2019 Fourth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 897

Haynes v. Waste Connections, Inc.  
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2431

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment to WCI on all of plaintiff's claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 42 U.S.C. 1981. The court held that the district court er...

United States v. Winbush  
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-7148

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of a petition for habeas corpus relief under 28 U.S.C. 2255. The court held that the district court erred in substituting a previously unidentified conviction to...

Nelson Bruce v. Pentagon Federal Credit Union
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2134
In re: Momolu Sirleaf, Jr.
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2262
US v. Aazim Love, Jr.
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4308
US v. Emory Chiles
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4569
US v. Keon Ross
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4677
US v. Delwyn Smith
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4719
Willie Williams v. Stephen Welch
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1027
Ella Fortune v. Kings Dominion
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1041
Michael Hall v. Bank of America Corporation
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1088
Margaret Reaves v. Nationstar Mortgage, Inc.
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1200
In Re: Yve Blanc
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1214
Timothy Warren v. Warden Cartledge
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6007
US v. TiQuan Savary
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6028
US v. Joseph Osiomwan
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6105
Kyle Lunnin v. Mansukhani
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6109
Anthony Newman v. Andrew Moultrie
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6112
US v. David Hill
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6113
Justin Woodington v. Mrs. Goode
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6126
US v. Fernando Nunez
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6153
US v. Deborah Wagner
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6164
Thomas Shrader v. State of West Virginia
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6195
US v. Saad Basha
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6235
In Re: Brandon Jennings
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6237
US v. Lance Whitaker
Date: April 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6334
Hayes v. Carver  
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-7441

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a petition for habeas corpus relief under 28 U.S.C. 2254. The court granted a certificate of appealability on his claim that he has made a showing of actual i...

Sonia Wriglesworth v. Mark T. Esper
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2130
Margaret Reaves v. John Benjamin, Jr.
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2311
US v. Michael Goins
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4229
US v. William Robinson
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4476
US v. Larry Moore
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4480
US v. Quincy Haynes
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4613
US v. Lavaughn Hanton
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4672
US v. Kenneth Ashe
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4741
US v. Robert Reid
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4856
US v. Jack Vance
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7304
Kareem Leaphart v. Willie Eagleton
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7389
Wayne Resper v. Wexford Medical Services
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7396
US v. Devon Sturdivant
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7428
Charles Jordan v. John MaGill
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7438
Paul Jenkins v. Tammy Williams
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7469
Bryan Gray v. Erik Hooks
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7472
US v. Jon Thompson
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7489
Darrel Fisher v. J. Holland
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7530
US v. Sean Dudley
Date: April 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7536
Capital Associated Industries v. Stein  
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2218

Justia Opinion Summary: CAI filed suit against state prosecutors, seeking to enjoin the enforcement of state unauthorized practice of law (UPL) statutes against it. The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to d...

United States v. Sutherland  
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4427

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions for filing three false tax returns and obstructing a grand jury proceeding. The court held that the district court properly instructed the jury on the nexus requirement...

William Reyes v. William Barr
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1418
US v. Phyteaf McCormick
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4401
US v. Steven Justice
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4778
Jermaine Moss v. Kenny Atkinson
Date: April 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6096
Justin Kelly v. Sarah Conner
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1067
CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. v. Montgomery Sibley
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2256
Cecelia Walton v. NC Dept. of Health and Human
Date: April 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2343
Mitchell v. Green  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-7450

Justia Opinion Summary: After the district court dismissed a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for being untimely filed, it granted a certificate of appealability as to whether the one-year limitations period prescribed by the Antiterrorism and Effective...

US v. Cristian Vera-Covarruvias
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4645
Wright v. Lassiter  
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6320

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that North Carolina prison officials imposed a substantial burden on his religious exercise by refusing his request to celebrate four annual Rastafarian holy days, in violation of his rights...

Frederick Atwater v. Paul Butler, Jr.
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7229
US v. Robert Hoffman, II
Date: April 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7432
Guy Edward Franklin v. Poore Substitute Trustee, Ltd.
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2436
US v. Christian Hood
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4759
Alfred Snapp, Jr. v. Lincoln Financial Securities
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1344
Reyna v. Hott  
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1503

Justia Opinion Summary: After plaintiffs were arrested and detained by ICE under 8 U.S.C. 1226(a), pending removal for being in the United States without inspection or admission, they filed suit against ICE and DHS, challenging their transfer o...

Thomas Dooley v. Capstone Logistics, LLC
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1835
Michael Star v. Michael Chapman
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2439
US v. Cory Christie
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4602
US v. Franklin Gregg
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4619
US v. William Foures
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4716
Oscar Lobo-Lopez v. J. Ormond
Date: April 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7416
Brandon v. Guilford County Board of Elections  
Date: April 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1123

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court's order denying Citizens' motion for attorney's fees, expert fees, and costs stemming from a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action that successfully challenged a 2015 state law that redrew...

Kandise Lucas v. Henrico County
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2215
In re: Momolu Sirleaf, Jr.
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2261
In re: Jimmy Husband
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2483
US v. Demarlo Kornegay
Date: April 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4379
Virginia Department of Corrections v. Jordan  
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-7594

Justia Opinion Summary: Respondents, Mississippi death row inmates, filed suit challenging the state's lethal injection procedures under the Eighth Amendment. Respondents sought discovery by serving a subpoena on the VDOC. The VDOC provided so...

Hassane Lasri v. William Barr
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1457
David Sider v. Nana Wilson
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1776
Christine Nelson v. Medical University Hospital
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2038
Quancidine Hinson-Gribble v. US Office of Personnel Mgmt
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2219
Harry Quigley v. City of Huntington, WV
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2285
US v. Alejandro Chavez-Lopez
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4183
US v. Jamie Franklin
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4532
US v. Ajarhi Roberts
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4551
US v. James Parrish, Jr.
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4557
US v. James Littlejohn
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4596
US v. Shawntay Swann
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7100
David Meyers v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7117
US v. Stephen Ross
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7129
Carl Prostell v. David Zook
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7146
Kenneth Carter v. Division of Corrections
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7193
US v. Jack Sporich
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7251
Victor Ortiz-Delvalle v. Warden Randal Williams
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7319
Richard Glawson v. Jennifer Saad
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7385
James Barnett, Jr. v. Dionne Sherrill
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7458
Roderick Johnson v. Denise Morgan
Date: April 11, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6067
Afraaz Irani v. Palmetto Health
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 16-2439
Janice Grenadier v. Henry Hudson
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2071
Eugene Baskins v. Walter Mack
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2121
In re: Jermaine Tart
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2197
Constance Pratt v. Retha Albriton
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2231
Anthony Bryant v. US Department of Education
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2264
US v. Oscar Santos
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4502
US v. Bradley Souther
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4576
US v. Durnell Gaines
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4600
US v. Luis Barrera
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4687
Olandio Workman v. Robert Perry
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7353
US v. Lionel Cox
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7366
John Arbogast v. Debra Minnix
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7375
Carlton Anderson v. John Herring
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7377
US v. Jeffrey Tucker
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7378
Walter Booker v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7394
Hugh Plunkett v. R.D. Hayes
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7403
Bobbie Edwards v. Joe Coakley
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7415
William Davis, Jr. v. William Barr
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7424
Ozelia Hicks, Jr. v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7433
Berwyn Robinson v. State of North Carolina
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7434
Charles Ball v. Mike Slagle
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7435
Derick Sealey v. Ronald Myers
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7451
US v. Michael Mitchell
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7453
Rahsean Holmes v. State of Maryland
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7461
Justin Gore v. Stacey Kincaid
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7477
US v. Amir Faraz
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7482
Marshall Watkins v. Nurse Jones
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7486
US v. Rodney Reep
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7511
Teon Williams v. Brad Perritt
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7526
US v. Rodney Reep
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7537
Travis Jenkins v. US
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7539
Gregory Spellman v. Jimmy Moore
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1012
Loretta Alford v. Tina Ballard
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1047
Charleatta Black v. Department of Veterans Affairs
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1071
Sally Heyns v. Select Portfolio Servicing
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1075
Erick Santos Bey v. Derrell Hightower
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1093
In re: James Vandivere
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1109
Julio Rodriguez v. Jack Clelland
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6003
US v. James Vandivere
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6015
Jason Marshman v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6016
Frank Johnson v. Correct Care Solutions
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6034
George Moses v. David Pascoe
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6039
Joseph Mial v. Erik Hooks
Date: April 10, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6071
McCaffrey v. Chapman  
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2198

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint alleging that the sheriff's failure to reappoint plaintiff for his political disloyalty violated his First Amendment rights to freedom o...

US v. Rollin Owens, Jr.
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4546
US v. Robert Hughes
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4549
US v. Jose Garduno-Casiano
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4553
US v. Terri Newman
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4605
US v. Donte Williamson
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4632
US v. Terrell Littleton
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4644
US v. Ernest Keith, Jr.
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4811
US v. Lawrence Rich
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4828
US v. Darryle Cooper
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6212
Larry Stubbs v. Brad Perritt
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6356
Paul Thompson, Jr. v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6696
US v. Terrance Williams
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6920
Colesha Jackson v. A. Jackson
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7028
John Carroll v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7097
Clyde Meris v. Mr. Settles
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7116
Michael Adams v. Richard Graham
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7175
William Kyler v. Richard Miller
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7184
US v. Charles Fuller
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7195
Melvin Givens v. Eddie Anderson
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7208
US v. William Davis, Jr.
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7257
US v. Michael Rozelle
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7269
US v. Donald Wardrick
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7290
Robert Mayo v. Richard Davis
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7293
Berwyn Robinson v. Alexander Correctional
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7294
Robert Koon v. Timothy Clark
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7318
US v. Michael Puzey
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7324
US v. Michael Puzey
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7326
James Puckett v. Hector Joyner
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7342
Robert Prince v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7347
Joseph Paduano v. Harold Clarke
Date: April 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7352
Latham Bean v. Upsher-Smith Pharmaceuticals,
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2263
Berkenfeld v. Lenet  
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1106

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that negligent advice from their financial advisor and his employer, Morgan Stanley, resulted in less favorable tax distribution options on their annuities inherited from the estate of Clai...

Susan Matousek v. Towne Bank NC/VA
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2198
Susan Matousek v. Wal-Mart
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2221
Susan Matousek v. Woodforest National Bank
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2222
John James v. W.V. Supreme Court of Appeals
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2242
Cynthia Holmes v. James Becker
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2255
Flordeliza Hawkins v. SunTrust Bank
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2282
Harry Reese, Sr. v. SC Department of Mental Health
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2288
Iris McClain v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2309
In re: Timothy Adams
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2313
Daniel McClain v. Lefford Fate
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2318
Eric Sanders v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2328
In Re: Rodney McLeod
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2349
John Scotchel, Jr. v. Jessica Rhodes
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2352
Nazira Urrego v. Samuel I. White, P.C.
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2357
Nazira Urrego v. The Bank of New York Mellon
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2364
US v. Dianne Carter
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2368
In Re: James Badgett
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2379
William Grant, II v. U.S. Dept of the Treasury
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2380
William Grant, II v. Joint Chiefs of Staff
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2399
Thomas Neal v. Green Ford, LLC
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2400
In re: William Davis, Jr.
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2404
In re: William Davis, Jr.
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2405
In re: Olander Bynum
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2423
Grace Makau v. Louise Meyer
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2424
Keith Yacko v. Tiffany Noels
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2484
Sterling Jennings v. Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2492
Iris McClain v. The Bank of New York Mellon
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2510
US v. Adam Torain
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4314
US v. Colby Simmons
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4349
US v. Kiet Vo
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4387
US v. Ricky Smith
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4533
US v. Lucas Vasquez-Chavarria
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4544
US v. Albert Gray
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4588
US v. Dwayne Stinson
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4618
US v. Antoine Miller
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4763
Derrick Kirtman v. Chaplain Helbig
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7125
Donald Shealey v. B. Mosley
Date: April 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7183
United States v. Farrell  
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4488

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for ten offenses of money laundering conspiracy, substantive money laundering, and related charges of obstruction of justice. Defendant's conviction stemmed from his rol...

Palomo Farms LLC/Hemport v. U.S. Drug Enforcement
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1766
Spencer Streno v. Shenandoah University
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2039
US v. Darrell Copeland
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4466
US v. Anthony Miles
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4506
US v. Abdul Bangura
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4514
US v. Roosevelt Mood
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4708
US v. Dylan Jeffries
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7261
Isiah James, Jr. v. Bryan Stirling
Date: April 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7277
William Grant, II v. U.S. Dept. of Defense
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2037
US v. Victor Santos-Ochoa
Date: April 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4458
US v. Brian Scott Mayle
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4367
Dorothy Glasscock v. Consolidated Coal Company
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1918
Elsie Marino v. Jeffrey Nadel
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2283
US v. Everette Dawkins
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4021
US v. Timothy McNeal
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4405
US v. Randolph Austin
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4429
US v. Kalil Casey
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4556
US v. Dallas Davis
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4582
US v. Scotty Davis
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4683
US v. Elontrae Glenn
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4749
United States v. Riley  
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4783

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's determination that defendant violated the conditions of his supervised release and sentence of twenty months in prison. The court held that because supervised release revo...

US v. Juan Diaz-Ceballos
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4816
US v. Fred Carrasco, Jr.
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6216
Daniel Salley v. US
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6459
US v. Steven Twitty
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7297
US v. Anthony Mangum
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7327
Joe Fulgham v. Unknown
Date: April 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7425
Sabein Burgess v. Gerald Goldstein
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1352
Bowling v. Director, Virginia Department of Corrections  
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6170

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed suit challenging the Director's repeated denial of parole to petitioner. The district court granted the Director's motion to dismiss, holding that juvenile-specific Eighth Amendment protections do not ap...

US v. Jamar Simmons
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6629
US v. Mervyn Phelan, Sr.
Date: April 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7386
US v. James Stewart, III
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4662
Karl Sundberg v. Lisa Bailey
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1021
In re: Phillip O'Briant
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2436
US v. Kenneth Faison
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4348
US v. James Morris, Jr.
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4653
US v. Sean Bundy
Date: March 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6902
US v. Dwight Christopher Brown
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4544
Enrique Hernandez Rodriguez v. William Barr
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1670
Carrie Ward v. Kevin-Patrick O'Rourke
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1798
Westmoreland Coal Company v. Marlin Ashley
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1841
Calvin Phipps v. William Barr
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2082
United States v. Guzman-Velasquez  
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4133

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to dismiss the indictment charging him with the crime of illegal reentry. United States v. Mendoza-Lopez, 481 U.S. 828 (1987), held that an ad...

US v. Andrey McLaughlin
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4530
US v. Joseph Lewis
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4583
US v. Anthony Andrews
Date: March 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7278
United States v. Smith  
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Numbers: 16-4746, 16-4764, 16-4765

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendants' conviction of crimes related to their participation in illegal activities in a street and prison gang known as the Black Guerrilla Family. The court rejected defendants' contention...

Robert Daley v. US
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1658
Rosa Sandoval v. Starwest Services, LLC
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1880
Thomas Richards, Jr. v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1968
Aleta Mack v. CGI Federal Inc.
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2284
US v. Jordan Moore
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4335
Phillip O'Briant v. Jayne Miller
Date: March 27, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1112
Zoe Spencer v. Virginia State University
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2453
Glenda Deaton v. Commissioner
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1567
Brenda Massaquoi v. American Credit Acceptance
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2097
Ron Metcalf v. Graham County
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2456
US v. Charles Mensah
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4160
United States v. Hawley  
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4167

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence imposed after he pleaded guilt to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and two counts of distributing heroin. Defendant was sentenced to 57 months in pri...

Dan Haendel v. Anna Reed
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7216
Daryll Shumake v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7236
US v. David Wall
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7258
Reginald Fullard v. Frank Perry
Date: March 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7487
Belville v. Ford Motor Co.  
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1470

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of various claims of certain plaintiffs in an action against Ford for an alleged defect in plaintiffs' purchase or lease of vehicles manufactured between 2002 an...

R.F. v. Cecil County Public Schools  
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1780

Justia Opinion Summary: An elementary school student with a disability, and her parents, filed suit challenging the district court's decision to affirm the ALJ's determination that CCPS provided the student with a free appropriate public educat...

Roberto Hurtado Montejo v. William Barr
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2179
Andre Portee v. USDA
Date: March 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2241
Tim Brundle v. Wilmington Trust, N.A.
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1873
Howard Duncan v. William Barr
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2423
US v. Shapat Nabaya
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4134
Tim Brundle v. Wilmington Trust, N.A.  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Numbers: 17-1873, 17-2224, 17-2323, 17-2324, 18-1029

Justia Opinion Summary: A participant in an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) filed suit after owners of a closely held corporation sold the company to its ESOP. The participant contended that the trustee chosen for the ESOP by the corpor...

Attkisson v. Holder  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1677

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' claims against numerous government officials for alleged illegal intrusions into plaintiffs' electronic devices to conduct unlawful surveillance,...

In re: Phillip O'Briant
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2515
Anthony White v. US
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4616
US v. Shirley Ingram
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6545
Howard Duncan v. William Barr
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2423
US v. Jacques Agent
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4697
Cabrera Vasquez v. Barr  
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1226

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner and her son's application for relief under the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment...

James Spencer v. State of South Carolina
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1682
Jovan Watkins v. Secretary of the MD Dept
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7063
Gary Wall v. R. Mefford
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7108
Jennifer Jasmaine v. Mr. Futrelle
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7238
US v. Paul Ewing
Date: March 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7365
Duncan v. Barr  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2423

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's determination that petitioner failed to demonstrate the requisite governmental acquiescence for relief under the Convention Agains...

Maritza Martinez-Rapalo v. William Barr
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2182
United States v. Davis  
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4095

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for distribution of over 50 grams of methamphetamine. The court rejected defendant's evidentiary challenges and held that the district court did not abuse i...

Donald Hinton v. P. McCabe
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6775
US v. Gilberto Ramos
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7055
Kevin Church, Sr. v. Commonwealth of Virginia
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7320
Antonio Shanklin v. Harold Clarke
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7328
Metkel Alana v. Harold Clarke
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7329
Mikeyla Mitchell v. Officer Corillo
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7335
Phillip Murphy v. B. Antonelli
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7372
Jotham Simmons v. Warden Antonelli
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7383
Ramona Jackson v. Virginia Dept of Corrections
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7421
Ramona Jackson v. Armor Correctional Health
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7430
Jaron Brice v. J. Ormond
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7485
Danny Bullock v. Marie Vargo
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7504
US v. Travina Hyman
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7533
In re: James Sanderson
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1033
In re: Derrick Toomer
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1074
In re: Clarence Jenkins, Jr.
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1106
US v. Antoine Gause
Date: March 19, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6104
Lorenza Porter v. Eric Wilson
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 14-6242
Spencer v. Virginia State University  
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2453

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for the University in an action brought by a sociology professor, alleging claims under the Equal Pay Act and Title VII. The court held that, al...

Ethel Powell v. State Farm Fire and Casualty
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1749
Bobby Knight, III v. Chenega Security Inc.
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1820
Clifton Gibbs v. Commissioner, Internal Revenue
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2011
Doctor Jones, Jr. v. Richard Spencer
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2224
In re: Dmitry Pronin
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2250
In re: Jaron Brice
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2374
Patrick Lockhart v. Bruce White
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2417
In re: Marsha King
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2468
US v. Dwayne Stallings
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4389
US v. Mitchell Brooks
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4498
US v. Odell Overby
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4584
US v. Darrin Dennis
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4721
US v. Dwight Carter
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4742
Chadwick Anderson v. Warden
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6878
Edward Wiggins v. Correctional Officer Johnson
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7098
Calvin Tucker-El v. Harold Clarke
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7200
US v. Kelvin Butler
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7231
Gerald Fuller v. Frank Bishop, Jr.
Date: March 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7351
NCO Financial Systems, Inc. v. Montgomery Park, LLC  
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2226

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of disputes between the parties involving a twelve year commercial lease of office space in Baltimore, Maryland. The Fourth Circuit held that the district court misconstrued the lease agreement and mi...

The Humane Society of the US v. National Union Fire Insurance
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2299
US v. Steven Chase
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4306
Phillip O'Briant v. John Sarbanes
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2447
US v. Tyrone Goodrum
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4491
Andre Cuffee v. Department of Corrections
Date: March 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7281
Burrell v. Bayer Corp.  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1715

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit held that the district court erred in denying plaintiffs' motion to remand their case to state court and deciding Bayer's motion to dismiss in an action seeking damages for violations of North Carolina...

United States v. Moore  
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4481

Justia Opinion Summary: Absent some form of congressional authorization, USSG 5K2.23 does not permit a district court to adjust a federal sentence below the statutory minimum to account for a related state sentence that has already been dischar...

Alterik Baker v. Mr. Beale
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7054
Maechel Patterson v. George Solomon
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7058
DeWayne Baker v. Coffeewood Correctional Center
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7065
James Armistead v. Superintendent Millis
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7437
Sharu Bey v. Warden, FCI Butner
Date: March 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7483
US v. Vivek Shah
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-7052
Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC v. Western Pocahontas Properties  
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1329

Justia Opinion Summary: In an action arising from a condemnation proceeding, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's partial grant of summary judgment to MVP based on its right to condemn certain temporary and permanent easements on th...

Jose Mira-Avila v. William Barr
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1901
In re: Scott Wilson
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2136
In re: Donnie Nipper
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2407
Phillip O'Briant v. Larry Hogan
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2443
US v. Lorenzo Keitt
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4165
Phillip O'Briant v. Sherri Renner
Date: March 13, 2019
Docket Number: 19-1121
Richard Stogsdill v. Alex M. Azar II
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1880
Sanitary Board of the City of Charleston v. Wheeler  
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1592

Justia Opinion Summary: The Sanitary Board challenged the EPA's decision disapproving a revised standard for the receiving waters of the Board's wastewater treatment facility along the Kanawha River. The district court dismissed the Administrat...

Michael Ellis v. Kanawha County Public Library
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2140
United States v. Whyte  
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4123

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for three counts of major fraud against the United States, three counts of wire fraud, and three counts of presentation of false or fraudulent claims. This case involved...

US v. Markus Fields
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4336
US v. Amos James
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4384
William Widmyer v. David Ballard
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6406
Nigel Clarke v. Fourth Circuit Court Judges
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7035
Leroy Williamson v. Justin Andrews
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7170
Bryan Chappell v. US
Date: March 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7222
Paradise Wire & Cable Defined Benefit Pension Plan v. Weil  
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1483

Justia Opinion Summary: After the merger of RCA and AFIN, RCA shareholders filed suit alleging that the proxy statement was false and misleading under federal securities laws. In this case, the shareholders alleged that the proxy statements and...

Roger Childress, II v. Goodloe Marine, Inc.
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1992
James Skelton v. Henry McMaster
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2059
Alecia Farley v. Bank of New York Mellon
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2064
US v. Xavier Johnson
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4420
US v. Mandrail Woodberry
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4472
US v. Denetria Myles
Date: March 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7282
United States v. Morris  
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-6709

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion based on ineffective assistance of counsel. The court held that precedent at the time of defendant's 2013 sentencing did not st...

William Perry v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1076
Phillip Pugh v. Robert Wilkie
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1520
US v. James Fields
Date: March 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4564
John Andoh v. William Barr
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1737
Gregory Sutton v. Somerset County Board of Ed.
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1810
US v. David Mero
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4271
US v. Darmatrice Love
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4548
Paul Luxama v. John McHugh
Date: March 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7064
US v. Tomonta Simmons
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4618
Equinor USA Onshore Properties, Inc. v. Pine Resources, LLC  
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1291

Justia Opinion Summary: The parties dispute whether the obligation to "spud" three wells on a tract of land in West Virginia was an obligation only to begin drilling or to complete the wells to the point of mineral production. The Fourth Circui...

Hately v. Watts  
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1306

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that defendant unlawfully accessed messages in plaintiff's web-based email account in violation of the Virginia Computer Crimes Act and the federal Stored Communications Act (SCA). The Fourt...

Francisco Romero v. William Barr
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1551
N'dah N'Guessan v. William Barr
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1707
Robinson v. US Department of Education  
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1822

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff appealed the district court's dismissal of his action against the Department of Education for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Plaintiff's action stemmed from defendants' treatment of an alle...

Wanda Letang v. Robert Wilkie, Jr.
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2166
US v. Richard Kayian
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4489
US v. Benjamin Blue
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4505
US v. Corey Larkin
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4528
Michael Sarno v. Eric Wilson
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7016
Jabbar Straws v. Ms. Alexander
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7209
Franklin Smith v. D. Beavers
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7252
Bartola Pacetti v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7276
Mandrey Davis v. Jimmy Hilbourn
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7339
Casey Luczak v. Joe Coakley
Date: March 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7373
United States v. Mills  
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4777

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed defendant's 70-month sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. Defendant argued that his prior North Carolina conviction did not qualify as a...

Ramona Rae Gomez v. Haystax Technology, Inc.
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2360
United States v. Simmons  
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4618

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit vacated defendant's revocation sentence and remanded for resentencing. In this case, the district court determined that defendant committed the North Carolina offense of assault with a deadly weapon on...

Azadeh Chegini v. Harborview Mortgage Loan Trust
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1681
In re: Rhinelander Hernandez
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2287
US v. Gregory Hayes
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4332
US v. Billy Dickerson, Jr.
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4360
Williams v. Strickland  
Date: March 5, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-6219, 18-6220

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against Officers Strickland and Heroux, alleging that the officers violated plaintiff's Fourth Amendment rights by using deadly force while arresting him. The Fourth Circuit affirm...

In re: Sharu Bey
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2192
US v. John White
Date: March 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6781
Susan Parker v. Henry & William Evans Home
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1133
Jeremy Ahlijah v. Kirstjen Nielsen
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1861
Frederick Andrews v. Virginia Department of S.S.
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2069
US v. Dexter Hart
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4486
US v. Michael Whitehair
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4626
US v. Michael Taylor
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6943
Manetirony Clervrain v. Angela Dunbar
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6979
US v. Eric Goodall
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7023
Willie Morrison v. Warden, Lieber Correctional
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7068
US v. Vasilios Dourdoumis
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7085
Tyrell Hill v. Stephen Moyer
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7086
Travis Hipp v. Michael Stephan
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7095
Tunzy Sanders v. Warden of Allendale Corr Inst
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7112
Paul Painter v. Brad Perritt
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7131
US v. Billy Jefferson, Jr.
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7154
William Kimble v. Erik Hooks
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7180
Roy Monroe v. Gene Johnson
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7234
US v. David D'Amico
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7241
Anthony Bussie v. Helschulp
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7249
Anthony McGivery v. Harold Clarke
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7274
Derrick Rogers v. Kenneth Lassiter
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7279
US v. Johney Freeman
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7288
US v. Michael Heard
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7314
Dennis Blackwell v. State of North Carolina
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7331
US v. Difankh Asar
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7348
John Mack, Jr. v. E. Joyner
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7382
Ricky Pendleton v. Ralph Terry
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7401
Ricardo Davis v. Jennifer Saad
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7431
US v. Carlos Woods
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7439
Joseph Witchard v. Bryan Antonelli
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7540
Alphonso Bell, Sr. v. Session
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6018
A. Jackson v. J. Ormond
Date: March 1, 2019
Docket Number: 19-6099
US v. Mary Mooney
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4573
Speaks v. U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc.  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-1316, 18-1325

Justia Opinion Summary: Speaks Plaintiffs filed a class action against the Cooperative, seeking a declaratory judgment, distribution of the reserve funds to members, and judicial dissolution of the Cooperative as an alternative form of relief....

Gateway Residences at Exchange, LLC v. Illinois Union Insurance Co.  
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1491

Justia Opinion Summary: Gateway filed suit to collect a $900,000 judgment from a contractor's liability insurer, Illinois Union. The Fourth Circuit held that the district court had diversity jurisdiction over the case and rightly refused to rem...

Jean Bwejeri v. William Barr
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1688
Robert Sholtis v. Department of Defense
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1870
In re: David Hill
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1921
Artez Womack v. Carrie Ward
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1973
Cynthia Fisher v. Walgreens
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2041
Jodie Love v. Virginia Port Authority
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2054
Beth Evans v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2114
In Re: Difankh Asar
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2214
Monika Ahmadpour-Bahnamiri v. U.S. Postal Service
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2259
In re: Roderick Brown
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2290
In re: Michael Harriot
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2295
Edmond Machie v. Manuel Vincens
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2302
Edmond Machie v. Francis Frio
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2303
Edmond Machie v. Leah Mora
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2304
Edmond Machie v. Police Officer Trainer
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2305
Edmond Machie v. Christopher Falcon
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2306
Edmond Machie v. Helen Clemens
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2307
Edmond Machie v. Francis Frio
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2323
Tigress McDaniel v. North Carolina A & T
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2333
Wanda Hudson v. Volunteers of America
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2355
In Re: Dillon Mvuri
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2367
Susan Matousek v. Planet Fitness
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2429
In re: John Bryan, III
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2440
In re: Charles Davis
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2494
In Re: Oshay Jones
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2502
US v. William Kasey
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4193
US v. Danielle Jones
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4283
US v. Cedrick Williams
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4373
US v. James Brown
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4421
US v. Brian Mizwa
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4452
US v. Fermin Mata-Bustos
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4550
US v. Erik Tellez
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4614
US v. Sherrell Brinkley
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7046
US v. Matthew Dury
Date: February 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7455
United States v. Lockhart  
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-4441

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and his mandatory minimum 15 year sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act. The Fourth Circuit affirmed in light of United States v....

Williamson Farm v. Diversified Crop Insurance Services  
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1463

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision to vacate an arbitration award that the Farm won against a private insurance company that sold federal crop insurance policies to the Farm. The court held that, d...

US v. Semyya Cunningham
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4664
James Curry v. United States Supreme Court
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6460
US v. Richard Mathisen
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6907
US v. Ahkeem Pratt
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7119
US v. Roderick Black
Date: February 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7160
United States v. Tillmon  
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4648

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction for conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, conspiracy to use firearms while drug trafficking, attempted possession of heroin with intent to distribute, using or carrying a firearm while...

United States v. Martin  
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-6199

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fourth Circuit vacated the district court's denial of defendants' motions for sentence reductions under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2). Although there is no right to a sentence reduction under section 582(c)(2), a district cou...

Beatrice Downs v. Terry McAuliffe
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1962
Allen Sullivan v. Rudco South, LLC
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2091
United States v. Carver  
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4153

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant challenged the validity of his guilty plea for aggravated identity theft, and various aspects of sentencing for possession of at least fifteen access devices with intent to defraud and possession of device-maki...

Kevin Pitts v. Warden of Lee Correctional
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7210
Jeffrey Collington v. R. Covington
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7219
Christopher Michelson v. Stephen Coon
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7221
Earlando Harrison v. Artisha Gregg
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7230
Bradford Metcalf v. S. Kallis
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7260
US v. Kenneth Watford
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7280
Roderick Gatling-Bey v. Melissa Kennedy
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7291
Leonard Witt v. Redman
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7292
Lester Robinson v. F. Cowan
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7343
Alwin Jones v. Gary Lane
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7344
US v. Kieron Williams
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7364
David Onley v. Warden Lieber Corr Institution
Date: February 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7371