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
Bhattacharya v. Murray  
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1999

Justia Opinion Summary: A former medical student at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Kieran Bhattacharya, sued multiple university officials, alleging they reprimanded, suspended, and expelled him in violation of the First…

Anne Arundel County v. BP P.L.C.  
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2082

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision to remand two lawsuits back to Maryland state court. The lawsuits were brought by the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel…

Bruce Adkins v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2315
US v. Jose Navarro-Cervellon
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4696
Heather Byam v. Ocean Enterprise 589, LLC
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1193
Merceda Gooding v. Sykes Enterprise, Incorporated
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1292
Jeffrey Helms v. Hilton Resorts Corporation
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1306
Protopapas v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Co.  
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1339

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, a South Carolina court-appointed receiver brought an action against Travelers Casualty and Surety Company and other insurers, alleging breaches of insurance policies issued to a defunct company within a…

Taranvir Singh v. Merrick Garland
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1435
Suzanne Popper v. Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1450
Siddhanth Sharma v. Damon Circosta
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1535
Edward Illsley v. Truist Bank
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1681
Matthew Kidder v. Min Ouyang
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1857
Dana Wilcox v. Rae Davis
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1994
James Walker v. Michael Regan
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2037

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