Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit was established in 1891 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. The court has appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

President William Howard Taft was once a sitting judge on the court, the only person to have also held the position of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and President of the United States.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
IMG Worldwide v. Great Divide Ins.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4291
Jennifer Galvan v. Anthony Stewart
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1441
Margaret Mullendore v. City of Belding
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2198
Jeffery Filek v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2517
United States v. $525,695.24  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3209

Justia Opinion Summary: The government sought forfeiture (21 U.S.C. 881(a)(4),(6), (7); 18 U.S.C. 981) of bank accounts, real properties, vehicles, and $91,500 in U.S. currency, related to its investigation into Salouha and Sbeih. Salouha alleg...

United States v. $525,695.24  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3542

Justia Opinion Summary: The government sought forfeiture (21 U.S.C. 881(a)(4),(6), (7); 18 U.S.C. 981) of bank accounts, real properties, vehicles, and $91,500 in U.S. currency, related to its investigation into Salouha and Sbeih. Salouha alleg...

Dede Stratton v. Portfolio Recovery Assocs.
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5468
Breckinridge Health v. Thomas Price
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6269
Linda King v. AutoZoners, LLC
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6475
Sylvester v. United States  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1782

Justia Opinion Summary: Sylvester was indicted on February 26, 2003. There were multiple superseding indictments. Sylvester went to trial on September 13, 2005 and was convicted of possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of...

United States v. Michael Stephens
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5553
United States v. Ferguson  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6303

Justia Opinion Summary: Ferguson pled guilty as a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). The court found that at least three of Ferguson’s eight Tennessee convictions were violent felonies that triggered the Armed Career Crimina...

Shannon Roth v. Matthew Viviano
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1781
John Butler v. FCA US, LLC
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2726
Paul Matus v. Lorain Cty. Gen. Health Dist.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4054