Appellate Law

The 3rd Circuit's Supreme Court Report Card for the 2011-12 Term, Part II

, The Legal Intelligencer


In last month's column, I reported that the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with the outcomes that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit arrived at in three of the seven cases that reached the Supreme Court directly from the Third Circuit in the recently completed 2011-12 term. Today's column examines how the Third Circuit fared last term in another eight cases that did not originate from the Third Circuit but in which the Supreme Court expressly noted that it was resolving conflicts that involved the Third Circuit.

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