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. Eric Verwiebe
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2591
Barbara Bays v. Montmorency Cty., Mich.
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2761
United States v. Robert Fox
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6238
Bays v. Montmorency County  
Date: October 20, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-1215, 16-2761

Justia Opinion Summary: On April 9, Montmorency County jail nurse Sigler interviewed Shane, arrested for driving on a suspended license. Shane complained that he was “bipolar,” “paranoid,” had “panic attack[s]” and had a history of substance ab...

Stephen Abell v. Sky Bridge Resources
Date: October 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5990
US Herbs v. Riverside Partners
Date: October 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3154
United States v. Eulis Allen
Date: October 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3230
United States v. Jesse Pawlak
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4015
Flight Options, LLC v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 1108  
Date: October 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3188

Justia Opinion Summary: Flight Options announced that it would merge with Flexjet. The Teamsters Union already represented Options' pilots. Flexjet pilots elected the Teamsters to represent them. The existing Options collective-bargaining agre...

Abdullah Amir v. Comm. of Social Security
Date: October 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1134
Stein v. hhgregg Inc.  
Date: October 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3364

Justia Opinion Summary: Gregg has a compensation policy whereby its retail and sales employees, who are paid solely on the basis of commission, are advanced a “draw” to meet the minimum-wage requirements whenever their commissions fall below mi...

United States v. Adams  
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2786

Justia Opinion Summary: Adams, 71, has been addicted to opiates for most of his life and has an extensive criminal history. In 2011, Adams pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute controlled substances, 2...

Basista Holdings v. Ellsworth Township
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4112
United States v. Angelique Bankston
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4285
United States v. Amuary Villa
Date: October 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6394