Category: 4th Circuit Case Summaries

Week 15 (2019)

Week of April 8, 2019 through April 12, 2019 McCaffrey v. Chapman (Quattlebaum 4/9/19): The Fourth Circuit held that under the Elrod-Branti exception, a Sheriff’s decision not to re-appoint a Sheriff’s Deputy did not violate...

Week 14 (2019)

Week of April 1, 2019 through April 5, 2019 United States v. Riley (Traxler 4/3/2019): The Fourth Circuit held that supervised release revocation proceedings are not criminal proceedings for constitutional purposes. Thus, introduction of...

Week 13 (2019)

Week of March 25, 2019 through March 29, 2019 Belville v. Ford Motor Co. (Agee 3/25/2019): The Fourth Circuit held that expert witnesses were properly excluded under Dauberteven though not all factors were considered. The...