6th Circuit Court

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 20 years for charges including $4M client theft in case linked to fen-phen settlement

Trials & Litigation

Jones Day bill for Detroit bankruptcy has topped $26M

White-Collar Crime

Ex-partner gets 64 months in $2.7M client theft case

Religious Law

6th Circuit reverses hate-crime convictions of Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks

Lawyer Pay

Foley partner who claimed bias because of lesser pay loses in 6th Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Gay-marriage opponents cite SCOTUS summary dismissal in 1972; is it still good law?

Constitutional Law

6th Circuit mulls gay-marriage recognition in ‘unprecedented and marathon hearing’

Constitutional Law

Forcing kids to do household chores with beatings isn’t a federal crime, 6th Circuit rules

Judiciary

6th Circuit says man can’t sue judge who had affair with his wife during child-support case

Criminal Justice

Feds catch up with 3rd man who jumped bond just before guilty verdict in major Detroit drug trial

Media & Communications Law

6th Circuit reverses $338K libel verdict for ex-Bengals cheerleader against website

Trials & Litigation

2 defendants who skipped guilty verdict in federal drug case found with $760K; 3rd remains at large

Health Law

Hospital to pay feds $40.9M for unnecessary heart surgeries; more than 500 patient suits are ongoing

Criminal Justice

Feds still seek 3 men who jumped bond before guilty verdict in drug case, offer $5K reward per man

Court Security

Feds seek 3 men who went AWOL just before guilty verdict in major drug case

Bankruptcy Law

In wake of $16.6M bill, judge asks Jones Day to explain disclosure of confidential Detroit docs

Internet Law

Gossip website’s appeal of ex-cheerleader’s defamation verdict watched closely by Internet giants

Labor & Employment Law

Work attendance can mean telecommuting, 6th Circuit says in reasonable accommodation case

Constitutional Law

Scalia uses ‘Ministry of Truth’ example from Orwell book as SCOTUS mulls Ohio law on political lies