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United States Third Circuit - July 2018 Opinion Summaries


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Ricketts v. Attorney General U.S.

United States Third Circuit
Immigration Law
Addressed in what circuit an alien should file an appeal of a nationality determination. A man contended that he should not be removed from the U.S....
07/30/2018 16-3182

Mielo v. Steak 'N Shake Operations, Inc.

United States Third Circuit
Civil Rights, Class Actions
Reversed the certification of a class in a lawsuit alleging that a restaurant chain violated the Americans with Disabilities Act because its parking...
07/26/2018 17-2678

Doe v. Boyertown Area School District

United States Third Circuit
Civil Rights, Education Law
Held that high school students who objected to a school district policy allowing transgender classmates to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent...
07/26/2018 17-3113

Adorers of Blood of Christ v. FERC

United States Third Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Government Law, Civil Rights
Affirmed the dismissal of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act challenge to the construction of a natural gas pipeline across a religious...
07/25/2018 17-3163

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services v. US

United States Third Circuit
Health Law, Government Benefits
Affirmed that Pennsylvania was not entitled to federal reimbursement for the costs of a Medicaid provider training program. Pennsylvania argued that...
07/25/2018 17-2088

US v. Green

United States Third Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed the denial of a motion to suppress drug evidence obtained during a traffic stop where police discovered approximately 20 pounds of heroin in...
07/25/2018 17-1576

Sconiers v. US

United States Third Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Government Law, Transportation
Affirmed that a driver involved in a crash with a U.S. Postal Service vehicle had waited too long to sue. The driver contended that her claim against...
07/24/2018 17-3440

Reeves v. Fayette SCI

United States Third Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Vacated the denial of a belated habeas petition because there was evidence of actual innocence. The defendant, who had already served eight years of...
07/23/2018 17-1043

Augustin v. City of Philadelphia

United States Third Circuit
Landlord Tenant Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Public Utilities
Reversed a ruling that the City of Philadelphia unconstitutionally uses liens as a means to collect unpaid gas bills. In this lawsuit brought by a...
07/18/2018 17-1216

US ex rel. Palmer v. C&D Technologies Inc.

United States Third Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Government Contracts
Affirmed, in large part, an attorney fee award in a False Claims Act action that had been resolved by settlement. After the defendant agreed to settle...
07/17/2018 17-2350
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