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  1. In Re Delorean Motor Company v. Howard L. Weitzman (1993)

    Plaintiff appeals the District Court's order affirming the Bankruptcy Court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint for failure to state a claim. Plaintiff David W. Allard, Jr., Trustee of the DeLorean Motor Company, filed a complaint seeking declaratory and monetary relief for the failure of defendant Howard L. Weitzman to seek leave of the Bankruptcy Court before instituting an action against the Trustee and the Trustee's representatives. The complaint also sought injunctive relief [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 92-1520
  2. United States v. Roy C. Blakeney (90-5664) (1991)

    Roy C. Blakeney ("Blakeney"), Kenneth Kutnyak ("Kutnyak") and James Box ("Box") (collectively "defendants") appeal their convictions for drug trafficking. For the reasons set forth below, we AFFIRM their convictions and sentences.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 90-5664
  3. Daryl E. Ratliff v. United States (1993)

    On March 2, 1990, a criminal information was filed which charged Ratliff with mail fraud and with knowingly filing false, fictitious and fraudulent claims against the United States, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1341 and 287. The information charged that, during his tenure as Deputy Commissioner for the Department of Labor, Office of Workmen's Compensation, Division of Black Lung Benefits, Ratliff engaged in a scheme in which he filed false claims for Coal Mine Worker's [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 92-5391
  4. Sahar Ouda v. Immigration and Naturalization Service (2003)

    Petitioner Sahar Ouda seeks judicial review of a decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") affirming the Immigration Judge's denial of her application for asylum. For the reasons set forth below, the judgment of the BIA is REVERSED and the case is REMANDED to the BIA for further proceedings consistent with this opinion.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 01-3869
  5. United States v. Hubert R. Ferguson (1990)

    Defendant, Hubert R. Ferguson, appeals the denial of his Fed.R.Crim.P. 36 motion to correct a judgment and commitment order, contending that it does not reflect the sentencing judge's true intent. For the reasons stated below, we affirm the denial of the motion.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 89-5476
  6. Mohammad Reza Daneshvar v. John Ashcroft (2004)

    Lyle D. Jentzer (argued), Ethan B. Kanter (briefed), Michael P. Lindemann (briefed), Carl H. McIntyre, Nancy E. Friedman, United States Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Washington, DC, for Respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 02-3653
  7. United States v. Timothy Wayne Morrow (89-5418/5708) (1992)

    Before: MERRITT, Chief Judge; and KEITH, KENNEDY, MARTIN, JONES, MILBURN, GUY, NELSON, RYAN, BOGGS, NORRIS, SUHRHEINRICH, SILER, and BATCHELDER, Circuit Judges; and KRUPANSKY, Senior Circuit Judge.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 89-5418
  8. 66 Fair empl. prac. cas. (Bna) 600 v. Commonwealth Life Insurance Company (1994)

    Appellant, who worked for appellees' insurance company as an agency manager, was found to be in violation of the company's sexual harassment policy. Appellees demoted appellant from management, decreased his pay, and transferred him to a new location. Appellant then brought this diversity action seeking damages under two state law theories, intentional infliction of emotional distress and "reverse discrimination." After discovery closed, Appellees brought a motion for summary judgment [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 93-6004
  9. 18 soc. sec. rep. ser. 52 v. Secretary of Health & Human Services (1987)

    Plaintiff John Varley appeals the judgment of the district court affirming the final decision of the Secretary denying plaintiff's application for disability benefits under the Social Security Act. For the reasons set forth below, we reverse and remand with instructions that the Secretary determine whether plaintiff's transferable skills are highly marketable.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 86-1466
  10. Patricia Gillis v. United States Department of Health (1985)

    This is an appeal from an order dismissing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a defendant in a suit alleging violations of the Hill-Burton Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 291 et seq. Plaintiff-Appellants Patricia Gillis and Citizens for Better Health Care, Inc. (CBC) brought suit individually and as class representatives on behalf of all persons eligible to receive Hill-Burton uncompensated or reduced cost services at several Southeastern Michigan hospitals, alleging that [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 82-1860
  11. Terry Smith v. Ameritech Ameritech Publishing (1997)

    Rolf Scheidel, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, Toledo, OH, Jeffery M. Peterson (briefed), Thomas G. Kienbaum (argued and briefed), Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman, Detroit, MI, for Defendants-Appellees.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 96-4263
  12. United States v. Harry Christian (84-5843) (1986)

    Joe L. Davis and Harry Christian appeal their convictions for distribution of heroin, 21 U.S.C. Sec. 841(a)(1), and conspiracy to distribute heroin, 21 U.S.C. Sec. 846, challenging the sufficiency of the evidence, several rulings on the admissibility of evidence, instructions to the jury, and sentencing. Defendant Davis appeals the district court's denial of his motion for a new trial based on the government's failure, pursuant to Davis' request, to disclose a government decision not to [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 85-5005
  13. David Wayne Baker v. United States (1986)

    Baker appeals from the District Court's order overruling his motion to vacate his sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Sec. 2255. Appellant Baker is proceeding pro se on appeal except for purposes of oral argument.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 85-5561
  14. Thomas L. Feathers Kathleen Feathers v. William Aey J.P. Donohue (2003)

    Defendants William Aey and J.P. Donohue, both officers in the City of Akron Police Department, appeal from the district court's denial of summary judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 suit brought by plaintiffs Thomas and Kathleen Feathers. The district court refused to grant the officers qualified immunity, ruling that the officers violated Thomas Feathers's ("Feathers") clearly established rights to be free from an unreasonable seizure and to be free from an arrest without probable cause. [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 02-3368
  15. Chad Timothy Dickerson v. Cory D. McClellan (1996)

    James L. Charles (briefed), the Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Department of Law, Nashville, TN, E. Joseph Fitzpatrick, Jr. (briefed), Jones, Rogers & Fitzpatrick, Nashville, TN, William S. Helfand (argued), Hirsch, Robinson, Sheiness & Glover, Houston, TX, for Defendants-Appellants.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 94-5206
  16. Kishin Ramchand Balani v. Immigration (1982)

    James C. Cissell, U. S. Atty., Patrick J. Hanley, Asst. U. S. Atty., Cincinnati, Ohio, Dewey Wotring, Deportation Officer, INS, Louisville, Ky., Edwin Chauvin, Jr., Dist. Director, INS, New Orleans, La., James P. Morris, Robert Kendall, Jr., Gen. Lit. & Legal Advise Sect., Crim. Div., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D. C., for respondent.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 79-3624
  17. United States v. Walter Frost (95-6011 96-5722) Robert Eugene Turner (95-6005 96-5725) Richard Thomas Congo (95-6004) Peggy Young Potter (95-6012 96-5726) Dennis Allen Faulkner (95-6006 96-5785) (1997)

    These five criminal defendants raise numerous issues attacking their convictions and sentences for committing mail fraud against the federal government and the University of Tennessee. One defendant also appeals his conviction for knowingly making a false material declaration before a grand jury. For the following reasons, we AFFIRM in part, REVERSE in part, and REMAND for proceedings consistent with this opinion.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 95-6005
  18. Lucinda Darrah v. City of Oak Park (2001)

    Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan at Detroit, No. 98-74365, George E. Woods, District Judge.[Copyrighted Material Omitted]


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 00-1253
  19. Estate of Tori Carter Brenda Chambers v. City of Detroit (2005)

    ARGUED: Mark W. Peyser, Timmis & Inman, Detroit, Michigan, for Appellant. Jana H. Sibson, Pinckney, Michigan, for Appellees. ON BRIEF: Mark W. Peyser, Karen A. Chopra, Timmis & Inman, Detroit, Michigan, for Appellant. Jana H. Sibson, Pinckney, Michigan, for Appellees.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 04-1005
  20. Donald Bennett v. City of Eastpointe (2005)

    COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED COPYRIGHT MATERIAL OMITTED ARGUED: J. Mark Finnegan, Heberle & Finnegan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Appellants. Timothy S. Ferrand, Cummings, McClorey, Davis & Acho, Roseville, Michigan, for Appellees. ON BRIEF: J. Mark Finnegan, Heberle & Finnegan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Michael J. Steinberg, American Civil Liberties Union Fund of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan, Charles H. Chomet, Kelman, Loria, Will, [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit Docket: 03-2204

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