Tag: #Jurisdiction

Burton v. Schamp

In these consolidated appeals from prisoners’ civil rights actions, a magistrate judge dismissed the plaintiffs’ complaints before the defendants consented to the magistrate’s jurisdiction. The Third Circuit vacated the dismissal

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Commonwealth v. Monsanto Co.

An en banc panel of the Commonwealth Court reviewed preliminary objections in an environmental action filed by the state against Monsanto and its successors for public nuisance, trespass, design defect,

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Yasin v. Att’y Gen.

The Third Circuit ruled that it did not have jurisdiction to review the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (“BIA”) decision whether to waive a statute of limitations period and consider a

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United States v. Vastardis

The Third Circuit returned to the high seas when it held that, though the defendant could not be convicted in a U.S. Court for crimes occurring in international water, the

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Commonwealth v. Green

The Pennsylvania Superior Court quashed the appeal of a trial court’s order because the trial court did not have jurisdiction to render the decision. The Commonwealth charged a juvenile as

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Winton v. Pa. DOC

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court re-affirmed the holding that the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) does not provide a private right of action. Winton sought relief concerning the Department of Corrections’

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