U.S. Court of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit

Oral Argument Calendar
Richmond, Virginia (U. of R.)
(02/27/2002 Session)



Wednesday, February 27, 2002
9:00 a.m.



COURTROOM 1 - T.C. Williams School of Law U of R

01-2045 Jean Phelan v. Synthes
PRODUCTS LIABILITY. Whether district court improperly
limited proffer of expert testimony.
Lower Court Judge: Duffy

01-2098 Southern Blasting v. Wilkes Cnty
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW. Whether local ordinances controlling
the manufacture, storage, transportation and use of
explosives are preempted by federal law.
Lower Court Judge: Voorhees

01-4505 USA v. Luis Cristobal
CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE. Challenge to the admissibility of
defendant's statements; challenge to rejection of
affirmative defense of insanity; sufficiency of evidence;
sentencing issues.
Lower Court Judge: Williams