Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire

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  1. Federal Appeals Court Reverses Death CaseRead the original story

    34 min ago | US News & World Report

    A federal appeals court has reversed a death penalty case that was prosecuted by Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich because the FBI paid a key witness $750 but the witness lied about it under oath. On Friday, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the prosecutor had a duty to disclose the payment instead of allowing the witness to commit perjury.

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  2. 'Recent Court of Appeals Decision Provides Hope for Taxpayers...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    For the second time in just over a year, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit reversed the United States Tax Court and affirmed the right of a taxpayer to structure its affairs in a manner that takes into account tax advantages or benefits conferred by the plain text and meaning of the Internal Revenue Code . In Summa Holdings, Inc. v.

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  3. Wonder the Goldendoodle Service Dog Isn't the Question, Exhaustion IsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | jdsupra.com

    A U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down Wednesday goes much further than whether a Michigan kindergartener can bring Wonder, her goldendoodle service dog, to school or not. The Court determined the family of the kindergartener does not need to first exhaust the normal state administrative procedures through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act .

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  4. Federal Appeals Court Rules Due Process Violations in Memphis Death Row CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily News

    A federal appeals court ruled Friday, Feb. 24, that Shelby County prosecutors violated the due process rights of a Memphis death row inmate by suppressing evidence that a key witness in the murder trial had been paid $750 by the FBI. Andrew Thomas was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of Memphis armored car security guard James Day in 1997.

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  5. "Democracy dies in darkness"Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  6. Bedford Heights jail officers can't be held liable for mentally-ill man's death, appeals...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    A federal appeals court panel said Friday that no Bedford Heights police officers should be held legally responsible for the death of a 38-year-old man who was held in an isolation cell for nine hours and then strapped to a chair during a psychotic episode. The ruling from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a reversal from a Cleveland federal judge's decision , which said not only could police officers be held liable in Omar Arrington-Bey's death in 2013, but the city as well for failing to train its employees.

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  7. Jackson County to appeal decision on meeting prayersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Jackson County says it will ask a full appeals court to consider a decision that halted a tradition of Christian-only prayers at public meetings. Jackson County commissioners voted unanimously Friday to try to overturn the Feb. 15 decision by a three-judge panel at the appeals court.

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  8. 's new slogan - 'Democracy Dies in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    At a forum last year, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron, left, interviews Amazon.com founder and Post owner Jeff Bezos, who said at one point, "I think a lot of us believe this, that democracy dies in darkness." It may be the most widely debated and commented upon newspaper slogan since .a <.a <.

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  9. Executive Orders Expected this Week Regarding Clean Air and Water Act RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    In addition to a January 20th Presidential Memorandum freezing all, not yet enacted, rules and sending them back to the agencies and Office of Management and Budget for reconsideration, and the utilization of the Congressional Review Act by Congress to "disapprove" rules enacted within the last 160 days of the 114th Congress, the Trump Administration recently indicated it would be pursuing Executive Orders designed to roll back two signature Obama-era climate and water policies.

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  10. SCOTUS Service Dog Decision Could Spell Bad News For SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that a disabled child's parents were not legally required to jump through certain additional hoops and exhaust administrative remedies in a service animal dispute before suing a school for damages under federal antidiscrimination law. This is a concerning decision for schools and school districts, as it will likely lead to an increase in lawsuits .

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  11. Tax Loophole Upheld by 6th CircuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    Caligula, the notorious Roman emperor, posted the tax laws in fine print and so high that citizens could not read them. "How can citizens comply with what they can't see?" the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal said in comparing the short-lived emperor to the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.

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  12. Tax Law - Conduct must support tax collection effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    Michigan Lawyers Weekly The Michigan resource for legal news, up-to-date court opinions and the latest law practice news and views. An IRS agent is not acting "in connection with any collection of Federal Tax" while conducting a Collection Due Process hearing because the hearing does not further the IRS' collection efforts.

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  13. Criminal Law - 'Common core of operative facts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Michigan Lawyers Weekly

    Michigan Lawyers Weekly The Michigan resource for legal news, up-to-date court opinions and the latest law practice news and views. For an untimely amendment to qualify for relation back, the original and amended petitions must "state claims that are tied to a common core of operative facts."

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  14. Water Rule Orders on the TableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KCRG

    ... EPA permitting powers that Congress intended. The rule is currently frozen by the Ohio-based Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals because of claims it could vastly expand control of everything from wetlands to ditches that may feed into navigable ...

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  15. Physically challenged girl and her dog win at Us SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    The US Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class, making it easier for students like her to seek redress for discrimination in federal court. The justices ruled 8-0 that Ehlena Fry, 13, and her parents may not be obligated to go through time-consuming administrative appeals with the local school board before suing for damages for the emotional distress she said she suffered by being denied the assistance of her dog, a goldendoodle named Wonder.

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  16. Court orders review of service dog caseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Texarkana Gazette

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously ruled that the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals should reconsider whether Ehlena Fry and her family can sue a Jackson County school district for its decision years ago to tell Ehlena, who has cerebral palsy, that she couldn't bring her service dog to school. In Fry v.

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  17. Trump axes transgender ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Trump administration is expected to rescind guidance issued last year on behalf of President Barack Obama calling on public schools to provide transgender students with access to bathrooms that match the gender with which they identify. The apparent decision by President Donald Trump will be cheered by legal conservatives.

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  18. Ohio case in limbo as Trump prepares to rescind Obama transgender bathroom rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbus Dispatch

    The apparent decision by President Donald Trump will be cheered by legal conservatives. But word of the move provoked intense criticism from Democrats and members of the LGBT community.

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  19. Sixth Circuit Denies Arbitration in TCPA Class Action for Calls to Past CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | JD Supra

    Phone calls made by a lawn care company after the termination of a customer's contract were beyond the scope of the parties' agreement to arbitrate any claim "arising from or relating to" their contract, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently . In an unpublished opinion, Stevens-Bratton v.

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  20. Fairholme's Berkowitz Responds to Court Ruling Against Hedge Fund Suits of Fannie MaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | GuruFocus.com

    Bruce Berkowitz , who has about 30% of his Fairholme Fund s in the government sponsored mortgage entities, responded to a judge's ruling against his and hedge funds' right to sue on Wednesday in the release below: MIAMI, FL Last week, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reported annual net income of $12.3 billion and $7.8 billion, respectively. This remarkable performance their fifth straight year of positive earnings, with growing books of business is further proof that these indispensable mortgage insurers have been successfully rehabilitated.

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