Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

The U.S. 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
USA v. Joseph Melcher
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1971
Robert Cady v. Remington Arms Co.
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-5035
James Goss v. Susan Green
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-5265
Milan Express Co. v. Applied Underwriters
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 16-5270
Genesis Hill v. Betty Mitchell
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 13-3412
Hill v. Mitchell  
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Numbers: 13-3492, 13-3412

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1991, Hill crept into Teresa's Cincinnati apartment and removed their six-month-old daughter, Domika. Days later, police found Domika’s body in a vacant lot behind Hill’s house. A neighbor had heard Teresa telling Hi...

Aberry Coal, Inc. v. Fleming  
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3999

Justia Opinion Summary: Fleming had a sporadic work history in the coal industry. Between 1970 and 1991, Fleming worked for 25 different employers. In 2010, Fleming sought Black Lung Benefits Act payments. The DOL Office of Workers’ Compensa...

USA v. Manolo Garza
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1235
Stryker Sales v. McNany
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1323
Taras Nykoriak v. Lena Wileczek
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-1627
Jesus Vega v. Loretta Lynch
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3313
Linglong Americas v. Horizon Tire
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-3520
Lawrence Clemons v. Metro Gov't of Nashville
Date: December 1, 2016
Docket Number: 16-5255
Fatima Vangel v. Nicholas Szopko
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-2465
USA v. Paul Musgrave
Date: November 30, 2016
Docket Number: 15-3388