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
Randy Pearce v. Chrysler Grp. LLC Pension Plan
Date: June 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1431
United States v. Kiunte Johnson
Date: June 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6131
United States v. Gary Risner
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-6786
United States v. Larry Shepherd
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-6807
Jerry Stuart v. Lowe's Home Centers, LLC
Date: June 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6399
WBCMT 2003-C9 Island Living v. Swan Creek Limited Partnership
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2374
United States v. Mark Brown
Date: June 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3468
Sazerac Brands, LLC v. Peristyle, LLC  
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-5933, 17-5997

Justia Opinion Summary: More than 95% of the world’s bourbon comes from Kentucky. One distiller, Colonel Edmund Haynes Taylor, Jr., was called “the most remarkable man to enter the whiskey industry during the post-Civil War years.” Taylor buil...

Sazerac Brands, LLC v. Peristyle, LLC
Date: June 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5997
United States v. John Davis
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-6404
Edward Williams v. Donald Schismenos
Date: June 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3786
Andrew Miller v. Duncan MacLaren
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1061
Acosta v. Cathedral Buffet, Inc.  
Date: June 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3427

Justia Opinion Summary: Cathedral Buffet, an Ohio for-profit corporation, does not generate a profit. Its sole shareholder is Grace Cathedral, a 501(c)(3) non-profit religious organization, which subsidizes the restaurant. The restaurant separa...

Anthony Edwards v. Bradley Rougeau
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1831
Shabo v. Sessions  
Date: June 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3881

Justia Opinion Summary: Shabo immigrated to the U.S. in 1985. In 1992, at the age of 25, he was convicted of an aggravated felony: possession with the intent to deliver 50-225 grams of cocaine. He served 60 months of imprisonment. An immigratio...