Hamer v. Livanova Deustschland GMBH, ____ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2021). This appeal involved one of many cases comprising MDL 2816, which is venued in the United States District Court ...

At this time of the year, our Supreme Court and Appellate Division go relatively quiet. But the Third Circuit often reaches a peak. Today, for example, that court issued five ...

Quinteros v. Attorney General of the United States of America, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2019). This was an immigration appeal. As Judge Roth summarized it in her opinion for ...

Yesterday’s post noted that the Third Circuit has published a number of opinions in recent days. Here are summaries of some more of those opinions, all of which emanate from ...

Cottrell v. Alcon Laboratories, 874 F.3d 154 (3d Cir. 2017).  Eye drops can be helpful to many people, but putting drops in one’s eyes is unpleasant at many levels.  One ...

Carlyle Investment Management LLC v. Moonmouth Company SA, 779 F.3d 214 (3d Cir. 2015).  Parties can, and often do, include forum selection clauses in their contracts.  Such clauses are frequently ...

A report from the Center for Public Integrity, issued this morning and available at http://www.publicintegrity.org/2014/04/28/14630/federal-judges-plead-guilty, addresses financial conflicts of interest in the United States Courts of Appeal.  Both a federal statute and Canon ...

Delaware Coalition for Open Government, Inc. v. Strine, 733 F.3d 510 (3d Cir. 2013).  It is rare that judges, and a court, are defendants in a lawsuit.  It is even ...

Lassiter v. City of Philadelphia, 716 F.3d 53 (3d Cir. 2013).  The initial conference under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16 is a time for the court to set a proper course ...