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
Joseph Zino, Jr. v. Whirlpool Corp.
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3851
Joseph Zino, Jr. v. Whirlpool Corp.
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3860
Rafferty v. Trumbull Cty  
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4223

Justia Opinion Summary: Sherman was incarcerated at the Trumbull County Jail where Drennan was a corrections officer. Drennen regularly patrolled the pod where Sherman lived with Rafferty, another female inmate. Three or four times, Sherman com...

Rosa Chiroy-Melchor v. William P. Barr
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3564
United States v. Deandre Forrest
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3569
Thomas v. Meko  
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 17-5824

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2002, Thomas and Gregory arranged to buy cocaine from Burdette at a Lexington Waffle House. They got into Burdette’s car, with Thomas in the back seat. Thomas grabbed Burdette from behind, held a gun to his head, and...

Maye v. Klee  
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1460

Justia Opinion Summary: Maye became a member of the Nation of Islam—one of several Islamic sects— in 1992. Maye has been a devout, active Muslim for 20 years, including the years he spent incarcerated in Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC...

United States v. Ignacio Monje-Vasquez
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1698
Joel Naselroad v. Dennis Mabry
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-5047
Joel Naselroad v. Dennis Mabry
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-5110
B&S Transp., Inc. v. Bridgestone Americas Tire
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-4281
In re Boland  
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-8019

Justia Opinion Summary: Attorney Boland was an expert witness and defense counsel in child pornography cases. To demonstrate that pornographic images may be altered to appear that minors were engaged in sexual conduct when they were not, Boland...

United States v. Juaquene Solomon
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3058
United States v. Kevin Lumpkin
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-3428
United States v. Lareco Brooks
Date: February 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-5585