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
United States v. King  
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4192

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, King pled guilty in Ohio under three indictments, asserting that King and others had robbed and kidnapped Lundberg, robbed and kidnapped Mariano, and committed aggravated robbery against five victims, all “on or...

United States v. Tommy Banks
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1605
United States v. Raymond Conley
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1623
Abdou Thioune v. Jeff B. Sessions
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3426
Orrand v. Hunt Construction Group, Inc.  
Date: March 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3822

Justia Opinion Summary: Employers are signatories to collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with the Operating Engineers Union, providing that “the Employer shall employ Operating Engineers for the erection, operation, assembly and disassembly...

Joseph Middaugh v. City of Three Rivers
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1140
USA v. Darrell Reynolds
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6315
USA v. Eugene Rantanen
Date: March 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2361
Kenyatta Erkins v. Rick Chuvalas
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3942
Steven Neumann v. Julie Neumann
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1825
United States v. One 2011 Porsche
Date: March 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6086
United States v. Lively  
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1671

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Norwood-Charlier invited Lively and Bryon to his Kalamazoo, Michigan home. The men met in online chatrooms: Lively lived in California, and Quackenbush in Nevada. Norwood-Charlier lived with his father’s form...

Brian Green v. BakeMark USA
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3141
United States v. Khalil Davis
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5224
RQSI Global Asset v. APERCU Int'l PR
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5559