2021 Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Omar Cargoso v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1132
Tio Legore v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1182
Philip Shropshire v. Chris Gallaway
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1888
John Sweeney v. Alcon Laboratories
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2066
Wanderson Aguiar-Ferreira v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2377
Randy Langer v. Capital One Auto Finance
Date: April 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3875
Christopher Brogan v. Fred Beans Chevrolet Inc
Date: April 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1944
Irene Kendrell v. Secretary US Dept of Defense
Date: April 15, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3528
USA v. Alia Hunaity
Date: April 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1650
Quintez Talley v. Clark
Date: April 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1298
United States v. Shulick  
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-3305, 19-1011

Justia Opinion Summary: Shulick, an attorney, owned and operated DVHS, a for-profit business that provided alternative education to at-risk students. The School District of Philadelphia contracted with DVHS to operate Southwest School for the 2...

USA v. Jamiek Moore
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3965
United States v. Brown  
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1734

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1995, firefighters responded to a fire at a house where Brown, age 17, lived with family members. Three firefighters died when a staircase collapsed. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) open...

Philip Brooks v. WalMart Stores Inc
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2046
Cyril Pyle v. Otis Elevator Co
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2393
William Fletcher, Jr. v. Department of Corrections
Date: April 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3035
Hopkins v. Collecto Inc  
Date: April 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1955

Justia Opinion Summary: Collecto sent a letter to collect on a debt that Hopkins initially owed to Verizon. The letter itemized Hopkins’s debt in a table, concluded that Hopkins owed $1,088.34, and offered to “resolve this debt in full” if he p...

Aristy-Rosa v. Attorney General United States  
Date: April 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2105

Justia Opinion Summary: Aristy-Rosa, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, was admitted to the U.S. in 1993 as a lawful permanent resident. Several years later, he was convicted of attempted criminal sale of cocaine and was sentenced to five yea...

Jose Aristy-Rosa v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2105
Hamer v. LivaNova Deutschland GMBH  
Date: April 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1656

Justia Opinion Summary: Hamer underwent open-heart surgery using LivaNova’s 3T Heater-Cooler System. He developed an infection in the incision, which his physicians suspected stemmed from a non-tuberculosis mycobacterium (NTM). The hospital had...

Government Employees Retirement System of the Virgin Islands v. Government of the Virgin Islands  
Date: April 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1749

Justia Opinion Summary: For decades, the U.S. Virgin Islands Government Employees Retirement System (GERS) experienced annual deficits between its assets and projected liabilities to participants. Its aggregate shortfall is now about three bill...

Hernan Navarro v.
Date: April 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1464
USA v. Liza Robles
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2804
USA v. Peter Goodchild
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3471
Armel Baxter v. Superintendent Coal Township S
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1259
Peroza-Benitez v. Smith  
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1390

Justia Opinion Summary: Peroza-Benitez awoke, hearing Reading Police Officers breaking down his apartment door. They were executing a search warrant related to suspected drug offenses. Peroza-Benitez climbed out of his window onto the roof wea...

Gibson v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1589

Justia Opinion Summary: Basic underinsured motorist (UIM) coverage is equal to the policy's bodily injury limits; Pennsylvania insureds can reduce costs by making a “request in writing” for lower UIM coverage. Gibson signed a State Farm (SF) in...

USA v. Michael Forbes
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1943
Orlando Fernandez Taveras v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2308
United States v. Morton  
Date: April 7, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3270

Justia Opinion Summary: Morton pleaded guilty to drug crimes. The government claims that during the investigation, it intercepted telephone calls between Morton and Fagan, revealing that Morton sold cocaine to Emanuel. Morton asked Fagan to col...

Sayed Ahmadi v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 7, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2713
USA v. Michael Seibert, Jr.
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2400
United States v. Raia  
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1033

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Raia ran for election to the Hoboken city council and chaired a political action committee, promoting a ballot referendum to weaken rent control laws. Raia’s PAC cut $50 checks to hundreds of voters. Raia claim...

Jose Hercules v. Attorney General United States
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2625
Vincent Tolentino v. Smucker
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3209
Matthew Jones v. Valerie Farnan
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3356
USA v. William Davenport
Date: April 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3497
Michael Breen v. Callagy Law PC
Date: April 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1445
Trenton Tompkins v. Lauren Hackett
Date: April 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3590
USA v. Mark Bower
Date: April 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1409
United States v. Yusuf  
Date: April 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3472

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated appeals, the government challenged the sentences given to Campbell, one year plus one day for possession of guns and ammunition as a felon, 18 U.S.C. 922(g), and Yusuf, 30 months for conspiracy to commit...

USA v. Gilroy Elcock
Date: April 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3252
Robert Noble v. USA
Date: April 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2461
USA v. Cameron Basking
Date: March 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1333
Miriam Quizhpi-Loja v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2675
Hernan Navarro v.
Date: March 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1103
Mendo Love v. DEA
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 17-3830
Christopher Blank v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2181
Leslie Boyd v. City of Philadelphia
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1931
Northfield City Board v. K. S.
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2263
In re: Lucienne Moolenaar v.
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2939
USA v. Jorge Figueroa
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3536
Kenneth Taggart v. Jeffrey Saltz
Date: March 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3574
Michael Nelson v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1286
Simko v. United States Steel Corp.  
Date: March 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1091

Justia Opinion Summary: Simko began working for U.S. Steel in 2005. In 2012, Simko successfully bid on a new position. During training, Simko requested a new two-way radio to accommodate his hearing impairment. U.S. Steel did not provide the ne...

Noel Ricardo Stephens v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2201
Jodie Davis v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: March 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2447
USA v. Safehouse
Date: March 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1422
Curtis Gibson v. Crouch
Date: March 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2021
John Kovacs v. New Jersey Department of Labor
Date: March 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2683
Jane Doe v. Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2734
Dansko Holdings Inc v. Benefit Trust Co
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3847
Dansko Holdings Inc v. Benefit Trust Co
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3847
Bernard Rothman v.
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3071
Louis Neptune v.
Date: March 25, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1278
USA v. Paul Surine
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3971
Yunus Goksen v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2137
Caren Frederick v. Law Office of Fox Kohler & Ass
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2539
Debra Williams v. Pinnacle Health Family Care Mi
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2737
Sean Donahue v. Dauphin County
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2997
USA v. Gilberto Ramos
Date: March 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3272
USA v. Khamraj Lall
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3290
Lynn Smith v. Andrea Dobin
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1614
Washington Mutual Inc v.
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1725
Harold Hoffman v. Nissan Infiniti LT
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2145
Keylin Rivera-Amaya v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2317
USA v. Carlos Gutierrez-Soto
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2520
Hai Chen v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2604
Juanita Mukui v. Director United States Citizen
Date: March 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2608
Dayse Hernandez v. WalMart
Date: March 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2791
USA v. Kenneth Smukler
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2151
USA v. Kenneth Smukler
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2151
Marcel Bent v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3541
In re: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.  
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1136

Justia Opinion Summary: Orexigen produced a weight management drug, Contrave. In June 2016, Orexigen agreed to sell Contrave to McKesson, which provided the drug to pharmacies. The Distribution Agreement permitted “each of [McKesson] and its af...

Conboy v. United States Small Business Administration  
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1726

Justia Opinion Summary: The Appellants, with a $594,000 Small Business Administration loan, bought a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania property that became a pub. They executed a note, mortgage, and unconditional guarantees, providing that federal law w...

USA v. Steven Reuter, Sr.
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2142
Deyvi De Leon v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2381
USA v. George Graves
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2785
Robert Schlaybach v. Berks Heim Nursing & Rehabilit
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1218
William Dunleavy, IV v. Mid Century Insurance Co
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2100
USA v. Dextrick Lawton
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2118
Westminster American Insurance v. Spruce 1530 LLC
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2470
Thomas Robinson v. PA Department of Corrections
Date: March 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2698
Yanet Candelario Salazar v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 17-2936
USA v. Maurice Ross
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3195
O'Hanlon v. Uber Technologies Inc  
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3891

Justia Opinion Summary: Motorized-wheelchair users filed a purported class action, alleging that Uber discriminated against individuals with mobility disabilities by not offering a “wheelchair accessible vehicle” (WAV) option in the Pittsburgh...

Justin Robertson v. Robert Gilmore
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1066
Peter Sauers v. Oak Property Management LP
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1548
USA v. Shynnell Walker
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2114
USA v. Russell Freed
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2946
Mohammad Saleem v. COI Doe
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2985
USA v. Ruben Morales
Date: March 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1167
Shane Pryce v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2823
Klotz v. Celentano Stadtmauer and Wale LLP  
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3703

Justia Opinion Summary: Klotz’s now-deceased husband received medical services from the Hospital and incurred a $1,580 debt; he left no estate. The Hospital retained CSW to collect the debt. CSW mailed collection letters to Klotz. Klotz claims...

Dansko Holdings Inc. v. Benefit Trust Co.  
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3847

Justia Opinion Summary: Dansko conducted due diligence to replace the trustee for its employee stock ownership plan. Benefit falsely denied having been recently been investigated by the Department of Labor. Dansko’s board passed a resolution...

Moyer v. Patenaude & Felix A.P.C.  
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1937

Justia Opinion Summary: Moyer failed to pay her credit-card debt. The card issuer hired Patenaude to collect it. Patenaude sent Moyer a one-page, single-sided collection letter that stated: If you wish to eliminate further collection action, pl...

Jose Aristy-Rosa v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2105
Hasan Shareef v. Brian Palko
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2637
USA v. Troy Holmes
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2729
Christian Dior Womack v.
Date: March 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1357
HIRA Educational Services North America v. Augustine  
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2377

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) solicited bids for a Shenango Township Youth Development Center, closed since 2013. HIRA, a consultant for Islamic educational groups, submitted the highest bid, $40...

HIRA Educational Services North America v. Augustine
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Numbers: 18-2378, 18-2400
HIRA Educational Services Nort v. Frank Augustine
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2400
In re: Energy Future Holdings Corp.  
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3492

Justia Opinion Summary: The Debtors’ most valuable asset was an economic interest in Texas’s largest power transmission and distribution company, which NextEra agreed to buy through a Merger Agreement. The sale was not approved by the Public Ut...

In re: Processed Egg Products v.
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1045
D F Pace v. Emily Baker-White
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1308
USA v. Jelani Solomon
Date: March 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2749
USA v. Jamar McMillan
Date: March 12, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3165
Ifedoo Enigwe v.
Date: March 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1096
USA v. Emmett Perkins
Date: March 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3689
USA v. Franco Badini
Date: March 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3451
United States v. Counterman  
Date: March 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2975

Justia Opinion Summary: Counterman entered a plea of guilty to possession with intent to distribute in excess of 50 grams of methamphetamine, money laundering, and aiding and abetting. His contemporaneously-filed plea agreement stated that the...

Ezaki Gliko Kabushiki Kaisha v. Lotte International America Co
Date: March 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3010
Ezaki Gliko Kabushiki Kaisha v. Lotte International America Co
Date: March 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3010
Jameson Rosado v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2801
USA v. John Glenn
Date: March 9, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2929
USA v. Denis Kelliher
Date: March 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3301
USA v. Richard Boyle
Date: March 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1286
Maria Gonzalez-Garcia v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1845
American Resort Development As v. Government of the Virgin Islan
Date: March 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1964
Great Bay Condominium Owners A v. Government of the Virgin Islan
Date: March 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1965
United States v. Walker  
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 15-4062

Justia Opinion Summary: While Walker waited in a car, two of his accomplices robbed a house, one holding a 12-year-old boy at gunpoint. All of Walker’s codefendants pleaded guilty. A jury convicted Walker of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbe...

Nicholas Edwards v. Superintendent Forest SCI
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2936
Allison Illes v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1094
Wilder Cordon-Salguero v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1183
Thomas Ahearn v. East Stroudsburg Area School D
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1577
Rene Antonio v. Harrahs Atlantic City Propco L
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1600
Sanchit Jain v. Carnegie Mellon University
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1637
Jules Ngambo v. Douglas Christopher
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2088
Earl v. NVR Inc  
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2109

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Earl contracted for the purchase of a house in Allegheny County from NVR, the seller and builder of the house. NVR's agents made representations about the house’s construction, condition, and amenities, includi...

USA v. Vincent Ingino
Date: March 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2437
Donna Deitrick v. Mark Costa
Date: March 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1028
Cesar Urvina Gallegos v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1524
John Custin v. Harold Wirths
Date: March 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1837
Surender Malhan v. Attorney General New Jersey
Date: March 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1905
Lisa Ellis v. Bank of New York Mellon Corp
Date: March 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2061
United States v. Prophet  
Date: March 3, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3776

Justia Opinion Summary: Prophet pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography, 18 U.S.C. 2252(a)(4) and 11 counts of receipt of child pornography, section 2252(a)(2). The court applied a two-level enhancement for distribution (U.S.S.G. 2G2.2(b...

Paul Williams v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3126
Edvin Alvarez-Lajuj v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1180
Gibbs v. City of Pittsburgh  
Date: March 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1414

Justia Opinion Summary: Gibbs applied to be a Pittsburgh policeman, passed the written test, and got a conditional job offer. He had to “[b]e personally examined by a Pennsylvania licensed psychologist and found to be psychologically capable [o...

Mohamed Bah v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2127
Alexander Keaton v. Superintendent Greene SCI
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2633
Edvin Salazar-Cordero v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1484
Johnny Karp Investments LLC v. Peter Kyriakoulis
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1836
Yudith Flores-Rios v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2273
USA v. Eugene Sparrow
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2674
Kevin Sauceda Bejarno v. Andrea Montoya Jimenez
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2710
Joseph DiGenova v. Unite Here Local 274
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2724
USA v. Richard Burton, Jr.
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2748
Rasheena Phinisee v.
Date: March 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1145
Phillip Thompson v. Tammy Ferguson
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3517
Daryl Cook v. City of Philadelphia
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3851
Marcos Lopez-Beltran v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1420
Dembo Sannoh v. Attorney General United States
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2086
Miguel Cosme v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2341
Rene Edwards v. Noel Hillman
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2753
Rene Edwards v. The Hillman Group Company for
Date: March 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2758
James Klein v. Superintendent Smithfield SCI
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1895
USA v. Edward Allie
Date: February 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1395
Banxcorp v. Bankrate Inc
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1833
Gerard Kenney v. American Board of Internal Med
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1007
Iran De Sousa v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1679
Sunuwar v. Attorney General United States  
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2091

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2017, Sunuwar was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident based on a diversity visa. In 2018, he beat and strangled his wife, Sunuwar was convicted of strangulation and contempt for violating a protection-...

USA v. Robert Armstrong
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2301
Pamela Bond v. State Farm Insurance Co
Date: February 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2979
Clarence Robinson v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3444
Victor Mejia-Espinoza v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3513
USA v. Eric Rivera
Date: February 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1458
United States v. Aguirre-Miron  
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3134

Justia Opinion Summary: Aguirre-Miron pleaded guilty to child-pornography offenses: three counts of production, 18 U.S.C. 2251(a), (e); one count of receipt, 18 U.S.C. 2252(a)(2), (b)(1); and one count of possession, 18 U.S.C. 2252(a)(4)(B), (b...

USA v. Reinaldo Rodriguez
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3509
Richard Silverberg v. City of Philadelphia
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1257
Rosbelinda Gutierrez-Hernandez v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1486
Justin Credico v. Krenitsky
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2005
Ramon Vasquez v. Trevor Wingard
Date: February 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2536
Carl Robinson v. Fair Acres Geriatric Center
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1713
John McCool v. Snyder County
Date: February 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2337
Christopher Rad v. USA
Date: February 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3694
Shane Pryce v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2823
Kwaku Appau v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1956
Sean Donahue v. United States Department of La
Date: February 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2225
Johanna Cortes v. BJ Wholesale Club Inc
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1098
Ophrys LLC v. OneMain Financial Inc Delaware
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1338
Eric Blattman v. C3 Inc
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1417
Yerbol Alshinbayev v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1470
Zengkui Li v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1817
USA v. Khalee Muhammad
Date: February 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2385
Roderick Johnson v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2624
Arbah Hotel Corp v. NLRB
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1025
Warren Hill LLC v. SFR Equities LLC
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1026
Hesham Ismail v. Interstate Resources Inc
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1291
USA v. Christian Burrus
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1521
Luther Ware v.
Date: February 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3534
Paul Kamienski v. Marlene Lynch Ford
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3339
Rene Lucas v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1597
Richard Murphy v. USA
Date: February 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3440
USA v. Jose De Leon-Pineda
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1459
USA v. Tutis
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2106
Elias Karkalas v. Linda Marks
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2816
USA v. Gary Basralian
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3089
USA v. Jose Rios
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3197
USA v. Darryl Petlock
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1424
Washington Mutual Inc v.
Date: February 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1725
Charles Akabuogu v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3955
Michael Thulen, Jr. v. American Federation of State C
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1186
Daniel Heffley v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1804
Jelani Brissett v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2058
Richard DeSabetino v. Sean Biagini
Date: February 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2402
William DeForte v. Borough of Worthington
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1755
William DeForte v. Tyree Blocker
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1762
Towanna Rogers v. NRG Energy Inc
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2697
James Cromitie v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2810
Andrea Messina v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1884
Manuel Lapo v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2323
Emile Heriveaux v. Durkin & Durkin LLC
Date: February 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2547
William Rodgers v. Lincoln Benefit Life Co
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3589
Tara Scott v. Vantage Corporation
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1054
Tara Scott v. Vantage Corporation
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1055
Guy Patterson v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2102
Lazaro Mendez-Ambrosio v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2138
Juan Disla Vasquez v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2236
USA v. Kadeem Thomas
Date: February 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3105
Calvin Camps v. Louis Giorla
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1662
Rodney McIntosh v. USA
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2018
Jonathan Valentin v. Esperanza Housing Counseling
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3648
Reinard Smith v. Alex Kershentsef
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3893
USA v. Richmond Yarmai
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1225
Alfredo Rodriguez Guerra v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1396
Mahnaz Haser v. Kristal Brown
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1439
Anthony Auriemma v. Bloomfield Municipal Court
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1819
Kenneth Lewis v.
Date: February 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3450
Sharon Chavis v. State of New Jersey
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 18-1899
Carol Lloyd v. New Jersey Housing And Mortgag
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3829
Rashad Williams v. Delaware County Board of Priso
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2735
Timothy Parr v. Frank Colantonio
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2967
Jerome Washington v. Superintendent Gilmore
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3808
Gary Rock v. Franklin County
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1856
Dominik Weber v. PNC Investments
Date: February 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1873
Nuverra Environmental Solution v.
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3084
Julian Zamorano Balanta v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1826
Valeri Henderson v. OPM
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1953
Elijah Harmon v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3015
Demar Campbell v. Attorney General United States
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3209
Alireza Bakhtiari v. Jason Madrigal
Date: February 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3613
Tracy Jordan v. Superintendent Coal Township S
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2507
Service Employees Internationa v. Heritage Valley Health System
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1689
Julie Wartluft v. Milton Hershey Sch and Sch Tru
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1753
Gittens v. Melissa Pavlack
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2880
Terrelle Nelson v.
Date: February 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3416
Martinez v. UPMC Susquehanna  
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2866

Justia Opinion Summary: Martinez, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, has four decades of experience including general and orthopedic-surgery residencies and a spine fellowship. In 2016, a hospital hired Martinez on a three-year contract as i...

Kevin Waugaman v. City of Greensburg
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3767
USA v. Devin Bullock
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3927
Vocknal Paul v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1979
Yogini Patel v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2018
George Smith v. Secretary United States Navy
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2045
Xu Feng v. University of Delaware
Date: January 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2112
USA v. Richard Bly
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3696
Darren Eades v. John Wetzel
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3821
Blanche Brown v. Joseph Friel
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1983
USA v. Julious Bullock
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2981
Corey Harris v. Robert Wilkie
Date: January 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3355
USA v. James Lipscomb
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3146
Ezaki Gliko Kabushiki Kaisha v. Lotte International America Co
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3010
Tyrius Green v. Attorney General New Jersey
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3325
Sat Verma v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1761
USA v. Michael Norwood
Date: January 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2422
United States v. Smukler  
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2151

Justia Opinion Summary: Attorney Smukler ran political campaigns for 30 years and developed expertise with Federal Election Commission law. In 2012, U.S. Representative Brady ran for reelection in Pennsylvania’s First Congressional District in...

Ezaki Gliko Kabushiki Kaisha v. Lotte International America Co
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3010
Ezaki Gliko Kabushiki Kaisha v. Lotte International America Co
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3010
Roman Tymiak v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3496
Sergei Kovalev v. City of Philadelphia
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1474
Thomas Belles v. Wilkes Barre Area School Dist
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1567
Jean Rodriguez v. Wawa Inc
Date: January 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2068
United States v. Senke  
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1287

Justia Opinion Summary: Senke was arrested after starting an online conversation with an officer posing as an underage boy. Senke requested naked photographs of the boy, asked about the boy’s sexual experiences, transmitted graphic photographs...

Gartor Brown v. C.O. Sabatino
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1216
Oscar Estrada v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1700
Leslie Schaller v. Social Security Administration
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1876
Jean Rodriguez v. State of New Jersey
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2069
Baldev Singh v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2092
Elvin Quinteros-Romero v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 25, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2311
Red Mansion LLC v. KEB Hana Bank USA NA
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1876
Keith Kammerdeiner v. Superintendent Albion SCI
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1956
Nkomo v. Attorney General United States  
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2781

Justia Opinion Summary: Nkomo came to the U.S. from Zimbabwe in 1985 and became a lawful permanent resident in 1992. In 2017, she was convicted of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, an aggravated felony. In removal proceedings, Nkomo applied for...

Stanley Frompovicz, Jr. v. Dawn Hissner
Date: January 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1364
Bracey v. Superintendent Rockview SCI  
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 17-1064

Justia Opinion Summary: Bracey was convicted of murder in 1995. The prosecution relied heavily on the testimony of Plummer, an alleged eyewitness, and Bell, who claimed Bracey had confessed to him. At trial, both acknowledged that they had rece...

United States v. Lucas  
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3427

Justia Opinion Summary: Lucas, a financial advisor, wanted to take over Burke Farm to obtain funding from a New Jersey program that paid property owners for easements to preserve farmland. Lucas submitted a fraudulent application to assume Burk...

USA v. Derrick Baer
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3792
USA v. Stephen Landes
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3902
Jose Hernandez-Chavez v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1437
USA v. Evan Lawbaugh
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1554
Jorge Gomez v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: January 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2104
Michelle Marinari v.
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3642
USA v. Alvin Henry
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1531
USA v. Lewis Whoolery
Date: January 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1652
Ricky Kamdem-Ouaffo v. Plaza Square Apartments
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2719
United States v. Alexander  
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3423

Justia Opinion Summary: In September 2016, 10 co-defendants were charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States and theft of government property; nine were also charged with aggravated identity theft. They had filed false tax returns usi...

LaSpina v. SEIU Pennsylvania State Council  
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3484

Justia Opinion Summary: When LaSpina began working for the Scranton Public Library, all Library employees were exclusively represented in collective bargaining by Local 668. No employee had to join the Union; an employee could join and pay full...

Susan Fischer v. Governor of New Jersey
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3914
Ann Smith v. New Jersey Education Associati
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3995
Shanicqua Aponte v. Pottstown School District
Date: January 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1471
USA v. Dylan Heatherly
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2424
USA v. Dylan Heatherly
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2424
Ted McCracken v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1735
Santos Garcia-Suchite v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2166
Hermione Winter v. Shane Troxler
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2517
Shakur Gannaway v. Nicholas Stroumbakis
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2882
Michael Gorbey v.
Date: January 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3483
Steven Schwartz v. Warden Fort Dix FCI
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3616
Assem Abulkhair v. Google LLC
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1017
Ruth McLean v. 800 DC LLC
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1230
Richard Smith v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1523
Kelly Soutner v. Penn State Health
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1763
USA v. Raheem Louis
Date: January 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2942
Samuel Deemi v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 17-2287
United States v. Harra  
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1105

Justia Opinion Summary: Wilmington Trust financed construction projects. Extensions were commonplace. Wilmington’s loan documents reserved its right to “renew or extend (repeatedly and for any length of time) this loan . . . without the consent...

United States v. Davis  
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1696

Justia Opinion Summary: Davis answered a Craigslist.com ad, entitled “Wild child,” posted by Officer Block, who was conducting a sting operation. The ad stated that the poster was an 18-year-old woman. During their correspondence, Block posed a...

United States v. Safehouse  
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1422

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the Controlled Substances Act, a person may not make, distribute, or sell drugs, 21 U.S.C. 841, and may not own or maintain a “drug-involved premises,” for using, sharing, or producing drugs (section 856). Section...

Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission v. Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry  
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1898

Justia Opinion Summary: A Compact between Pennsylvania and New Jersey created the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, which is authorized to “acquire, own, use, lease, operate, and dispose of real property and interest in real property...

John Doe v. USA
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1953
Amos Singleton v. Robert Beadle
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2412
Robert Friedland v. Donna Zickefoose
Date: January 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2655
Alhagi Samba v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1878
USA v. Murray Rojas
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2056
Craig Sanford v. Bracewell LLP
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1090
Rita Onyekonwu v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1441
Fresenius Kabi USA LLC v. Par Sterile Products LLC
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1618
Merry Reed v. Kevin Devlin
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1632
Romeo Konneh v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1975
USA v. Michelle Cantatore
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2169
USA v. Juan Lugo
Date: January 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2845
Enrico Lanza v. Michael Moclock
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2566
Omar Castillo-Ponce v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2723
USA v. Carlos Maldonado
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1300
Luis Cruz v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1421
A. B. v. Abington School District
Date: January 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1619
Michael Davis v. Superintendent Graterford SCI
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 16-3436
USA v. Julius Greer
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 17-1996
United States v. Barrett
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1323
Cornerstone Staffing Solutions v. Weber Shapiro & Co LLP
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3977
USA v. James Quay
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1447
USA v. Eric Alford
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1798
Eddie Gray v. Timothy Wittman
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2009
Lawrence Murrell, Jr. v. Michael Consiglio
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2085
Juan Pando Aucay v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2200
USA v. Joseph Monroe
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 16-4384
Nuverra Environmental Solution v.
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3084
Jerome Washington v. Pillia
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2118
Chase Frost v. City of Philadelphia
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2636
ARC DBPPROP001 v. Easton Buffet
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3400
Brad Speakman v. Dennis Williams
Date: January 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1468
USA v. James Davis
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1604
USA v. Paris Church
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2062
J. Felix Mateo Guillen-Martin v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1499
Tieku Annor v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2375
Bairon Ramos-Padilla v. Attorney General United States
Date: January 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2681