Tag Archives: Confrontation Clause

SCOTUS To Hear Ohio Case, Decide Whether Mandatory Reporters Are “Agents of Law Enforcement” Under Confrontation Clause

We posted previously on some Sixth Circuit cases that will get attention from the Supreme Court this term.  In addition to those, the Supreme Court granted cert last week in another case of interest from within the Circuit – the Ohio Supreme Court’s 4-3 decision in Ohio v. Clark, which held that a preschooler’s identification … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Affirms Civil Monetary Penalties Imposed by HHS

We have previously indicated that the Sixth Circuit seems to be on a streak of health care-related opinions, and yesterday the Court continued that trend in Golden Living Center – Frankfort v. Secretary of Health and Human Services.  In that case, HHS imposed approximately $175,000 in civil monetary penalties related to alleged substandard care at … Continue Reading

Cert Petition from Sixth Circuit Featured on SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog’s “Petition of the Day” for February 14 is Stoval v. Miller, No. 10-851, which seeks review of the Sixth Circuit’s decision in Miller v. Stovall, 608 F.3d 913 (6th Cir. 2010).  The questions presented are: (1) whether the Sixth Circuit erred in concluding that “established law” for purposes of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death … Continue Reading