2021 Third Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1076

Jamal Morton v. United States Virgin Islands
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1292
Sean Friel v. Steven Mnuchin
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2714
William Saunders, Jr. v. Art Council of Princeton
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1118
Care One Management LLC v. United Healthcare Workers East  
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3693

Justia Opinion Summary: The Unions represented employees at Care One facilities. Care One sued the Unions for damages arising from actions that allegedly amounted to a pattern of racketeering under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizat...

USA v. Tyreek Styles
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3217
Juliana Arreaga Bravo v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3300
Juliana Arreaga Bravo v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3300
USA v. Brian Salvado
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3629
USA v. Wesley Smith
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3457
Bruno Ribeiro De Almeida v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3531
Nsimba v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3565

Justia Opinion Summary: Nsimba was born in the Congo in 1992. His wife and his children still live there. In 2011, Nsimba joined the largest political party, UDPS, which opposed the policies of then-President Kabila. When it became apparent t...

Joaquin Tellez-Cruz v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1302
Palani Karupaiyan v. International SOS
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1853
Kenth Rogers v. Director Internal Revenue Bure
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1642
Jorge Valarezo-Tirado v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705
Jorge Valarezo-Tirado v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705
Mirna Cruz-Diaz v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1802
Edgar Diaz Lopez v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2797
United States v. Taylor  
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3158

Justia Opinion Summary: Taylor, on probation, was found to be in possession of drugs, a firearm, and cash, and moved to suppress the evidence. Before the scheduled hearing, his court-appointed lawyer (Carey) moved to withdraw because Taylor wou...

F. S. v. Crestwood School District
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3321
Michelle McDonald-Witherspoon v. City of Philadelphia
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1019
Trustees of the General Assemb v. Anthonee Patterson
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1662
George X. v.
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-3102
USA v. Khalil Stafford
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3833
USA v. Joshua Guity-Nunez
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2483
Yasin v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2509

Justia Opinion Summary: Yasin, a citizen of Pakistan, last entered the United States more than 20 years ago. In 2002, he became subject to a final BIA removal order but continued residing in the U.S. In 2017, he and his U.S.-citizen wife had a...

Omolo Okemba v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3004
USA v. Remy Augustin
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3609
Antonio Diaz-Ramoz v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3139
Hector Huertas v. Foulke Management Corp
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1819
United States v. Jacobs  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1200

Justia Opinion Summary: Kane woke up to find his girlfriend, Ally, dead. Ally had a tourniquet wrapped around her arm; nearby, officers spotted a purse containing wax bags bearing the word “Butter,” containing a mix later determined to be hero...

Jefferson v. Lias  
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2526

Justia Opinion Summary: Officer Staffer saw Jefferson traveling at high speed with his car alarm blaring. Staffer, suspecting the vehicle was stolen, attempted a traffic stop. Jefferson was driving with an open container of alcohol. Fearing a p...

Catherine Fernandez v. Board of Pemberton Township
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1820
Sandra Rumanek v. Sherry Fallon
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1348
Sandra Rumanek v. Independent School Management
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1349
OMS3 LLC v. Carestream Dental LLC
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3387
Olyne Alade v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3464
Richard Abbott v. Luke Mette
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1804
USA v. Clifton McLean
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2301
Carlo Amato v.
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2789
Maple v. Superintendent Albion SCI  
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2514

Justia Opinion Summary: Maple’s girlfriend, Vinsek, told him that Teck had tried to rape her. Later, they found her apartment ransacked and blamed Teck and his friend, Altman. Maple tracked them down at a bar, where he brawled with them. Vins...

Michael Weinik v. Temple University of the Commo
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2525
Jill Toledo v. MGM Resorts International
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2516
Colt Lamoureux v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1677
Jesse Simpson v. P. Horning
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3358
Andrew Dankanich v. Marcel Pratt
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1008
Chavez-Chilel v. Attorney General United States  
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1180

Justia Opinion Summary: Chavez-Chilel entered the U.S. without admission. DHS issued her a Notice to Appear (NTA), “on a date to be set at a time to be set,” charging her with removability, 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(6)(A)(i). A subsequently-served notic...

Amin Rashid v.
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2900
Richard Stewart v.
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2851
United States v. Vastardis  
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2040

Justia Opinion Summary: Vastardis, a citizen of Greece and Chief Engineer onboard the Liberian-registered petroleum tanker, Evridiki, was convicted of offenses related to maritime pollution: failing to maintain an accurate Oil Record Book for s...

Helena Wright v. Elton Corporation
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3343
Maryann Petri v. Children and Youth Services
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1264
USA v. Caleb Guerrier
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1725
Mahender Gurnasinghani v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1945
USA v. Shawn Prim
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1975
USA v. Nader Saadeh
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2641
Jeffrey Gibson v. Susquehanna Township Authority
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1140
Michael McCarthy v. IAM
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1673
Robert Saunders v. Bethany Hall-Long
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1957
USA v. Julian Villar
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2322
USA v. Nicholas Morales, Jr.
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2877
Hector Huertas v. Foulke Management Corp
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3443
EJ MGT LLC v. Zillow Group Inc
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1470
USA v. Jerome Duggan
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3220
USA v. Amin Rashid
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1348
Kevin Wutherich v. Rice Energy Inc
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2394
Thomas Levien v. hibu PLC
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2731
USA v. Zhykeir Burdine
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3490
Paul Pieczynski v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1960
Michael Walker v. Pennsylvania Department of Cor
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2756
Marco Arana-Guerra v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2818
Louis Neptune v. Andrew Carey
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3026
Vanessa Naisha v. Dana Metzger
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3056
Kerol Tomlinson v. Attorney General United States
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3479
Richard Zakarian v. D. White
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1811
USA v. Paris Church
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1840
USA v. Jamille Barksdale
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2257
USA v. Paris Church
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2299
USA v. Cordell Bines
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2426
Antwan Richardson v. Joseph Hartye
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2429
Charles Bellon v.
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2638
USA v. Daniel Gatson
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2749
Ricky Kamdem-Ouaffo v. Campbell Soup Co and Subsidiar
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3172
PG Publishing Co v. Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh  
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3475

Justia Opinion Summary: PG sought to vacate a labor arbitration award. In many labor disputes, both the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA), 29 U.S.C. 185(a), and the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. 10, provide means for seeking vaca...

Noga v. Fulton Financial Corp Employee Benefit Plan  
Date: November 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3855

Justia Opinion Summary: A plan participant sued under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)(B), claiming that an insurance-company fiduciary wrongfully terminated his benefits. The participant enrolled in his former...

Fowler v. AT&T Inc.  
Date: November 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2247

Justia Opinion Summary: AT&T employed Fowler, 1986-2016. She was diagnosed in 2006 with epilepsy that caused cognitive impairments. In 2015, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and informed AT&T of her diagnosis. In December 2015, AT&T planned...

Devang Patel v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3555
In Re: National Football Leagu v.
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2753
USA v. Daniel Kusi
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1095
Bernardo Lloyd Callender v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3218
Cigar Association of America v. City of Philadelphia
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3519
Mohamed Kamara v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1188
Dennis v. City of Philadelphia  
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2390

Justia Opinion Summary: Dennis was convicted of a 1991 robbery and first-degree murder and was sentenced to death. In 2013, the district court granted Dennis’s habeas petition, vacated his conviction, and ordered a new trial on all charges, fin...

USA v. Rasheed McNair
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3510
United States v. Johnson  
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1449

Justia Opinion Summary: Johnson developed an obsession with the allegations of sexual assault against entertainer Bill Cosby. Hoping to discredit the accusers, Johnson posed as an attorney and filed a fabricated document on the civil docket of...

Lindell Tate v. Lindsay
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2820
USA v. Allen Resto
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3350
Chad Parker v. Governor of Pennsylvania
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3518
Christopher Chavarria v. State of New Jersey
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3620
A. P. v. USA
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1614
Dontaie Anderson v.
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2507
USA v. Shawn Cavanaugh
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3563
USA v. Juan Hernandez-Bourdier
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3738
Tony Mutschler v. Brenba Tritt
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2022
CPR Management SA v. Devon Park Bioventures LP  
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Numbers: 20-2343, 20-2344

Justia Opinion Summary: SHI, owned by Vik, borrowed funds from Deutsche Bank (Bank). SHI entered a limited partnership (LP) agreement with Devon and invested $25 million, Bank issued margin calls. SHI claimed that it lacked funds to satisfy the...

CPR Management SA v. Devon Park Bioventures LP
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2344
Dave Lawrence v. INS
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3467
Luis Menendez Marroquin v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3510
Alfred Degennaro v. Barry Grabelle
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1536
Christopher Nguyen v. Gerald Kasper
Date: November 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2517
USA v. Justin Lough
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2297
USA v. Denzel Glover
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3072
USA v. Anthony Johnson
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3138
Joe Perry v. NCUA
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1305
P&A Construction Inc v. International Union of Operating Engineers  
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1634

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1972, P&A signed a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with Local 15024. In the early 1980s, according to P&A, Local 825 pressured P&A to employ them instead. P&A created Utility Systems to hire Local 825 workers....

Liberty Mutual Insurance Co v. Penn National Mutual Casualty
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3468
Rena Abran v. City of Philadelphia
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3503
USA v. Louis Petrossi
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3541
Harlen Rodriguez-Chavez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3567
Isaac Espana-Alonzo v. Attorney General USA
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1282
Reginald Broome v. American Family Life Assurance
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2852
Maricarmen Escutia Diaz v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3217
LifeWatch Services Inc v. Highmark Inc
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1142
Nederland Shipping Corp. v. United States  
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2269

Justia Opinion Summary: The Reefer arrived at the Port of Wilmington, Delaware for what its owner, Nederland, expected to be a short stay. Upon inspection, the Coast Guard suspected that the vessel had discharged dirty bilge water directly over...

Hector M. v. Warden Elizabeth Detention Ce
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2521
Audi of America v. Bronsberg & Hughes Pontiac Inc
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2940
Elijah Weir v. David Napiorski
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1243
USA v. David Shulick
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3305
Miguel Melo Gutierrez v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1692
Cesar Urvina Gallegos v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3127
USA v. Robert Melendez
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3399
David Greco v. Andrew Bruck
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1035
USA v. Tyler Bridges
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1687
USA v. Joseph Servidio
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3204
Robert Atkinson, Jr. v. NLRB
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1680
Mary Doherty v.
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1258
USA v. Malik Nasir
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2888
Kevin Kerr v. Warden Allenwood USP
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2029
William Richardson v.
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2591
Wilson Pena-Lojo v. Attorney General United States
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2641
USA v. Malik Nelson
Date: November 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3573
Dr. Christine Lentz v. Dr. Kathleen Taylor
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1756
Siemens USA Holdings Inc. v. Geisenberger  
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2991

Justia Opinion Summary: Delaware’s Unclaimed Property Law (UPL), Del. Code tit. 12 section 1101, allows the state to escheat certain types of unclaimed property held by businesses chartered in the state, if the particular business holding the p...

Anthony Iacouzzi v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3017
George Peck v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3418
Bernard Andrew Rothman v.
Date: November 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1333
Anariba v. Director Hudson County Correctional Center  
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2633

Justia Opinion Summary: Argueta, a 20-year-old citizen of Honduras, entered the U.S. in 1998. In 2007, Argueta had an altercation with a former employer over the late payment of wages. Convicted of aggravated assault, he was sentenced to 96 mo...

United States v. Sheppard  
Date: November 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3088

Justia Opinion Summary: In August 2019, Sheppard began serving a three-year term of supervised release in connection with a 2016 guilty plea for mail fraud. During the first year of his supervision, Sheppard learned that his girlfriend and his...

Aaron Bressi v. Tracy McCloud
Date: November 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1077
Vandyke Johnson v. State of New Jersey
Date: November 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1145
Johnnie Mickell v. Vito Geroulo
Date: November 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2438
Marcus Rosser v. Thomas Donovan
Date: November 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3278
William Kaetz v.
Date: November 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1914
Garrett v. Murphy  
Date: October 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2719

Justia Opinion Summary: Since his 2012 federal conviction, Garrett has brought at least 10 federal civil suits. In this suit, Garrett sued New Jersey's Governor and another official under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging due process and “speedy trial”...

Garrett v. Murphy  
Date: October 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2810

Justia Opinion Summary: Garrett, a New Jersey prisoner, has commenced at least 10 civil actions against prison officials, state officials, and the United States, avoiding paying filing fees for these lawsuits by proceeding in forma pauperis. Al...

Polansky v. Executive Health Resources Inc  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3810

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Polansky was an official at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) before consulting for EHR, a “physician advisor” company that provides review and billing certification services to hospitals and physi...

Bravo v. Attorney General United States  
Date: October 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3300

Justia Opinion Summary: Arreaga-Bravo, a 31-year-old from Guatemala. arrived in the U.S. in 2016. In removal proceedings, she sought withholding of removal under the Convention Against Torture (CAT), claiming that she had fled Guatemala to esca...

United States v. Claude  
Date: October 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3563

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Claude, convicted of bank fraud, access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, and currency offenses, was sentenced to 232 months’ imprisonment. In 2020, Claude sought compassionate release under 18 U.S.C. 358...

USA v. Damon Edwards
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2732
United States v. Quinnones  
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2709

Justia Opinion Summary: Quinnones pleaded guilty to two counts of armed bank robbery and stipulated that her commission of an armed robbery of a store should be treated at sentencing as if it were a third conviction. The PSR recommended that sh...

Richard McKoy v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3626
Jamor Demby v. County of Camden
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1433
Joseph Folks v.
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1554
USA v. Michael Reynolds
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1923
USA v. Levi Brown
Date: October 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2066
USA v. Kenneth Carter
Date: October 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1090
Estate of Joseph Maglioli v. Alliance HC Holdings, LLC  
Date: October 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2833

Justia Opinion Summary: The estates of New Jersey nursing home residents, who died from COVID-19, alleged that the nursing homes acted negligently in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. The nursing homes removed the case to federal court. The distr...

388 Route 22 Readington v.
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2629
H. U. v. Northampton Area School Distri
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2996
Noni Boddie v. Cardone Industries Inc
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3058
Mallet & Co., Inc. v. Lacayo  
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3584

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2019, Mallet learned that Bundy was its newest competitor in the sale of baking release agents, the lubricants that allow baked goods to readily separate from the containers in which they are made. Bundy was well-know...

Mallet and Company Inc v. Ada Lacayo
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1028
Mallet and Co., Inc v. Lacayo
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Numbers: 21-1029, 20-3584, 21-1028
Allen Garrett v. USA
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1717
USA v. Raheem Marrow
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1802
Cathy Mestman v. Runaway Beach Condominium Asso
Date: October 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2686
Louis Evangelista, Sr. v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3825
Michael Springer v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2861
Sharon Gilbert v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: October 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3160
Robert Fennell v. John E. Wetzel
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3575
USA v. Patricia Fountain
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1313
USA v. Richard Martinez
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1627
USA v. Jack Bristol
Date: October 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2398
Admassu Regassa v. C. Brininger
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2642
Liang v. Attorney General United States  
Date: October 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3353

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, Liang learned that his girlfriend was pregnant. Because they had not yet married, Chinese government officials forced her to abort their baby. To protest, Liang met with a local official. A scuffle ensued. It en...

USA v. Anibal Rodriguez
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2850
American Neighborhood Mortgage v. CrossCountry Mortgage Inc
Date: October 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3324
USA v. Rafael Lora
Date: October 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3586
In re: Citizens Bank, N.A.  
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3046

Justia Opinion Summary: Current and former mortgage loan officers claim that Citizens Bank forced them—and more than a thousand of their colleagues—to work over 40 hours a week without paying them the overtime they were due under state and fede...

Jean Wright v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3843
Wholesale Fireworks Corp v. Wholesale Fireworks Enterprise
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3484
Ming Wei v. Godwin Obiri
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2059
USA v. Issa Battle
Date: October 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2151
Bridget Walters v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2543
Aidong Chen v. KPMG LLP
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1202
Jimi Rose v. Mattress Firm Inc
Date: October 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1560
Teresa Perez-Franco v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1796
John Fink v. USA
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3572
Romeo Konneh v. Attorney General United States
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1217
Adrian Guille v. Steven Johnson
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1515
Sergei Kovalev v. City of Philadelphia
Date: October 1, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1904
William Gribble v. Superintendent Greene SCI
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2707
Gregory Sherrill v. City of Hoboken
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1251
Roy Bordamonte v. Hector Lora
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3415
Bruno Riebeiro De Almeida v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3531
Edyn Duarte-Folgar v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3543
Heather Bird v. Borough of Moosic
Date: September 30, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1326
Hector Ferrer v. Renetta Aikens
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2555
Ana Dominguez v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3328
USA v. Dwayne Abramson
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3429
USA v. Troy Wragg
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3430
Izzadeen Jainul Abdeen v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3564
Aidong Chen v. KPMG LLP
Date: September 29, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1014
Edith Farina v. Bank of New York
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 15-3679
Walter Torrentes-Sinclair v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1706
CPM Consulting LLC v. Capsugel US LLC
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3114
Lisbell Patino Madge v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3404
Patricia Wharwood v. Wells Fargo Bank NA
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3449
USA v. Jerome Britton
Date: September 28, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1728
Talley v. Wetzel  
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3055

Justia Opinion Summary: Talley, a Pennsylvania state prison inmate, signed a settlement agreement resolving two prior lawsuits. He alleges that the Settlement Agreement was fraudulent because attorneys had not entered a “‘proper’ appearance” on...

USA v. Jesus Chavez
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3913
Wilmington Savings Fund Soc. v. Beryl Otieno-Ngoje
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1459
CIGNEX Datamatics Inc v. LAM Research Corp
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2121
Lachelle Watson v. Drexel University
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3001
USA v. Brandon Page
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3538
Sojourner Rudisill v. IAM
Date: September 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1093
Russell v. Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates  
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2128

Justia Opinion Summary: The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certifies graduates of foreign medical schools who wish to be accepted to a U.S. medical residency program. In 1992, Igberase obtained certification. No residenc...

Michael Krough v. Calpine
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3027
Antonio Cole v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3282
Bridget Walters v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2543
USA v. Michael Cole
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2557
Hepp v. Facebook  
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2725

Justia Opinion Summary: Hepp hosts FOX 29’s Good Day Philadelphia. In 2018, Hepp was told by coworkers that her photograph was making its way around the internet. The image depicts Hepp in a convenience store, smiling, and was taken without Hep...

USA v. Cornelius Riley
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2803
John McGee v. Township of Conyngham
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3229
Marc Grover v. VA General Counsel
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3377
USA v. Edward Hicks
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3512
Rafael Martinez-Gomez v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3579
Holmes v. Christie  
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1089

Justia Opinion Summary: At initial hearings, New Jersey's Parole Board may consult any information it deems relevant, including an inmate’s criminal history. At successive parole hearings, the Board could not consider old information, including...

Ghanem v. Attorney General of the United States  
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1475

Justia Opinion Summary: Born in Yemen in 1986, Ghanem was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 2003. In 2009, Ghanem returned to Yemen to get married and settled with his wife in Sana’a. Pro-democracy uprisings, the Arab Sprin...

United States v. Scott  
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1514

Justia Opinion Summary: Scott was sentenced for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. His PSR included a career offender enhancement under U.S.S.G. 2K2.1(a)(2), which applies if a defendant “committed any part of the instant offense subseq...

Paul Williams v. Ying Zhou
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2363
Danielle Alston v. City of Philadelphia
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2906
USA v. Dean Rossi
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3182
Darlyn Mass-Montenegro v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3470
In re: Stan Joseph Caterbone v.
Date: September 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2253
In re: Ariel Barel v.
Date: September 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1849
USA v. Tyheed Jefferson
Date: September 21, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2020
Elizabeth Mc Kee v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: September 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3407
Beasley v. Howard  
Date: September 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1119

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1969, Beasley founded a band, “The Ebonys,” one of many bands that created the “Philadelphia Sound.” The Ebonys achieved some commercial success in the 1970s but never reached the notoriety of similar artists such as...

Josef Bozek v. PNC Bank
Date: September 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3515
Jeffrey Hill v. County of Lycoming
Date: September 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2017
USA v. David Shulick
Date: September 16, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3305
USA v. Sean Premock
Date: September 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2789
Rejeana Silla v. Holdings Acquisition Co LP
Date: September 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3556
Frederick Banks v. President USA
Date: September 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1777
USA v. Antonio Shaw
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1285
United States v. Jarmon  
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1652

Justia Opinion Summary: Stinson and Jarmon each ran drug trafficking conspiracies out of a North Philadelphia public housing complex/ at various times, 2010-2015. The complex included about 500 apartment units and two playgrounds. During a join...

Oscar Alvarado v. Superintendent Somerset SCI
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1142
In re: WR Grace & Co  
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2171

Justia Opinion Summary: Grace operated a Montana asbestos facility, 1963-1990. Facing thousands of asbestos-related suits, Grace filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Its reorganization plan provided for a several-billion-dollar asbestos personal-in...

Ronnie Coleman, Jr. v. Academy Bus LLC
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2671
Virgil Rivers v.
Date: September 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2332
Shawn Daniels v. NHS North Western Human Servic
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1736
United States v. Icker  
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2632

Justia Opinion Summary: Icker, a part-time uniformed police officer, twice pulled over a woman who was driving alone at night and detained her, claiming that she appeared intoxicated or that he could smell marijuana. Icker handcuffed each woman...

USA v. John Shover
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2666
Allegheny Ludlum LLC v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3073
Pickel v. Lancaster County Children
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3228
USA v. August Ranalli
Date: September 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3263
Linda Sondesky v. Cherry Scaffolding Inc.
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2899
Linda Sondesky v. Stephen Ellis
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2900
Manuel Pontes v. Rowan University
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2645
Andrew Davis v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2937
USA v. Monroe Bullock
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3003
Krishna Mote v. US District Court for MDPA
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2189
Vaughn Tiedeman v.
Date: September 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2362
USA v. Willis Wheeler
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 16-3780
USA v. Eugene Smith
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2063
Stanley Summerville v. Joseph Fuentes
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3240
Sasay v. Attorney General of the United States  
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1273

Justia Opinion Summary: The Third Circuit denied a petition for review challenging the BIA's ruling that petitioner's conviction for aggravated identity theft in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1028A(a)(1) is a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT), th...

United States v. Denmark  
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2267

Justia Opinion Summary: The Third Circuit affirmed the district court's application of a sentencing enhancement for possession of a dangerous weapon under USSG 2D1.1(b)(1). The court concluded, in United States v. Drozdowski, 313 F.3d 819, 823...

USA v. Truman Jones
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2765
USA v. Truman Jones
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2766
Ronak Patel v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2947
Joseph Hall v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: September 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1042
United States v. Arrington  
Date: September 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2973

Justia Opinion Summary: Arrington claims he stopped engaging in drug activity after he was released from prison on parole in 2007. The government contends Arrington became a Pennsylvania drug supplier. In 2009, the police arrested Arrington’s c...

In re: Aleckna  
Date: September 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1309

Justia Opinion Summary: When Aleckna filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, she still owed the University (CCU) tuition. The filing of her bankruptcy petition imposed an “automatic stay” of all collection actions against her. While her case was pend...

Misael Cordero v. Admin NJ State Prison
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2276
Verizon Pennsylvania LLC v. Communications Workers of America  
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1908

Justia Opinion Summary: The Arbitration Board, in its Merits Award, held that Verizon violated a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with its Union by contracting with common carriers to deliver FiOS TV set-top boxes to “existing customers” f...

Benecard Services Inc v. Allied World Specialty Insuran
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2359
Harper v. Amazon.com Services, Inc.  
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2614

Justia Opinion Summary: Harper runs deliveries under the “Amazon Flex” program, which supplements Amazon’s traditional delivery services. Interested drivers use an app to sign up to drive packages from Amazon warehouses, affiliated grocers, and...

Magdi Radwan v. Attorney General United States
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3236
Reza Farzan v.
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1334
Gina Russomanno v. Dan Dugan
Date: September 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2004
Karen Tucker v. HP Inc
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1101
Eldon Washington v. Warden Canaan USP
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1648
Lavond Hill v.
Date: September 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1783
Gayle v. Warden Monmouth County Correctional Institution  
Date: September 3, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3241

Justia Opinion Summary: Under 8 U.S.C. 1226(c), the government must detain noncitizens who are removable because they committed certain specified offenses or have connections with terrorism, and it must hold them without bond pending their remo...

Thomas Olick v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1591
USA v. Shakey Hoover
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2111
Annette Steinhardt v. Bernardsville Police Dept
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2825
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority v. Orrstown Financial Services Inc.  
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2829

Justia Opinion Summary: In March 2010, Orrstown made a stock offering at $27 per share. SEPTA invested some of its pension funds in Orrstown stock during this offering and later purchased Orrstown stock on the open market. In 2011-2012 Orrstown...

Frederick Banks v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2011
Frederick Banks v. Allenwood Trust Fund Dept
Date: September 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2030
B. C. v. Attorney General United States  
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1408

Justia Opinion Summary: B.C., a native of Cameroon, primarily speaks “Pidgin” English, and reports that he has only limited abilities in “Standard” English. He fled from Cameroon to the U.S. after allegedly facing persecution at the hands of hi...

Shannon Ripley v. Myna German
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2067
Shorter v. United States  
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2554

Justia Opinion Summary: Shorter, a transgender woman, has undergone hormone replacement therapy; her body is “openly female.” In 2015, she entered a Federal Correctional Institution to begin a 96-month sentence for creating a fraudulent “tax se...

Crown Financial LLC v.
Date: September 1, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3333
Singh v. Attorney General of the United States  
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1778

Justia Opinion Summary: Singh, a native of India,arrived in the U.S. in 1991, without travel documents or proof of identity. He falsely claimed that his name was Davinder Singh. Singh failed to appear at his immigration hearing and was ordered...

Nerys Garay v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2234
Michael Cohn v. SunCoke Energy Partners LP
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3069
Landean Malcolm v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 31, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2367
Ellison v. American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery  
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1776

Justia Opinion Summary: Ellison, an orthopedic surgeon who practices in California, wants to move to New Jersey and practice in the RWJBarnabas Health system. In order to obtain staff privileges, Ellis sought certification by the American Board...

Khalil Hammond v. Robert Krak
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1850
Clews v. County of Schuylkill  
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2216

Justia Opinion Summary: Three former Deputy Coroners claim their employer, the County of Schuylkill, violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. 201, by failing to pay them overtime and then firing them in retaliation for seeking ov...

USA v. Vontez Scales
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2678
United States v. Andrews  
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2768

Justia Opinion Summary: Andrews was convicted of 13 robberies in 2005, conspiring to commit the robberies, and brandishing a firearm during the crimes and was sentenced to 312 years’ imprisonment: 57 months for the robberies and conspiracy (18...

Ellis v. Westinghouse Electric Co LLC  
Date: August 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2867

Justia Opinion Summary: Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In June 2017, the Bankruptcy Court set a “General Bar Date” of September 1, 2017—the deadline by which creditors had to file proofs of claims for most prepetition claims. The...

Israel Juarez-Garcia v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2538
Mary Griffin v. Department of Human Services
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2751
Independent Laboratory Employees' Union, Inc. v. ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co.  
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2988

Justia Opinion Summary: The Union represents about 165 employees at the Clinton research facility, staffed by EMRE. In 2015, a bargaining unit member retired. After advertising internally failed to fill the open position, EMRE used independent...

Steelworkers Pension Trust v. The Renco Group Inc
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3499
Brian King v. Superintendent Coal Township S
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1197
Angelique Jenkins v. Transport Workers Local 234
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1360
USA v. Michael Gordon
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1596
Yanilda Toro v. DYFS
Date: August 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1375
United States v. Rought  
Date: August 24, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2667

Justia Opinion Summary: Rought sold fentanyl to Carichner, who provided some to Giberson. Both overdosed. Giberson was revived with Narcan; Carichner died. Rought was indicted for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute resulting in de...

William Ellis, Jr. v. Berks County Police Department
Date: August 24, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1928
Virgin Islands Conservation Society, Inc. v. Virgin Islands Board of Land Use Appeals  
Date: August 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1982

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, Golden sought to construct a hotel and casino. Golden’s proposed development, located within St. Croix’s coastal zone, required a major Coastal Zone Management (CZM) permit. The CZM Committee held the statutoril...

Michael Morency v. City of Allentown
Date: August 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3469
Keith Burley, Jr. v. Aaron Bernstine
Date: August 23, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1956
Westminster American Insurance v. Spruce1530 LLC
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2207
Hatikvah International Academy Charter School v. East Brunswick Township Board of Education  
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2083

Justia Opinion Summary: H.K., a fifth-grader who has been diagnosed with ADHD, oppositional tendencies, and developmental delays, lives within the East Brunswick school district. H.K. was previously enrolled at Hatikvah, a local educational age...

Florea Ciupangel v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2451
Brian McCabe v.
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2219
USA v. Rayfael Roman
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1598
Daliyl Muhammad v. Superintendent Fayette SCI
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1905
Abdoul Porgo v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1777
Gwendolyn Wilson v. Hillsborough Township Construc
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2490
Mark Muschko v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2771
Dianoias Eatery LLC v. Motorists Mutual Insurance Co  
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2954

Justia Opinion Summary: The three restaurants in these consolidated appeals each brought its own action in state court seeking a declaration that its respective Insurer was obligated to provide coverage for COVID-19-related losses under an insu...

Insurance Co of the State of Pennsylania v. Giuliano  
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3057

Justia Opinion Summary: Before filing for bankruptcy, the Debtors provided general contracting services for large construction projects, including many projects for departments of the federal government. To enter into contracts with the United...

Adebisi Adigun v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 18, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3566
USA v. Jeffrey Boyd
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2989
Drummond v. Robinson Township  
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1722

Justia Opinion Summary: For many years, a 265-acre tract in Robinson Township, Pennsylvania hosted a gun range with over 800 members. In 2008, the range’s then-owner pleaded guilty to possessing weapons as a convicted felon, and the Club close...

Khongsana Soumphonphakdy v. Mary Walilko
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1459
Toshisada Onishi v.
Date: August 17, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2490
United States v. Grant  
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 16-3820

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1992, Grant was convicted of homicide and other crimes that he had committed while he was a juvenile. He was sentenced to life imprisonment under the then-mandatory Sentencing Guidelines. Parole is unavailable to thos...

Trinh v. Fineman  
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1727

Justia Opinion Summary: Trinh sued Fineman, who had been appointed by the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County as a receiver in a case involving the dissolution of Trinh’s beauty school. She alleged that Fineman did not give her a prope...

USA v. Henry Baird
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2262
Lozano v. New Jersey  
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2476

Justia Opinion Summary: Lozano, a former Marine, was discharged for medical reasons and suffers from severe asthma, impaired airway, limited motion in his knees and ankle, and total blindness in one eye. Lozano has a handicapped parking permit...

Adams Pointe I LP v. Tru-Flex Metal Hose Corp
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3528
USA v. Bryce Harper
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1467
Mersadies Bonilla v. American Heritage Federal
Date: August 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1580
William Baskerville v. USA
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3583
Charlotte Pinckney v. Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3775
USA v. George Gonzalez
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3882
DuPont Specialty Products USA, v. NLRB
Date: August 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3179
Stephen Harmer v. Superintendent Fayette SCI
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3146
Americas Ins Ctr Inc v.
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1506
USA v. Truman Jones
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2765
Trenton John Tompkins v.
Date: August 12, 2021
Docket Number: 21-2335
Michele Carrone v. UnitedHealth Group Inc
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2742
County of Butler v. Governor of Pennsylvania
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2936
Omar Folk v. BOP
Date: August 11, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1543
Gerald Funk v. Superintendent Somerset SCI
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2972
Jacobs v. Cumberland County  
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3269

Justia Opinion Summary: Jacobs, in Cumberland County Jail awaiting trial for a weapons charge, got into a fight with Hanby, another inmate. Less than 30 seconds after the fight ended, corrections officers entered the dorm and identified Hanby a...

MarkDutchCo 1 B.V. v. Zeta Interactive Corp
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3845
Travers v. Federal Express Corp.  
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2703

Justia Opinion Summary: Travers served in the Naval Reserve. He also works for FedEx and fulfilled his Reserve duties during his leaves from work. Travers received no compensation from FedEx for those absences because the company does not pay e...

Kars 4 Kids Inc. v. America Can! Cars For Kids.  
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2813

Justia Opinion Summary: America Can! Cars for Kids and Kars 4 Kids are charities that sell donated vehicles to fund children’s programs. America began receiving donations in the late 1980s and, in the early 1990s, began using the mark “Cars for...

Nationwide Ambulance v.
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2858
Kars 4 Kids Inc v. America Can! Cars For Kids
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2900
County of Butler v. Governor of Pennsylvania  
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2936

Justia Opinion Summary: On various dates between March and July 2020, the Governor and Secretary of Health of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania entered orders to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Plaintiffs, Pennsylvania citizens, elected officials...

Thomas Dyno v. Albert Dyno, Jr.
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3302
USA v. James Hocker
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3340
Get Kaisered Inc v. AKT Franchise LLC
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1033
Ramon Vasquez v. City of Reading
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1460
Frederick Banks v. Warden Allenwood FCI
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1839
USA v. Robert Bard
Date: August 10, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1979
Vogt v. Wetzel  
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2622

Justia Opinion Summary: Three decades ago, Vogt and McClearn were part of a group who took Landry to a quarry, forced Landry off a cliff into the water, then rolled a “huge rock” in behind him. Landry suffered blunt force trauma and drowned. Mc...

Ocean County Board of Commissioners v. Attorney General of New Jersey  
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2754

Justia Opinion Summary: The New Jersey Attorney General issued Law Enforcement Directive 2018-6, the Immigrant Trust Directive. Concluding “that individuals are less likely to report a crime if they fear that the responding officer will turn th...

Ocean County Board of Commissioners v. Attorney General New Jersey  
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2755

Justia Opinion Summary: New Jersey Law Enforcement Directive 2018-6, states “that individuals are less likely to report a crime if they fear that the responding officer will turn them over to immigration authorities,” and barred counties and lo...

USA v. Toye Tutis
Date: August 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1932
Andelson Ferreira-De Souza v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2967
USA v. Keena Stanton
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 16-4229
USA v. Jamar Battle
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1042
PAMCAH-UA Local 675 Pension Fu v. BT Group PLC
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2106
Dwayne Kamar Sybbliss v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2242
Norlin Leiva-Barrios v. Attorney General United States
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2478
Mac Truong v.
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1171
USA v. Marcal Fraction
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1270
Landon Thomas v.
Date: August 5, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1814
USA v. James Murphy
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1411
John Marchisotto v. Margaret Goodzeit
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1870
Oliver Vaughn:Douce v. DCP&P
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1596
William Webb, Jr. v.
Date: August 4, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1912
David Sivella v. Township of Lyndhurst
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2342
Black & Davison v. Chambersburg Area School Distr
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2621
Joseph Moffitt v. Phillip Farr
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3215
USA v. Darren Brown
Date: August 3, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1754
In re: Rosado  
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3747

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1995, Rosado shot and killed Nguyen. Rosado was almost eighteen and a half years old. He pleaded guilty in Pennsylvania state court to first-degree murder and was sentenced to mandatory life without parole. He collate...

International Brotherhood Elec v. Farfield Co
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1922
International Brotherhood Elec v. Farfield Co
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1922
USA v. Kareem Millhouse
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3633
USA v. Wesley Thomas
Date: August 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1120
United States v. Hill
Date: July 30, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2532
Lenin Silva Vega v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3374
John Hart v. Thomas Tarrant
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3782
Kengerski v. Harper  
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1307

Justia Opinion Summary: Kengerski, a Captain at the Allegheny County Jail, made a written complaint to the jail Warden alleging that a colleague had called his biracial grand-niece a “monkey” and then sent him a series of text messages with rac...

USA v. Miguel Arnold
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2887
USA v. Julio Aviles, Sr.
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3261
Juan Gonzalez-Nicolas v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 29, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3408
USA v. Rafael Cabrera
Date: July 28, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3780
Kevin Tung v. Superior Court of New Jersey
Date: July 28, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3348
USA v. Deron Howell
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 18-3216
USA v. Alonzo Johnson
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1469
Vuyanich v. Borough of Smithton  
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1813

Justia Opinion Summary: The Borough brought misdemeanor criminal charges against the owner for abandoning inoperable vehicles, appliances, and other trash on his property, in violation of ordinances and statutes. During a status conference, the...

Michelle Iapichino v. Hackensack University Medical
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2980
Joseph Porter v. AHP Settlement Trust
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1567
USA v. James Armstrong, Jr.
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1749
Amilcar Menjivar-Umana v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2589
Cecelia Tierney v. Geisinger System Services
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3327
Debra Miller v. Commissioner Social Security
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3642
USA v. Lisa Renze
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1253
Jorge Valarezo-Tirado v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705
Jorge Valarezo-Tirado v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 23, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705
USA v. Andrew Jones
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 17-3632
United States v. Perez  
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19-1469

Justia Opinion Summary: Over a six-month period in 2017, Perez sold firearms and controlled substances to various confidential informants and undercover officers. On March 9, 2017, he sold two firearms to an undercover officer. During the trans...

William Hooker v. Novo Nordisk Inc
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1427
USA v. Fontaine Horton
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2261
Federal Trade Commission v. Innovative Designs
Date: July 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3379
Franklin Beresford v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 21, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2792
Patrick Davis v. Janet Pearson
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2403
Dondero v. Lower Milford Township  
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1128

Justia Opinion Summary: Dondero served as the Lower Milford Township Chief of Police from 2006-2016. Dondero’s relationship with the Township Supervisors was rocky. While on duty in 2015, Dondero, then the only active member of the police depar...

AMA Realty LLC v. 9440 Fairview Avenue LLC
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1177
Clean Air Council v. United States Steel Corp
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2215
Clean Air Council v. United States Steel Corp
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2215
USA v. David Dunham, Jr.
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2686
Abelardo Lopez Rodriguez v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3309
Randolph v. Secretary Pennsylvania Departmartment of Corrections  
Date: July 20, 2021
Docket Number: 20-9003

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, Randolph was arraigned on two counts of first-degree murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and five counts of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury. The government sought the death pe...

Y.B. v. Howell Township Board of Education  
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1840

Justia Opinion Summary: S.B., a 12-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, requires special education. In 2014, S.B. and his parents moved from New York to Lakewood, New Jersey. S.B.’s parents requested an individualized education program (IEP) under...

Manuel Reyes-Ortiz v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2982
Mario Mateo-Diego v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3054
Jhon Lora v. Baylor
Date: July 19, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3297
Jameel Ibrahim v. Attorney General New Jersey
Date: July 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1128
Jameel Ibrahim v. Attorney General New Jersey
Date: July 16, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1129
USA v. Denver Sangster
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 19-3273
Jason Fetter v. Maersk Line Ltd
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1426
Valarezo-Tirado v. Attorney General United States  
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1705

Justia Opinion Summary: Valarezo-Tirado, an Ecuadorian citizen, entered the U.S. illegally in 2017. In 2020, DHS reinstated a 2015 removal order and conducted a reasonable fear interview. Valarezo-Tirado was twice informed of his right to post...

USA v. Gilbert Robinson
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2945
Marlon Pena v. TD Auto Finance LLC
Date: July 15, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1670
Jason Collura v. Nicholas Ford
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2918
Gartor Brown v. Upper Darby Police De
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1452
USA v. Artavius Horne
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2716
USA v. David Piaquadio
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2841
Cristobal Guzman Garcia v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2865
USA v. Jerry Zweitzig
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2943
USA v. Jerry Zweitzig
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2944
Laura Yingst v. Coatesville Hospital Co LLC
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2960
National General Insurance Co v. Mark Sheldon
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3222
USA v. Shawn Gilbert
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1402
Louis Neptune v.
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1535
William Webb, Jr. v. Brian Chapman
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1663
Victor Perkins v.
Date: July 14, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1851
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v. Farfield Co  
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1922

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, Farfield contracted with SEPTA for improvements on Philadelphia-area railroad tracks. The federal government partially funded the project. Work concluded in 2007. As required by federal regulation, Department of...

USA v. Jesse Carey
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2723
Barry Cohen v. Jeff Horn
Date: July 13, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1223
USA v. Caliph Barr
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 17-1928
Jayquon Massey v. Superintendent Coal Township S
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2808
Oscar Porter v. Administrator New Jersey State
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2048
Vahan Kelerchian v. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Fire
Date: July 12, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3065
USA v. James Hocker
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2379
Julio Campoverde v. Warden York County Prison
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1787
T.R. v. School District of Philadelphia  
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2084

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs brought a putative class action against the School District, claiming that shortcomings in the District’s translation and interpretation services violated the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)...

USA v. Raymond Shelton
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2456
USA v. Shantell Jones
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2507
Tony Mutschler v. Corby
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2635
USA v. Angel Ferrer
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2874
Solomon Shifferaw Gebru v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3277
USA v. Scott Capps
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3557
John Berkery, Sr. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile
Date: July 9, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1500
Robert Atkinson, Jr. v. NLRB
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1680
Davion Sinclair v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2482
USA v. Keenan Powell-Ryder
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2617
Russell Tinsley v. Merrill Main
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2846
Santos Elias Aguilar v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2866
Gloria Ramirez Caal De-Reyes v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3241
Gustavo Figueroa Nieves v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3452
Jean Coulter v. Paul Laurence Dunbar Community
Date: July 8, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1164
Wilbur Ramirez-Perez v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 17-3815
Darius Murphy v. Admin East Jersey State Prison
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 18-2825
Atlantic City Electric Co v. National Labor Relations Board  
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1504

Justia Opinion Summary: The Company operates an electrical system from a central “control room” where 16 system operators and 15 dispatchers manage electrical transmission and facilitate fieldwork. Outside the control room, the Company deploys...

USA v. Christopher Bereznak
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1921
Lena Lasher v. Anthony Rubinaccio
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2600
Jose Serrano-Arias v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 20-3006
USA v. Christopher Sanchez
Date: July 7, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1002
Alejandro Morales v. Healthcare Revenue Recovery Gr
Date: July 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1827
Alexander Lopez-Valencia v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 6, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2241
Ronald Graham v. Douglas Earl
Date: July 6, 2021
Docket Number: 21-1436
Ramiro Aguilar-Rivera v. Attorney General United States
Date: July 2, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2329
Ezeani Ifesinachi v. Warden Essex County Correction
Date: June 30, 2021
Docket Number: 20-2421
Pauline Diggs v. Attorney General United States
Date: June 29, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2307