The Federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals is a federal court that has specific jurisdiction over certain states.
The following states are part of the Third Circuits jurisdiction. District of Delaware, District of New Jersey, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District, of Pennsylvania, and the Western District of Pennsylvania. The Third Circuit Court is located in Philadelphia
This page will explain facts about the Federal Third Circuit court of Appeals and how to find Docket and record information online.
We will also explain some interest and high profile cases of the Federal Third circuit court of appeals.
The Third Circuit has twelve judges and they are appointed by political parties.
James A. Byrne the United States Courthouse
James A. Byrne United States Courthouse
601 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Third Circuit Courts of Appeals Jurisdiction States
- Delaware Bankruptcy Court
- Delaware District Court
District of New Jersey
- New Jersey Bankruptcy Court
- New Jersey District Court
- Pennsylvania Eastern Bankruptcy Court
- Pennsylvania Eastern District Court
- Pennsylvania Middle Bankruptcy Court
- Pennsylvania Middle District Court
- Pennsylvania Western Bankruptcy Court
- Pennsylvania Western District Court
- Virgin Islands District Court
Third Circuit Case Load by Years
Visiting the Courthouse
If you or someone you know needs to visit the courthouse be sure your aware that all visitors to the Third Circuit courts will be screened before entering.
Purses, briefcases, packages and anything of similar nature will be x-rayed. You cannot bring recording devices, cameras, weapons of any kind into the courthouse.
Be sure to have with you a valid ID with a photo as this will be required before entering the building.
Notable cases from the Third Circuit
FBI’s racial profiling kept Secret
Summary: The Third Circuit three-judge panel found that when the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey requested documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigations they were properly withheld. In this case, the ACLU filed an FOIA request seeking to gain access to records concerning the FBI’s use of racial and ethnic data.