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
Ohlendorf v. United Food & Commerical Workers International Union, Local 876  
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1864

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs worked for Oleson’s in Michigan. The collective bargaining agreement between Oleson’s and the Union allowed Oleson’s to deduct union dues from employees’ paychecks if the employee signed an authorization form....

Michelle Agee v. Alphatec Spine
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3296
Mosby-Meachem v. Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5483

Justia Opinion Summary: Mosby-Meachem, an in-house attorney for Memphis Light, Gas & Water, was denied a request to work from home for 10 weeks while she was on bedrest due to complications from pregnancy. MLG&W unsuccessfully argued that prece...

Byrd v. Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5552

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission issues separate classes of licenses to manufacturers and distillers, wholesalers, and liquor retailers, Tenn. Code 57-3-201. To obtain a license, an individual must have “been...

James Russell v. Jason Bunting
Date: February 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4022
Daniel Ericksen v. United States
Date: February 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1526
United States v. Timothy Vallier
Date: February 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1642
United States v. James Cortelyou
Date: February 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3623
United States v. Michael  
Date: February 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5626

Justia Opinion Summary: Michael, a licensed pharmacist at Chapmanville's Aracoma Pharmacy, separately co-owns another West Virginia pharmacy and one in Pennsylvania. The government suspected that Michael used the pharmacies to distribute on-dem...

United States v. Demian Pina
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4006
MY Imagination v. M.Z. Berger & Co.
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1218
Hagy v. Demers & Adams  
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3696

Justia Opinion Summary: The Hagys took a loan to purchase a mobile home and property on which to park it. In 2010, they defaulted. Green Tree initiated foreclosure. Hagy called Green Tree’s law firm, Demers & Adams, wanting to settling the clai...

United States v. John Benchick
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2471
United States v. Bernardo Santana
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1210
United States v. Jason Mont
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3732