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GRAY v. GEN. MOTORS CORP.

United States Sixth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
Plaintiff was unable to identify any "probable" defect in a seatbelt mechanism that caused his injury in a rollover accident, as is required by...
11/27/2002 01-5280

NGUYEN v. CITY OF CLEVELAND

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Labor & Employment Law
Interlocutory appeal of an order denying enforcement of an arbitration agreement dismissed, where the district court failed to first determine whether...
11/27/2002 01-3371

BROWN v. CROWLEY

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law
A prisoner's claim of retaliation was actionable where he established that the prison's issuance of a major misconduct charge was motivated at least...
11/27/2002 01-1541

COMBS v. WILKINSON

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Evidence
In excessive force claims against corrections officers, a Use of Force Committee Report held admissible under Fed. R. Evid. 803(8); supervisory...
11/27/2002 00-4270

HOUSE v. BELL

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
In order to ascertain whether there remains a state avenue open to process a habeas petitioner's claim of actual innocence of aggravating elements and...
11/22/2002 00-6136

WATSON v. MICHIGAN INDUS. HOLDINGS, INC.

United States Sixth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
The circumstances of a plant closing fell within the unforeseeable business circumstances exception to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining...
11/21/2002 01-1136

AM. HOME ASSURANCE CO. v. HUGHES

United States Sixth Circuit
Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Insurance Law
Insured's maximum recovery, in a dispute regarding an insurer's maximum liability under an uninsured motorist insurance policy where the tortfeasor...
11/21/2002 00-6733

BURCHETT v. KIEFER

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Police officers responsible for detaining plaintiff for three hours, in a police cruiser in ninety-degree heat with no ventilation, violated his...
11/19/2002 01-3301

US v. COPE

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions for conspiracy and attempted murder to retaliate against a witness, and related convictions, were supported by sufficient evidence....
11/19/2002 00-5794/5797

BEST v. CYRUS

United States Sixth Circuit
ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
A pension plan trustee has a duty to act in the interest of the plan's beneficiaries, even though he is not specifically directed to act under the...
11/19/2002 01-5799