Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals News

News on Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | KFVS12

Court upholds conviction of man in fraud scheme

A federal appeals court has upheld the guilty plea of a Kentucky man sentenced to prison for a scheme to defraud investors in three states.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News

1 hr ago | JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Analyzes Standards for Sanctions for Failing to Preserve Evidence

In Automated Solutions Corp. v. Paragon Data Systems , 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11918 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provided a close examination of the standards required for the imposition of severe sanctions for failing to preserve evidence.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Computers

2 hrs ago | Detroit News

Court: Ex-judge Wade McCree immune from civil suit

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that a disgraced Detroit judge cannot be sued by a defendant in a child support case he presided over.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

4 hrs ago | JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Holds That Market Crash Cannot Be Considered in Determining ACV

In Whitehouse Condo. Group, LLC v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 11708 , the insured condominium building located in Flint, Michigan was destroyed by a fire.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Flint, MI

7 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

Working-class whites no longer hold voting dominance in Ohio

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ohio, US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

JD Supra

Of Documents and Dumpsters: The Sixth Circuit Affirms Convictions for ...

Last month, the Sixth Circuit affirmed the convictions of co-conspirator couple Yu Qin and Shanshan Du, who were convicted in 2012 of trade secrets theft.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, China, Asia, World News

WBNS

Ohio couple's lawsuit against police moves forward

A court decision revives a couple's claims that police illegally broke into their Cleveland home and intentionally inflicted emotional distress by hurling racial epithets and beating their adult son.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ohio, US News

WAND-TV Decatur

Appeals court set to hear case of Maine man

A federal appeals court is set to hear the case of a Maine resident serving 30 years in prison for transporting a 13-year-old Owensboro girl across state lines to engage in sexual activity.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

SFGate

Ohio ex-official asks Supreme Court to hear case

An attorney for a former Cleveland-area county official convicted in a public corruption case says they're asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider his request for a new trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Star Tribune

A look at legal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage across the country

State same-sex marriage bans have been falling around the country since June 2013, when the nation's highest court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

Comment?

Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Detroit Free Press

Conyers to donate his papers to Damon J. Keith collection at WSU law school

Judge Damon J. Keith shows a photo that includes longtime friend John Conyers Jr. Today, Conyers will donate his personal papers to the Keith Collection of African-American Legal History in a private ceremony.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Detroit, MI, Wayne State University

Thu Jul 17, 2014

JD Supra

Settling Parties In Government Consent Orders Have CERCLA Claims For Contribution Not Cost Recovery

To the extent there was any remaining uncertainty, the Sixth Circuit has now made crystalline that a party settling some or all of its liability under CERCLA with the United States or a state has a contribution claim under Section 113 and not a cost recovery action under Section 107.

Comment?

Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US News

WKSU-FM Kent

Cleveland fast-tracks $2.5 million for 2016 GOP convention

Here! Now! Imperative: not to be avoided: necessary. In a typical week, the show will cover not only all the big news stories, but also the stories behind the stories, or some of the less crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world.

Comment?

Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Ashtabula County, OH, US News

Hudson Hub-Times

Killer in 1992 Twinsburg Township murder to get new trial?

A former Northfield Center man convicted of aggravated murder and sentenced to life in prison in January 2007 for killing a Twinsburg Township woman in front of her 3-year-old son in 1992 may get a third trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: Twinsburg, OH, US News, Summit County, OH

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Law.com

Second Circuit Tosses Deutsche Bank Shareholder Class Action

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed Wednesday that its 2011 decision in Fait v.

Comment?

Related Topix: Banking, Deutsche Bank AG, Financial Services, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Supreme Court

The Leaf-Chronicle

Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in meth case

A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison - more than the time recommended - because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, US News

Daily Kos

Midday open thread: NN14 kicks off Thursday, the Cheneys still listened to, Iran deal at risk

Detroit's a reliably Democratic city, but it will become a liberal bastion this week when more than 3,000 progressive political activists head to town to network and plan their strategy for the 2014 and 2016 election cycles.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Texas, Liberal Political News

The Plain Dealer

DeWine asks federal appeals court to overturn ruling in favor of gay-marriage couples in Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine launched another foray in defense of the state's ban on same-sex marriage, asking a federal appeals court to overturn a previous ruling in favor of four gay couples who successfully challenged the ban.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Mike DeWine, Ohio, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian

JD Supra

Employee Benefits Update: Unanimous Supreme Court Issues ERISA Fiduciary Duty Opinion

On June 25, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Fifth Third Bancorp v.

Comment?

Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Fifth Third Bancorp, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News

JD Supra

Sixth Circuit Affirms Certification and Summary Judgment for TCPA...

On July 9, 2014, the Sixth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that a consumer TCPA class action could proceed against Lake City Industrial Products, rejecting Lake City's argument that Michigan law prohibited TCPA class actions.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••