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
USA English Language Center v. Accrediting Council for Cont
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2308
Servando Galvan v. Merrick Garland
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1485
Patrick Marlowe v. Warden, FCI Hazelton
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-6719
US v. George Mitchum
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7110
US v. John Dillard
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7371
US v. Justin Sharpe
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7452
US v. Bobby Dinkins
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7608
US v. Justin Coleman
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7804
US v. Anthony Niles
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 20-7843
US v. Hernandez Daniel
Date: July 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21-6316
Elvis Cardenas-Martinez v. Merrick Garland
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 19-2327
Roselyn Wise v. South Carolina Dept of Revenue
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-1895
US v. Rodrigo Martinez-Mendoza
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-4025
US v. William Langley, Jr.
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-6128
Paul Thompson, Jr. v. H. Clarke
Date: July 26, 2021
Docket Number: 20-6529