2020 Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 501 - 1000 of 1212

Hea Thai v. USA
Date: July 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1407
Blanco v. Attorney General of the United States  
Date: July 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3658

Justia Opinion Summary: Blanco, a citizen of Honduras, is a member of Honduras’s Liberty and Refoundation anti-corruption political party that opposes the current Honduran president. After participating in six political marches, he was abducted...

United States v. Pawlowski  
Date: July 24, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2033

Justia Opinion Summary: Pawlowski was convicted of federal program bribery, Travel Act bribery, attempted Hobbs Act extortion, wire and mail fraud, honest services fraud, making false statements to the FBI, and conspiracy. As the mayor of Allen...

USA v. Edwin Pawlowski
Date: July 24, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2033
Rubens Francis v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3714
Ajay Kajla v. Patricia Cleary
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1373
NovaPro Solutions LLC v.
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1915
USA v. Glenn Ford
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3248
Isaias Zambrano Rios v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 23, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1281
Sanchez v. Secretary United States Department of Homeland Security  
Date: July 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1311

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs, husband and wife, are citizens of El Salvador. They entered the U.S. without inspection or admission in 1997 and again in 1998. Following a series of earthquakes in El Salvador in 2001, the plaintiffs app...

St. Lukes Health Network, Inc. v. Lancaster General Hospital  
Date: July 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3340

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1998, Pennsylvania and 45 other states entered into a settlement agreement with certain cigarette manufacturers, who agreed to disburse funding to the states to cover tobacco-related healthcare costs. Pennsylvania’s...

USA v. Richard Moquete
Date: July 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3570
United States v. Seighman  
Date: July 21, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3368

Justia Opinion Summary: Seighman pleaded guilty to a counterfeiting conspiracy, a Class D felony carrying a maximum prison term of 60 months. He was sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment followed by 36 months of supervised release. After his rel...

Carlos Zuniga-Hernandez v. Chamberlain
Date: July 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1586
United States v. Seighman
Date: July 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3203
Danilo Pineda-Gonzalez v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3798
Beverley Harris v. The Bozzuto Group
Date: July 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1362
Sonia Escobar-Coto v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1040
USA v. Emanouel Frangos
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2482
United States v. Birt  
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3820

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, Birt was arrested following a traffic stop. A state trooper found 186.5 grams of crack cocaine in the trunk. Birt was charged under 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1). Birt pled guilty. His plea agreement stated that “[t]he ma...

USA v. Walter Harris
Date: July 20, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1723
Sammy Gichuhi v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2404
Seneca Insurance Co v. Mark Beal
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2570
Wagner v. Northern Berks Regional Police
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2637
Plastic Surgery Center, P.A. v. Aetna Life Insurance Co  
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3381

Justia Opinion Summary: J.L. and D.W. were covered by employer-sponsored Aetna insurance plans that provided out-of-network benefits only in cases of “Urgent Care or a Medical Emergency” (J.L.) or not at all (D.W.). J.L. needed bilateral breas...

Yusupha Sanneh v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1135
David Davison v. Douglas Sheaffer
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1967
Douglas Bitzer v. Superintendent Camp Hill SCI
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2202
Katherine Lomaskin v. Siemens Medical Solutions USA
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3104
Lisa Smith-Goodman v. Turning Points for Children
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3106
USA v. Matthew Naber
Date: July 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3659
Nautilus Insurance Co v. 200 Christian Street Partners
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1506
Thomas Reilly v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2897
NewStarcom Holdings Inc v.
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3096
Teamsters Local 177 v. United Parcel Service  
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3150

Justia Opinion Summary: The Union sought confirmation of an arbitration award under the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 9. Section 9 provides that a district court “must grant” a confirmation order for an award upon application where the awar...

Patrick Gaitens v. US Dept of Veterans Affairs
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3475
I. K. v. Montclair Board of Education
Date: July 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3503
John Curley v. Monmouth County Board
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2181
USA v. Frederick Banks
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2843
Fayez Hanna v. Secretary United States
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1121
Elisha Gresham v. Delaware Department of Health
Date: July 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1329
Andrew McCormick v. Furda
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3488
Williams v. Medley Opportunity Fund II, LP  
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2058

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs obtained payday loans from AWL, an online entity owned by the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians. The loan agreement stated that the loan was governed by tribal law and that the borrowers consented to the app...

USA v. William Cook
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2345
USA v. Michael Norwood
Date: July 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1435
Baptiste v. Bethlehem Landfill Co.  
Date: July 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1692

Justia Opinion Summary: The Baptistes filed suit on behalf of a class of homeowner-occupants and renters (about 8,400 households) claiming interference with the use and enjoyment of their homes and loss in property value caused by noxious odors...

Alex Ryle v. Irene Fuh
Date: July 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2665
Doretta Fleming v. Drew Warren
Date: July 13, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3883
Desmond Keels v. Steve Buzas
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1023
Hay Group Management Inc v. Schneider  
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1473

Justia Opinion Summary: Schneider, a longtime Hay employee, was elevated to CEO in 2001. Hay terminated Schneider in 2003 for “good cause.” Schneider sued in the Labor Court of Germany and in the Netherlands. The Dutch courts found that under D...

Aaron McCoy v. Keenya Taylor
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2662
Tamra Robinson v. First State Community Action A
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2995
Reynolds Alley v. MTD Products Inc
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3024
International Union of Operati v. Farmland Foods Inc
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3420
Sharon Smith v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3681
Jane Adkins v. John Sogliuzzo
Date: July 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3920
Calvin Rivers v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1395
USA v. Wilmer Romero
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1785
USA v. Fuhai Li
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1875
Faith Doncheva v. Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2337
USA v. Luis Sanabria-Robreno
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2351
Labib Riachi v. Prometheus Group
Date: July 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2768
USA v. Jonathan Scott
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1708
Tabu McClure v. Commissioner Jeffrey Haste
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2200
Richard Sears v. Dante McCoy
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2673
USA v. Joel Scott
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3335
Raul Rodriguez-Galvez v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3760
Rafael Chieke v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3789
C. Tate George v.
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1011
Frederick Banks v.
Date: July 8, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1951
USA v. David Toney
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2175
Fanta Toure v. USCIS
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2617
Santos v. Warden Pike County Correctional Facility  
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2663

Justia Opinion Summary: Santos, a native of the Dominican Republic, became a lawful permanent U.S. resident in 2006. In 2017, he pleaded guilty to possessing marijuana with intent to deliver. If that crime is the “aggravated felony,” “illicit t...

USA v. Richard Murphy
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3391
Robert Murphy v. Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3526
Doug Vaughn v. Nina Markey
Date: July 7, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1500
Mid-American Salt LLC v. Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council  
Date: July 6, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2112

Justia Opinion Summary: The Council handles contracts for over 200 New Jersey municipalities, police departments, and school districts. Mid-American sells bulk road salt. The Council's members estimated their salt needs for the 2016-17 winter....

USA v. Louis Hill
Date: July 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2183
Timothy Defoggi v. USA
Date: July 2, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1076
United States v. Jackson  
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Numbers: 19-2499, 19-2517

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2006, Harris pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of cocaine base and stipulated to the quantity he possessed—33.6 gra...

Leo v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC of Delaware  
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3111

Justia Opinion Summary: A mortgage conveys an interest in real property as security. Lenders often require borrowers to maintain hazard insurance that protects the property. If the borrower fails to maintain adequate coverage, the lender may bu...

Ederjunio Coelho Gomes v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 1, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1085
B.L. v. Mahanoy Area School District  
Date: June 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1842

Justia Opinion Summary: B.L., as an MAHS freshman, was on the junior varsity cheerleading squad. The next year, she was again placed on JV. An incoming freshman made the varsity team. B.L took a photo of herself and her friend with their midd...

Djordje Zivku v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3294
Jean Bautista-Mescua v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 30, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3592
Matthew Sheffer v. Centre County
Date: June 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2726
USA v. Carolyn Jackson
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2137
USA v. John Jackson
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2138
Kenneth Stafford v. Joseph Morris
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1924
USA v. Edwin Pawlowski
Date: June 26, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2033
Hartnett v. Pennsylvania State Education Association  
Date: June 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2391

Justia Opinion Summary: Some public-sector employees join their local unions; others do not. If a collective-bargaining agreement contains an “agency-fee” provision, both union members and nonmembers must pay a portion of union dues. A Pennsylv...

Keenan Johnson v. USA
Date: June 25, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2729
Eugene Davis v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: June 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2641
Gerald Smith, Jr. v. Peoples Place II Inc
Date: June 24, 2020
Docket Number: 19-4006
W. James Mac Naughton v. Shai Harmelech
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1047
USA v. Marquis Wilson
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1079
USA v. Marquis Wilson
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1079
Hector Valentine v. USA
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2625
Deborah Dailey v. City of Philadelphia
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3409
John Corsale v. Sperian Energy Corp
Date: June 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3567
In re: Processed Egg Products Antitrust Litigation  
Date: June 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1088

Justia Opinion Summary: In a purported class action, egg purchasers claimed that egg producers conspired to inflate prices by early slaughtering of hens and similar supply-reducing steps; creation of an animal welfare certification program that...

D.J.S.-W. v. United States  
Date: June 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2434

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, D. was delivered at Sharon Hospital by Dr. Gallagher and sustained an injury, allegedly causing her shoulder and arm permanent damage. In 2010-2011, preparing to file D.’s malpractice case, counsel requested rec...

Briance Mascarenhas v. Rutgers University
Date: June 22, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3137
Ronald Boyles, Jr. v. American Heritage Life Insuran
Date: June 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2145
Neil Blakenship v. Dominion Energy Transmission
Date: June 19, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3374
Jaroslawicz v. M&T Bank Corp
Date: June 18, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3695
Jaroslawicz v. M&T Bank Corp
Date: June 18, 2020
Docket Number: 17-3695
Branch Banking & Trust Co v. Angino Law Firm PC
Date: June 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2220
Kindra O'Bryant v. Lisa Pier
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3049
Melissa James v. Windham Professionals Inc
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1964
Momar Ndir v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3320
United States v. Bellille  
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3544

Justia Opinion Summary: Golubitsky, as a Virgin Islands Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panelist, was appointed counsel for Bellille, an indigent defendant in a multi-defendant RICO prosecution. Golubitsky unsuccessfully moved to withdraw, arguing t...

USA v. David Morrissey
Date: June 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3591
Tanya Wilson v. United States Postal Service
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1530
Raymond Winchester v.
Date: June 15, 2020
Docket Number: 20-2074
First Bank Puerto Rico v. Phyllis Misite
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1512
In Re: NFL Players' Concussion Injury Litigation  
Date: June 12, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2085

Justia Opinion Summary: The Settlement Agreement between the NFL and eligible retired NFL players arose out of a class action based on findings that professional football players are at a significantly increased risk for serious brain injury. T...

Davis v. Samuels  
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 18-1204

Justia Opinion Summary: While imprisoned at Moshannon Valley Correctional Center ()MVCC), Davis, a Jamaican national, requested permission to marry a non-inmate U.S. citizen. MVCC apparently imposed requirements on those wishing to get married,...

Antwaun Bush v. City of Pittsburgh
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1009
Keith Sequeira v. SEC
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1997
Frederick Bounasissi v. PHH Mortgage Corp
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2981
National Medical Imaging LLC v.
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3057
Khongsana Soumphonphakdy v. Mary Walilko
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3404
Fabiola Chavez-Sanchez v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3479
Mark Downey v. USA
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3609
Solomon Manamela v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: June 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3924
USA v. William Baroni, Jr.
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 17-1817
USA v. Bridget Kelly
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 17-1818
Rondell Slaughter v. Superintendent Phoenix SCI
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2062
United States v. Scripps  
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2663

Justia Opinion Summary: Scripps was convicted of wire fraud for transferring millions of dollars from the bank accounts of his mother and autistic uncle—heirs to the family’s publishing fortune—into his own account. During sentencing arguments,...

Ehnert v. Washington Penn Plastic Co Inc.  
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 18-3364

Justia Opinion Summary: Ehnert was placed at WPP by Staffmark as a temporary general laborer. It was understood that Ehnert would be considered for hire as a WPP employee. Ehnert suffered from various medical conditions but never requested acc...

USA v. Damien Gibson
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1234
USA v. Keith Thomas
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1278
Jose Gonzalez-Reyes v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3161
Joseph Aruanno v.
Date: June 10, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1660
USA v. Renee Tartaglione
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2638
Jennifer Gordon v. Kohls Department Stores Inc
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2865
Jonathan Brownlee v. Monroe County Correctional Fac
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3169
Rosendo Rivera Rivera v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3468
Patrick Julney v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3988
Akeem Gumbs v.
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1572
Andrew Cox v.
Date: June 9, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1993
Elmer Perez-Cobon v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3178
Michael Kissell v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3229
Andrea Genrette v. Bank of New York Trust Co NA
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3385
Frederick Banks v. United States Court of Appeals
Date: June 8, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3586
USA v. Francisco Vallejo
Date: June 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1482
Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor v. Governor of New Jersey  
Date: June 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2458

Justia Opinion Summary: New Jersey and New York agreed more than 50 years ago to enter into the Waterfront Commission Compact. Congress consented to the formation of the Waterfront Commission Compact, under the Compacts Clause in Article I, sec...

United States v. Torres  
Date: June 5, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2940

Justia Opinion Summary: New York City Officer Pickel was patrolling an area known for violent crime, when a man flagged him down, pointing to the only pedestrian on a bridge (later identified as Torres). The man stated that Torres fired a gun i...

Audi of America v. Bronsberg & Hughes Pontiac Inc
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2072
In re: SS Body Armor I Inc.  
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Numbers: 19-2313, 19-2314, 19-2315, 19-2316

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, revelations surfaced that Body Armor—a publicly-traded company—was manufacturing its body armor, which it sold to law enforcement agencies and the U.S. military, using substandard materials. Its stock price plum...

SS Body Armor I, Inc v.
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2314
SS Body Armor I. Inc v.
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2315
SS Body Armor I Inc v.
Date: June 4, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2316
Gladys Mendoza v. Inspira Medical Center Vinelan
Date: June 2, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3434
Elisabeth Yucis v. Sears Outlet Stores LLC
Date: June 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2484
Angel Zapata Suquilanda v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 1, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3038
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...

USA v. Tykei Garner
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1038
United States v. Fruit  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Numbers: 19-1326, 19-1038

Justia Opinion Summary: Pennsylvania Trooper Ramirez stopped a car for speeding after running the license plate and learning the car was owned by Enterprise. It lacked typical rental stickers. Each vent had an air freshener clipped to it. The d...

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

Justia Opinion Summary: Eshleman started working as a Patrick truck driver in 2013. In 2015, Eshleman took medical leave to undergo surgery to remove a nodule from his lung. After two months of medical leave, Eshleman returned to work without...

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
Doe v. University of the Sciences  
Date: May 29, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2966

Justia Opinion Summary: Doe, a student at USciences, a private Philadelphia college, had completed nearly all the coursework required to earn a degree in biomedical science when two female students accused him of violating USciences’s Sexual Mi...

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
Plaintiff v. Defendant
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