyss
Date: February 3, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3314
United States v. Hendrickson  
Date: February 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1843

Justia Opinion Summary: Hendrickson was a pretrial detainee in the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections. During a routine pat-down, a guard found a cell phone in Hendrickson’s pocket. When the phone was activated, it displayed an...

USA v. Eric Harding
Date: February 3, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2122
David Stanley Consultants v. Director Office of Workers Com
Date: January 31, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3406
USA v. Joseph Jackson
Date: January 31, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3407
USA v. Keith Harding
Date: January 31, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1837
Rocmon Sanders v.
Date: January 31, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1116
USA v. Andrew Carr
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 17-1911
United States v. Fishoff  
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3549

Justia Opinion Summary: Fishoff began trading securities in the 1990s. By 2009, he had earned enough money to establish his own firm, with one full-time employee and several independent contractors. Fishoff had no formal training in securities...

Abel Perez Borges v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1790
USA v. Joseph Dunston
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1921
USA v. Joseph Dunston
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2882
Roscoe Chambers v. Warden Lewisburg USP
Date: January 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3136
Rosa v. Attorney General United States  
Date: January 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1765

Justia Opinion Summary: Rosa, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was admitted to the U.S. as a legal permanent resident in 1992, as a child. In 2004, he pled guilty to possession and sale of a controlled substance (cocaine) within 1,000 feet...

USA v. Jennifer Komlo
Date: January 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2647
Dorothy Stewart v. Postmaster General US
Date: January 29, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3262
Angel Thomas, Sr. v. Tyree Blocker
Date: January 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1774
USA v. Jared Brown
Date: January 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2451
United States v. Johnman  
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2048

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnman signed a plea agreement admitting to: use of an interstate facility to entice a minor to engage in sexual conduct, 18 U.S.C. 2422(b); distribution of child pornography, section 2252(a)(2); and possession of child...

USA v. George Georgiou
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2498
Arthur Pace, Jr. v. WalMart Stores East LP
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3313
Vito Pelino v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3771
United States v. Dohou  
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1992, Dohou came from Benin to the U.S. on a visitor’s visa. He became a lawful permanent resident. More than a decade later, he was convicted of conspiring to traffic marijuana, an aggravated felony. DHS served him w...

Franklin Chavez v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1519
USA v. Yunior Fernandez
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2388
John Sutton v.
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2416
Christian Womack v.
Date: January 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3877
Fendi Brooks v.
Date: January 27, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3619
Julio Beccerril v. Spartan Concrete Products LLC
Date: January 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1379
USA v. Quame Herd
Date: January 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1517
Guilio Mesadieu v. City of Linden
Date: January 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2670
Rahman Fulton v.
Date: January 27, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3992
Da Silva v. Attorney General United States  
Date: January 24, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1699

Justia Opinion Summary: Da Silva, a two-year-old native of Brazil, was admitted to the U.S. in 1994 with a B-2 visa. She has never left the U.S. Da Silva married a U.S. citizen, Leach, a member of the armed services, who subjected Da Silva to a...

USA v. Ashley Sterling
Date: January 24, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2989
Allen Feingold v. Bradley Brooks
Date: January 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1495
USA v. Shamir Kane
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3723
Konstantin Bugarenko v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1137
United States v. James  
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1250

Justia Opinion Summary: During the 2009-2010 term, James was a senator in the Virgin Islands Legislature. The Legislature maintained a fund for Legislature-related expenses. James used a large portion of the checks issued to him by the fund for...

Cirko v. Commissioner Social Security  
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1772

Justia Opinion Summary: After the plaintiffs’ disability claims were denied by ALJs employed by the Social Security Administration (SSA), the Supreme Court held in Lucia v. SEC (2018), that ALJs in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) e...

C. H. v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1954
USA v. Taquan Wright
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2356
Harold Fitzgerald v. DOJ
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3115
Jose Serrano-Arias v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3736
Cleveland Butler v. Fran Chardo
Date: January 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2947
Papera v. Pennsylvania Quarried Blueston Co.  
Date: January 22, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3060

Justia Opinion Summary: The Paperas sued the Company. The court sent the case to mediation. In May 2016, the Paperas reported that the parties had settled and asked for “a sixty (60) day Order of Dismissal,” to be followed by an agreement for t...

Stratton Peay v. CO Sager
Date: January 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1131
Liger6 LLC v. Sarto Antonio
Date: January 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2027
Amro Elansari v. Jagex Inc
Date: January 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2696
Albert Frazier v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departm
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1514
Leo Tarr v. City of Pittsburgh
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1555
In re: Diet Drugs v.
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2195
USA v. Devon Williams
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2268
USA v. Jose Borbon
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2528
Dale Sattar v. Cameron Parker
Date: January 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2576
USA v. Corey Pasley
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3398
Hamid Abdul-Shabazz v. Administrator East Jersey Stat
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1333
Charles Parker v. Pennsylvania Board of Probatio
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2150
USA v. James Armstrong, Jr.
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3026
Johna Goldsack v. WalMart Stores, Inc.
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3229
Holloway v. Attorney General United States  
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3595

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, Holloway was convicted of a DUI at the highest blood alcohol content (BAC). The charge was dismissed upon his completion of an accelerated rehabilitation program. In 2005, Holloway was again arrested for DUI and...

Robert Fisher v. Commissioner
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-9005
Eladio Cruz v. Jan Jurden
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1887
United States v. Hodge  
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1930

Justia Opinion Summary: Hodge was charged with three counts of using, carrying, or possessing a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, 18 U.S.C. 924(c) after he shot two armored-vehicle workers and stole $33,500. A jury convicted Hod...

USA v. Vaughn Spencer
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2139
Ben Turay v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2347
USA v. Joseph Meehan
Date: January 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2533
Arturo Delacruz v. USA
Date: January 16, 2020
Docket Number: 17-2813
USA v. Craig Devlin
Date: January 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1853
Patrick Stewart v. Kip Mostowy
Date: January 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1913
USA v. Francis Brooks
Date: January 15, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3764
Briaheen Thomas v. Tice
Date: January 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1811
Briaheen Thomas v. Tice
Date: January 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1811
USA v. Olufemi Adigun
Date: January 15, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3331
Danziger & De Llano LLP v. Morgan Verkamp LLC  
Date: January 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1986

Justia Opinion Summary: Danziger, a Texas law firm, claims that it referred potential qui tam clients (including Epp) to an Ohio firm, Morgan Verkamp and had an oral contract to collect one-third of the attorney’s fees from the Epp suit. Epp re...

Joan Orie Melvin v. District Attorney Allegheny Co
Date: January 14, 2020
Docket Number: 17-2143
USA v. Kanya Tirado
Date: January 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1180
James Durst v. City of Philadelphia
Date: January 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3302