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
US v. Carlton Wilson
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4391
US v. Devone Best
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7646
Wesley Thomas Gallop, Jr. v. Harold W. Clarke
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7647
US v. Orlando Gripper
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7655
Edwin Coleman v. Carrie Ward
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1004
In re: Alexey David McCoy
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1046
In re: Michael Puzey
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1089
Mark Duncan v. Shirley McKinney
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1090
In re: Kenneth Roshaun Reid
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1118
Anthony Seda v. Carolyn Colvin
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1122
In Re: Melinda Scott
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1140
In re: Tony Lopez
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1220
Marc Louis v. Spotsylvania County, VA
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6032
US v. Dania Ramos
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6118
US v. Clifford Hansford
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6126