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.

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Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Jeanne Bartels v. Saber Healthcare Group, LLC
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2247
US v. Tyree Jones
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4829
US v. Ronnie Belt
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7170
Orlando Parker v. Bryan Stirling
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7187
US v. Vagas Davis
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7218
Robert Unger v. Derrick Aston
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7221
Jamohn A. Neal v. FCI McDowell
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7222
Antwan Benthall v. Megan Smith
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7277
Gregory Green v. Horry County
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7327
Nashid Porter v. Carlton Joyner
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7362
William Leon Burnett v. Captain Canning
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7382
Joseph Brown v. Charles Ratledge
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7387
US v. Kenneth Reid
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7403
US v. Steven Marshall
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7406
US v. Kunta Redd
Date: January 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7426