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  US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Chief Judge
 Chief Judge   
Civil Court
 District Court for the District of Delaware   
 District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania   
Court of Appeals
  Circuit Judge 1  Thomas M. Hardiman 0 07 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 2  Stephanos Bibas 0 17 +10.42%
  Circuit Judge 3  Paul B. Matey 0 19 +9.09%
  Circuit Judge 4  Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. 0 10 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 5  Kent A. Jordan 0 06 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 6  Luis Felipe Restrepo 0 16 +86.36%
  Circuit Judge 7  Michael A. Chagares 0 06 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 8  Theodore Alexander McKee 0 94 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 9  Peter J. Phipps 0 19 +16.67%
   Circuit Judge 10  Cheryl Ann Krause 0 14 +100.00%
  Circuit Judge 11  David James Porter 0 18 +5.26%
  Circuit Judge 12  Thomas L. Ambro 0 00 +95.92%
  Circuit Judge 13  David Brookman "Brooks" Smith 0 02 +29.29%
  Circuit Judge 14  Patty Shwartz 0 13 +30.61%


Courts of Appeals DETAILS
Parents > United States > U.S. Supreme Court > U.S. Courts of Appeals  
Websitehttp://www.ca3.uscourts.gov/
Established March 03, 1891
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorTony82
Last ModifiedScottĀ³ March 13, 2010 04:07pm
Description Congress established U.S. circuit courts of appeals for each of the nine judicial circuits
and assigned the sitting judge of the U.S. Circuit Court for the Third Circuit to sit also on
the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, effective June 16, 1891. The act
also authorized an additional judgeship for the Third Circuit's new court.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate
jurisdiction over the district courts for the following districts:

* District of Delaware
* District of New Jersey
* Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania

It also has appellate jurisdiction over the District Court of the Virgin Islands.

8 Seats (1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 13) have traditionally been reserved for Pennsylvania.
4 Seats (3, 4, 7 and 14) for New Jersey.
2 Seats (5 and 12) for Delaware.


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