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A partial victory for a pro se prisoner in the Third Circuit on his Eighth Amendment claim
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • October 18 2011

We see a lot of opinions issued by federal appellate courts in which a prisoner representing himself or herself challenges some policy, procedure, or action relating to his or her confinement.


To succeed on a copyright infringement claim, you need to register the copyright
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

Although the title to this post may seem obvious, it was the basis for the Third Circuit’s ruling in Dawes-Lloyd v. Publish America, LLLP, No. 10-3781 (3d Cir. Aug. 12, 2011).


Constitutional challenge to section of New Jersey auto insurance coverage law rejected
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 18 2011

Automobile insurance rates are a sore subject for New Jersey drivers.


Third Circuit rejects challenge to Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 10 2011

Since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ("Act") was passed by Congress and signed into law in March 2010 by President Obama, it has been subject to several legal challenges, and various circuits throughout the country have ruled on the legality of different parts of the Act.


Iraq veteran’s claim against Kellogg Brown & Root based on his exposure to sodium dichromate rejected
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 4 2011

The plaintiff, a former Sergeant in the United States Army, was sent to Iraq as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Dealing with the deer in Valley Forge National Historical Park
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • August 3 2011

Valley Forge National Historical Park ("Valley Forge Park") is located eighteen miles outside of Philadelphia in a rapidly growing suburban area.


Third Circuit agrees with Pennsylvania Supreme Court that state law preempts county’s sex offender law
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 25 2011

Allegheny County in Pennsylvania passed an ordinance entitled “Residence Requirements; Registered Sex Offenders” that limited the places where sex offenders could reside within the county.


Third Circuit upholds dismissal of marine’s lawsuit against congressman murtha arising from Haditha incident
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 18 2011

On November 18, 2005, the plaintiff, a Marine Lance Corporal, and seven other Marines engaged in a clash with Iraqis in Haditha, Iraq.


Former employment discrimination plaintiff’s efforts to seal record fail
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

In Jankowski v. Extendicare Homes, Inc., No. 11-2473 (3d Cir. July 7, 2011), the plaintiff filed an employment discrimination suit against his former employer.


Third Circuit: no federal cause of action for plaintiff who was arrested for violating a local ordinance that may be invalid under state law
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

In McMullen v. Maple Shade Township, ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2011), the plaintiff was arrested in Maple Shade Township for violating the township’s public intoxication ordinance.