6th Circuit Court
391 ABA Journal 6th Circuit Court articles.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to interfere with an eviction moratorium imposed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Jun 3, 2021 12:18 PM CDT
The U.S. Small Business Administration gave an unconstitutional preference to minority- and women-owned restaurants in allocating COVID-19 relief funds, a federal appeals court ruled last week.
Jun 1, 2021 12:30 PM CDT
An Ohio lawyer sanctioned $1,500 for filing a substandard appellate brief told a federal appeals court on Friday that his failures stemmed from the COVID-19 death of his 96-year-old mother.
May 25, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has set aside a nationwide eviction moratorium that was set to expire June 30, ruling that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not have the authority under federal law to impose the moratorium.
May 5, 2021 3:41 PM CDT
The en banc 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati has refused to block an Ohio law that bans doctors from providing abortions when they know a woman wants the abortion because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis.
Apr 13, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
In an unusual move, the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Cincinnati will consider the constitutionality of a Tennessee abortion law without an initial ruling by a three-judge panel.
Apr 13, 2021 1:33 PM CDT
A federal trial court must hold a hearing to examine potential jury bias after one woman said jurors considered the Black plaintiff to be "a crackhead" and referred to his lawyers as the "Cosby Show," a federal appeals court has ruled.
Apr 7, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a First Amendment lawsuit by a public college professor in Ohio who violated school policy by refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns.
Mar 31, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide
whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can intervene to defend an invalidated state abortion law after no other state official would continue to defend it.
Mar 30, 2021 11:10 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the murder conviction of a Tennessee death-row inmate accused of killing a motel maid, ruling that a federal appeals court had relied on a “fanciful theory” to grant him a new trial.
Mar 29, 2021 12:36 PM CDT
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago has ruled that a balancing test should still be used to evaluate abortion restrictions, creating a clear circuit split on the issue.
Mar 16, 2021 10:42 AM CDT
Appeals judges ruling on a federal prisoner’s compassionate release request agreed that it should be denied but disagreed over sourcing in a dispute played out in a concurring opinion and a footnote.
Mar 9, 2021 11:56 AM CST
An inmate convicted for breaking into 10 storage lockers has persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to review his mandatory minimum sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act.
Feb 23, 2021 9:01 AM CST
California bar responds to disparate impact allegation regarding facial recognition technology
After receiving a Feb. 10 demand letter to remove facial recognition technology from the remote bar exam on…
Feb 17, 2021 4:45 PM CST
A federal appeals court has concluded that a federal judge’s comments about a lawyer for a bias plaintiff were "within the bounds of what imperfect men and women, even after having been confirmed as federal judges, sometimes display."
Nov 24, 2020 3:12 PM CST
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