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
Robert Williams, Jr. v. Marc Houk
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-4253
Kelly v. Lazaroff  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3950

Justia Opinion Summary: Kelly was convicted, in Ohio state court, of felony murder, felonious assault, and assault for his involvement in a 2009 fight near Kent State University and was sentenced to 15 years to life imprisonment. On direct app...

Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment v. Phoenix Insurance
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1176
Orchard, Hiltz & McCliment v. Phoenix Insurance
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1231
USA v. Jamar Harris
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1741
Farley Lee v. Cleveland Clinic Found.
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3091
Lovano v. Lynch  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3245

Justia Opinion Summary: Lovano, a citizen of Canada, was admitted to the U.S. as a lawful permanent resident in 1973. In 1993 Lovano was convicted in Ohio for attempting to pass bad checks and theft. Although deportation proceedings were insti...

Christine Marais v. JPMorgan Chase
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3323
Joseph Hines v. City of Columbus
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3333
USA v. Anthony Shelton
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5772
Patty Jelsma v. Knox County, Tenn.
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6202
Stephanie Stephan v. Tanya Heinig
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2551
USA v. Neal Stone
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5434
USA v. James Helton, Jr.
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6328
Jeffrey Hinneburg v. Nicole Miron
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1561