United States Sixth Circuit - February 2005 Opinion Summaries

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US v. CASEER

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's conviction for conspiring to import cathinone, an illegal stimulant, is reversed where the evidence was insufficient to support a finding...
02/28/2005 02-2268

HUMPHRESS v. US

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's conviction for conspiracy to murder an officer of the US is affirmed over his claim that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel...
02/25/2005 03-5951

JOHNSON v. KARNES

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Summary judgment against plaintiff's suit, alleging a violation of his right to adequate medical care during pretrial confinement, is reversed where...
02/25/2005 03-4200

FISHER v. HARDEN

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
Summary judgment against plaintiff's section 1983 suit, alleging unreasonable seizure, is reversed where plaintiff set forth a constitutional...
02/25/2005 02-3996

HADIX v. JOHNSON

United States Sixth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Criminal Law & Procedure
The maximum allowable attorney fees, under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, should be based on the amount authorized by the Judicial Conference, not...
02/25/2005 03-1068

STATE OF TENNESSEE v. CITY OF CHATTANOOGA

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Communications Law, Injury & Tort Law
A 42 U.S.C. section 1983 remedy is available for violations of the Telecommunications Act.
02/24/2005 03-6608

PRIME MEDIA, INC. v. CITY OF BRENTWOOD

United States Sixth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Government Law
An ordinance promulgated by defendant-City, which restricts the size and height of billboards located within the city, is constitutional.
02/24/2005 04-5012

US v. YOON

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's drug conviction is affirmed over his challenge to the district court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained without a...
02/24/2005 03-5875

AHMED v. GONZALES

United States Sixth Circuit
Immigration Law
Plaintiffs' petition for review is granted where the immigration judge's persistent mischaracterization of their testimony biased his decision against...
02/23/2005 03-3374

US v. HINES

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendants' drug convictions are affirmed; however, defendant-Hines' sentence is vacated and remanded for re-sentencing consistent with US v. Booker,...
02/23/2005 03-6622, 03-6624