United States Sixth Circuit - November 2007 Opinion Summaries

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Zhang v. Mukasey

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
An adjustment of status does not constitute an "admission" for purposes of 8 U.S.C. section 1227(a)(2)(A)(i), which provides for removability of...
11/29/2007 06-3665

Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. v. Smith

United States Sixth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Procedure, Debt Collection, Property Law & Real Estate
In an appeal arising after defendants removed a state court foreclosure action to federal district court and plaintiff's motion to remand was granted,...
11/26/2007 06-4656

City of Cleveland v. State of Ohio

United States Sixth Circuit
Administrative Law, Construction, Government Law
In a challenge brought by the city of Cleveland to a decision by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to withdraw federal funds from a public...
11/21/2007 06-3611

Graoch Assocs. #33, L.P. v. Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Human Relations Comm'n

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Government Law, Landlord Tenant Law
A plaintiff can, in principle, rely on evidence of some instances of disparate impact to show that a landlord violated the Fair Housing Act by...
11/21/2007 06-5561

Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. WB Music Corp.

United States Sixth Circuit
Contracts, Copyright, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property
In a copyright infringement case alleging that defendant-Universal interpolated the lyrics to the recording "Pumpin' It Up" in the recording "Change...
11/21/2007 06-5546

US v. Vasilakos

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing, White Collar Crime
Convictions and sentence for mail fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit mail fraud are affirmed over claims that: 1) prior civil...
11/21/2007 05-3166, 05-3346, 05-3478

Popovich v. Sony Music Entm't, Inc.

United States Sixth Circuit
Contracts, Entertainment Law
A judgment pursuant to a jury verdict awarding plaintiff five million dollars on his claim that Sony Music Entertainment breached its duty to affix...
11/21/2007 06-3463/3464

US v. Christman

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for possession of materials constituting child pornography is reversed and remanded where defendant's sentence was imposed in violation of...
11/20/2007 06-3266

Ilic-Lee v. Mukasey

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Immigration Law
Serbian citizen's petition for review of BIA decisions affirming an IJ's denial of petitioner's motion for continuance, vacating the IJ's denial of...
11/19/2007 06-3494, 06-4089

Mazur v. Young

United States Sixth Circuit
Contracts, Property Law & Real Estate
Under Michigan law, a judgment for possession after forfeiture extinguishes a land contract, leaving no legal basis for a seller to pursue further...
11/16/2007 06-1525