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League of Women Voters of Ohio v. Brunner

United States Sixth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections, Government Law
In a claim by plaintiff-voting rights organizations claiming that state voting system was deficient and alleging violations of equal protection,...
11/26/2008 063335, 063483, 063621

US v. Gilpatrick

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Sentence of 108 months for conspiring to deprive another of his civil rights and depriving another of his civil rights is affirmed where district...
11/26/2008 075653

Golden v. Comm'r of Internal Revenue

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Tax Law
In a matter raised in Tax Court, denial of relief from IRS' proposed collection action is affirmed over claims that: 1) the Tax Court erred in finding...
11/26/2008 072431

Doan v. Carter

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a conviction for kidnapping and murder, denial of petition for habeas corpus is affirmed where: 1) the witnesses to which the undisclosed evidence...
11/26/2008 073516

State of Ohio v. Brunner

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Elections
In a per curiam decision regarding a potential defect in 1000 county provisional ballots, district court decisions holding that under state law the...
11/25/2008 084585

Avery v. Prelesnik

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
In conviction for second degree murder, grant of writ of habeas corpus for ineffective counsel is affirmed where: 1) potential alibi witnesses...
11/25/2008 072522

US v. Stephens

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
Conviction and sentence for drug-related crimes are affirmed in part, vacated in part, and remanded where: 1) even if the prior conviction was not...
11/25/2008 071907

Klein v. Leis

United States Sixth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
In a grand jury indictment for offenses including aggravated burglary, kidnaping, receiving stolen property, and having a weapon while under a...
11/25/2008 063949, 063950, 064039

Madden v. Chattanooga City Wide Svc. Dept.

United States Sixth Circuit
Civil Rights, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a Title VII wrongful termination claim based on race, grant of summary judgment in favor of plaintiff is affirmed over claims that the district...
11/25/2008 085082

Jordan v. Comm'r of Social Security

United States Sixth Circuit
Administrative Law, Government Law, Health Law, Insurance Law
Denial of request to review Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) finding that plaintiff was not disabled for purpose of Social Security Benefits is vacated...
11/25/2008 075876