United States Sixth Circuit - April 2005 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Alva

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for a drug conviction is vacated and remanded for resentencing in accordance with US v. Booker, 125 S.Ct. 738 (2005).
04/29/2005 03-5175

Akhtar v. Gonzales

United States Sixth Circuit
Immigration Law
The Board of Immigration Appeals abused its discretion in denying plaintiff's motion to reopen where it failed to apply properly its own regulations.
04/29/2005 03-4436, 04-3547

Harbison v. Bell

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of defendants petition for a writ of habeas corpus is affirmed over his claims that his appellate counsel was ineffective and had a conflict of...
04/29/2005 02-5392

Garretson v. City of Madison Heights

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Injury & Tort Law
In a section 1983 action, the grant of qualified immunity to defendant-police officers is reversed where there is a genuine issue of material fact as...
04/27/2005 04-1046

Jones Bey v. Johnson

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Injury & Tort Law
In cases involving "mixed" complaints under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, the total exhaustion of administrative remedies is required before a...
04/27/2005 03-2331

Moon v. Unum Provident Corp.

United States Sixth Circuit
Administrative Law, ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
Defendant-plan administrator's final decision upholding the termination of plaintiff's disability benefits was arbitrary and capricious.
04/27/2005 03-1626

White v. The Ins. Co. of Pennsylvania

United States Sixth Circuit
Insurance Law, Labor & Employment Law
In an insurance dispute, the district court improperly held that plaintiff, who was injured during the scope of his employment, was not entitled to...
04/26/2005 03-4164

Saroli v. Automation & Modular Components, Inc.

United States Sixth Circuit
Labor & Employment Law
In a suit alleging violations, related to maternity leave, of the Family and Medical Leave Act, dismissal of plaintiff's claim is reversed where she...
04/26/2005 03-2395

US v. Hudson

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The denial of defendant's motion to suppress as to a portion of the evidence is reversed where the police officers' investigative stop of defendant...
04/22/2005 04-5096

US v. Smith

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm is vacated where the district court's sentencing calculation under the US Sentencing...
04/22/2005 04-5359