Issue: What is the scope of appellate review of a contempt order in the Third Circuit?
Area of Law:
Litigation & Procedure
Contempt order; Appellate review
47 F.3d 1311
“The imposition of contempt is reviewed under an abuse of discretion standard and will only be disturbed if there is an error of law or a clearly erroneous finding of fact.” Harris v. City of Philadelphia, 47 F.3d 1311, 1321 (3d Cir. 1995.
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