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
Terry Haynie v. United Air Lines, Inc.
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2109
Veronique Nzabandora v. Rectors and Visitors of UVA
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2350
William Staples v. Terry O'Brien
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7606
Jeffrey Nadel v. Elsie Marino
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1712
US v. Richard Griffith
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4086
Darrell Williams v. Cecilia Reynolds
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6316
Kenneth Newkirk v. Dept. of Corrections
Date: October 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6647
Leon L. Ladda , Jr. v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1366
Concepcion Ramos Nunes v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2140
Hector Henriquez Dimas v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2287
US v. Giuseppe Pileggi
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7473
JTH Tax, Inc. v. Charles Hines
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1501
US v. Brandon Sulton
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4035
US v. Penny S. Davis
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4080
James Faller, II v. Jennifer Saad
Date: October 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6597