Tag Archives: Due Process Clause

Dust Off Those Traveler’s Checks and Head to the Bank: Sixth Circuit Upholds For Now Kentucky’s Determination of Abandonment After Seven Years

On May, 5, 2011, the Sixth Circuit reversed a decision from the District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky that had held unconstitutional a Kentucky statute shortening the period after which state law imposes a presumption on abandonment on traveler’s checks. American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, et al., No. 09-5898 (6th … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Finds No Due Process Violation in Undisclosed Disposal of Brain by Ohio Coroner

In a ruling on a lawsuit that potentially threatened Ohio counties with an estimated $90 million in liability, the Sixth Circuit has determined that “[a]lthough there is no dispute as to the facts as the [Plaintiff-Appellants] present them, they had no property interest in their son’s brain, thus, they cannot support the first element of … Continue Reading