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
Genesis HealthCare, Inc. v. Becerra  
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-1701

Justia Opinion Summary: Genesis Healthcare was a healthcare provider participating in the federal “340B Program,” which was designed to provide drugs to qualified persons at discounted prices. Under the Program, the Secretary of the Department...

Paige Martineau v. Joel Wier
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 20-2035
Sing Fuels Pte Ltd. v. M/V LILA SHANGHAI  
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1607

Justia Opinion Summary: This dispute concerned whether an international trader of bunker fuel was entitled to a maritime lien on a vessel under the Commercial Instrument and Maritime Lien Act (CIMLA). The M/V LILA SHANGHAI (the Vessel) was a gr...

US v. Vincent Kring
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-4378
Ronald Emrit v. Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1335
Ronald Emrit v. Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1336
Ronald Emrit v. CIA
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1350
Ronald Emrit v. CIA
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-1354
US v. Jacob Bowling
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6005
US v. Derrick Ingram
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6031
Yared Tesfaye v. State of Maryland
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6066
Matthew Taylor v. Cabell County Sheriff's Department
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6074
US v. Michael Calvin
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6085
Michael Hepstall v. US
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6108
US v. Kevin Davis
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 22-6111