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
Machacek v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1131

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners-appellants John Machacek, Jr. and Marianne Machacek were the sole shareholders of John J. Machacek, Jr., Inc. (Machacek, Inc.), a corporation organized under Subchapter S of the Internal Revenue Code. John wa...

Kevin Tolliver v. Jeffrey Noble
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3367
Charles DiPasquale v. James Hawkins
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4138
United States v. Richardson  
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Numbers: 17-2157, 17-2183

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-appellant Frank Richardson appealed his conviction for aiding and abetting he use of a firearm during a crime of violence. On his first appeal, the Sixth Circuit affirmed his conviction and sentence in full. Bu...

United States v. Frank Richardson
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2183
United States v. Brian Miller
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3006
Lizhi Shi v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3019
United States v. Brian Miller
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3131
Antonio De Leon-Solis v. Jefferson Sessions, III
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3311
Premium Freight Mgmt. v. PM Engineered Solutions  
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-4324, 17-3832, 17-3841

Justia Opinion Summary: Connecticut imposed liability for breaches of contract when attended by deception. Unhappy with flanges purchased under a contract with PM Engineered Solutions, Inc. (“Powdered Metal”), Bosal Industries-Georgia, Inc. (“B...

Premium Freight Mgmt. v. PM Engineered Solutions
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3832
Premium Freight Mgmt. v. PM Engineered Solutions
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3841
Naqis Crochran v. Columbus City Schools
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4110
United States v. Mitchell  
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5904

Justia Opinion Summary: The district court granted Stephen Mitchell habeas relief and gave him a sentence of time-served with three years of supervised release. Both Mitchell and the United States appealed. Since those appeals were filed, the S...

Stephen Mitchell v. United States
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5905