Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court was established in 1891 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The court holds appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court also has jurisdiction over the territorial courts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. The Ninth Circuit is the largest of the circuit courts. To learn more about the history of the Ninth Circuit, visit the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society.

Browse Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Recent Decisions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
USA V. ARTURO RUIZ
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 13-50471
RAOUL CLYMER V. KEVIN ELDER
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 13-55309
JUAN NUNEZ ESCAMILLA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 13-73299
OSCAR AGUILAR V. WERNER ENTERPRISES, INC.
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-15580
USA V. MOHAMED MOHAMUD
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30217
United States v. Mohamud  
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-30217

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of attempting to detonate a large bomb during the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland, Oregon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2332a(a)(2)(A). The c...

TARLETON LLC V. STATE FARM FIRE AND CAS. CO.
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-35540
FOREST GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT V. STUDENT
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-35552
BARD WATER DISTRICT V. JAMES DAVEY AND ASSOC.
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 14-56943
United States v. Williams  
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-10475

Justia Opinion Summary: After defendant was arrested for murder, the district court suppressed defendant's statement under Miranda v. Arizona. A sheriff's deputy had asked defendant whether he was a member of a criminal street gang after he inv...

LEON THOMAS V. FRANCISCO QUINTANA
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 15-55313
KARUK TRIBE V. WILLIAM STELLE
Date: December 5, 2016
Docket Number: 16-15818
QUINN WILRIDGE V. TERRI GONZALEZ
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 09-17695
JOSEPH BOATENG V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 11-72044
ALEKSANDR BINKOVICH V. BRUCE BARTHELEMY
Date: December 2, 2016
Docket Number: 14-16768