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
NATAVIDAD DURAN ESCOBAR V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70930
Duran Escobar v. Lynch  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70930

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a native and citizen of El Salvador, seeks review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's application for cancellation of removal. The IJ determined that petitioner was removeable base...

CARLOS ALVAREZ LEAL V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 12-71638
Labertew v. Langemeier  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15879

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Marcus Labertew, his wife, and John and Jennifer McDermott filed suit against Fred R. Auzenne and Loral Langemeier in state court, claiming that Auzenne and Langemeier defrauded Marcus Labertew and John McDerm...

HASSAN ABPIKAR V. DWAYNE SANCHEZ
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16735
Syed v. M-I, LLC  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17186

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a putative class action against M-I, alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. 1681b(b)(2)(A). Addressing an issue of first impression, the court held that a prospective employ...

CFPB v. Great Plains Lending, LLC  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55900

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tribal Lending Entities challenged the district court's decision compelling them to comply with the Bureau's civil investigative demands. The court rejected the Tribal Lending Entities' argument that because the Cons...

Yagman v. Garcetti  
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56223

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit challenging the procedure for contesting parking citations pursuant to the California Vehicle Code. Plaintiff filed a putative class action against various city officials alleging 42 U.S.C. 1983 clai...

STEPHEN SIMONI V. AMERICAN MEDIA, INC.
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56558
ERIC STILLER V. COSTCO
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55361
STEPHEN YAGMAN V. ERIC GARCETTI
Date: January 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55400
AMARJIT NIJJAR V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73467
LORENA LOPEZ VALENZUELA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73527
Retail Wholesale Union v. Hewlett-Packard Co.  
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16433

Justia Opinion Summary: HP shareholders filed a putative class action alleging violations of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq. At issue is whether shareholders may bring a claim for securities fraud when a CEO and C...

Norcia v. Samsung Telecommunications  
Date: January 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16994

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action against Samsung, alleging that it made misrepresentations as to the performance of the Galaxy S4 phone. The district court denied Samsung's motion to compel arbitration based on an arbitrat...