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
United States v. Karl Hood
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-5979
Timothy Fox v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-5332
United States v. Harvey Harris
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2253
Dafinka Stojcevski v. Macomb County, Mich.
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2266
United States v. Walter Brown, Jr.
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3762
United States v. Mohamed Abdi
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1782
Melanie Beckemeyer v. Gelco Corp.
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 20-3172
Chad Thompson v. Michael DeWine
Date: September 16, 2020
Docket Number: 20-3526
Ervine Davenport v. Duncan MacLaren
Date: September 15, 2020
Docket Number: 17-2267
Kevin Matthews v. City of Dearborn, Mich.
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1592
United States v. Jacob Hollin
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1797
United States v. Schrank  
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 19-5903

Justia Opinion Summary: Schrank visited the dark web and downloaded “nearly 1,000 images of babies and toddlers being forcibly, violently, and sadistically penetrated.” After a government investigation identified Schrank, he confessed and pled...

Floyd Lofties v. Elizabeth Grabel SP567
Date: September 14, 2020
Docket Number: 20-3335
Simmons v. United States  
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1757

Justia Opinion Summary: Simmons pleaded guilty to drug charges. Simmons’s judgment became final on September 22, 2016, He had until September 22, 2017, to file a motion to vacate. On August 13, 2018, Simmons moved to vacate his sentence under...

Gerics v. Trevino  
Date: September 11, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1955

Justia Opinion Summary: Gerics and Monahan were Flint, Michigan neighbors. Gerics was regarded as “unstable” and was notorious for occupying others’ property and digging holes. Monahan was the neighborhood association president. Gerics, over s...