By a 50-44 vote, the United States Senate yesterday confirmed Cindy Chung for a seat on the Third Circuit. Those voting in favor included three Republicans, along with Democrats. Ms. ...

Judge Greenaway announced that he will retire on June 15. The judge, age 65, had been appointed to the District of New Jersey bench in 1996 by President Clinton and ...

As discussed (and endorsed) here, the Third Circuit has proposed amendments to its Local Appellate Rules that would establish a filing deadline of 5 PM instead of midnight in order ...

As stated here, the Third Circuit has proposed a new Local Appellate Rule 26.1 and a concomitant change to LAR 113.3. LAR 26.1 would provide: Documents received by the Clerk ...

As detailed here, the Third Circuit announced amendments to its Internal Operating Procedures. The amendments involve IOPs 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, and 2.5, which deal with panel or en banc determinations ...

Though most Third Circuit oral arguments (of which there are relatively few, as discussed here) occur in Philadelphia, panels of that court sometimes sit in Newark. On December 6, a ...

Three of President Biden’s nominees for Third Circuit seats advanced yesterday. One crossed the finish line and achieved confirmation by the Senate, while two others cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee. ...

France v. Bernstein, 43 F.4th 367 (3d Cir. 2022). As Judge Jordan said in his opinion for the Third Circuit today, “[i]t’s a steep climb to vacate an arbitration award.” ...

The dog days of summer often see the Supreme Court and the Appellate Division issuing opinions in cases argued earlier in the Term. The Third Circuit is often more active ...

Adam v. Barone, 41 F.4th 230 (3d Cir. 2022). [Disclosure: I am one of the counsel for the successful plaintiff in this case]. Here is how Judge Smith began his ...