3rd Circuit Court
493 ABA Journal 3rd Circuit Court articles.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its last oral arguments of the term in April, and it will finish with a First Amendment case of potential great importance. Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.
involves whether a student can be punished for speech on social media over the weekend.
Apr 1, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
The Second Amendment doesn’t protect an unfettered right to openly carry a gun or pistol in public, according to the en banc 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Mar 25, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ordered a Pennsylvania lawyer to pay his opponents’ appellate legal fees for filing a “frivolous” appeal and submitting a brief “that was essentially a copy of the one he filed in the district court.”
Mar 23, 2021 11:34 AM CDT
Pennsylvania ethics officials have withdrawn a federal appeal that sought to reinstate an ethics rule banning lawyers from knowingly manifesting bias or engaging in discrimination in the practice of law.
Mar 19, 2021 9:42 AM CDT
Just one federal appeals court has an equal number of active male and female judges.
Feb 9, 2021 12:22 PM CST
Lawyer expresses regret after he is pepper-sprayed by mayor
A lawyer who was pepper-sprayed by the mayor of Portland, Oregon, has expressed regret for the incident that provoked the response.…
Jan 29, 2021 3:49 PM CST
President Donald Trump has appointed 54 of the nation’s federal appellate judges during his four years in office, just one judge short of the number appointed by President Barack Obama in his two terms.
Jan 19, 2021 9:01 AM CST
Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky opposes Trump Twitter ban
Twitter and Facebook had the right to remove posts by President Donald Trump that amounted to incitement, but a total ban on…
Jan 14, 2021 4:38 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether a school district can punish students for off-campus speech.
Jan 11, 2021 9:35 AM CST
A Delaware lawyer didn’t have standing to challenge a state requirement for political balance and major-party judges on the state’s top courts, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
Dec 10, 2020 12:26 PM CST
President Donald Trump’s campaign and those who support it have faced dozens of losses and skeptical judges
, including some judges appointed by Trump.
Dec 7, 2020 12:11 PM CST
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a bid to decertify Pennsylvania’s election results by President Donald Trump’s campaign.
Nov 30, 2020 9:40 AM CST
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked two ordinances on First Amendment grounds in Florida that ban licensed therapists from providing “conversion therapy” to minors.
Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CST
The Trump campaign on Sunday filed a notice of appeal
after a federal judge tossed its lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s differing approaches to errors on mail-in ballots.
Nov 23, 2020 11:24 AM CST
Lawyer Rudy Giuliani appeared before a judge to argue a Pennsylvania election case Tuesday, marking the first time since 1992 that he has appeared in federal court, according to PACER records examined by Law.com
Nov 18, 2020 10:57 AM CST
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