2024 Sixth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Kayla Massey v. CoreCivic, Inc.
Date: June 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5865
Deshawn Boylan v. Michael Burgess
Date: June 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1244
Bruneau v. Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy  
Date: June 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1761

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves eight landowners who sued Midland and Gladwin Counties in Michigan, alleging a taking under the federal and state constitutions following the failure of the Edenville Dam, which resulted in flooding of…

United States v. Andrew Stephen Couch
Date: June 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5379
United States v. Jimmy McLain Moore
Date: June 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5760
United States v. Raphael Ortiz
Date: June 18, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3919
Latrice Crispell v. FCA US, LLC
Date: June 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1114
Daniel McCausland v. Charter Twp. of Canton, Mich.
Date: June 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1479
Nessel v. Enbridge Energy, LP  
Date: June 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1671

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves the Michigan Attorney General's attempt to shut down Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline, which runs underwater across the Straits of Mackinac between Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas. The Attorney General…

Timothy Turner v. Helen Long
Date: June 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5685
Cynthia Brown v. David Yost
Date: June 17, 2024
Docket Number: 24-3354
Tennessee v. Department of Education  
Date: June 14, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5807

Justia Opinion Summary: A group of twenty states sued the U.S. Department of Education and other federal entities, challenging the Department's interpretation of Title IX to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender…

George Grayiel v. AIO Holdings, LLC
Date: June 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5008
George Grayiel v. AIO Holdings, LLC
Date: June 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5009
George Grayiel v. AIO Holdings, LLC
Date: June 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5824
George Grayiel v. AIO Holdings, LLC
Date: June 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5825
United States v. Dominique Dixson
Date: June 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1400
RSUI Indemnity Co. v. Nat'l Youth Advocate Prog.
Date: June 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3800
United States v. Monique Stewart
Date: June 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5691
In re John Steve Huffman
Date: June 13, 2024
Docket Number: 24-8010
United States v. Bolos  
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5486

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Dr. Peter Bolos, who was convicted of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, and felony misbranding as part of a complex scheme. Bolos purchased an interest in Florida-based pharmacy Synergy…

United States v. Peter Bolos
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5605
United States v. Teiun Tyree Walker
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1223
Najean Lucky v. Landmark Med. of Mich., P.C.
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2030
Jason Sallaz v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3825
United States v. Javarius Mann
Date: June 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5994
United States v. Darnell Delaney
Date: June 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3516
United States v. Tyler Franklin Rocchi
Date: June 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5633
Whitman v. Gray  
Date: June 10, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3858

Justia Opinion Summary: Richard Whitman was convicted of murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in an Ohio state court. The case revolved around whether Whitman acted in self-defense when he shot and killed David Eadie during a physical…

United States v. Randy Grayson
Date: June 10, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5290
Eric Bryant v. Alejandro Mayorkas
Date: June 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1529
Amanda Hoskins v. Jason York
Date: June 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5325
United States v. Gregory Fleenor
Date: June 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5779
United States v. Michael John Batt
Date: June 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1757
Cherese Johnson v. Louis DeJoy
Date: June 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1813
Evelio Ruiz Lafita v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: June 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3560
United States v. McMullen  
Date: June 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3656

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Dorian McMullen, who was found by police in a high-crime neighborhood, sitting in his car with his legs sticking out the open door. As police approached in an unmarked vehicle, they observed McMullen…

JRS Partners, GP v. Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, LLC
Date: June 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5538
Wayside Church v. Van Buren County  
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1471

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves a dispute over a protective order issued by the district court, barring Visser and Associates, PLLC (“Visser”) from communicating with potential class members in a putative class action. The case…

Darrell Richmond v. Michael Mosley
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1643
United States v. Stefan Chadwick Crawmer
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3064
United States v. Markquice Donner
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3572
United States v. Jalen Rashad Pasley
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5230
Donald Ray Visser
Date: June 6, 2024
Docket Number: 24-1072
Nicholas Maslonka v. Matt Macauley
Date: June 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1312
Capen v. Saginaw County, Michigan  
Date: June 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1665

Justia Opinion Summary: Jeffrey Capen, a former employee of Saginaw County, Michigan, sued the county and Robert V. Belleman, the county's Controller and Chief Administrative Officer, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Capen claimed that his procedural…

United States v. Stanton  
Date: June 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5394

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Dr. John Stanton, who served as the medical director for a pain clinic in Tennessee. The federal government alleged that the clinic operated as a pill mill, and charged Dr. Stanton with conspiring to…

Robert Carroll v. Troy Young
Date: June 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5884
Ky. Indus. Hemp, LLC v. Teterboro Partners, LLC
Date: June 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5898
Mohamed Nasreldeen v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4067
United States v. Noe Garza
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1293
United States v. Robert Paul Durrell
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3841
Amber Gooden v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3927
United States v. Antonio Mark Harvey
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5469
Darrell James Varner v. United States
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5634
D & R Servs. LLC v. Mesa Underwriters Specialty Ins. Co.
Date: June 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5651
Ronald Lech v. Gina Gettel
Date: June 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1753
Karen Albright v. Ascension Michigan
Date: June 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1996
Karen Albright v. Ascension Michigan
Date: June 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2019
Oakland Tactical Supply, LLC v. Howell Township  
Date: May 31, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1179

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Oakland Tactical Supply, LLC and five Michigan residents who sued Howell Township, Michigan, alleging that the township's zoning restrictions, which prevented Oakland Tactical from constructing and…

Jeremiah Allsopp v. Cody Foust
Date: May 31, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5203
Danny Hensley v. Heather Bossio
Date: May 31, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5606
United States v. LaCarlton Stone
Date: May 31, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5882
Jose Lozano-Hernandez v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: May 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3532
Montez Morton v. Greater Cleveland Reg'l Transit Auth.
Date: May 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3660
United States v. Adam Lang
Date: May 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5798
Tressa Sherrod v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Date: May 29, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3428
Higuchi International Corp v. Autoliv ASP, Inc.
Date: May 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1752
In re: West  
Date: May 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1792

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around Roy Christopher West, who is serving a life sentence without parole for a conviction that the district judge has attributed to a sentencing error. West was indicted in 2010 on a charge of…

Brown v. Yost  
Date: May 29, 2024
Docket Number: 24-3354

Justia Opinion Summary: A group of Ohio voters sought to amend the Ohio Constitution through a ballot initiative. To do so, they had to submit their proposed amendment, a summary of the amendment, and one thousand supporting signatures to the…

Trinity High Sch., Inc. v. DesDemona Sanderfer
Date: May 24, 2024
Docket Number: 23-8023
Higuchi Int'l Corp. v. Autoliv ASP, Inc.
Date: May 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1752
Finley v. Huss  
Date: May 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1083

Justia Opinion Summary: An inmate, Timothy Finley, who suffers from severe psychiatric disorders, was placed in a heavily restrictive cell in administrative segregation for approximately three months by prison officials. Finley brought a case…

Anna McKinney v. Macomb County, Mich.
Date: May 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1625
Craddock v. FedEx Corporate Services, Inc.  
Date: May 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5466

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around Yvonne Craddock, an African American woman who was terminated from her employment at FedEx Corporate Services following a workplace altercation. Craddock alleged that her termination was racially…

Benny Hodge v. Laura Plappert
Date: May 21, 2024
Docket Number: 17-6032
United States v. Merritt  
Date: May 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1216

Justia Opinion Summary: Emmanuel Merritt was convicted for being a felon in possession of firearms and was sentenced to 120 months in prison. Prior to his guilty plea, Merritt had spent several months evading authorities, leading the district…

Milczak v. General Motors, LLC  
Date: May 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1462

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Douglas Milczak, a long-term employee of General Motors (GM), who alleged that he was subjected to age-based harassment by his managers and subordinates, with the aim of pushing him into early…

Kristin Kinney v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: May 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3889
United States v. Hayden  
Date: May 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5571

Justia Opinion Summary: Keita Jerrod Hayden was convicted for violating the terms of his supervised release for the second time. The district court imposed a seven-month term of incarceration followed by an eight-year term of supervised…

Bannum Place of Saginaw, LLC v. NLRB
Date: May 17, 2024
Docket Number: 21-2664
Bannum Place of Saginaw, LLC v. NLRB
Date: May 17, 2024
Docket Number: 21-2690
United States v. Anthony Ellsworth Turner
Date: May 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1700
Mackinac Center for Public Policy v. Cardona  
Date: May 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1736

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves the Mackinac Center for Public Policy and the Cato Institute (Plaintiffs) who sued the U.S. Department of Education and its officials (Defendants) over a one-time account adjustment announced by the…

United States v. Michael Byrd
Date: May 16, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5116
United States v. Je'Von Byrd
Date: May 16, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5273
United States v. Erich Mathes Storck
Date: May 16, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5684
Wendy Cockrun v. Berrien Cnty., Mich.
Date: May 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1291
United States v. James Edward Dentmond
Date: May 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1558
John Doe #1 v. Lee  
Date: May 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5248

Justia Opinion Summary: Eight men convicted of sexual offenses between 1982 and 1994 challenged the constitutionality of the 2004 Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification, and Tracking Act (“the Act”) and…

United States v. Ja'quon Latrell Roberson
Date: May 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5588
United States v. Darden-Mosby  
Date: May 13, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2032

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Brian Dewayne Darden-Mosby, who was convicted of two federal drug-dealing offenses. During the investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agents executed a search warrant for Darden-Mosby’s house and…

United States v. Tobias  
Date: May 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3048

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Lance Tobias, who ran an operation shipping and receiving drugs and cash for dealers and their customers. He pleaded guilty to crimes involving the possession and distribution of fentanyl. The district…

Diamond Transp. Logistics, Inc. v. Kroger Co.  
Date: May 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3462

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around a dispute between Diamond Transportation Logistics (Diamond) and The Kroger Company (Kroger). In 2010, the two companies entered into a transportation agreement, which was renewed in 2016, for…

Roy Stucker v. Louisville Metro Gov't
Date: May 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5214
United States v. Lester Charles Stokes
Date: May 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1945
Pro. Investing & Consulting Agency, Inc. v. SOS Security, LLC
Date: May 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3344
United States v. Adam Childers
Date: May 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5778
Lance Coal Corp. v. OWCP
Date: May 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3779
Sara Rios-Zamora v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3528
Covington Specialty Ins. Co. v. Sweet Soul, Inc.
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1480
United States v. Kirtdoll  
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1585

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Tommy Kirtdoll, who was under investigation by a multijurisdictional task force in southwest Michigan for leading a drug-trafficking organization. After several undercover drug deals, the task force…

Giotto Germany v. Derek Watkins
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1812
United States v. Kent Lowery Booher
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5108
AMB Media, LLC v. OneMB, LLC
Date: May 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5607
United States v. Caver  
Date: May 7, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3753

Justia Opinion Summary: Calvin Caver was sentenced to life imprisonment for conspiring to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine, having committed three prior felony drug offenses. The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 later increased the…

Kevin Koelzer v. Aaron Westrick
Date: May 7, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1835
United States v. Nicholas Nassif Hayek
Date: May 7, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5177
StarLink Logistics, Inc. v. ACC, LLC  
Date: May 7, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6118

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves StarLink Logistics, Inc. ("StarLink") and ACC, LLC ("ACC"). StarLink owns land adjacent to and downstream from ACC's land, where ACC used to operate a landfill for byproducts of aluminum recycling.…

United States v. Lynnie Ray Pettigrew
Date: May 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5356
United States v. Mitchell Joseph Pierce
Date: May 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1554
Kerchen v. University of Michigan  
Date: May 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1718

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves the family of Todd Kerchen, who died from a lethal dose of fentanyl. The family filed a complaint against the University of Michigan and Dr. James Woods, alleging violations under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and…

Mary Sexton v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: May 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5981
United States v. Corey Goings
Date: May 3, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3263
Jeffrey Stefanski v. Adam Douglas
Date: May 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1881
United States v. Lana Johnson
Date: May 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3099
United States v. Douglas Hawkins
Date: May 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5479
Mahdi Saleh v. Garland  
Date: May 2, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3036

Justia Opinion Summary: Thabet Mahdi Saleh, an Iraqi refugee, was granted asylum in the United States in 2010. However, after being convicted of crimes under Michigan law, the Department of Homeland Security initiated removal proceedings…

United States v. Robert Hulse
Date: May 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1033
Clifton Smith v. City of Detroit, Mich.
Date: May 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1448
Mattera v. Baffert  
Date: May 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5750

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves a group of bettors who sued Churchill Downs, Inc., and trainers Robert Baffert and Bob Baffert Racing, Inc., after the horse they bet on, Medina Spirit, was disqualified from the 2021 Kentucky Derby due…

Nathan Crandall v. Newaygo Cnty., Mich.
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1653
Canadian Silica Indus., Inc v. Sand Prods. Corp.
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1726
United States v. Jordan  
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3334

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Terrence Jordan and Damara Sanders, who were pulled over by a state trooper for speeding. During the stop, the trooper noticed inconsistencies in their travel plans and observed Jordan's heavy…

United States v. Damara Sanders
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3347
Maryury Medeley Tarazona-Quintero v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3717
Winston Merrell v. City of Harriman, Tenn.
Date: May 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5780
United States v. Brown  
Date: April 30, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3797

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Carlos Brown, a defendant who was indicted on fraud and identity theft charges related to a credit card scheme. Brown argued that his right to a speedy trial, as stipulated by the Speedy Trial Act, was…

Joy Sampson v. Flex N Gate Nine Mile, LLC
Date: April 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1717
Sanchez-Perez v. Garland  
Date: April 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3004

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Jose Yanel Sanchez-Perez, a native and citizen of El Salvador, who entered the United States in 1998. In 2009, Sanchez-Perez pleaded guilty to committing misdemeanor domestic assault under Tennessee…

United States v. Devonte Welch
Date: April 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5421
United States v. Devonte Welch
Date: April 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5465
Mary Yanick v. Kroger Co. of Mich.
Date: April 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1439
Heeter v. Bowers  
Date: April 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3296

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involves a lawsuit filed by the family of Bill Heeter against Officer Kenneth Bowers and the Columbus Police Department. The family alleges that Officer Bowers used excessive force and violated Mr. Heeter's…

Kolominsky v. Root, Inc.  
Date: April 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3392

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves a technology company, Root Inc., which sought to disrupt the traditional car insurance market. The plaintiff, Plumber’s Local 290 Pension Trust Fund, invested in Root around the time of its initial…

Pierre Investments, Inc. v. Anspach Meeks Ellenberger, LLP
Date: April 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3423
Frohn v. Globe Life and Accident Ins Co  
Date: April 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3530

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Karen Frohn, who applied for and received a life insurance policy from Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company on behalf of her husband, Greg Frohn. After Greg's death, Karen submitted a claim for…

Wendy Cockrun v. Berrien Cnty., Mich.
Date: April 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1291
United States v. Cervenak  
Date: April 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3466

Justia Opinion Summary: Tyren Cervenak pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing crack cocaine and one count of possessing a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon. Prior to this, Cervenak had been convicted of numerous crimes in Ohio…

Anthony Goodwin v. Newcomb Oil Co., LLC
Date: April 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5594
Leon Garfield Roache v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: April 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3628
Claudia Maria Perez-Portillo v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: April 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3852
City of Pikeville, Ky. v. Cebridge Acquisition, LLC
Date: April 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5770
Kathleen Liebau v. Dykema Gossett, PLLC
Date: April 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1301
Christian Simpson v. Shane Rivera
Date: April 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3300
Francis X. Berkemeier v. City of Jackson, Mich.
Date: April 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1641
Howard Brebberman v. Cty of Maumee, Ohio
Date: April 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3683
United States v. Esteban Aguilar-Medina
Date: April 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5381
United States v. Jemar Ahton Mason
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2155
United States v. Jemar Ahton Mason
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2161
Juannelious Murray, Sr. v. Safir Law P.L.C.
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1797
United States v. Cary Lee Field
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2022
United States v. James A. Bethel
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3482
Norton Outdoor Advertising, Inc. v. Village of St. Bernard  
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3623

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Norton Outdoor Advertising, a company that operates billboards within the Village of St. Bernard, Ohio. The Village revoked one of Norton's permits after it constructed two variable-message signs. The…

United States v. James A. Bethel
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3668
Gregory Sistrunk v. City of Hillview, Ky.
Date: April 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5913
United States v. Paul Tasain Thomas
Date: April 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1706
United States v. Alvin Thomas
Date: April 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3578
United States v. Katrina Robinson
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5075
United States v. Robinson  
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5245

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Katrina Robinson, founder and director of The Healthcare Institute (THI), a for-profit company in Memphis, Tennessee, that provided certified nursing assistant training. THI received a federal grant…

McGruder v. Metro. Gov't of Nashville  
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5761

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Dr. Euna McGruder, who was terminated from her position as the Executive Officer of Priority Schools for the Nashville public school system, operated by Metro Nashville, after she investigated…

Hamilton v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.  
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1466

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Keeley Hamilton, who applied for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income from the Social Security Administration (SSA) due to her physical impairments. An administrative law judge…

Steve Arndt v. L. Perrigo Co.
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1734
United States v. Aldridge  
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3179

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around Joshua Aldridge, who was found guilty of conspiracy to sex traffic an adult by force, threats of force, fraud, or coercion, among other charges. Aldridge and his girlfriend, Kathy, were both…

United States v. Donnell Gochett
Date: April 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3600
Hubbard v. Rewerts  
Date: April 16, 2024
Docket Number: 21-2968

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Carl Hubbard, who was convicted of first-degree murder in Michigan state court in 1992. Over two decades later, Hubbard filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in the United States District Court…

Chelsey Nelson Photography LLC v. Louisville-Jefferson Cnty., Ky.
Date: April 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5884
Chelsey Nelson Photography LLC v. Louisville-Jefferson Cnty., Ky.
Date: April 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5912
United States v. Travis Lester
Date: April 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6076
United States v. Lester  
Date: April 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6077

Justia Opinion Summary: Travis Lester, a convicted felon, was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm after law enforcement officers found a stolen .40 caliber pistol in his motel room. The arrest occurred after Lester violated the…

Tanner v. Walters  
Date: April 15, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1963

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Hattie Tanner, who was convicted of murder and served seventeen years in prison before her conviction was set aside due to insufficient evidentiary support. After her release, Tanner filed a lawsuit…

Chaney-Snell v. Young  
Date: April 15, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1990

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Kamel Chaney-Snell, who was arrested by Deputy Andrew Young and Officer Andrew Teichow during a search of his girlfriend's house. Chaney-Snell claimed that after he peacefully surrendered, Young punched…

Kamel Chaney-Snell v. Andrew Young
Date: April 15, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1992
Kalvin Schanz v. City of Otsego, Mich.
Date: April 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1705
United States v. Amanda Nicole Kowalewski
Date: April 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1592
Firexo, Inc. v. Firexo Group Limited  
Date: April 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3085

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves a dispute between Firexo Group Limited (FGL), a British company that manufactures fire extinguishers, and Firexo, Inc., a Florida-based company that was created to sell FGL's products in the United…

Abdulahad v. Garland  
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3743

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Walid Abdulahad, an Iraqi national who sought review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' (BIA) denial of his motion to reopen his removal proceedings based on changed country conditions in Iraq.…

Ward v. Shelby County  
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6054

Justia Opinion Summary: Sedric Ward, an Army reservist, worked at the Shelby County Jail. In 2015, the County fired Ward but later entered into a settlement agreement in which Ward released “any and all claims whatsoever” related to his…

Jill Klein v. Caterpillar, Inc.
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1762
United States v. Zachary Ryan Balusik
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3474
Edwin Reyes-Rodriguez v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: April 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3548
United States v. Rogers  
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1432

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around Gregory Rogers, who was convicted of various drug and firearm-related crimes. The evidence leading to his conviction was obtained from his girlfriend's car, where he was found alone in the…

United States v. Gregory Rogers
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1433
Tonya Bowles v. Eric R. Sabree
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1912
United States v. Qwan De-El Edison
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1473
James B. Oswald Co. v. Neate  
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3638

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Dennis Neate, a former employee of the James B. Oswald Company (Oswald), an insurance firm. Neate left Oswald to work for Hylant Group, Inc., another insurance firm, and some of his clients followed…

Edward Lyons v. Tecumseh Local Sch. Dist.
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3804
Caraway v. CoreCivic of Tennessee, LLC  
Date: April 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5410

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around the death of Darius Caraway, who overdosed while serving a murder sentence at Whiteville Correctional Facility in Tennessee, operated by CoreCivic, Inc. Caraway's estate, represented by his…

Simon v. DeWine  
Date: April 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3910

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiffs, Reverend Kenneth Simon, Reverend Lewis W. Macklin, II, and Helen Youngblood, collectively known as the "Simon Parties," filed a lawsuit against the Ohio Redistricting Commission and several of its…

David Little v. City of Morristown, Tenn.
Date: April 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5302
David Little v. City of Morristown, Tenn.
Date: April 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5303
Witham v. United States  
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 21-6214

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves two separate appeals by Brian Witham and Michael Savage, both of whom pleaded guilty to various federal crimes, including one count each of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm in relation to a…

Great Am. Fidelity Ins. Co v. Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1167
Great Am. Fidelity Ins. Co. v. Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1195
Savage v. United States  
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3577

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves two separate appeals by Brian Witham and Michael Savage, who pleaded guilty to various federal crimes, including using a firearm during a crime of violence. Both appellants later sought to vacate their…

Jesus Isai Pinales-Salas v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3675
Steven K. Bailey
Date: April 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-8001
Sara Batton v. Sandusky Cnty.
Date: April 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3168
United States v. William Sidney Hitchings, V
Date: April 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3265
United States v. Anola Lewis
Date: April 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5242
Century Aluminum Co. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London  
Date: April 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5543

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Century Aluminum Company and its subsidiaries (Century), and Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's, London (Lloyd's). Century uses river barges to transport alumina ore and other materials for its aluminum…

United States v. Kurtis James VanderMolen
Date: April 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1552
R.J. Control Consultants, Inc. v. Multiject, LLC  
Date: April 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1591

Justia Opinion Summary: This case pertains to an alleged copyright infringement involving software code used in an industrial control system. The plaintiffs, RJ Control Consultants, Inc. and its sole shareholder, Paul Rogers, appealed the…

Saalim v. Walmart, Inc.  
Date: April 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3217

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, a taxi driver, Lufti Said Saalim, sued Walmart and several individuals, including deputy sheriffs, alleging violations of his Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights and state law claims following an…

Bryan Tessanne v. Children's Hosp. Med Center of Akron
Date: April 3, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3480
United States v. Geoffrey Mark Hays Talsma
Date: April 2, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1689
Kenneth Boyle v. Ford Motor Co.
Date: April 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1452
Fouts v. Warren City Council  
Date: April 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1826

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, James R. Fouts, the former mayor of Warren, Michigan, brought a lawsuit against defendants including the Warren City Council and the City Election Commission. He claimed that they violated his First, Fifth,…

McKenna v. Dillon Transportation, LLC  
Date: April 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5568

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves a truck driver, Frank McKenna, who sued his former employer, Dillon Transportation, LLC, for defamation based on a report Dillon sent to HireRight, a consumer reporting agency. The report claimed…

United States v. Agrawal  
Date: April 1, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5931

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Jyoti Agrawal, was convicted of three financial crimes. Agrawal had obtained over $1.5 million in federal and state grants to…

Webster Rashada v. Correctional Officer Flegel
Date: April 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1674
United States v. Charles Gruber
Date: April 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3102
FedEx Ground Package Systems, Inc. v. Route Consultant, Inc.  
Date: April 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5456

Justia Opinion Summary: FedEx Ground Package Systems, Inc. (FXG) filed a lawsuit against Route Consultant, Inc., alleging that the latter company had made nine false or misleading statements about FXG's business practices. FXG contended that…

Bray v. Bon Secours Mercy Health, Inc.  
Date: March 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3357

Justia Opinion Summary: A medical malpractice lawsuit was filed by Dwan and Aaron Bray, individually and on behalf of their minor child, against Dr. Timothy J. Thress and various other medical entities. The suit, which was initially filed in…

Upshaw v. Stephenson  
Date: March 28, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1705

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case under review, the appellant, Lafayette Deshawn Upshaw, was convicted of crimes associated with two separate incidents occurring on the same day: a gas station robbery and a home invasion. Following exhaustion…

King v. City of Rockford, MI  
Date: March 28, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2038

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Thurman King sued Officers Zachary Abbate and Jason Bradley, the City of Rockford, the Rockford Public Safety Department, and other municipal…

NLRB v. Bannum Place of Saginaw, LLC  
Date: March 28, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1632

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled in a case involving Bannum Place of Saginaw, LLC and Bannum, Inc., affiliates offering reentry services for formerly incarcerated individuals. After Bannum…

NLRB v. Bannum Inc.  
Date: March 28, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1695

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case between the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Bannum Place of Saginaw, LLC and Bannum, Inc., the court ruled in favor of the NLRB. Bannum Place of Saginaw, a provider of reentry services for…

Schwebke v. United Wholesale Mortgage LLC  
Date: March 27, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1507

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the plaintiff, Jason Schwebke, brought a lawsuit against his employer, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), alleging disability discrimination under state and federal law. Schwebke, who is deaf, claimed that…

Jason Schwebke v. United Wholesale Mortg. LLC
Date: March 27, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1551
Bret Wehrly v. Allstate Ins. Co.
Date: March 27, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5736
EEOC v. Ferrellgas, L.P.  
Date: March 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1719

Justia Opinion Summary: The court case involves Ferrellgas, L.P., which was appealing against an order enforcing a subpoena issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The subpoena was part of an EEOC investigation into a…

Jose Orlando Yanez-Olivo v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: March 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3653
Lonnie Maxson v. Dallas Baldwin
Date: March 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3702
Bailey White v. Hamilton County, Tenn.
Date: March 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5384
United States v. Jeremy Lee Heinkel
Date: March 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1409
Farris v. Oakland County  
Date: March 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1739

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the plaintiff, Kellie Farris, called 911 alleging that another woman had damaged her car. However, responding sheriff's deputies ended up arresting Farris instead. Farris alleged that during her arrest and…

Ray Heid v. Warden
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3367
Mares v. Miami Valley Hospital  
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3475

Justia Opinion Summary: A medical resident, Dr. Jacquelyn Mares, was dismissed from Wright State University’s (WSU) obstetrics and gynecology residency program due to ongoing complaints and escalating disciplinary actions related to her…

McKee Foods Corp. v. BFP Inc.
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5170
James Mitchell v. Hamilton County, Tenn.
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5387
James Mitchell v. Hamilton County, Tenn.
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5388
United States v. Damon Sean Bellis
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5407
Gregory Whitman v. CitiMortgage, Inc.
Date: March 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5802
United States v. Michael Allen King
Date: March 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1268
United States v. Carlos Perdue
Date: March 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3443
Sabastian-Andres v. Garland  
Date: March 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3606

Justia Opinion Summary: Sandra Sabastian-Andres, an indigenous Mayan Akateko woman from Guatemala, appealed the Board of Immigration Appeals' affirmation of the Immigration Judge's decision to deny her claims for asylum, withholding of removal,…

Dennis D. v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3667
Savel v. MetroHealth System  
Date: March 20, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3672

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit was presented with an appeal involving an Ohio hospital's mandate for its employees to get COVID-19 vaccines. The plaintiffs, a group of current and…

Richards v. Perttu  
Date: March 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1298

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, a prisoner, Kyle Brandon Richards, appealed a district court's decision to dismiss his civil rights suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The lawsuit was dismissed because Richards reportedly failed to exhaust his…

United States v. Carlos Terrell
Date: March 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5100
Jazmine Bryant v. Bill Hensley
Date: March 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5608
United States v. Kevin Manuel Santiago
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3973
United States v. Alvarado  
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5459

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involved Ricardo Alvarado, who was convicted of possessing a firearm as a felon under 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1). His crime was reported by officers who responded to a call that a man was carrying what appeared to be…

Farmers Mutual Hail Ins. Co. v. Edgar Miller
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1744
Tillman Transp., LLC v. MI Bus. Inc.  
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1777

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiff, Tillman Transportation, LLC, and the defendant, MI Business, Inc. (operating as affiliate companies RDT and RDF) entered into three trucking contracts, each of which included arbitration clauses. After the…

United States v. Marshall Alderson
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1779
Charity Hunt v. Randy Thorp
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3459
Kovalchuk v. City of Decherd  
Date: March 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5229

Justia Opinion Summary: The plaintiff, Ilya Kovalchuk, was driving his vehicle when off-duty police officer Matthew Ward began driving erratically behind him, ordered him to pull over, and held Kovalchuk at gunpoint without any justification.…

Vasquez-Rivera v. Garland  
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3344

Justia Opinion Summary: Gloris Sarai Vasquez-Rivera, a native and citizen of El Salvador, entered the United States without authorization in 2014, at the age of nine. She was served with a notice to appear in removal proceedings and charged as…

United States v. Singh  
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1474

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around an appeal by Karnail Singh, who was charged with using a fraudulently procured passport and making false statements to immigration officials. Singh pleaded guilty to using a fraudulently procured…

Elijah DeQuon Spann v. Empire Fire & Marine Ins. Co.
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1798
United States v. Blessing Adeleke
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3077
United States v. Zievan Foster
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3400
United States v. David Humphries, Jr.
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3411
CapWealth Advisors, LLC v. Twin City Fire Ins. Co.
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5359
Damian Dickerson v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: March 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5718
Karen Albright v. Ascension Michigan
Date: March 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1595
Kareem v. Cuyahoga County Board of Elections  
Date: March 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3330

Justia Opinion Summary: In the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Alison Kareem brought a case against the Ohio Secretary of State, the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, and the Cuyahoga County Prosecuting Attorney. Kareem…

United States v. Daniel Gwin
Date: March 14, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3465
United States v. Adarius Ferguson
Date: March 13, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2151
United States v. Kenneth Mitchell
Date: March 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1470
United States v. Justin Bryant
Date: March 13, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5112
Parker v. Battle Creek Pizza, Inc.  
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2119

Justia Opinion Summary: In this consolidated appeal involving two cases from the Western District of Michigan and the Southern District of Ohio, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled on how pizza-delivery drivers should…

Bradford v. Team Pizza, Inc.  
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3561

Justia Opinion Summary: This case involves two consolidated appeals from the Western District of Michigan and the Southern District of Ohio. The dispute revolves around how pizza delivery drivers should be reimbursed for the cost of using their…

United States v. Marsh  
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5746

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit considered an appeal by Herbert Marsh, who was convicted of various charges related to a robbery of a Nashville pawn shop. Marsh and two…

United States v. Jaimez  
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3189

Justia Opinion Summary: Timothy Jaimez was found guilty of federal drug charges and sentenced to supervised release. Following several violations of the terms of his release, the district court sentenced him to sixty months' imprisonment.…

Eliodoro Garrido Rodriguez v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3573
United States v. Logan Daniel Malik
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3819
Joey Harmon v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of Am.
Date: March 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5619
United States v. Davanti Heard-White
Date: March 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1146
United States v. Demetrus Dariel Heard
Date: March 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1225
Tanger Grand Rapids, LLC v. Rockford Constr. Co.
Date: March 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1349
United States v. Golson  
Date: March 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3078

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case adjudicated by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Fred Golson, Jr. had pleaded guilty to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The district court added…

Ashley Marriott v. Jonathan Persing
Date: March 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3620
Jose Antonio Rodriguez-Villeda v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: March 8, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3141
Jose Antonio Rodriguez-Villeda v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: March 8, 2024
Docket Number: 21-3669
Matthew Smyer v. Kroger Ltd. P'ship I
Date: March 8, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3692
United States v. RJ Gruis
Date: March 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1376
United States v. Larry Everett Smith
Date: March 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5519
United States v. Charles Elsea, Jr.
Date: March 7, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5729
United States v. Vincent Rayshawn Canada
Date: March 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1434
Matthew Nichols v. William Dwyer
Date: March 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1476
United States v. Edgardo Esteras
Date: March 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3422
United States v. Keon Lamont Lee
Date: March 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5584
United States v. Marcus Bennett
Date: March 6, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5142
United States v. Eric Bennett
Date: March 6, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5162
United States v. Edgar Rangel-Tapia
Date: March 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1220
Jones v. Producers Service Corp.  
Date: March 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3247

Justia Opinion Summary: This case concerns a dispute involving the Producers Service Corporation (PSC), an oilfield services company, and several of its current and former employees. The employees alleged that PSC failed to pay them a lawful…

United States v. Antonio Taylor
Date: March 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5470
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Angelo  
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1409

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company ("State Farm") brought a lawsuit against Michael Angelo, alleging violations of the Racketeer…

Ace American Ins. Co. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co.
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4054
United States v. Johnson  
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6048

Justia Opinion Summary: In November 2018, Marlon Johnson was arrested after a vehicle he was driving crashed during a police pursuit. The police found over 1,000 grams of pure methamphetamine and a loaded semiautomatic pistol in the vehicle. A…

State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co. v. Michael Angelo
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1340
Brown v. Giles  
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3142

Justia Opinion Summary: The case revolves around a plaintiff, Jorden Brown, who was tasered by Officer Samuel Giles while fleeing from police, resulting in injuries to Brown. Brown sued Officer Giles, the police chief, and the municipality he…

Qiang Chen-Guo v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3520
Kent Group Partners, LLC v. Citizens Bank, N.A.
Date: March 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3743
United States v. Johnny Ho
Date: March 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1968
Galeana v. Garland  
Date: March 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3664

Justia Opinion Summary: A former restaurant owner from Mexico, Alma Reyes Galeana, and her three daughters sought asylum and withholding of removal in the United States after fleeing violent threats from gangs in Mexico. Reyes Galeana claimed…

United States v. Ricky Anthony Lanier
Date: March 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5217
United States v. Katrina Reshina Lanier
Date: March 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5222
United States v. Robert Lee Cato, Jr.
Date: March 1, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2116
United States v. Curtis Mitchell Paul
Date: March 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5241
United States v. O'Neill  
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3793

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Charles O’Neill, appealed the judgment of the district court. O’Neill was charged with sexually exploiting a minor and…

Anderson-Santos v. Kent County  
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1259

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, DeShawn Anderson-Santos, a juvenile detainee at the Kent County Juvenile Detention Center, claimed he suffered a head injury after being pushed by corrections officer Derek Leshan. Anderson-Santos filed a…

Trey Cholewa v. United States
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1278
United States v. Calvin Rogers
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3032
Raed Zakariya aka Robert Jameel Barbar v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3047
Raed Zakariya aka Robert Jameel Barbar v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3445
Ada Bell Baquedano-Amador v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3733
Sigma Corp. v. Island Indus., Inc.
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5200
Dwight Faulkner v. Larry Martin, II
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5447
Joanie Frazier v. Chris Trulock
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5451
Jacob Morrison v. Chris Trulock
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5453
Anthony Owens v. Chris Trulock
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5454
Jesse Trent v. Chris Trulock
Date: February 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5455
Corey Lea v. U.S. Dep't of Agric.
Date: February 28, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5169
In re Insight Terminal Solutions, LLC  
Date: February 28, 2024
Docket Number: 23-8004

Justia Opinion Summary: Insight Terminal Solutions, LLC ("ITS") appealed against a decision by the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Sixth Circuit. The dispute centered on a claim originally filed by Cecelia Financial Management, LLC…

United States v. Ezra Davis
Date: February 27, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3447
United States v. Axline  
Date: February 27, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5141

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Bryce Axline, appealed the 65-month sentence imposed by the district court following his guilty plea to charges of vehicular…

Aweis Haji-Mohamed v. United States
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 21-5733
United States v. Derrick Brown
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3470
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. v. Dille Road Recycling, LLC  
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4037

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, Norfolk Southern Railway Company and Dille Road Recycling, LLC disputed over a narrow parcel of land adjacent to Norfolk’s active rail line in Euclid, Ohio. Although Norfolk owned the land, Dille had been…

Premier Dealer Services, Inc. v. Allegiance Administrators, LLC  
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3394

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Premier Dealer Services, a developer and administrator of automobile dealers’ aftermarket products, sued Allegiance Administrators for infringing…

United States v. Armando Mejia-Almazan
Date: February 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5321
NLRB v. Bannum, Inc.
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 21-2664
NLRB v. Bannum, Inc.
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 21-2690
United States v. Brett Dauphinais
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2141
United States v. Ricky T. Jackson
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3164
United States v. Isaiah Wimberly
Date: February 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5224
Benny Hodge v. Scott Jordan
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 17-6032
United States v. Histed  
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2080

Justia Opinion Summary: Zachariah Histed pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute. The District Court for the Western District of Michigan sentenced him to 300 months' imprisonment. Histed appealed his sentence on…

Joseph Roach v. Amy Robey
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5879
Marketing Displays International v. Shaw  
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1028

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the plaintiff, Marketing Displays International (MDI), sued the defendant, Brianna Shaw, for allegedly violating her one-year non-compete…

United States v. Michael Granado
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1171
Island Creek Coal Co. v. OWCP
Date: February 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3319
United States v. Andrew Dodson
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3998
United States v. Stacey Edward Williams, Jr.
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5540
United States v. Corey Stephens
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5258
United States v. Antwan Beason
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5297
United States v. Deshun Ray
Date: February 21, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5687
United States v. Dwight Deshaun Perry
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2031
United States v. Ivy  
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4052

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit examined whether a conviction for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon under Ohio law could be considered a "crime of violence" under the federal…

Jervis Middleton v. Lexington-Fayette Urban County Gov't
Date: February 20, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6040
Gary Ball, Jr. v. United States
Date: February 16, 2024
Docket Number: 17-2495
Lawler v. Hardeman County  
Date: February 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5898

Justia Opinion Summary: In July 2018, Brian Lawler, a pretrial detainee, committed suicide at a county jail in Hardeman County, Tennessee. Lawler's father, Jerry Lawler, brought a lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that the officers had…

Emp. Retirement Sys. of St. Louis v. Charles Jones
Date: February 16, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3512
Faris Zohair Yousif v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: February 15, 2024
Docket Number: 19-4084
Hughes v. Duncan  
Date: February 15, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6004

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case heard before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, plaintiff Jeffrey Hughes, an inmate in a Tennessee state prison, sued the Tennessee Board of Parole, alleging that the Board's refusal to…

Cooper v. Dolgencorp, LLC  
Date: February 15, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5397

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit was faced with the claims of Cameron Cooper, an employee with Tourette Syndrome, who sued his former employer, Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. (CCCI),…

United States v. Allen  
Date: February 14, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2158

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involved defendant Antwaun Allen who was found guilty of possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The defendant had been involved in a police sting operation where he sold methamphetamine to a…

In re Onglyza (Saxagliptin) and Kombiglyze (Saxagliptin and Metformin) Products Liability Litigation  
Date: February 13, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6078

Justia Opinion Summary: In a multi-district litigation involving diabetes drug saxagliptin, the plaintiffs claimed that the drug caused their heart failure. They presented a single expert to show the drug could cause heart failure. After a…

Jeff Rieck v. Housing Auth. of Covington
Date: February 12, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5788
Samuel Sustaita-Lopez v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: February 9, 2024
Docket Number: 21-4200
United States v. Belcher  
Date: February 9, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1650

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Deaunta Belcher who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison for his participation in a murder-for-hire scheme, hindering the investigation of a federal offense, and two other offenses. Belcher…

United States v. Wydell Dixon
Date: February 9, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3921
United States v. Richode Meredith-Hill
Date: February 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3409
Patel v. Jaddou  
Date: February 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5867

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Indian citizens Sanket and Nehaben Patel who sued the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ur Jaddou, under the Administrative Procedure Act for unreasonable delay in processing their…

Thomas House v. Player's Dugout, Inc.
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5843
Bambach v. Moegle  
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1372

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, plaintiffs Mark Bambach and his minor children sued defendants Gina Moegle and Susan Shaw, employees of Michigan's Children’s Protective…

United States v. Kelly  
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1481

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled in favor of the United States in a case involving civil penalties for failure to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). The defendant,…

John Artuso v. William Felt
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3035
Moore Road, LLC v. J. Craig Snodgrass
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3264
United States v. Whipple  
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5126

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Robert Whipple, appealed the denial of his motions to suppress evidence. Whipple was charged with bank robbery for three…

Autumn Wind Lending, LLC v. Siegel  
Date: February 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5476

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, Autumn Wind Lending, LLC (Autumn Wind) had lent money to Insight Terminal Solutions, LLC (Insight) under an agreement that Insight would not incur any further debt without Autumn Wind's consent. However,…

United States v. Jamaal Parker
Date: February 7, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6047
Caudle v. Hard Drive Express, Inc.  
Date: February 7, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1145

Justia Opinion Summary: Stephen Caudle, a truck driver for Hard Drive Express, Inc., sued his employer alleging that he was fired in retaliation for attempting to report unlawful employment practices. The case focuses on the Fair Labor…

Terpsehore Maras v. Mayfield City School District
Date: February 6, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3915
Nissan North America, Inc. v. Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.  
Date: February 6, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5469

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals considered an indemnification case between Nissan, an automobile manufacturer, and Continental, a brake parts supplier. Nissan sought indemnification from Continental for a $24 million…

Lawrence Lynn v. Becton, Dickinson & Co.
Date: February 6, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3214
United States v. Cabbage  
Date: February 2, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3889

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Phillip Cabbage, was convicted for conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Cabbage had been…

Kathryn LaPlante v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: February 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1460
United States v. Michael Edwards
Date: February 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3549
Lisa DeNunzio Blair v. Michelle Nicole Frenchko
Date: February 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3609
Michaeljames Wood v. Comm'r of Soc. Sec.
Date: February 2, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5494
United States v. Justin Emil Lindahl
Date: February 1, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2117
Huntington Nat'l Bank v. AIG Specialty Ins. Co.
Date: February 1, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3039
United States v. Kechego  
Date: January 31, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2041

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Jason Kechego, an inmate at a federal detention center in Michigan, who was convicted of second-degree murder for killing fellow inmate Christian Maire. Kechego appealed against several of the district…

United States v. James Allen Bowers
Date: January 31, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6095
Murray Fisher v. Airgas USA, LLC
Date: January 31, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3286
Yaquelin Magaly Ochoa-Landa Verde v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: January 30, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3818
Michael Garavaglia v. Gogebic County, Mich.
Date: January 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1343
Marilyn Crossley v. Kettering Adventist Healthcare
Date: January 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3346
Treva Kirkbride v. Antero Resources Corp.
Date: January 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3484
Ogbonna-McGruder v. Austin Peay State Univ.  
Date: January 30, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5557

Justia Opinion Summary: Chinyere Ogbonna-McGruder, an African American professor, alleged that her employer, Austin Peay State University (APSU), and her supervisors engaged in racial discrimination and created a hostile work environment, and…

United States v. Donald Eugene Wagner
Date: January 29, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1880
United States v. Derick Price
Date: January 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3241
Michael Ponder v. Hans-Peter Wild
Date: January 29, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5620
United States v. Kenneth Hicks
Date: January 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5939
United States v. Lester Page
Date: January 26, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5958
United States v. Anthony Davis
Date: January 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5225
United States v. Christian Sherrill
Date: January 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5260
Ky. Emps. Retirement Sys. v. Seven Cntys. Servs., Inc.
Date: January 26, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5383
United States v. Deon Rodgers-Ingersoll
Date: January 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3112
Sourushe Zandvakili v. Univ. of Cincinnati
Date: January 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3396
United States v. Gregory Taylor
Date: January 25, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5473
Owusu v. Merrick B. Garland  
Date: January 24, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3350

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit denied the petition for review filed by Kingsley Owusu, who was seeking asylum and withholding of removal from the United States. Owusu, originally from Ghana,…

Laible v. Lanter  
Date: January 23, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5496

Justia Opinion Summary: In August 2020, a joint federal task force between the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) and the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) attempted to arrest Mason Meyer. While fleeing from CPD…

United States v. Dorsey  
Date: January 23, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5082

Justia Opinion Summary: In Chattanooga, Tennessee, Al Dorsey celebrated New Year's Eve by firing a gun into the air. This action was recorded by nearby cameras, and the police were dispatched. Dorsey was detained and found in possession of a…

United States v. Vonnell Alando Reed
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1573
Lisa Kay Goins v. St. Elizabeth Med. Ctr.
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6070
Joseph Leta, Sr. v. Hamilton Cnty. Dep't of Job & Family Servs.
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3406
William Yarbrough v. Henderson County, Tenn.
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5117
Gammons v. Adroit Medical Systems, Inc.  
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5374

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Adroit Medical Systems, Inc., Grazyna Gammons, Kelley Patten, and Gene Gammons. The plaintiff, Scott Gammons, alleged…

Gales v. Allenbrooke Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC  
Date: January 22, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5527

Justia Opinion Summary: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed a district court decision in a medical malpractice case where the plaintiff's mother died in a nursing home. The plaintiff, Chappelle Gales, alleged that her…

Lan Yao v. Oakland Univ.
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1980
Devin McGuire v. Loudon County, Tenn.
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6049
United States v. Farrell Marcum
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6093
United States v. Marlen Lavern Stafford, Jr.
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1116
United States v. Eugene Bilal Anderson
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1127
United States v. Moises Jesus Macario-Ramirez
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1180
United States v. Moises Jesus Macario-Ramirez
Date: January 19, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1183
United States v. Kindell Smith
Date: January 18, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3932
Fisher v. Jordan  
Date: January 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1246

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Leslie Fisher sued officers Randall Jordan, Matthew Rice, and John Trefelet of the Michigan State Police for violating federal and state law by…

Luis Alonso Aguilar Peralta v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: January 18, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3483
United States v. Tyler Burrell
Date: January 17, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3951
United States v. Cedric Thomas
Date: January 17, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5010
Campfield v. Safelite Group, Inc.  
Date: January 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3204

Justia Opinion Summary: In a dispute between Ultra Bond, Inc., and its owner, Richard Campfield (collectively "Ultra Bond"), and Safelite Group, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively "Safelite"), both parties operate in the vehicle glass repair…

Richard Campfield v. Safelite Group, Inc.
Date: January 16, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3225
Heidy Carolina Gomez Andret v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: January 16, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3426
United States v. Anthony Delane Hudson II
Date: January 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1341
United States v. Donte Holdbrook
Date: January 11, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3061
Vincent Kremer v. Rochelle Moore
Date: January 11, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3466
Daniel Creger v. Andrew Tucker
Date: January 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5045
Daniel Creger v. Andrew Tucker
Date: January 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5047
United States v. Derrick Brooks
Date: January 10, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6066
Fabian Marieus Formosa v. William Byron Lee
Date: January 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5296
Brandenburg Telephone Co. v. Sprint Comm'ns Co.  
Date: January 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5369

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Brandenburg Telephone Company and Sprint Communications were in disagreement over the interest rate on an award that Sprint Communications…

William Ashford v. Univ. of Mich.
Date: January 9, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2057
Mosier v. Evans  
Date: January 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5189

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, Timmy Mosier, a man arrested for public intoxication, brought federal civil rights and state tort claims against Officer Joseph Evans and Crockett County, Tennessee. Mosier alleged that Officer Evans used…

Lamarr Monson v. City of Detroit, Mich.
Date: January 8, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2050
Lamarr Monson v. City of Detroit, Mich.
Date: January 8, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2122
United States v. O'Lear  
Date: January 8, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3835

Justia Opinion Summary: In the case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the defendant, Thomas O’Lear, was convicted of healthcare fraud, making a false statement in connection with healthcare services, and…

United States v. A. Eddy Zai
Date: January 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3248
United States v. Jerterrius Akridge
Date: January 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5085
Grainger v. Ottawa County, Mich.  
Date: January 5, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1230

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of Brian Behovitz's motion to intervene in a class action lawsuit initiated by Frederick Grainger, Jr. against Ottawa County,…

United States v. Shane Lee Henderson
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-1561
Andrew Woodburn v. Bryan Morrison
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-2084
United States v. James Gorden
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3571
United States v. Andre Dashon Hargrove
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4083
Moses v. City of Perry, Mich.  
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1262

Justia Opinion Summary: In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court's decision that the motion to intervene by Local Roots Cannabis Company (Local Roots) was moot due to a settlement between…

Williane Rodrigues Dos Santos v. Omar Argueta-Ugalde
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1691
ATSCO Holdings Corp. v. Air Tool Service Co.
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3239
Felix Kustono v. Merrick B. Garland
Date: January 4, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3439
Teter v. Baumgart  
Date: January 3, 2024
Docket Number: 22-3778

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit considered whether a debtor who successfully defended a motion to dismiss her bankruptcy petition filed by the United States Trustee was entitled to attorneys'…

Mattingly v. R.J. Corman R.R. Grp., LLC  
Date: January 3, 2024
Docket Number: 22-5794

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Joseph Brent Mattingly, an employee of R.J. Corman Railroad Services, LLC (“Corman Services”), suffered injuries while repairing a bridge owned and operated by Memphis Line Railroad (“Memphis Line”).…

United States v. Brandon Sanders
Date: January 2, 2024
Docket Number: 22-4051
Hinman v. ValleyCrest Landscaping Dev.  
Date: January 2, 2024
Docket Number: 22-6019

Justia Opinion Summary: In March 2015, Jere Hinman hired BrightView Landscape Development, Inc., to design and construct a pool at her residence. BrightView subcontracted with Georgia Gunite and Pool Company, Inc., to install plumbing and spray…

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