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United States Third Circuit - September 2018 Opinion Summaries


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In re Energy Future Holdings Corp.

United States Third Circuit
M&A, Bankruptcy Law
Held that a company that entered into an unconsummated merger agreement was not entitled to payment of a $275 million termination fee. The proposed...
09/13/2018 18-1109

Jutrowski v. Township of Riverdale

United States Third Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Held that a motorist who was kicked in the face during his arrest, breaking his eye socket, could pursue conspiracy claims against the four police...
09/12/2018 17-2594

Clemens v. New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co.

United States Third Circuit
Attorney's Fees
Held that it was not an abuse of discretion to deny a fee petition in its entirety when the amount requested was outrageously excessive. The Third...
09/12/2018 17-3150

Rinaldi v. US

United States Third Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
Reinstated a federal prison inmate's lawsuit alleging that prison officials unconstitutionally retaliated against him by forcing him to cell with an...
09/12/2018 16-1080

US v. Renteria

United States Third Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Affirmed a conviction on drug-trafficking charges. Raising a venue challenge, the defendant argued that he could not reasonably have foreseen that...
09/11/2018 17-2079

Workman v. Superintendent Albion SCI

United States Third Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
Remanded with instructions to grant a conditional writ of habeas corpus. The defendant, who was convicted of first-degree murder, contended that his...
09/11/2018 16-1969

Trinity Industries Inc. v. Greenlease Holding Co.

United States Third Circuit
Environmental Law
Vacated a ruling allocating the costs of cleaning up a contaminated manufacturing site. A successor company brought a contribution action against its...
09/11/2018 16-1994

Lupu v. Loan City LLC

United States Third Circuit
Insurance Law, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that a real estate title insurer had a duty to defend the insured party (here the successor to a lender) against certain claims of the...
09/10/2018 17-1944

Long v. SEPTA

United States Third Circuit
Labor & Employment Law, Civil Procedure, Banking Law
Held that job applicants had legal standing to pursue claims that a prospective employer violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to send...
09/10/2018 17-1889

US v. Gonzalez

United States Third Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Cyberspace Law
Affirmed a brother's and sister's convictions and life sentences for conspiracy to commit interstate stalking and cyberstalking resulting in death....
09/07/2018 16-1540
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