2018 Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 1773

Sierra Club v. National Park Service
Date: August 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1082
Karl Krey v. US
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1886
Jessica Slice-Sadler v. Principal Life Insurance Co
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2249
Matthew Heath v. College of Charleston
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2427
James River Equipment, VA v. Justice Energy Company Inc.
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1221
Robert McNemar v. Ralph Terry
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6334
Gregory Bailey v. Ricky Foxwell
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6396
US v. Walter Brown
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6411
Abbott v. Pastides  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1853

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, a student and two student groups behind a Free Speech Event at the University of South Carolina, filed suit alleging that University officials violated their First Amendment rights when they required one of t...

Ayse Balas v. W. Taylor Reveley, IV
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1991
Eric March v. Warden Stevenson
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6593
US v. Roderick Stevens
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6881
Lolito De La Cruz Banano v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1032
Jean Montrevil v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1052
Anthony Marcantoni v. Frederick Bealefeld
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6340
Tavon Hilton v. Department of Corrections
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6405
Michael Michael v. Consolidation Coal Company
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1564
US v. Kevin Harvey
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4639
Maria Remington v. UNC at Chapel Hill
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1062
Weirton Medical Center, Inc. v. Quorum Health Resources, LLC
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1058
Michael Hodges v. Speedway LLC
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2260
US v. Kevin Bellinger
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4773
Dionne Saunders v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1377
Nahom Tesfaye v. John Walrath
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6258
Kelly Ray Jones v. USA
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 15-6432
US v. Carlton Wilson
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4391
Manning v. Caldwell  
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1320

Justia Opinion Summary: Virginia's regulation of the consumption, purchase, manufacture, and sale of alcohol through a series of interconnecting provisions found in Title 4.1 of the Virginia Code did not qualify as cruel and unusual punishment...

Thomas Figaniak v. Tyler Johnson
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2333
US v. Richard Byrd
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4086
US v. Anthony Culp
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4730
US v. Jose Luis Cruz-Hernandez
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4768
US v. Dwayne Anderson
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4009
US v. Darryle Cooper
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6212
United States ex rel. Cody v. Mantech International
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1722
JTH Tax, Inc. v. Gregory Aime
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1859
Larry Hurlburt v. Juliet Black
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2449
United States v. Burfoot  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4266

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of wire fraud, extortion under color of official right, conspiracy to commit such offenses, and two counts of perjury. The court held that the district court did not err...

US v. Michael Kostenko
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4552
US v. Jeriton Curry
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4567
US v. Elton Wayne Walston
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4683
US v. Yerwin Hernandez-Ordonez
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4725
Eliseo Bermudes-Lopez v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1000
Ivan Copeland v. S. Kassell
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6274
Shaw v. Sessions  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1213

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision and held that the Board correctly determined that petitioner was convicted of a conspiracy related to the distribution of a controlled substance; the...

United States v. Ancient Coin Collectors Guild  
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1625

Justia Opinion Summary: The Guild appealed the district court's order of forfeiture to the United States of seven ancient Cypriot coins and eight ancient Chinese coins, which were imported into this country by the Guild. The Fourth Circuit affi...

Hartford Casualty Insurance Co v. Ted A. Greve & Associates, PA
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2407
US v. Devin Brown
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4718
US v. Anthony Taylor
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4790
Sherye Epps v. Midvale Indemnity Company
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1059
Bashkim Bajraktari v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1072
US v. David Zirkle
Date: August 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4111
US v. James Kingsborough
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4804
Amanda Shoemaker v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1738
Sierra Club v. National Park Service  
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Numbers: 18-1082, 18-1083

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit held that agency decisions that provided necessary approvals for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) were arbitrary and capricious. In Case No. 18-1083, petitioners challenged the Incidental Take Stateme...

Joyce Short v. Westmoreland Coal Company
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1130
US v. Gerald Whaley
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6025
US v. Larry Lingenfelter
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6110
US v. Carlton May
Date: August 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6124
Porter v. Zook  
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-18

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal, on remand, of petitioner's juror bias claim. The court held that the district court failed to recognize the applicability of Supreme Court precedent requiring a...

U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc. v. Big South Wholesale of Virginia, LLC  
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2070

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit vacated the district court's order granting reconsideration, under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b), of a predecessor district judge's order which had granted defendants' petition to substitute th...

US v. Meredith Yates
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4284
US v. Julia Teryaeva-Reed
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4513
US v. Jay Maurice Tharps
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4726
Frank Tolen, Jr. v. Larry Cartledge
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7399
Donald Burrell v. 911 Restoration Franchise, Inc
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1055
In re: Alejandro Leyva
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1227
Ashley Brooks v. Eric Wilson
Date: August 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6116
Ellen Thomas v. Omni Hotels Mgmt Corporation
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1424
Geraldine VanDevender v. Blue Ridge of Raleigh, LLC
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1900
William Bond v. US
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2150
Salamatou Maikido v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2329
US v. Alexander Santiago
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4668
US v. Robert Lloyd
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6114
Marshall Miller v. Joseph McFadden
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6389
Jessica Cottle v. Monitech, Inc.
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1080
Shannon McGee v. Joseph McFadden
Date: August 2, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6211
Sierra Club v. State Water Control Board  
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-2406, 17-2433

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit denied a petition for review of Virginia's certification under Section 401 of the Clean Water Act that it had reasonable assurance that certain activities regarding the construction of a natural gas pi...

In Re: Larry Cason, Jr.
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2438
US v. Willis Terrance Dorsey
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4434
US v. Juan Guzman
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4779
Michael Moment v. Renee Mortel
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6499
US v. Micah Pritchett
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4003
Sundari K. Prasad v. US
Date: August 1, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6256
Griffin v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co.  
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1251

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to Hartford Life in an action brought under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Plaintiff filed suit seeking a continuation of t...

Robert Horowitz v. Federal Insurance Company
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2443
US v. Malcolm Hartley
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4304
Vinita Johnson v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1375
US v. Rahkeem McDonald
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4104
Randolph Kelly v. Helen Fahey
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6246
Randy S. Cooper v. Patrick Mirandy
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6273
Alphonso Haynesworth v. SC Dept of Mental Health
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6295
Filiberto Feliciano v. J. Cox
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6311
Joseph Tice v. Honorable R. Markley Dennis
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6312
US v. Juan Alomia-Torres
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6352
Fred Smith v. Joleesa James
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6357
Rayborn Durand v. Anthony Charles
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6364
US v. Samuel Pierre
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6365
US v. Bryan Samuel
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6374
US v. Bruce Winston
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6424
Tamara Stanfield v. Richard Graham
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6427
Michael Greene v. William Huffman
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6436
David Martinez v. Harold Clarke
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6503
US v. Donny Deese
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6568
US v. James Collins, Jr.
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6569
US v. Eric Richardson
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6584
Fred Carswell, III v. G. Ramirez
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6603
Lester Barnett v. City of Gastonia
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6609
US v. Charlie Jones
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6612
US v. Naratio Bowles
Date: July 31, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6619
Valerie Tripp v. County of Gates
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2079
US v. Robert Antonio Parker
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4739
US v. Sharafa Buhari
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4740
US v. Miguel Angel Urieta-Jaimes
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4750
US v. Terrance Butler
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4796
Marion Sherrod v. Colbert Respass
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7469
Dora L. Adkins v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc.
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1102
Cecelia Walton v. N.C. Department of Commerce
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1320
Carrieann Cash v. Commissioner, Social Security
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1350
In re: Robert Mejia
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1364
Gregory Perry v. Michael Paris
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1394
Shelia Hallman-Warner v. Bluefield State College
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1417
Roger Wilson v. U. S. Gov't
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1428
Charles Willingham v. Christian Strangfeld
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1484
Robert Randolph, Jr. v. Lee Harter
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1548
In Re: Joseph Witchard
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1630
In re: James Roudabush, Jr.
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1635
US v. Christopher Huckabee
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4019
US v. David Long
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4055
US v. Claude Loatman, III
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4087
US v. Jimmy Nance
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6236
Clifton Lyles v. Angela Broach
Date: July 30, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6241
Sierra Club v. USFS  
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-2399, 18-1012, 18-1019, 18-1036

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit granted petitions for review of the BLM's decision granting a right of way through federal land for construction and operation of a pipeline proposed by MVP, and the Forest Service's decision to amend...

US v. Jason Randall Howard
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4366
United States v. Steele  
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4580

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit vacated the district court's restitution order after defendant was convicted of postal theft. Defendant, a mail handler for the postal service, was convicted of stealing video game discs sent by GameFl...

Jason McDonald v. Harold Clarke
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7108
Jestine Washington v. South State Bank
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1397
Nathaniel R. Webb v. Donnie Harrison
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6145
Antwan W. Callahan v. Harold W. Clarke
Date: July 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6262
John McGuinness v. United States Forest Service
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2406
US v. Terrell Jamar Houston
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4340
Hunter v. Town of Mocksville  
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1374

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from and action brought by three police officers against the Town, alleging claims related to the officers' termination. On appeal, the officers challenged the district court's post trial rulings. The...

T.B. v. Prince George's County Board of Education  
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1877

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to the school district in an action under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), alleging that the school district failed to pro...

Christopher Lancaster v. USP Hazelton
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7245
Josand Farmer v. Gio Ramirez
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7660
Willie Key v. Ansonborough House
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1278
In re: Starsha Sewell
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1298
US v. Tevin Lashaun Cox
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4002
Tyrone Griffin v. Harold Clarke
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6209
Derrick Young v. Warden of Evans Correctional
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6296
US v. Demory Robinson
Date: July 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6455
United States v. Chittenden  
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Numbers: 14-4768, 14-4828, 15-4659

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant was convicted of bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank and mail fraud for her role in a fraudulent mortgage scheme, the district court ordered her to forfeit over $1 million to cover proceeds that her...

Hollie Stansbury v. Federal Home Loan Mortgage
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2145
Assoc. for Accessible Medicine v. Brian Frosh
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2166
Randolph Lee Darnell v. Darren Marshall Hart
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2370
Whelthy McKune v. Dennis Bush
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7539
Berkley v. Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC  
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1042

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' action against Mountain Valley Pipeline, FERC, and the Acting Chairman of FERC, challenging the constitutionality of various provisions of the Nat...

US v. Leanthony Sligh
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4015
US v. Maurice Anderson
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6192
US v. Antonio Mosley
Date: July 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6271
L. Mballa Bouba Nee Joseph v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1403
Vincent June, Jr. v. E. Thomasson
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2041
Westmoreland Coal Company v. DOWCP
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2085
Mark Fam v. Bank of America
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2298
Matthew S. McKinnon v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2337
US v. Melvin Brown
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4608
US v. Markus Davis
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4777
Desiree Baptiste-Rucker-El v. Mark Herring
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1128
Willie Rucker-El v. Mark Herring
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1129
Brian Hill v. EOUSA
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1160
In re: Henry Miller
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1627
Jerome Todd v. Zachary Sullivan
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6317
Anthony Martin v. Susan Duffy
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6333
US v. Zonta Ellison
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6342
US v. Samuel Vinci, Jr.
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6345
George Carter v. Brick Tripp
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6350
Larry Stubbs v. Brad Perritt
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6356
Mohammed Jilani v. Donnie Harrison
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6366
US v. Ronald Chisholm
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6367
US v. Dennis Bruton
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6375
US v. Jeremy Frazier
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6398
Frederick Banks v. Jeff Sessions
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6421
US v. Jotham Simmons
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6441
Kenneth D. Smith v. Warden Scott Lewis
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6451
Donald Hinton v. Mason
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6462
US v. Thomas Norman
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6508
Brian Tidmore v. Warden Wolfe
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6513
US v. Adrian Parker
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6517
Brandon Artis v. K. Mentally
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6527
Leonicio Coreas v. Harold Clarke
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6538
Harry Brantley v. Gene Johnson
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6542
US v. Elliott Brown
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6558
Jack Lewis, Jr. v. FCC
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6561
Monti Bellamy v. Gio Ramirez
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6572
Sundari Prasad v. Foxmore Process Servers
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6576
US v. Gregory Whyte
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6605
Curtis Williams v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: July 24, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6634
Rainbow School, Inc. v. Rainbow Early Education
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1055
Inner Quest Inc. v. Young Life Inc.
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1581
Barbara Sopkin v. Jill Mendelson
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1626
Children's Hospital v. Azar  
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2237

Justia Opinion Summary: The Secretary appealed the district court's order enjoining him from enforcing a Medicaid policy set forth in a Frequently Asked Questions document (FAQ 33), which purported to clarify the methodology for calculating the...

Linda Rushton v. US
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2462
Kenneth D. Bell v. Li Yu Chen
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1084
Jack Taylor v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1105
Arlene Smith-Scott v. United States Trustee
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1217
Esther Yates v. Nationstar Mortgage, LLC
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1246
James McClain v. Henderson County, NC
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1283
Winfred F. Nicholson v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1343
Anthony Robinson v. Loudoun County Public Schools
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1391
Daryl Green v. Rosenberg & Associates, LLC
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1436
Monique Small Drew v. VCU, Parking & Transportation
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1466
In re: Kareem Currence
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1498
Roger Elliott v. Chairman, U. S. Merit Systems
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1572
In re: William Chapman
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1590
In re: Paul Coleman
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1620
Lenir Richardson v. Strayer University
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1628
US v. Christopher Estep
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4012
US v. Johnnie Lewis
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4075
Ozelia Hicks, Jr. v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6159
Arkeem Nellon v. Regina Hampton
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6166
Donald Pevia, Jr. v. Commissioner of Corrections
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6214
US v. Dana Morris
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6234
US v. Cordell Berry
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6261
Paul Burt v. Eddie Pearson
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6265
Samuel Wilder v. Tarcia James
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6275
US v. Wainsworth Hall
Date: July 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6291
Sheng Da Dong v. Jefferson B. Sessions III
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1526
Ergon-West Virginia, Inc. v. EPA  
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1839

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit granted Ergon's petition for review challenging EPA's denial of Ergon's application for an extension of the small refinery exemption from the renewable fuel standard program. The court held that EPA's...

US v. Wallace Dixon Cox
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2195
Burl Anderson Howell v. George A. Wood
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1315
Anthony Kelly v. Stephen Moyer
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6000
US v. Michael Greene
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6061
Chauncey Demetrius Bennett v. Warden John Wolfe
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6226
US v. Jeffery Jermaine Dunlap
Date: July 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6263
US v. Patricia Yvonne Diggs
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4632
CarMax, Inc. v. Montgomery Sibley
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1261
Roderick Hall v. Sprint Corporation
Date: July 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1309
US v. Bob Jones
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4480
US v. Harold Alley, Jr.
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4716
US v. Alexander Jones
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4731
US v. Kamal Qazah
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4742
US v. William Welsh
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6355
In re: Edward Dane Jeffus
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1231
In re: Rahkeem Cheeks
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1606
US v. Christopher Hall
Date: July 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6318
US v. Shamieka Goodall
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4383
In re: James Blakely
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1147
Kirk Webster v. James Mattis
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1259
US v. Alfredo Arnoldo Gallardo
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6093
US v. Andysheh Ayatollahi
Date: July 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6165
Z.G. v. Pamlico County Public Schools
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1290
United States v. Gibbs  
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4037

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's 24 month sentence after he admitted to four violations of the conditions of his supervised release. The court held that the record amply demonstrated that the district court, in re...

United States v. Dhirane  
Date: July 16, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-4205, 17-4226

Justia Opinion Summary: 18 U.S.C. 2339B prohibits anyone from knowingly providing or attempting to provide material support or resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Defendants were found guilty of conspiracy to provide and of providing...

Adbul-Mumit v. Alexandria Hyundai, LLC  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-1582, 17-1587, 17-1611

Justia Opinion Summary: These appeal arose from the dismissal of three consumer actions based on Virginia state law claims against Hyundai, regarding misrepresentations the company made regarding EPA estimated fuel economy for the Hyundai Elant...

Savage v. Maryland  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-1636, 17-1779, 17-1989

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against State's Attorney Oglesby for violations of his civil rights, and the State of Maryland under Title VII, asserting a vicarious liability claim against Maryland. The Fourth Circuit held that pr...

United States v. McCoy  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4117

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to a federal drug trafficking conspiracy and waived his right to appeal his conviction and "whatever sentence is imposed," except on the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel and prosecutori...

US v. Joseph Aberant
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4667
US v. Dayvon Riley
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6910
Matthew Thaler v. Donald J. Trump for President
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1194
CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. v. Montgomery Sibley
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2305
US v. Larice Simmons
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4612
In re: William Gadd
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1277
Freddie Lee Hall v. David Zook
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6089
Casey Tyler v. North Carolina
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6195
US v. Tyree Jones
Date: July 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6232
Sheela Jones v. UNUM Life Insurance Company
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1933
Jacob Leon Mitchell v. Unknown
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7638
US v. Zackery Craig Cline
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4014
US v. Arthur Williams
Date: July 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6267
Allen v. Cooper  
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-1522, 17-1602

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a videographer, and his video production company, filed suit against North Carolina, alleging that plaintiff's copyrights were violated when North Carolina published video footage and a still photograph that h...

Herbert Bryant v. Village of Bald Head Island
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1567
Richard Fletcher v. Maryland Transit Admin
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1830
Eric D. Streeter v. Walden University, LLC
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2463
Warren v. Thomas  
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a habeas petition based on a claim under Simmons v. South Carolina, 512 U.S. 154 (1994). Under Simmons, a defendant is entitled to inform the jury when the al...

US v. John Cannon
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4560
Bronson Howard Tucker v. Dana Ratliffe-Walker
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7230
US v. Omar Gualtero
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7456
Ricardo Lanier v. Linda Corn
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7505
Crisell Seguin v. US Department of Labor
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1414
Wesley Day v. Justin Andrews
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6039
US v. Nishon Quinte Rainner
Date: July 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6155
Ning Shen v. Sec US Dept Veterans Affairs
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1911
Richard Hunt, Jr. v. David Ballard
Date: July 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6726
Strothers v. City of Laurel, Maryland  
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1237

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's retaliation claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The court held that plaintiff engaged in protected activity under Title VII when she co...

Lajuan Martin v. Freddie Winston, Jr.
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2297
US v. Tony Forrester
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4445
Tremain Davis v. Larry Cartledge
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6541
US v. Toni Cremeans
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4079
US v. Wendell Wood
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6167
US v. Jorge Molina-Sanchez
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6172
Eddie Golson v. Detective James Anderson
Date: July 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6204
US v. James Dow Vandivere
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-7605
Fernando Lightfoot v. Richmond Public Schools
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2034
Troy Price, Jr. v. Mos Shipping Co., Ltd.
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2101
US v. Gennaro Mattiaccio
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4656
US v. James Scott Ervin, Jr.
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4746
Brandon Roberts v. Bobby Shearin
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7595
US v. Darryl Galloway
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4049
US v. Stephen G. Fields
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6130
Bobby Grady v. NC Dept of Public Safety
Date: July 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6142
Larry Hayes v. Marvin Plumley
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 16-7537
360 Mortgage Group, LLC v. Home Point Financial Corporation
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1014
US v. Edwin Leo Brown
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4595
US v. Gregory Crum
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4634
In re: William Davis, Jr.
Date: July 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1243
United States v. Chavez  
Date: July 2, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-4499, 16-4517, 16-4819, 16-4820, 16-4821

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, members of the MS-13 gang, were convicted of a wide variety of crimes in aid of racketeering. The Fourth Circuit affirmed, holding that the government did not violate its Brady and Napue duties; the governmen...

Michael Schoene v. McElroy Coal Company
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1788
Julius Lee Williams v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2424
US v. Carlton Nash
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4603
In re: Mt Hawley Insurance Co.
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1401
US v. Eulises Perez
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4771
US v. Cory Misraje
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7351
John Laschkewitsch v. Lincoln Life and Annuity
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1027
William Taccino v. Commissioner, Social Security
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1294
US v. Bryan Coats
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6008
US v. William Howard Oneil, Jr.
Date: June 28, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6156
Guzman Gonzalez v. Sessions  
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1519

Justia Opinion Summary: The imposition of $100 in court costs, assessed attendant to a prayer for judgment continued under North Carolina law, does not qualify as a "conviction" within the meaning of the Immigration and Naturalization Act. The...

In re: Grand Jury
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4183
Eric Sanders v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1180
US v. Thomas Siler
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4078
Charles Hawkins v. Harold Clarke
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6197
US v. Mark Bellamy
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6235
Supreme Ackbar v. William R. Byers, Jr.
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6272
Ryricka Custis v. Earl Barksdale
Date: June 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6308
US v. Franky Hoston
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4245
US v. Nicholas Midgette
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4545
US v. Zactrick Jefferies
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4646
US v. Quincy Mayes
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4749
United States v. Allmendinger  
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6447

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit vacated the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on ineffective assistance of counsel. Defendant was convicted of money laundering and other crimes that related to a fraud...

US v. Edeogochineme Agbugba
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6001
US v. Montgomery Isner
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6020
US v. Kareem Doctor
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6046
Marco Strickland v. J.C. Holland
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6047
Jabari Hird v. Justin Andrews
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6062
John E. Hamilton v. Harold W. Clarke
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6082
Ronnie W. Wilson v. Warden Bush
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6085
Earnest Hall v. Warden, USP Marion
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6104
US v. James Dew
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6148
US v. Robert Richardson
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6160
John Baccus v. Edgar Clements, III
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6163
Warner B. Crider v. S. Kallis
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6174
Clifton Sparks v. Circuit Court of Chesterfield
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6179
Shapat Nabaya v. U.S. Attorney
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6181
US v. Reginald Falice
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6199
Bradford Allen v. Buddy Harwood
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6223
US v. Jerry Joshua
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6269
Douglas Nelson-EL v. Crystal Willett
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6298
US v. Jon Karl Thompson
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6300
US v. Teresa Fletcher
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6305
US v. Russell Carroll
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6325
Jack Lewis, Jr. v. FCC
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6336
Terrell Joyner v. Karen Burrell
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6369
US v. Corey Kerr
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6400
US v. Terry Adams
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6440
Makandi Terry v. Director/Administrator
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6495
US v. Damon Elliott
Date: June 26, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6559
Michael Formica v. Floyd Aylor
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 16-7418
US v. William J. Gilliam
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1642
Joseph Ruddy, Jr. v. Commissioner of IRS
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1654
James Linlor v. India Mitchell
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2203
Syed Askri v. First Horizon Bank
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2409
US v. Derrick Allison
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4633
US v. Curtis Washington
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4664
US v. Valerie Williams
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4686
US v. Ryall Majors
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4764
Azaniah Blankumsee v. Maryland Dept of Public Safety
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7329
Edward Richardson v. Prince William County Govt
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1108
William T. Hunter v. Department of the Army
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1121
Regina H. Gordon v. City of Emporia
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1131
Nathan Wilson v. Fairfield Inn Suites- Marriott
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1138
Bricia Roslyn Pini v. Workers Compensation
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1164
In Re: Catherine Randolph
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1199
Clark Philogene v. Data Networks, Inc.
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1222
Gwendolyn Kestin v. IRS
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1263
Kimberly Stroud v. Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff's
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1276
Renee Ferebee v. Department of Human Relations
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1293
Heidi M. Parker v. Commissioner
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1310
James Owens-El v. State of Maryland
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1334
Stacey Kelly v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1339
Cedrick Draper v. Muy Pizza Southeast LLC
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1370
In re: Michael Jones
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1396
In re: Frederick J. Andrews
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1512
US v. Derrick Sutton
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4028
US v. Christopher Kirk Gray
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4037
Michael Kenta Davis v. Justin Andrews
Date: June 25, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6123
US v. Arturo Ramirez
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4644
US v. Benjamin Davis
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6251
Malvo v. Mathena  
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6746

Justia Opinion Summary: During seven weeks in 2002, Malvo (then 17 years old) and Muhammad, the “D.C. Snipers,” murdered 12 individuals, inflicted grievous injuries on six others, and terrorized the area with a shooting spree. The two were appr...

Yahya Muqit v. Joseph McFadden
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6960
In re: Michael Wheeler
Date: June 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1051
US v. Sartaj Ajrawat
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4231
Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. Pruitt  
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1430

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that the EPA failed to perform its nondiscretionary duty under the Clean Water Act to promulgate pollutant limits for biologically impaired waters in West Virginia. The court held that plai...

Paulette Myers v. Dollar General Corporation
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1785
Metzgar v. KBR, Inc.  
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1960

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit held that the political question doctrine barred an action brought by United States military personnel, civilian contractors, and surviving family members against KBR for injuries allegedly caused by K...

US v. Davon Bennett
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4265
US v. Allise Jones
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4363
United States v. Kehoe  
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4536

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying defendant's motion to suppress after he conditionally pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. The court held that officers had reasonable...

US v. Gregory Garcia
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4692
US v. Vincent McNatt
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-7728
Auguste Sankara v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1828
Jimmy Chip E v. Marshall Sanford
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2012
E. P. v. Howard County Public School
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2094
Michael Moment v. Dwight Dave Jackson
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6479
Jackie Moorehead v. State of North Carolina
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7538
US v. Stephen Page
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6149
Rayon Lavelle Pork v. Harold Clarke
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6157
Christopher Bolling v. Harold Clarke
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6164
US v. Raymond Chestnut
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6188
US v. Gregory D. Anderson
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6194
US v. Gerard Felder
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6217
US v. Terrance Thompson
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6237
US v. Frank Degraffenreid
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6240
Thomas Ebron v. Karen Brown
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6293
Timothy Young v. Levern Cohen
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6331
US v. Michael Maness
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6341
Andrew Chien v. LeClair Ryan
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6346
US v. Maurice Moore, Jr.
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6380
Carlos Martinelly-Montano v. Harold Clarke
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6387
US v. Reginald Morton
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6390
US v. George Crane, V
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6404
Sebastian Cortez-Hernandez v. Harold Clarke
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6413
US v. Michael Davis
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6439
Wayne Petroski v. Adriarre Bennett
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6473
Horne v. WTVR, LLC  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-1483, 17-1613

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of WTVR's motion for a directed verdict in a defamation action. Plaintiff filed suit against WTVR after it aired a news story about a county school system hiring a f...

Wilson v. Prince George's County  
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1856

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against defendants, alleging excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment. The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants, holding...

US v. Shon Cobbs
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4477
US v. Tavarez Brown
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4734
US v. Joseph Harrington
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4757
John Smith v. Warden
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7648
Shraddha Patel v. Kirit Patel
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1022
Pamela Diz v. Rebecca Martin
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1172
In re: Jimmy Allred
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1188
Castle Credit Co. Holding, LLC v. Roy Riley
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1209
Lazina King v. Caliber Home Loans
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1223
Courtney Brockington v. Kim Stenson
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1238
Kenda Kirby v. State of North Carolina
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1289
Bank of America, NA v. Nelson Bruce
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1363
Hieda Keeler v. Wilford Taylor, Jr.
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1409
Roger Wilson v. FCI Cumberland
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1424
Deutsch Bank National Company v. Margaret Fegely
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1456
In re: Howard White
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1490
In re: James Faller, II
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1505
John Carroll v. Joe Coakley
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6072
US v. Wilfred Farrior, Jr.
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6098
Janice Trump v. Eastern Associated Coal
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1273
Leyva Martinez v. Sessions  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1301

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order of removal based on petitioner's prior convictions for theft. The court held that the Maryland theft statute was not divisib...

John Samuels v. Travis Nutter
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2442
United States v. Shephard  
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4148

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, eight substantive counts of wire fraud and aiding and abetting...

US v. Lavon M. Williams
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4352
US v. Chadney Stanback
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4687
Nauflett v. Commissioner of IRS  
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1986

Justia Opinion Summary: The 90-day filing requirement in I.R.C. 6015(e)(1)(A)(ii) is jurisdictional. The Fourth Circuit affirmed the tax court's dismissal of a petition for relief based on lack of jurisdiction. The court held that the tax court...

Keva Bates v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2111
Crystal Wickersham v. Ford Motor Company
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2131
Barbara Brown v. Thomas Gorman
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2141
US v. Allen Holland
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4341
US v. Greg Ramsey
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4627
US v. Jason P. Belcher
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6009
J.O.C. Farms, L.L.C. v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co.
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-2368
Amanda Manning v. US
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2202
Steven Banks v. Vincent Gore
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-7512
Tommy Combs v. Ashe County
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2394
US v. Charles Allen, III
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4607
Craig Andre Neal v. Warden Joyner
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7579
Djiby Nam v. 2012, Inc.
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1098
Mischa Walker v. S. Kassell
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6019
James Barnett, Jr. v. Alamance County Sheriff Office
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6113
US v. Gerald Wheeler
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-6073
Plaintiffs Appealing Case Management Order 100 v. Pfizer, Inc.  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1140

Justia Opinion Summary: Lipitor, a pharmaceutical drug, is prescribed to lower patients’ “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides. Plaintiffs, more than 3,000 women, claim that they developed diabetes as a result of taking Lipitor. The Judicial Pane...

Patrick Weckesser v. Knight Enterprises S.E., LLC
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1247
Hutton v. National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Inc.  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1506

Justia Opinion Summary: Optometrists across the country noticed that Chase Amazon Visa credit card accounts had been fraudulently opened in their names, using correct social security numbers and birthdates. The victims discussed the thefts in F...

US v. Ron Whitley
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4343
US v. Joseph Patterson
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4619
Fenyang Stewart v. UNC System
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1813
Maria Aguillon Amaya v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1851
Knox Energy, LLC v. Gasco Drilling, Inc
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1878
Garnett v. Remedi SeniorCare of Virginia  
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1890

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's defamation suit against her employer, Remedi, in an action alleging that a coworker engaged in crude, baseless, and ignorant speculation about the...

US v. James Wainscoat
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4591
Jiang Rui v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1038
BrickStreet Mutual Insurance v. Zurich American Insurance Co.
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2204
Gustavo Aldunate Morales v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1718
US v. Khoa Hoang
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4518
US v. Harold Lail
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4561
Mariela Reyes v. Lee Cissna
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-7304
In re: Momolu Sirleaf
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1353
US v. Anthony Morrison
Date: June 8, 2018
Docket Number: 18-4068
Jose Ramirez v. Jefferson Sessions III
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2444
Joseph Perry, Jr. v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2366
John Laschkewitsch v. Legal and General America, Inc
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2374
US v. Jerry Rhodes
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4162
US v. Joshua Grove
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4775
John Davis v. Eric Wilson
Date: June 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6131
Terry Houston v. Exec Board AFSCME Local 2250
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1929
Forest Capital, LLC v. David Pearsall
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2310
Barbara Denardo v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2312
Jeanetta Carter v. Wawa, Inc.
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2450
US v. Antonio Randolph
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4326
US v. Kenneth Shannon
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4500
US v. Antonio Gray
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4503
US v. Jarmal Harrid
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4615
US v. Randolph Johnson Spain
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4641
US v. Calvis Robinson
Date: June 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4707