2017 Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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United States ex rel. Tingley v. PNC Fin. Servs.
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1725
JPMorgan Chase Manhattan Bank v. Larry Winget
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2130
United States ex rel. Tingley v. PNC Fin. Servs.
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2592
Jackson v. Professional Radiology, Inc.  
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4171

Justia Opinion Summary: Jackson, injured in an accident, taken to University Hospital, where she stated that she had health insurance coverage through United. Jackson received treatment from PRI, which uses MDB for billing services. PRI did not...

Edith Moreno v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4326
United States v. Aso Pola
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6295
Schreane v. Ebbert  
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6141

Justia Opinion Summary: Edwards was killed in 1991. In 1999, Defendant, incarcerated on unrelated charges, contacted Chattanooga Police, stating he had information related to the unsolved murder. Detective Mathis interviewed Defendant. Defenda...

Daniel McCaw v. Charter Twp. of Waterford
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2314
FCA US v. Eagle Auto-Mall Corp.
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2375
Eric Gunnels v. Robert Kenny
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2476
David Carter v. Monte Hamaoui
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3107
William Farley v. Eaton Corp.
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3893
Majestic Building Maintenance, Inc. v. Huntington Bancshares, Inc.  
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4342

Justia Opinion Summary: McNeil opened a business checking account with Defendant. A “Master Services Agreement,” stated: [W]e have available certain products designed to discover or prevent unauthorized transactions, …. You agree that if your a...

Wesley v. Campbell  
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5431

Justia Opinion Summary: Wesley was an elementary school counselor in Covington, Kentucky. Seven-year-old J.S., who suffered from psychological problems, told his mother that Wesley had sexually assaulted him. Campbell, a social worker, talked t...

Gridsmart Technologies v. Marlin Controls
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-5121
Mitchell v. Schlabach  
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1522

Justia Opinion Summary: The Alger County, Michigan dispatch center received a report that Mitchell had assaulted “Kevin,” had been drinking, and was “swerving all over the road.” Officer Schlabach identified Mitchell’s car, followed it into a p...

Robert Johnston v. Dow Employees' Pension Plan
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2246
Patricia Esch v. County of Kent. Mich.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2520
United States v. Perry  
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6285

Justia Opinion Summary: Perry conditionally pled guilty to conspiring to possess narcotics with intent to distribute. On appeal, Perry argued that the activities indicating drug sales that were observed over the seven weeks before the issuance...

Chamarra Evans v. Liberty Ins. Corp.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3010
Donald Van Loo v. Cajun Operating Co.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1980
Gene Kohut v. United Healthcare Ins. Co.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2324
Hopkins County Coal v. MSHA
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3848
United States v. Fontrise Charles
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1740
Hugh Rosenthal v. Nat'l Beverage Corp.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2262
Hugh Rosenthal v. Nat'l Beverage Corp.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2306
United States v. Ataya  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2611

Justia Opinion Summary: Ataya pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit health care fraud and wire fraud. In his plea agreement, he relinquished any right to appeal his conviction or sentence “on any grounds.” Atatya nonetheless appealed. The Sixt...

Flight Options v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3606

Justia Opinion Summary: The Unions represents the pilots of merged airlines Flight Options and Flexjet. Flight Options and its pilots have had a collective bargaining agreement since 2010, while Flexjet’s pilots are newly unionized and are not...

Crosby v. University of Kentucky  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6598

Justia Opinion Summary: Crosby, a tenured professor at the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health, brought suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and state law, claiming that his removal as Department Chair amounted to a deprivation of his protec...

Frankie Lewis v. City of Detroit
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1132
AFSCME v. Charter Cnty. of Wayne
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2163
JGMM Realty v. LNR Partners
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2199
Adrian Anthony v. Shannon Swanson
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3444
Sentoryia Young v. Bruce Westbrooks
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5075
Sheila Runkle v. Ronald Fleming
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5822
Jahn v. Burke  
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6603

Justia Opinion Summary: The Burkes filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, listing their Chattanooga home as worth $108,000, with a $91,581 mortgage debt. Jahn, the appointed trustee, sought an eviction order, stating that he could not sell the...

Tenn. Republican Party v. SEC
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3360
John Montecalvo v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3560
Georgia Republican Party v. Securities & Exchange Commission  
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-3732, 16-3360

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tennessee Republican Party, the Georgia Republican Party, and the New York Republican State Committee challenged the legality of 2016 amendments to rules proposed by the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) t...

Meghan Creech v. Charles Pater
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4703
United States v. Douglas Davis
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6662
United States v. Albaadani  
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6668

Justia Opinion Summary: Albaadani came to the U.S. via Saudi Arabia at age 17. In 2015, an order of removal was issued against him because his former wife ceased to sponsor his request for citizenship. Albaadani wants to return to his birthplac...

Montgomery County. v. Federal Communications Commission  
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 08-3023, 15-3578

Justia Opinion Summary: Over the last 10 years, the Federal Communications Commission has established rules governing how local governments may regulate cable companies. In 2007, the FCC barred franchising authorities from imposing unreasonabl...

Anne Arundel Cnty., Md. v. FCC
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3578
United States v. Persaud  
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-3105, 16-3427, 16-3578

Justia Opinion Summary: Harold Persaud, M.D., a cardiologist in private practice, was charged with one count of health-care fraud, 18 U.S.C. 1347, 14 counts of making false statements relating to health-care matters, 18 U.S.C. 1035, and one cou...

United States v. Demond Baker
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3325
United States v. Harold Persaud
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3427
United States v. Harold Persaud
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3578
Joseph Zickes v. Cuyahoga Cnty., Ohio
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4180
Keith Goodwin v. Summit Cnty., Ohio
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4193
Brandon Carden v. City of Knoxville, Tenn.
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-5157
Montgomery Cnty., Md. v. FCC
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 8-3023
Sandusky Wellness Center, LLC v. ASD Specialty Healthcare, Inc.  
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3741

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2010, Besse, a pharmaceutical distributor, sent a one-page fax advertising the drug Prolia to 53,502 physicians. Only 40,343 of these faxes were successfully transmitted. Sandusky, a chiropractic clinic that employed...

City of Cincinnati v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co.  
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3752

Justia Opinion Summary: After the 2008 financial crisis, many banks foreclosed on many properties used to secure the underlying loans. According to the City of Cincinnati, Wells Fargo adopted a policy of violating local and state property regul...

Avant Capital Partners v. Strathmore Development
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2378
Avant Capital Partners v. Strathmore Development
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2418
United States v. Schock  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2503

Justia Opinion Summary: Schock was charged with four counts of sexually exploiting a child, 18 U.S.C. 2251, based on four incidents of Schock taking sexually explicit pictures of a six- to eight-year-old victim. The indictment did not identify...

Engler v. Arnold  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4201

Justia Opinion Summary: T.F., a child, was abused and killed by his stepfather. In a complaint under 42 U.S.C. 1983, T.F.’s estate alleged that Arnold, the Interim Executive Director of the Mahoning County Children’s Services Board, received r...

United States v. Sutton  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5587

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2005, Sutton committed four armed bank robberies in quick succession in Kentucky and Ohio. He agreed to plead guilty to the Kentucky charges in the Southern District of Ohio. Sutton never formally entered a guilty ple...

Gary Williamson v. United States
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5979
Williamson v. United States  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-6105, 16-5979

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Williamson, an Army veteran and U.S. postal worker, began experiencing pain in his right foot. He usually worked a walking route, walking up to eight miles per day on the job. He was also doing other physical ac...

United States v. Jemal Lilly
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 17-5144
Jae Lee v. United States
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-5369
Veronica Viuda de Mejia v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4214
Jimmie Gordon v. Blaine Lafler
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1494
United States v. J.A.S.  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2480

Justia Opinion Summary: Eight-year-old KV accused her 17-year-old uncle, JAS, of vaginally raping her on tribal land. The FBI interviewed KV, who described the assault to an interviewer who had conducted more than 5,000 such interviews. JAS was...

United States v. Mohamed Ayoub
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1712
United States v. Mohamed Faraj
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1761
United States v. Fouad Faraj
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2278
United States v. Jose Lara
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5874
Fed. Deposit Ins. v. James Ashmore
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6299
George Dernis v. Amos Financial
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1790
DHSC, LLC v. Cal. Nurses Ass'n
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3737
Mark Wright v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4055
Juan Munoz-Cano v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4723
In re: Isaacs  
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8041

Justia Opinion Summary: The Isaacs executed a mortgage to GMAC encumbering their Kentucky property. It states: “The lien ... will attach on the date this Mortgage is recorded.” The Isaacses filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in March 2004,...

Kainte Hickey v. Bonita Hoffner
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1186
Employers Insurance of Wausau v. McGraw Edison Company
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1264
Deborah Ryan v. City of Detroit
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1557
USA v. Jabron Thomas
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1592
Robbin Perkins v. Rock-Tenn Services, Inc.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1798
Bon-Ing Inc. v. Richard Hodges
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4704
J.B.F. v. Kentucky Dep't of Education
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6316
Angela Blount v. United of Omaha Life Ins Co
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6372
Sene v. Sessions  
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4007

Justia Opinion Summary: Sene, a citizen of both Mauritania and Senegal, was charged in removal proceedings, alleging that she was admitted to the U.S. in 2000, without a valid entry or travel document. She sought asylum, withholding of removal,...

Parrino v. Price  
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5145

Justia Opinion Summary: Parrino worked as a pharmacist for NRS. He was responsible for preparing medications, mainly inhalers. After leaving NRS, Parrino was contacted by the FDA and FBI, which were investigating reports that NRS was filling pr...

United States v. House  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1691

Justia Opinion Summary: From 2011-2014, House ran a drug-trafficking operation that specialized in distributing oxycodone pills. The operation obtained the pills from a Michigan pain clinic’s patients and employed runners to transport the oxyco...

Rick Slorp v. Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3936
In re Trost
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8024
In re: Ohio Execution Protocol Litigation  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3076

Justia Opinion Summary: Ohio’s execution protocol allows for lethal injection using a three-drug combination of midazolam; either vecuronium bromide, pancuronium bromide, or rocuronium bromide, which are paralytics; and potassium chloride, whic...

United States v. Stitt  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-6158

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, Stitt tried to shove a loaded handgun into his girlfriend’s mouth while threatening to kill her. When a neighbor called the police, Stitt fled, then surrendered to authorities after a brief foot chase. Detecti...

James Moss v. Kathleen Olson
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2233
Jon Jon's v. City of Warren
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1311
United States v. Joseph Holm, Jr.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2308
David McCarty v. Nat'l Union Fire Ins.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3657
Wylie & Sons Landscaping v. FedEx Ground Package Sys.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4057
Corinna Burton v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4190
United States v. John Daniels
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6331
Flora Parkhurst v. Am. Healthways Servs.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6502
Shannon Shields v. United States
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5609
Rose Coulter-Owens v. Time Inc.
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1321
Rose Coulter-Owens v. Time Inc.
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1380
United States v. Tommy Goodson
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1477
United States v. Roscoe Benton, III
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1774
United States v. Desi Benton
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1775
Alieu Jatta v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3019
Southern Glazer's Distributors of Ohio, LLC v. Great Lakes Brewing Co.  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4235

Justia Opinion Summary: Great Lakes Brewing sought to end its relationship with one of its distributors, Glazer’s., after it executed a corporate merger without seeking Great Lakes’ consent, as required by their contract. Glazer’s successor co...

United States v. Gerald Jackson
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5599
859 Boutique Fitness v. CycleBar Franchising
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6427
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
Karen Lawrence v. Madison County
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5487
United States v. Mario Bautista
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6429
United States v. Mario Bautista
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6431
Alan Howard, Sr. v. Knox County, Tennessee
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6629
Indian Harbor Insurance Co. v. Zucker  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-1695, 16-1697, 16-1698

Justia Opinion Summary: Reid founded Capitol, which owned commmunity banks, and served as its chairman and CEO. His daughter and her husband served as president and general counsel. Capitol accepted Federal Reserve oversight in 2009. In 2012,...

Indian Harbor Ins. v. Clifford Zucker
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1697
Indian Harbor Ins. v. Clifford Zucker
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1698
Bailey v. City of Ann Arbor  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2478

Justia Opinion Summary: Two men robbed a store. The security video shows that one pointed a shotgun at the clerk. The gunman wore a black sweatshirt with a white skeleton pattern that zipped to form a skull hood. The gunman’s exposed hands appe...

United States v. Ronnie Friskey
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6263
Robert Free v. Soc. Sec. Admin.
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6671
In re: Pace  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8036

Justia Opinion Summary: The Debtor owned nonresidential real estate that FNB sold in a pre-petition foreclosure sale. Before Debtor's bankruptcy filing, FNB obtained a deficiency judgment and filed two judicial liens. During her chapter 7 case,...

Nancy Roschival v. Hurley Med. Center
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1722
United States v. Jerry Stauffer
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1951
Woodrow Roberson v. Jeremy Macnicol
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2035
Newell Brands v. Scott Bosgraaf
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2331
Newell Brands v. Scott Bosgraaf
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2403
Advent Mining v. Raymond Davis
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4049
Jerry Glasgow v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4213
Arvion Taylor v. Pilot Corp.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5326
Donna Thorn v. Megan Brennan
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6499
United States v. Scottie Sanderson
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6659
Center for Powell Crossing v. Brian Ebersol
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3867
Jalana Kappen v. Ashley Med. Supply
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6643
Manuel Sheard v. Paul Klee
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1813
Doe v. University of Kentucky  
Date: June 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5170

Justia Opinion Summary: An unidentified individual alleged that Doe had engaged in nonconsensual sexual activities with a female University of Kentucky student. After an investigation, a Hearing Panel found that Doe had violated the Code of Stu...

United States v. Shawn House
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1691
Breckinridge Health, Inc. v. Price  
Date: June 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6269

Justia Opinion Summary: Critical Access Hospitals are reimbursed by Medicare for the reasonable and necessary costs of providing services to Medicare patients. The Medicaid program requires states to provide additional (DSH) payments to hospita...

Selective Ins. Co. of S.C. v. Davida Sullivan
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6187
United States v. Harold Persaud
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3105
United States v. Harold Persaud
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3427
United States v. Underwood  
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3548

Justia Opinion Summary: Underwood’s step-granddaughter (Jane) told her mother that Underwood had sex with her in August 2014. According to Jane, she and her cousin (John) had gone on a work trip with Underwood in his semi-truck. Jane, John, and...

United States v. Larun Miller
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3557
United States v. Harold Persaud
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3578
Valerie Mason-Colwell v. Comm'r of Social Security
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4312
Forest Creek Townhomes v. Carroll Property Mgmt.
Date: June 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5759
Raymond v. Avectus Healthcare Solutions, LLC  
Date: June 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4172

Justia Opinion Summary: Raymond, injured in a slip-and-fall accident, received medical treatment at Mercy Health Anderson Hospital. Strunk, injured in a car accident, received medical treatment at Mercy Health Clermont Hospital. Both have healt...

Leo Parrino v. HHS
Date: June 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5145
United States v. Paul Stewart
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2222
United States v. Jeffrey Beasley
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2227
Darrell Myers v. AgriLogic Ins. Servs.
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5442
Benji Manns v. Gary Beckstrom
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6025
Alan Thibault v. Edward Wierszewski
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2021
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. United Parcel Service,Inc.  
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2132

Justia Opinion Summary: Matovski, a UPS operations manager who has a disability, filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charge, claiming that UPS discriminated and retaliated against him in violation of the Americans with Disab...

Michael Brautigam v. Geoffrey Damon
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3267
United States v. Seth Johnston
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5349
United States v. Demetrius Holmes
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5503
United States v. Monie  
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6244

Justia Opinion Summary: Monie was charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine, 21 U.S.C. 846 (Count 1); possession with intent to distribute, aided by others, 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) and 18 U.S.C. 2 (Count 6); use of a firearm in furth...

EEOC v. AutoZone, Inc.
Date: June 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6387
Ordos City Hawtai Autobody v. Dimond Rigging Co.
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2564
Christian Lubinski v. Hub Group Trucking
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6095
Ronnie Bowling v. Randy White
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6318
United States v. Alvin Ray
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1785
Natalie Reeser v. Henry Ford Hospital
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2303
Mary Morrison v. George Miller
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2651
Wilmington Trust Co. v. AEP Generating Co.
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3496
Corey v. Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc.  
Date: June 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3817

Justia Opinion Summary: Corey worked as a machine operator in Eaton’s Ohio factory. Corey has long suffered from cluster headaches— extremely painful attacks that strike several times per day for weeks on end. In 2014, Corey applied for short-t...

United States v. Faith Blake
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6114
Yasin Reeder v. County of Wayne
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2257
United States v. Keith Smith
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3759
Omar Perez v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4182
Michelle Bruce v. Meharry Medical College
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6678
United States v. Brandon Miller
Date: June 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6724
United States v. Brent Terry
Date: June 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3831
Maxine Remias v. Comm of Social Security
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4202
United States v. Riley  
Date: June 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6149

Justia Opinion Summary: A state court in Kent County, Michigan, issued an arrest warrant for Riley, having found probable cause to believe that he had committed armed robbery of a local store. Days later, Riley purchased a cell phone serviced b...

Livingston Christian School v. Genoa Charter Township  
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2060

Justia Opinion Summary: LCS, a nondenominational Christian school in Livingston County, Michigan, sought to relocate after operating for several years in Pinckney, LCS entered into a lease agreement to operate its school on the property of Brig...

GGNSC Louisville Mt. Holly v. Leslie Mohamed-Vall
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5606
In re Johnson
Date: June 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8035
United States v. Vinod Patel
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1666
David Marshall v. City of Farmington Hills
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2380
Clevis Lofties v. United States
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6427
Arrowood Indemnity v. Lubrizol Corp.
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3463
Von Cox v. United States
Date: June 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5485
Brott v. United States  
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1466

Justia Opinion Summary: Twenty-three Michigan landowners filed suit in the Western District of Michigan, seeking damages in excess of $10,000 for the claimed taking of their land for use as a public recreation trail, alleging: a declaratory jud...

United States v. Drew Manns
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4266
Harkness v. Secretary of Navy  
Date: May 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5396

Justia Opinion Summary: Harkness was commissioned as a Navy Chaplain Corps officer in 1987, endorsed by a non-liturgical Christian church. Harkness left active duty in 1995 and took reserve status. In 2000, Harkness and other non-liturgical cha...

United States v. Jerry Wells, Jr.
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3056
United States v. Baker  
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3325

Justia Opinion Summary: Baker pled guilty to participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy. Baker had a criminal history category of IV; the plea agreement stipulated that 100-200 grams of cocaine be attributed to Baker and that his total offe...

Christine Forgues v. Select Portfolio
Date: May 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3540
United States v. Southers  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6395

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Defendant was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Pursuant to a search incident to arrest, police found on Defendant’s person 17 rounds of ammunition. Defendant pleaded guilty as a felon in possession of ammunit...

National Labor Relations Board v. Alternative Entertainment, Inc.  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1385

Justia Opinion Summary: The National Labor Relations Board sought enforcement of its Order finding that AEI violated the National Labor Relations Act by barring employees from pursuing class-action litigation or collective arbitration of work-r...

Arrington-Bey v. City of Bedford Heights  
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3317

Justia Opinion Summary: Anita drove her son, Omar, to Lowe’s, to pick up his last paycheck. When the assistant manager approached, Omar “started talking a lot of gibberish” and eventually began throwing paint cans. Officers, responding to a 911...

United States v. Shaundelle Dial
Date: May 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3528
Michael Abrams v. Nucor Steel Marion
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4422
USA v. Kenneth Jones
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2525
David Jones v. Clark County, Ky.
Date: May 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6281
Stone Surgical LLC v. Stryker Corp.  
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-1434, 16-1654

Justia Opinion Summary: Ridgeway was employed as a Stryker sales representative from 2001-2013. Stryker’s faxed employment offer stated Ridgeway’s employment was contingent on his signing and returning an offer letter, a form non-compete agreem...

Stryker Corporation v. Christopher Ridgeway
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1654
Yolanda Sanchez-Ochoa v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4041
Stephen Scanlan v. Sunbeam Products
Date: May 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5284
John Mills v. Christopher LaRose
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3359
Atlas Noble v. Krizman Enter.
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4385
Atlas Noble v. Krizman Enter.
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4400
United States v. Darryl Gilliam-French
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1661
Atlas Noble v. Beau J. Croxton
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3002
United States v. Andrews  
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3130

Justia Opinion Summary: Andrews was charged with conspiring to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, 21 U.S.C. 841(b)(1)(A) and 846; conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery and threats of physical violence, 18 U.S.C. 1951; aiding...

United States v. Michael Hasan
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3824
Atic Enter. v. Cottingham & Butler
Date: May 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6549
Conny Moritz v. Jeffrey Woods
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1504
Jean Simpson v. Vanderbilt University
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5381
K-Tex, LLC v. Cintas Corporation
Date: May 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6435
United States v. Kenneth Valentine
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2584
United States v. Johnny Valentine
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1064
Denise Alexander v. Cnty. of Wayne
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1583
United States v. Tyler LaFond
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1731
Jennifer Strang v. Ford Motor Co.
Date: May 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2090
Peabody Coal Co. v. Director, OWCP
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 12-4366
United States v. Charles Cannon
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1615
Nat'l Credit Union Admin. v. Cumis Ins.
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3140
Gazeli v. Sessions  
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3270

Justia Opinion Summary: Sixth Circuit upholds BIA interpretation of "previously filed" application for adjustment of status. In 2001, Sofokli, a citizen of Albania, entered the U.S. under a visitor visa. Four months after it expired, his emplo...

GMS Mgmt. Co. v. Evanston Ins. Co.
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4018
United States v. Dunning  
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5164

Justia Opinion Summary: Statute is not unconstitutionally vague for providing a stiffer penalty for receipt than for possession of child pornography A Kentucky Detective used Nordic Mule, a law enforcement software package, to search for IP ad...

In re: Mary A. Gordon
Date: May 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8014
United States v. Preston Byrd
Date: May 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5987
United States v. Carl Thompson, II
Date: May 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1182
Byrne v. United States  
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2396

Justia Opinion Summary: Owners, having relied on an external audit, did not “willfully” fail to pay trust fund taxes. Four investors bought Eagle Trim, which produced automobile interior-trim parts. Byrne (president) and Kus (CEO) were respon...

Kevin Hearington v. Haresh Pandya
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1145
Stephanie Watson v. Ohio Dep't of Rehabilitation
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3459
United States v. Brown  
Date: May 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6291

Justia Opinion Summary: Sixth Circuit upholds allowing jury questions in online extortion case. Using the pseudonym “Dr. Evil,” an extortionist demanded $1 million in Bitcoin in exchange for an encryption key to Mitt Romney’s unreleased tax re...

Eesam Arabbo v. City of Burton
Date: May 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2134
TVA v. W. Allan Jones, Jr.
Date: May 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6342
Mayhew v. Town of Smyrna  
Date: May 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5103

Justia Opinion Summary: Reporting regulatory violations “up the chain” to supervisory governmental employees can constitute speech on a matter of public concern, for purposes of First Amendment retaliation claim. Mayhew, a long-time employee of...

Cachet Beckham v. City of Euclid
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3089
Savage v. Federal Express Corp.  
Date: May 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5244

Justia Opinion Summary: Member of Naval Reserve, terminated by private employer, established a prima facie case under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). Savage worked as an aviation mechanic for FedEx, 2001-...

United States v. Jordan Walton
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2405
Janice Hochstetler v. Menards
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4350
Baley Allred, III v. United States
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5242
Virgil Gamble v. JP Morgan Chase
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6488
Herbert Slinker v. Jim Beam Brands
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6622
Douglas Greene v. Frost Brown Todd
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6761
Douglas Greene v. Independent Pilots Ass'n
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6763
Douglas Greene v. UPS
Date: May 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6772
United States v. Matthews
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2298
USA v. Rodney Southers
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6395
OH ex rel., Jeff Faulkner v. City of Middletown, OH
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3946
Kanapathippillai Thayaparan v. Jeff Sessions
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4232
Inge Goodson v. Megan J. Brennan
Date: May 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5023
Roemer Indus. v. NLRB
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1917
Roemer Indus. v. NLRB
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2109
United States v. William Lester
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3992
United States v. Daniel Ladeau
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5370
United States v. Omari Sweat
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6279
Angela Zaffino v. Metro. Gov't of Nashville
Date: May 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6616
Progressive Distribution Services, Inc. v. United Parcel Service, Inc.  
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1830

Justia Opinion Summary: Sixth Circuit finds little likelihood of confusion between the trademarks “OrderLink” and “UPS OrderLink.” Progressive, located in Michigan, provides logistical services to online businesses. Under the trademark “OrderL...

Grayson Coal & Stone Co. v. Charles Teague
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4152
United States v. Marc Schuhe
Date: May 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6137
United States v. Gino Littles
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1773
In re: Town Center Flats, LLC  
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1812

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor-landlord did not retain sufficient rights in rents assigned to lender for those rents to be included in landlord's bankruptcy estate. Town Center owns a 53-unit Shelby Township residential complex; its constructio...

Robert Brimm v. Wells Fargo Bank
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2070
Int'l Union of Operating Eng'rs v. Ohio Contractors Ass'n
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4040
Stanley Rothe v. Duke Energy Long Term Disability
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4225
United States v. David Talley, Jr.
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6403
Ermold v. Davis  
Date: May 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6412

Justia Opinion Summary: Damages-only action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 against county clerk who had refused to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple is not moot. The Sixth Circuit reversed dismissal of such a case, noting: the Supreme Court’s...

United States v. David Turner
Date: May 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3838
United States v. Christopher Stegawski
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4363
United States v. Hunter Ells
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6155
Eric Hilton v. Midland Funding
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1556
United States v. Valueland Auto Sales
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3984
Gurpreet Singh v. Jeff Sessions
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4005
In re: Conco, Inc.  
Date: April 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6166

Justia Opinion Summary: The Sixth Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy Court’s order in Conco’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy, interpreting Conco’s Confirmed Plan to prohibit the sale of the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)-held Conco stock (Equity Inte...

United States v. Kevin Labona
Date: April 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6162
Eddie Wagle v. Jeri-Ann Sherry
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 09-2621
United States v. Hunter Ells
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6155
Eddie Wagle v. Jeri-Ann Sherry
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1717
Barbara Moody v. Harry Gongloff
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3643
United States v. Griffin  
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4127

Justia Opinion Summary: Griffin pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the government by submitting false income tax refund claims to obtain refund anticipation checks. Griffin agreed, in writing, that the maximum penalty was up to 10 years’ i...

United States v. Jose Castro
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5354
Eddie Wagle v. Jeri-Ann Sherry
Date: April 26, 2017
Docket Number: 9-2621
DeJuan Oliver v. Eric Buckberry
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2133
Amy Guy v. Metro. Gov't of Nashville
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6100
Davenport v. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.  
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1200

Justia Opinion Summary: After the city began using the Flint River as its water source in 2014, residents complained that the water was discolored and foul-smelling. There were reports of skin rashes, hair loss, and vomiting after drinking and...

In re Ohio Execution Protocol Litig.
Date: April 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3076
Krissie Gonzalez v. Tony Kovacs
Date: April 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4001
MAG IAS Holdings, Inc. v. Schmückle  
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1550

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014-2015, Schmückle, a German citizen living in Germany, served as MAG Group’s CEO and managing director of MAG Germany. In 2015, MAG Holdings and MAG US sued (in Michigan) for breach of fiduciary duty, professional...

Jeremy Hetterscheidt v. Aleris Specification Alloys,
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2417
Kiala Lukombo v. Jeff Sessions
Date: April 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3856
Cole v. Meritor, Inc.  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 06-2224

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, the Sixth Circuit held that the retired employees of Meritor and Meritor’s predecessors had a vested right to lifetime healthcare benefits. A petition for rehearing was held in abeyance for eight years while th...

International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America v. Kelsey-Hayes Co.  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2285

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, Medicare-eligible retirees from Kelsey-Hayes' Detroit automotive plant, retired before the plant’s 2001 closing and were members of a UAW bargaining unit. The final (1998) collective bargaining agreement (CBA...

Reese v. CNH Industrial, N.V.  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2382

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, CNH employees who retired between 1994 and 2004, filed suit in 2004, seeking a declaration that they were entitled to lifetime healthcare benefits without paying premiums, based on collective-bargaining agree...

Lyshe v. Levy  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4026

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellees brought a collection action against Lyshe and served Lyshe with discovery requests. They did not send a separate electronic copy, but instructed Lyshe to contact them if he wanted an electronic copy. Requests...

Marshall v. Rawlings Co.  
Date: April 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5614

Justia Opinion Summary: After taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), 29 U.S.C. 2601, for mental-health problems, which are a disability covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12112, Marshall was...

Commodity Futures Trading Comm'n v. Bradley Miklovich
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4426
United States v. Ray Gibson
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6122
Thomas v. City of Columbus  
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3375

Justia Opinion Summary: Thomas’s apartment door opened to a breezeway that led to a parking lot. When two men broke through Destin’s door. Destin called 911 from his bedroom and spoke quietly to avoid drawing the burglars’ attention. The men f...

United States v. Cory Buckholz
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3473
Emily Evans v. Phil Plummer
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3826
Oaklawn Jockey Club v. Kentucky Downs
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5582
Floyd Beech v. City of Franklin, Tenn.
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6326
United States v. Thomas Payne
Date: April 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6493
Joseph Nyilas v. James Steinaway
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1829
Soraya Barreiros-Matos v. Jeff B. Sessions
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3967
Peggy Marshall v. SSC Nashville
Date: April 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5751
Teron Harris v. USA
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3332
In re: Rick St. George
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8017
In re: Rick St. George
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8018
In re: Wayne Wright  
Date: April 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8019

Justia Opinion Summary: In his 2010 Chapter 7 petition, the debtor listed a claim against Simms based on an injury while under Simms’ employ, but did not claim an exemption on Schedule C. In 2011, a complaint was filed against Simms; in 2012,...

United States v. Myers  
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2238

Justia Opinion Summary: Myers, born in 1958, has used 105 other names, 11 other dates of birth, and 11 other social security numbers to devote his life to stealing. His criminal record began at age 12, when he was charged with shoplifting. He...

Maryann Godboldo v. County of Wayne
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2438
Wilmington Trust Co. v. AEP Generating Co.  
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3496

Justia Opinion Summary: Nearly 20 years after defendants built, sold, and leased back a Rockport Indiana coal-burning power plant, they committed, in a consent decree resolving lawsuits involving alleged Clean Air Act violations at their other...

United States v. Jeremy Stout
Date: April 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5223
John Turner v. United States
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6060
Joe Peppers v. Washington County, Tenn.
Date: April 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5407
Nahid Rizka v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co.
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1055
Keegan Gordon v. Traverse City Area Public Sch.
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1613
Earline Young v. UAW
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1632
Phillips v. UAW International  
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1832

Justia Opinion Summary: Phillips worked at the MGM Detroit casino from 1999-2015. Beginning in 2001, she belonged to Local 7777, a UAW International affiliate. In 2002, she became the Local’s chairperson. Phillips, an African-American, claim...

USA v. Jerry Alexander, Jr.
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5494
Joel Naselroad v. Dennis Mabry
Date: April 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5743
Vitamin Health v. Hartford Casualty Ins.
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1724
USA v. Rodolfo Moreno
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2068
Charmeairria Harris v. Lexington-Fayette Urban Cty. Gov't
Date: April 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6480
USA v. Christopher Tibbs
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1060
Moore v. City of Memphis  
Date: April 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5552

Justia Opinion Summary: Memphis animal-control officer Lynch investigated a third complaint of animal cruelty at Moore's house. Moore did not come to the door. Moore’s neighbor, Hillis, told Lynch that Moore had threatened her and that she wa...

USA v. Sandra Resterhouse
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2190
Domingo Ajanel-Gonzalez v. Jeff Sessions
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3245
Saumer v. Cliffs Natural Resources, Inc.  
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3449

Justia Opinion Summary: The economic health of Cliffs, a publicly-traded iron-ore and coal-mining company, depends on Chinese economic growth. In 2011, Chinese construction projects drove iron-ore prices to all-time highs. Cliffs financed the...

Jennifer Frazier v. Richland Public Health
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3765
USA v. Darrell Randolph
Date: April 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5230
Daryl Sampson v. Village of Mackinaw City
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1919
In re: Ohio Execution Protocol  
Date: April 6, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3076

Justia Opinion Summary: Ohio’s execution protocol allows for lethal injection using a three-drug combination of midazolam; either vecuronium bromide, pancuronium bromide, or rocuronium bromide, which are paralytics; and potassium chloride, whic...

Sheila Johnson v. Fifth Third Bank
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1111
USA v. Livertis Riley, IV
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1970
Zhen Zhu Weng v. Jeff Sessions
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3228
Vernon Traster v. Ohio Northern Univ.
Date: April 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3320
David MacLloyd v. United States
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-2555
Estate of Hill v. Miracle  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1818

Justia Opinion Summary: Hill suffered a diabetic emergency. Paramedics, including Streeter, found Hill very disoriented and combative. Streeter tested Hill’s blood-sugar level, which was extremely low at 38. As blood sugar falls, a person ma...

United States v. Harris  
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2239

Justia Opinion Summary: Convicted as a felon in possession of a firearm, Harris was sentenced to 300 months’ imprisonment under the Armed Career Criminal Act’s residual clause. After the Supreme Court invalidated the residual clause, Harris re...

Tony Arias-Hernandez v. Jeff Sessions
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3279
Alex Littlejohn v. Ronald Myers
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3608
Amur Sp. z.o.o. v. FedEx Corp.
Date: April 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5365
United States v. Patterson  
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-4112, 15-4113, 15-4183

Justia Opinion Summary: Akron police stopped Patterson for a traffic violation. They noticed an open container of alcohol and found a pistol in the driver’s door. Patterson stated that he had bought the gun on “the street.” Police learned th...

United States v. Patterson
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4113
United States v. Patterson
Date: April 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4183
United States v. Luck  
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5746

Justia Opinion Summary: Based on evidence that someone was downloading child pornography, agents executed a search warrant for a Halls, Tennessee home. Agents spoke to the homeowner, his wife, and their 21-year-old, live-in son, Lindell. During...

Abdulmokne Ghaleb v. Am. Steamship Co.
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1076
Unan v. Lyon  
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1185

Justia Opinion Summary: While implementing changes required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, Michigan experienced a systemic computer problem that erroneously assigned thousands of non-citizens, who may have been eligi...

Vance v. Amazon.com, Inc.  
Date: March 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5533

Justia Opinion Summary: Online retailers (Amazon) operate a Shepherdsville, Kentucky warehouse fulfillment center, where hourly workers fill orders, track merchandise, and process returns. Plaintiffs regularly worked at least 40 hours a week....

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
King v. Harwood  
Date: March 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5949

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1998, Breeden was found dead in the Kentucky River. King was a suspect because of her sporadic relationship with Breeden, because she had bullet holes inside her home, and because, after Breeden’s disappearance, King...

Thomas Noonan v. County of Oakland
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2192
Lucaj v. FBI  
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1381

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose from an FBI investigation into plaintiff and his involvement in attacks made by an ethnic Albanian group against facilities in Montenegro. Plaintiff filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),...

Aubrey Willacy v. Thomas Marotta
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3351
Gurpreet Singh v. Jeff B. Sessions
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3751
Hamilton Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5149
Bradley Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5150
Blount Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5151
Bedford Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5152
Coffee Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5153
Roane Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5154
Franklin Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5155
Giles Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5156
Cheatham Cty. Emer. Commc’ns v. BellSouth
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5157
Knox County Emergency Communications District v. BellSouth Telecommunications LLC  
Date: March 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-5158, 16-5149, 16-5150, 16-5151, 16-5152, 16-5153, 16-5154, 16-5155, 16-5156, 16-5157

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, municipal corporations operate the local “emergency communications” or “911” programs in their respective counties, alleged that the telephone company, to reduce costs, offer lower prices, and obtain more cus...

Wheeler v. Simpson  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 11-5707

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, Louisville police discovered the bodies of a male victim with nine stab wounds and a pregnant female victim, dead as a result of manual strangulation and stabbed after her death. Wheeler, ultimately convicted of...

Dan Miller v. City of Wickliffe
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3052
Mosley v. City of Wickliffe  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-3053, 16-3052

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2009, Mosley's Wickliffe, Ohio Motel needed a tenant for its lounge. Miller's nightclub in neighboring Willoughby had drawn the ire of law enforcement. The two executed a lease; Miller applied for permits. Miller clai...

USA v. Gregory Mays
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3177
Linkletter v. Western & Southern Financial Group, Inc.  
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3265

Justia Opinion Summary: Linkletter signed an online petition supporting a Cincinnati women’s shelter after she had accepted a position with W&S. W&S rescinded the employment agreement because she signed the petition while the company was engage...

USA v. Clifford Houston
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5007
Donald Bush v. Compass Group USA
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6258
U.S. ex rel. Hirt v. Walgreen Co.
Date: March 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6785
USA v. John Kennedy
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1456
Les Gilewski v. Provident Life & Accident Ins.
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2028
USA v. Jon Herring, Jr.
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3382
USA v. Paul Tran
Date: March 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5448
USA v. Richard Williams
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2226
Maras Djokic v. Jeff Sessions
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4313
Lopez v. Sessions  
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3083

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2001, returning from visiting his ailing father, Lopez, a citizen of Guatemala, crossed the Rio Grande into Texas. The border patrol arrested Lopez. Lopez lied about his name and nationality. Thinking that Lopez was a...

Maras Djokic v. Jeff Sessions
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3207
USA v. David Vickers
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3293
Janet Bowman v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6298
Monica Mueller v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6527
Joshua Aldridge v. City of Warren, Mich.
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1128
Joshua Aldridge v. City of Warren, Mich.
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1732
Brown v. Ellmann  
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1967

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, Brown filed a voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, disclosing her ownership of a residence in Ypsilanti, Michigan, valued at $170,000 and subject to $219,000 in secured mortgage claims held by two separate c...

Anarion Inv. v. Carrington Mortg. Servs.
Date: March 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5689
ECM BioFilms, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission  
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4339

Justia Opinion Summary: ECM BioFilms manufactures an additive that it claims accelerates the rate at which plastic biodegrades. In 2013, the Federal Trade Commission filed an administrative complaint, claiming that several of ECM’s biodegradabi...

United States v. Rickie Bellamy, Jr.
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1752
United States v. Tony Williams
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5394
United States v. Morrison  
Date: March 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5452

Justia Opinion Summary: Morrison pleaded guilty as a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g), waiving his right to appeal “any sentence . . . within the applicable guideline range, or lower, whatever that guideline range might be.”...

USA v. Lance Ealy
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4343
Phillips v. White  
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5629

Justia Opinion Summary: Two victims were killed in 1999. Phillips was arrested. The primary witness was Phillips’ stepdaughter, a neighbor of the victim. She testified that she heard the confrontation, followed by shooting, and that Phillips wa...

Mattox v. Edelman  
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1412

Justia Opinion Summary: Mattox, a Michigan inmate, repeatedly complained of pain in his chest, neck, shoulders, and arms, and shortness of breath and dizziness. After visits to an emergency room, outside cardiologists recommended that Mattox un...

Gerard Howley v. Federal Express Corp.
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1559
USA v. Lance Ealy
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3169
Angela Burton v. Appriss, Inc.
Date: March 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6112
Ammina Scott v. Bank of America
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2146
Janice Potter v. Wilmington Savings
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2160
USA v. Semitra Young
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5360
Hitchcock v. Cumberland University 403(b) DC Plan  
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5942

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs were Cumberland University employees, participating in its 403(b) defined contribution pension plan. In 2009, the University adopted a five percent matching contribution. In 2014, the University amended the Pl...

Michael Waggoner v. Carlex Glass
Date: March 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6241
United States v. Lewis Powell
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4421
United States v. John Geralt
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1147
United States v. Quarles  
Date: March 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1690

Justia Opinion Summary: Quarles pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm, 18 U.S.C. 922(g), without a plea agreement. At his original sentencing, the district court held that Quarles’s conviction for third-degree home invasion...

United States v. Simmerman  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1019

Justia Opinion Summary: Simmerman began working at Shoreline Federal Credit Union in 1987 and became manager in 2006. She began embezzling money, by complex manipulation of ledgers, in 1998 and was discovered in 2014. She pled guilty to embezzl...

Wall v. Michigan Rental  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1988

Justia Opinion Summary: Between 2012 and 2014, three University of Michigan students (plaintiffs) rented rooms from Alawi, which collected $2550 in security deposits from the three. When they moved out, they received their security deposits ba...

Aksinia Kantcheva v. Jeff Sessions
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3051
Daniel Collins v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3918
Robbins v. New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5524

Justia Opinion Summary: AT&T applied for a permit from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Planning Commission to build a 125-foot cell-phone tower. Neighboring residents opposed the application, arguing that the tower would spoil the view from...

In re Stubbs  
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-8025, 16-8027

Justia Opinion Summary: Stubbs filed a pro se Chapter 7 petition before she filed her 2014 tax returns. The Trustee completed the creditors’ meeting in February 2015, instructing Stubbs to send him a copy of her tax returns when filed and to no...

In re Stubbs
Date: March 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-8027
USA v. Donald Willett
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6350
Michael George v. Bonita Hoffner
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2190
USA v. Joshua Hayworth
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5358
United States v. Sizemore  
Date: March 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5700

Justia Opinion Summary: Sizemore drove his car through Great Smoky Mountains National Park with three passengers: Mathes, Clapper, and Trent. All four had been drinking alcohol. At 1:35 a.m., Sizemore crashed the vehicle, killing Trent, and se...

USA v. Antonio Sibley
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4232
Otgonbat Serjeedorj v. Jeff Sessions
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4333
USA v. Shaun Smith
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3380
USA v. Lowrell Neal
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3406
Otgonbat Serjeedorj v. Jeff Sessions
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3421
Scott Staymate v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3896
Anthony Casale v. Nationwide Children's Hosp.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3906
Serge Adamov v. US Bank Nat'l Assoc.
Date: March 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5458
USA v. Kalilu Blackman
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1823
Mariah Wall v. Michigan Rental
Date: March 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1988
Angela Caviness v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2002
USA v. Lazelle Maxwell
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6324
USA v. Abdul Glover
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3775
USA v. Juan Robles Zavala
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5139
Wilmer Payne v. Sevier Cty., Tenn.
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5272
Brad Hendrix v. DeKalb Cty. Bd. of Educ.
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5771
Shasta Gilmore v. Mitch Grigsby
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6027
United States v. Ballard  
Date: March 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6254

Justia Opinion Summary: The Internal Revenue Service classified Ballard, a securities broker, as a non-filer in 2008 and investigated. Ballard lied about his income, hid money in family members’ bank accounts, and filed then dismissed several...

United States v. Gooch  
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4360

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was in the getaway car during a store robbery and saw Caldwell give a firearm to Tripp, who robbed the cashier at gunpoint. Weeks later, Caldwell remained in the car while defendant and Williams brandished fir...

Kinzel v. Bank of America  
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3355

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2008, Kinzel, then CEO of Cedar Fair, borrowed $8,000,000 from Merrill Lynch to finance his exercise of the company’s stock options and to pay estimated taxes that would be due immediately upon exercise. Kinzel pled...

Bruce Holly v. UPS Supply Chain Solutions
Date: March 2, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5337
202 N. Monroe, LLC v. Sower  
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1982

Justia Opinion Summary: The developer sought rezoning for a Rockford condominium project. Objectors filed a protest, triggering the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act's special approval procedure, which requires a super majority vote by the city cou...

USA v. Bryant Johnson
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5778
Jeremiah Hunley v. Detroit Diesel Corp.
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5941
USA v. Charles Jones
Date: March 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6119
Tallakoy v. Black Fire Energy
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6322
USA v. Kenneth Kimball
Date: February 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6359
Peter Bormuth v. County of Jackson
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-1869
NIBCO Inc. v. City of Lebanon
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3395
Eulogio Hernandez-Box v. Jeff Sessions
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3647
Gale Parrish v. Dollar General Corp.
Date: February 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5389
Thomas v. Westbrooks  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5399

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, Day, a Memphis armored truck driver, was shot on the job. The shooter took the cash and left in a getaway car. Day died two years later, of complications from his injuries. Authorities identified Thomas as th...

Thomas v. United States  
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6200

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1997, a Memphis armored truck driver was shot while working; he died two years later, as a result. The shooter took the cash and left in a getaway car. Authorities identified Thomas as the shooter and Bond as the g...

Paul Torres v. Catherine S. Bauman
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1728
Anita Arrington-Bey v. City of Bedford Heights
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3317
Cheryl White v. Coventry Health & Life Ins.
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5180
Brandenburg Health Facilities v. Ivye Mattingly
Date: February 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6168
James Brenson, Jr. v. John Coleman
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4015
NLRB v. Lakepointe Senior Care
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1310
Renita Womack v. Wal-Mart Stores
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1547
Tennessee v. Corrin  
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-5717, 16-5719

Justia Opinion Summary: Bratt filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, proposing to pay overdue taxes to Nashville, which held a $5,136 over-secured lien on Bratt’s real property. Under 11 U.S.C. 511(a), the interest rate for tax claims should “enable...

Metro. Gov't of Nashville v. Michael Corrin
Date: February 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5719
Witzke v. Brewer  
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2437

Justia Opinion Summary: Witzke is currently serving four sentences in the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) for using forged financial instruments. In May 2013, the Parole Board released Witzke on parole for a 15-month term. A year la...

USA v. Michael Alexander
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-3088
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Norcold  
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6410

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2007, Norcold manufactured the refrigerator and it was installed into a recreational vehicle (RV). The refrigerator had a three-year express limited warranty. In 2010, Norcold issued a recall, informing owners that...

Jacob Danley v. Encore Capital Grp.
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1670
USA v. Sonny Phillips
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1758
John Levaine v. Tower Auto. Operations
Date: February 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1782
Estate of Leon Brackens v. Louisville Jefferson Cty. Metro. Gov't
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-6142
Pamela Rheinfrank v. Abbott Laboratories
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3347
IBEW Local No. 58 Annuity Fund v. EveryWare Global, Inc.  
Date: February 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3445

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, who purchased EveryWare securities in 2013-2014, alleged a “pump and dump” scheme by EveryWare’s principal shareholders and officers to inflate the price of EveryWare shares and then sell their EveryWare shar...

Joe Webb v. United States
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-5380
Watkins v. DeAngelo-Kipp  
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2445

Justia Opinion Summary: Before his jury trial on charges of murder, Watkins submitted four times to psychiatric evaluation. Though the first evaluator found him incompetent, subsequent evaluators found him competent and criminally responsible...

Agility Network Services, Inc. v. United States  
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2599

Justia Opinion Summary: After receiving notices of federal tax lien and of intent to levy, the taxpayers requested that the IRS hold a Collection Due Process hearing. The IRS took five months to process the request. At the hearing, the presidi...

USA v. Senecca Freeman
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1004
Jockquez Scott v. Kent County
Date: February 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1587