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  1. Ronald Madden v. Kevin Myers (1996)

    Ronald Madden petitions this Court under 28 U.S.C. § 1651(a) for a writ of mandamus requiring the district court to promptly act upon his request for habeas corpus relief. In his habeas petition filed in the District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, but transferred to the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Madden challenged his extradition from Pennsylvania to Tennessee. On February 21, 1996, nine days after receiving the submission, the magistrate [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 96-8046
  2. United States v. Michael Dent (1998)

    Michael Dent appeals his conviction for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(b), alleging that both his conviction and sentence rest on legally insufficient evidence. Dent also argues that the prosecution's delay in bringing his case to trial violated the Sixth Amendment and the Interstate Agreement on Detainers Act, and that the district court should have permitted him to review the personnel file of his arresting officer. We will affirm.

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 97-1666
  3. Fowler v. UPMC SHADYSIDE (2009)

    In this appeal we are asked to determine whether the Appellant, Barbara Fowler, was too late in filing her discrimination claims against her employer, UPMC Shadyside Hospital. Fowler charged UPMC Shadyside with violating her rights under the Rehabilitation Act. The District Court dismissed Fowler's complaint before any responsive pleading was filed or discovery took place, finding it time-barred. Alternatively, the District Court determined that Fowler's complaint did not allege a disability [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 07-4285
  4. Frebert Bonhometre v. Alberto Gonzales (2005)

    Peter D. Keisler, Donald E. Keener, Alison Marie Igoe, (Argued), United States Department of Justice, Civil Division, Washington, D.C., Sonya F. Lawrence, Office of United States Attorney, Philadelphia, PA, for the Government.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 04-2037
  5. Universal Minerals, Inc. v. C. A. Hughes & Company. Appeal of Universal Minerals (1982)

    This appeal from an appellate decision of the district court, which reversed the judgment of a bankruptcy court in an adversary proceeding, requires us to examine the standard of appellate review of a judicial determination of abandonment of title to personal property. The district court reversed the bankruptcy judge, deeming the abandonment determination clearly erroneous, and entered an injunction in favor of plaintiff-appellee C.A. Hughes & Company. We also must address the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 81-1797
  6. Aravinthan Balasubramanrim v. Immigration (1998)

    Pauline Terrelonge (Argued), David V. Bernal, Susie Cho, Christopher C. Fuller, Michael P. Lindemann, Madeline Henley, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Civil Div., Washington, DC, for Respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 97-3424
  7. Susan Farrell v. Planters Lifesavers Company Nabisco, Inc (2000)

    On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (D.C. Civil No. 97-cv-01059) District Judge: Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr.[Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 98-6410
  8. United States v. John Voigt (1996)

    John Voigt appeals from a judgment of conviction and sentence entered by the District Court for the District of New Jersey. The conviction arises from Voigt's role as the mastermind of a pernicious "advance fee" scheme whereby Voigt, operating under the auspices of the Euro-American Money Fund Trust, would obtain substantial fees in advance from, respectively, unsuspecting loan applicants and potential investors for various loans and investments that never materialized. Over a [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 95-5092
  9. Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation v. White Consolidated Industries (1993)

    Robert S. Garrett, Egler, Garrett & Egler, Pittsburgh, PA, William G. McGuinness, Alexander R. Sussman (Argued), Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York City, for appellee.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 92-3676
  10. Lefteri Poulis v. State Farm Fire (1984)

    This appeal, as well as another decided today involving the same attorney and district court judge, Scarborough v. Eubanks, 747 F.2d 871, is brought from a final order dismissing the complaint with prejudice due to counsel's failure to meet court-imposed deadlines and other procedural requisites.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 83-5600
  11. Max's Seafood Cafe v. Max Quinteros Jack-Mack (1999)

    Max Quinteros and Jack-Mack Seafood, LLC ("Jack-Mack") appeal from the District Court's order holding them in civil contempt for violations of a consent order to which Quinteros was a party. Quinteros urges that the District Court erred in holding him liable for Frank Miraglia's violations of that consent order. The other appellant, JackMack, complains that because it was not in existence at the time of the contumacious acts in question, the District Court erred in holding it in [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 98-5287
  12. Zhen Hua Li v. Attorney General of the United States Immigration & Naturalization Service (2005)

    Donald E. Keener, Alison R. Drucker, Sarah Maloney (Argued), Christopher C. Fuller, Douglas E. Ginsburg, Lyle D. Jentzer, United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 03-1930
  13. Evelyn Plummer v. Kenneth S. Apfel (1999)

    Appeal from the United States District Court For the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (D.C. Civil No. 96-cv-04586) District Judge: Honorable Bruce W. Kauffman [Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 98-1825
  14. Murray v. Bledsoe (2011)

    In November 2010, James Murray, a federal prisoner currently housed in the Special Management Unit ("SMU") at the United States Penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, filed in the District Court a pro se petition for judicial review of a decision of the Federal Bureau of Prisons ("BOP"). Murray's petition claimed that he has a constitutional right under the Ninth Amendment to choose his SMU cellmate. Before filing in the District Court, Murray had sought an administrative remedy from the BOP, [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 10-4397
  15. Laborers' International Union of North America v. Foster Wheeler Corporation Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation. Laborers' International Union of North America, Afl-Cio (1994)

    This appeal arises out of bitterly contested litigation over the applicability of a national "prehire" labor agreement to a worksite in Alabama. At ultimate issue is the defendant employers' failure to hire the employees engaged at the site from the plaintiff union's hiring hall. The parties have been ceaselessly embroiled in this matter for over eight years. During this time they have appeared before the district court thrice and an arbitrator once; they are now before this Court for [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 93-5243
  16. In Re General Motors Corporation Pick-Up Truck Fuel Tank Products Liability Litigation. Jack French, Robert M. West, Charles E. Merritt, Gary Blades, Dawn and Tracey Best, Gary and Jackie Barnes, Betty Marteny, John and Mary Southands, Edmund Berning, Dale W. Plummer, Edmund and Anneta Casey, John and Connie Yonki, Carl and Kathryn Corona, Dallas and Patricia Nelson, Mynard and Mildred Duncan, Kirby L. Stegman, Dewayne Anderson, Morris and Barbara Betzold, in No. 94-1064. Rudolph Jenkins, William D. Cunningham, Mather Johnson, Forrest Charles Ginn, Buren William Jones and Martin D. Parkman, in No. 94-1194. Parish of Jefferson, in No. 94-1195. The State of New York, in No. 94-1198. Elton Wilson, Individually, and Frank I. Owen, Individually and on Behalf of the Residents of the State of Alabama, in No. 94-1202. City of New York, in No. 94-1203. Betty Youngs, Barbara Phillips, Margaret Engel, Larry Swope, Robbin Maxwell and Center for Auto Safety, in No. 94-1207. Betty Youngs, Barbara Phillips, Margaret Engel, Larry Swope, Robbin Maxwell and Center for Auto Safety, in No. 94-1208. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, in No. 94-1219 (1995)

    James A. Schink, (argued), J. Andrew Lanagan, Robert B. Ellis, Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL, George J. Lavin, Jr., Francis P. Burns, III, Lavin, Coleman, Finarelli & Gray, Philadelphia, PA, Lee A. Schutzman, Edward C. Wolfe, General Motors Corp., Detroit, MI, for General Motors Corp., appellee.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 94-1202
  17. United States v. Donald Wayne Marvin (2000)

    On Appeal From the United States District Court For the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (D.C. Crim. 98-cr-00200) District Judge: Honorable Franklin S. VanAntwerpenPHILIP D. LAUER, ESQUIRE Philip D. Lauer, P.C. 704 Washington Street Easton, PA 18042 Counsel for Appellant


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 98-2086
  18. Jerome P. Morse v. Lower Merion School District Daycare Association of Montgomery County (1997)

    Diane C. Bernoff (argued) Jay B. Harris, Fineman & Bach, Philadelphia, PA, for Appellees, Lower Merion School District; Daycare Association of Montgomery County, Inc., d/b/a Ardmore Child Care Center.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 96-2134
  19. Mark D. Tourscher v. Martin Horn (1999)

    ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA District Judge: The Honorable D. Brooks Smith (D.C. Civil No. 97-cv-00223J) [Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 98-3499
  20. United States v. Gul Khan Khattak (2001)

    On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey D.C. Criminal No. 94-cr-00472 (Honorable Joseph E. Irenas)Lori M. Koch, Esquire (argued), Office of Federal Public Defender, 800 Hudson Square, Suite 350 Camden, New Jersey 08102, for Appellant.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Docket: 00-4169

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