At this past May’s Annual Meeting of the New Jersey State Bar Association, I was a panelist for a presentation titled “Appellate Practice Master Class.” That session was so well-received ...

In re Suboxone Antitrust Litig., 967 F.3d 264 (3d Cir. 2020). In this antitrust class action case, direct purchasers of Suboxone, a prescription pharmaceutical used to treat addiction to opioids, ...

Bacon v. Avis Budget Group, Inc., 959 F.3d 590 (3d Cir. 2020). Plaintiffs rented vehicles from defendant Payless Car Rental, Inc., a subsidiary of defendant Avis Budget Group, Inc. (together, ...

United States v. Bruce, 950 F.3d 173 (3d Cir. 2020). The “non-delegation” doctrine, used by the Supreme Court of the United States in the 1930’s to void certain aspects of ...

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 ...

A major Appellate Division argument, appellate briefing, and other work has interfered with keeping up with the courts during December.  So it’s time for one of this blog’s periodic “catch-up” ...

MacDonald v. Cashcall, Inc., 883 F.3d 220 (3d Cir. 2018).  There have been some outlandish circumstances in decisions involving arbitration, especially in the class action context.  But today’s case, a ...

In re Horizon Healthcare Services Inc. Data Breach Litig., 846 F.3d 625 (3d Cir. 2017).  [Dislcosure:  My firm, Lite DePalma Greenberg, LLC, is co-lead counsel for the successful plaintiffs in ...

Moeck v. Pleasant Valley School District, 844 F.3d 387 (3d Cir. 2016).  Motions for sanctions under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11 are not favored because, as Judge Shwartz pointed ...

Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc. v. New Kensington Arnold School District, 832 F.3d 469 (3d Cir. 2016).  Federal standing law sometimes involves nuances inquiries comparable to the famous question of ...