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
William Allen v. Bruce Westbrooks
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5356
Blanca Garcia-Morquecho v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4219
Lorraine Carrethers v. John McHugh
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6482
Michigan Flyer, LLC v. Wayne County Airport Authority  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-1205, 16-1255

Justia Opinion Summary: Michigan Flyer provides public transportation services to the Detroit Metro area and provides services on behalf of the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority. In 2014, two disabled individuals sued the Wayne County Ai...

Michigan Flyer v. Wayne Cnty. Airport Authority
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1255
Suzette Wood v. Midland Funding
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2206
United States v. Ronnie McCall
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5929
Monroe v. FTS USA, LLC  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-6063

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs brought suit under the Fair Labor Standards Act against their employer, FTS, a cable-television business for which the plaintiffs work or worked as cable technicians. The district court certified the case as a...

United States v. Michael Schwartz
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1895
Ron Klosowski v. City of Bay City
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1996
MISO Transmission Owners v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3791

Justia Opinion Summary: MISO, a nonprofit association of utilities, manages electrical transmission facilities for its members. Beginning in 2006, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved changes to MISO’s Tariff that enabled it...

United States v. Antonio Turner
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3900
Dawn Guba v. Huron County, Ohio
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4034
Rutherlan Enterprises v. Zettler Hardware
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4147
Olaoluwa Faparusi v. Case Western Reserve Univ.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4358