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  1. Edward E. Westlake v. William Lucas (1976)

    This is an appeal from the dismissal of an action brought under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 (1970), by a former inmate at the Wayne County Jail who claims that his constitutional rights were violated when prison authorities denied him medical treatment for a bleeding ulcer. The original complaint was filed pro se on November 27, 1973. After counsel was appointed the complaint was amended three times. Each amendment was occasioned by the granting of defense motions for a more definite [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 75--2177
  2. Donald G. Wexler v. White's Fine Furniture, Inc. (2003)

    GILMAN, Judge, delivered the opinion of the court, in which BOYCE F. MARTIN, Jr., Chief Circuit Judge, DAUGHTREY, MOORE, COLE, and CLAY, Judges, joined. KRUPANSKY, Judge (pp. 578-597), delivered a separate dissenting opinion. BOGGS, Judge (p. 597), also delivered a separate dissenting opinion, in which BATCHELDER, Judge, joined.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 99-3929
  3. William G. Brooks v. American Broadcasting Companies (1991)

    Plaintiff William G. Brooks appeals from the district court's denial of his motion to amend his complaint to include allegations that 1) American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (ABC) and other defendants violated 18 U.S.C. Sec. 2511, which prohibits electronic interception of certain conversations, and 2) ABC and other defendants violated 42 U.S.C. Secs. 1981, 1985, which prohibit certain forms of racial discrimination. The district court denied the motion to amend on the grounds that the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 90-3369
  4. Robert J. Denley v. Shearson/american Express (1984)

    Denley's complaint alleged fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, and Commodity Exchange Act claims against his broker and his broker's employer. Denley alleged that the broker "churned" his account and invested in highly speculative commodities futures when the broker knew Denley needed a stable investment, and Denley thereby lost $64,000 of his $93,000 life savings. Denley had signed an agreement with Shearson that provided that any dispute arising out of the agreement would be settled [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 83-5008
  5. United States v. Keith Pickett (1991)

    Keith Pickett appeals from his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to distribute cocaine base ("crack"), in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 and 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1). For the following reasons, we affirm his conviction and sentence.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 90-3594
  6. Ferdinand Liti v. Alberto Gonzales (2005)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED ARGUED: Marshal E. Hyman, Marshal E. Hyman & Associates, Troy, Michigan, for Petitioners. Elizabeth J. Stevens, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Respondent. ON BRIEF: Marshal E. Hyman, Marshal E. Hyman & Associates, Troy, Michigan, for Petitioners. Elizabeth J. Stevens, Linda S. Wendtland, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 03-3570
  7. United States v. Gerald Levy (89-5980) (1990)

    W. Hickman Ewing, Jr., U.S. Atty., Timothy R. DiScenza, Asst. U.S. Atty., John Fowlkes, Asst. U.S. Atty. (argued), Office of the U.S. Atty., Memphis, Tenn., for U.S.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 89-5980
  8. United States v. Wendell Layne (1999)

    Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Chattanooga; No. 96-00059--R. Allan Edgar, Chief District Judge.[Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted][Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 97-5097
  9. United States v. James P. Craven (1973)

    Peter Beasley, Covington, Ky., and Raphael P. Koenig, New York City, for defendant-appellant; Peter Beasley, and James L. Cobb, Jr., Covington, Ky., and Ronald B. Finn, Cincinnati, Ohio, on brief; Murray E. Gottesman, New York City, of counsel.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 72-1738
  10. United States v. Sean Lamont Cromer (2004)

    Defendant-Appellant, Sean Lamont Cromer, appeals his conviction by a jury for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. On appeal, Cromer asserts the following grounds for reversal: (1) there was insufficient evidence to support his conviction; (2) the district court plainly erred by allowing a witness to testify about hearsay statements made by a confidential informant ("CI") indicating that Cromer was involved in drug activity; (3) the district court erred by not requiring the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 02-2394
  11. United States v. Conatser (2008)

    ARGUED: Phillip L. Davidson, Nashville, Tennessee, David L. Raybin, Hollins, Wagster, Yarbrough, Weatherly & Raybin, Nashville, Tennessee, for Appellants. Angela M. Miller, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Appellee. ON BRIEF: Phillip L. Davidson, Nashville, Tennessee, David L. Raybin, Patrick T. McNally, Hollins, Wagster, Yarbrough, Weatherly & Raybin, Nashville, Tennessee, for Appellants. Angela M. Miller, Jessica Dunsay Silver, United States Department of [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 06-5694, 06-5946
  12. United States v. James Ronald Hazelwood (2005)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED ARGUED: Andrew M. Stephens, Andrew M. Stephens & Associates, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellant. James E. Arehart, Assistant United States Attorney, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellee. ON BRIEF: Andrew M. Stephens, Andrew M. Stephens & Associates, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellant. James E. Arehart, Charles P. Wisdom, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney, Lexington, Kentucky, for Appellee.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 03-6232
  13. Parmdip Singh v. John Ashcroft, Attorney General (2005)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED ARGUED: Mark Jacob Thomas, Mark Jacob Thomas Associates, Chicago, Illinois, for Petitioner. Nancy E. Friedman, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Respondent. ON BRIEF: Mark Jacob Thomas, Mark Jacob Thomas Associates, Chicago, Illinois, for Petitioner. Nancy E. Friedman, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 03-3546
  14. United States v. Gordon Pennell (1984)

    Gordon Pennell, the defendant, appeals from jury convictions for one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine (21 U.S.C. Secs. 841(a)(1) and 846), one count of attempt to possess with intent to distribute cocaine (21 U.S.C. Secs. 841(a)(1) and 846), seven counts of unlawful use of a communications facility (21 U.S.C. Sec. 843(b)) and one count of unlawful carrying of a firearm during the commission of a felony (18 U.S.C. Sec. 924(c)(2)). For the reasons set forth [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 83-1243
  15. United States v. Camillo Todaro (1993)

    Defendant Camillo Todaro appeals from the district court's denial of his motion to vacate his guilty plea. Todaro claims that his attorney promised him that he would be sentenced to probation if he pled guilty. Todaro was sentenced to seven months incarceration, seven months home detention and a period of two years of supervised release after pleading guilty to operating an illegal gambling business under 18 U.S.C. § 1955, as charged in one count of a two-count indictment. [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 92-3704
  16. United States v. Richard Carroll (1994)

    The second, third, and fourth allegations are entirely meritless. However, the issue raised in the first allegation merits an extended discussion. We have developed at least three different approaches to this issue, at least one of which is inconsistent with the other two. For this reason, we offer an in-depth analysis so as to clarify our doctrine on prosecutorial misconduct in closing argument. It turns out that, by failing to admonish the jury to disregard the prosecutor's improper [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 93-5030
  17. Pram Nguyen v. City of Cleveland (2000)

    Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio at Cleveland. No. 97-00651--Patricia A. Gaughan, District Judge.[Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 99-3200
  18. Amanda Meador v. Cabinet for Human Resources (1990)

    William Yesowitch, Frockt & Klingman, Louisville, Ky., David Lynn Meador, Bowling Green, Ky., Steven A. Snow, Gersh Law Offices, Louisville, Ky., for plaintiffs-appellants.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 89-5530
  19. United States v. Alicio M. Sanchez (89-2432) (1991)

    Reinaldo Cubilla and Alicio Sanchez appeal their convictions for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. Sec. 846. On appeal defendants challenge the lack of individual interpreters, the jury instructions relating to the conspiracy, and the application of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines. We affirm both convictions but remand both cases to the district court for resentencing.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 89-2432
  20. Robert D. Sprague v. General Motors Corporation (1998)

    Christopher G. Mackaronis (briefed), Raymond C. Fay (argued and briefed), Hillary L. Pettegrew, Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, Washington, DC, J. Douglas Peters, Charfoos & Christensen, Detroit, MI for Plaintiff-Appellee in Nos. 94-1896, 94-1897 and 94-1898.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 94-1896

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