United States Sixth Circuit - August 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Chao v. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

United States Sixth Circuit
Administrative Law, Construction, Government Law
Petition to review decision barring citations by section 10(b) of the of Occupational Safety Act of 1970 is granted where, since the citations issued...
08/29/2008 07-3810

Tucker v. Middlburg-Legacy Place

United States Sixth Circuit
Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a claim under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) against former employer, dismissal of plaintiff's complaint is affirmed over claim of error...
08/29/2008 07-4393

Tucker v. State of Tennessee

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
In civil rights suit alleging that city police discriminated against plaintiffs in violation of the American Disabilities Act (ADA) by failing to...
08/29/2008 06-6208

US v. Childs

United States Sixth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions for conspiracy to commit murder for hire resulting death are affirmed over claims that the district court erred by: 1) denying defendant's...
08/29/2008 071495, 071597

Kosinski v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue

United States Sixth Circuit
Sentencing, Tax Law
Tax Court decision upholding a tax deficiency and a fraud penalty is affirmed where: 1) the district court's sentencing findings lack issue-preclusive...
08/29/2008 072136

Harrison v. Ash, C.O.

United States Sixth Circuit
Government Law, Injury & Tort Law, Remedies
In a claim by the estate of plaintiff-inmate, serving 35-day sentence for failure to pay child support, who died after a severe asthma attack in a...
08/28/2008 072077, 072078

US v. Payne

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a conviction for multiple counts involving drugs, firearms, violence and multiple murders, court order authorizing involuntary medication...
08/28/2008 07-5592

US v. Santillana

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for using a firearm during, and in relation to, a drug trafficking offense is affirmed where: 1) defendant was not challenging the...
08/27/2008 06-1276

216 Jamaica Ave., LLC v. S & R Playhouse Realty Co.

United States Sixth Circuit
Commercial Law, Contracts, Landlord Tenant Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In a case involving the enforceability of a "gold clause" contained in a 1912 lease agreement, which required payment of rents to be in gold coins, a...
08/27/2008 07-3967

Ley v. Visteon Corp.

United States Sixth Circuit
Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law, M&A, Securities Law, Transportation
In a class action securities violation case, dismissal of the action is affirmed where: 1) plaintiffs failed to allege a misrepresentation or omission...
08/26/2008 06-2237