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United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

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
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Western District of Pennsylvania

It also has appellate jurisdiction over the District Court of the Virgin Islands which, in spite of the name, is a territorial court and belongs to no federal judicial district.  Website: www.ca3.uscourts.gov/
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Roye v. Attorney General

Petition for review granted, order and opinion vacated and remanded for proceedings to review whether the evidence of record demonstrates that claimants persecutors will physically and sexually abuse him in a manner that rises to the level of torture under the CAT, and decide whether Jamaican public officials will consent to or acquiesce in any such abuse.

10 September 2012 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Countries: Jamaica - United States of America

Lavira v. Attorney General of the United States

Precedential decision. Petition for Review of an Order of the United States Department of Justice Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA No. A72-550-331).

26 February 2007 | Judicial Body: United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Drug trafficking - Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - HIV and AIDS - Persons with disabilities - Prison or detention conditions | Countries: Haiti - United States of America

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