Carroll v. Delaware River Port Authority, ___ F.3d ___ (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

I have posted before about the relatively low percentage of Third Circuit appeals in which oral argument is heard.  The latest statistics show that little has changed in this regard.

Matthew Stiegler has a detailed post about this at his CA3 Blog.  His analysis also shows that the Third Circuit pub