Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Established in 1891 and located in Richmond, Virginia, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit exercises appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court is considered mid-sized among the US Circuit Courts, with 15 authorized judgeships. The Judges in this circuit continue the unique tradition of stepping down from the bench after oral argument to shake the hands of the attorneys in the case. Read a detailed history of the Fourth Circuit here.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
US v. Sedric Marion
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-4106
US v. Daryl Russell
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-4567
Michael Jones v. US
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-7580
Mengistu Taye v. William Barr
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1200
Robert Lauter v. FDA
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1203
Leo Thompson v. City of Charlotte
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 18-2371
Joseph Johnson v. MD Transit Administration
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1885
Vanessa Escobar-Perez v. William Barr
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1912
US v. James Reynolds
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-6993
US v. James Bullard
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-4000
US v. Johnny Duncan
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-6015
Jordan Mitchell v. Sergeant Green
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 20-6624
US v. Glen Ranger
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-4211
US v. Brian Lee
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-4834
Phillip Wohlford v. Melvin Davis
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-7541