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
Nexus Gas Transmission v. City of Green, Ohio
Date: December 7, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3325
United States v. Veloz-Alonso  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3973

Justia Opinion Summary: Veloz-Alonso, a citizen of Mexico, entered the U.S. illegally in the 1990s. He was removed in 1997, 1999, and 2008. In 2018, Veloz-Alonso was discovered again and was indicted for illegal reentry. He pleaded guilty and s...

Franklin American Mortgage Co. v. The University National Bank of Lawrence  
Date: December 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5035

Justia Opinion Summary: FAMC and UNB entered into a 2005 Correspondent Loan Purchase Agreement: FAMC would purchase mortgage loans from UNB; UNB made representations and warranties, including that there would be no fact or circumstance that wou...

Int'l Ass'n of Sheet Metal v. CSX Transp., Inc.
Date: December 5, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3323
David Allen v. Betty Mitchell
Date: December 5, 2018
Docket Number: 2-4145
Ricky Crowder v. United States
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1427
Claudia Moran-Perez v. Matthew G. Whitaker
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3108
Morris Stanley v. BP Prods. N. Am., Inc.
Date: December 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3303
United States v. Mitchell Wilson
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6283
Haddad v. Gregg  
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1660

Justia Opinion Summary: Haddad sued under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging his employment was terminated by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (MDIFS), for exercising his First Amendment rights. The Sixth Circuit affirmed summar...

Island Creek Coal Co. v. Wilkerson  
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3147

Justia Opinion Summary: Wilkerson mined coal for over 25 years. In 1994, he retired from the Island Creek’s Crescent mine, where he had worked most recently as an electrician. In 2012, Wilkers sought benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act,...

United States v. Deon McGregor
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3228
United States v. Timothy Cook
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5362
David Miller v. Tony Parker
Date: December 3, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6222
United States v. David McShan
Date: November 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3935