Aliments Krispy Kernels, Inc. v. Nichols Farms, 851 F.3d 283 (3d Cir. 2017).  The bottom line of this opinion by Judge Fuentes was the reversal of a judgment of the District Court vacating an arbitration award that had been issued in favor of plaintiff.  Plaintiff had moved to confirm that arbitration award and defendant had sought to have that award vacated.  Judge Fuentes concluded that “an issue of material facts exists as to whether the parties agreed t

Carroll v. Delaware River Port Authority, 843 F.3d 129 (3d Cir. 2016).  28 U.S.C. §1292(b) permits a District Court to certify a question of law to a Court of Appeals for resolution.  The Court of Appeals must consent to decide the issue.  Today, the Third Circuit issued an opinion in such a case, which does not happen often.  Judge Fuentes wrote the panel’s opinion.

This was an employment discrimination case that arose under the Uniformed Services Empl

Chavez v. Dole Food Co., 836 F.3d 205 (3d Cir. 2016).  In the classic Charles Dickens book “Bleak House,” the legal case of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce ran for so many years that “[i]nnumerable children have been born into the cause; innumerable young people have married into it; innumerable old people have died out of it.”  The saga of Chavez v. Dole Food Co., the latest installment