3rd Circuit Court
471 ABA Journal 3rd Circuit Court articles.
Cahill Gordon & Reindel and the chemical company BASF have agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle claims that the law firm and a company acquired by BASF had hidden evidence of asbestos in talc products during litigation.
Jul 27, 2020 12:04 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court granted Facebook Inc.’s request Thursday to review a proposed class action that accuses the social media company of sending unwanted text messages.
Jul 10, 2020 9:49 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules that allow employers to nix contraceptive coverage for employees based on religious or conscience objections.
Jul 8, 2020 9:33 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a Pennsylvania school district violated a high school cheerleader’s First Amendment rights when it kicked her off the squad for a Snapchat message.
Jul 2, 2020 10:03 AM CDT
A New Jersey superior court judge can sue her assignment judge and other court officials for alleged constitutional and statutory violations, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Apr 28, 2020 12:36 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide
whether Philadelphia can exclude Catholic Social Services from the city’s foster-care program because the agency doesn’t place children with same-sex couples.
Feb 24, 2020 11:35 AM CST
A federal appeals court has ordered the released of a former Philadelphia police officer who spent more than four years in prison because he didn’t comply with a court order to provide hard drive passwords.
Feb 10, 2020 12:24 PM CST
Censure recommended for judge’s remarks on racy photos
The New Jersey Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct is recommending censure for a judge who commented on a “knucklehead”…
Feb 7, 2020 4:40 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Delaware constitutional provision requiring balance between Republicans and Democrats on the state’s top courts.
Dec 9, 2019 10:14 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court is the least transparent among federal appellate-level courts, while the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco is No. 1 for public access, according to Fix the Court, a national nonpartisan organization based in New York City.
Nov 19, 2019 4:35 PM CST
Audit concludes financial wrongdoing cost law school $1.6M
The University of Texas School of Law has tightened its financial controls after an internal audit concluded that a former employee’s improprieties…
Sep 18, 2019 4:32 PM CDT
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives didn’t violate the Constitution when it barred nonbelievers from delivering prayers before legislative sessions, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The Philadelphia-based 3rd U.S. Circuit…
Aug 28, 2019 11:01 AM CDT
Shooter of unarmed black man found guilty of manslaughter; sheriff hadn’t charged him
Michael Drejka’s self-defense argument didn’t succeed when Florida jurors convicted him of manslaughter Friday for fatally shooting…
Aug 26, 2019 4:17 PM CDT
A legal malpractice plaintiff can’t hold a lawyer liable for her husband’s legal work when the plaintiff didn’t rely on representations that the lawyers were practicing together, a federal appeals…
Aug 23, 2019 12:54 PM CDT
What had started as a pre-internet computer crime law affecting national security and finance has become a statute that prosecutors, plaintiff attorneys and defense counsels agree isn’t right for its time, and maybe never was. Even with broad agreement on the problem, however, the solution is less clear.
Aug 19, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
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