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
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Larry Winget
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1568
Wesco Insurance Co. v. Roderick Linton Belfance, LLP  
Date: July 1, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3479

Justia Opinion Summary: Lawyers brought claims against schools under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1400. After the claims failed, the schools sought their attorney’s fees from the lawyers under the IDEA’s fee...

United States v. VanDemark  
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3470

Justia Opinion Summary: VanDemark owns the Used Car Supermarket, which sells cars from two lots in Amelia, Ohio. In 2013-2014, VanDemark funneled away his customers’ down payments and left them off his tax returns. He used this stashed-away cas...

United States v. James Jones
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-5493
United States v. James Jones
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-5494
United States v. Joshua Beason
Date: June 30, 2022
Docket Number: 21-5543
United States v. Ziesel  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 20-4240

Justia Opinion Summary: Ziesel entered a bank wearing a mask and a hooded sweatshirt, approached the tellers, and said “give me all the money.” At some point, Ziesel told the tellers that “no one was going to get hurt.” Before leaving with the...

James Milican v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-1714
United States v. Shaun Dickson
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 21-6176
Antonio v. Garland  
Date: June 29, 2022
Docket Number: 22-3401

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed an appeal by Antonio, a citizen of the Dominican Republic, from an order denying his request for deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture. The Sixth Circui...

In re Ohio Execution Protocol Litig.
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-3330
Hanover American Insurance Co. v. Tattooed Millionaire Entertainment, LLC  
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-5671

Justia Opinion Summary: Brown’s company, TME, owned the House of Blues recording studio in Memphis and leased a studio to Falls. Hanover issued separate insurance policies to TME and Falls. Intruders vandalized and burgled the studio, and commi...

Larry Fackler v. Greenland Acquisition Co,
Date: June 28, 2022
Docket Number: 21-5989
United States v. John Willis Alexander
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2928
Lindke v. Freed  
Date: June 27, 2022
Docket Number: 21-2977

Justia Opinion Summary: Freed created a Facebook profile, limited to his “friends.” Eventually, he exceeded Facebook’s 5,000-friend limit on profiles and converted his profile to a “page,” which has unlimited “followers.” His page was public,...