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In a decision from the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, that court affirmed the Bankrupcty Court's original decision when a former husband appealed a decision that ordered him to cough up nearly $5,000 arising out of a fraudulent transfer during the divorce.
Organizations that objected to Detroit's bankruptcy separately asked the U.S. judge overseeing the case late on Wednesday to allow an appeal of the case to go directly to the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Ohio Supreme Court today agreed to review a decision by Ohio's 6th District Court of Appeals that said a challenge of the appeal process for red-light camera citations should not have been thrown out by a Lucas County Common Pleas judge.
Protesters react to Detroit bankruptcy ruling: Protesters react to the federal court decision that the City of Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
An attorney for a union representing half of Detroit's workers says a ruling that the city is eligible to fix its finances in bankruptcy court is a "huge loss for the city."
The en banc Sixth Circuit has soundly rejected the crackheaded conclusion of a divided panel that the more lenient sentences of the Fair Sentencing Act apply to crack-cocaine offenders who were sentenced before the Act's effective date.
Though lacking time to fully consume all the opinions in today's lengthy Sixth Circuit en banc ruling in Blewett , I did this morning find time to read most of the discussion of the Eighth Amendments issues because they are relativelt brief and cursory.
The Sixth District Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling in favor of the City of Northwood in a public records case involving photos generated by traffic cameras.
In a major reversal for government efforts to regulate business ventures among real estate brokerage, title insurance and mortgage companies, a federal appellate court has thrown out HUD's long-standing 10-point test that defines key standards for affiliates under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act .
In Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community [transcript, PDF; JURIST report ] the court was asked to consider whether tribal sovereign immunity bars a state from suing in federal court to enjoin a tribe from violating the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act [25 USC 2701 et seq.] outside of Indian lands.
The largest-ever municipal bankruptcy petition in U.S. history faces a watershed moment on Tuesday, as the judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy case is scheduled to rule whether the city is eligible for protection from creditors - an event that has citizens, public officials, creditors, retirees and others awaiting the judge's words and preparing ... (more)
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Monday that he will appeal a recent federal court order requiring the state to consider the parole eligibility of more than 350 inmates sentenced to mandatory life sentences for violent crimes committed as minors.