Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - March 2002

A&m Records, Inc., a Corporation; Geffen Records, Inc., a Corporation; Interscope Records, a General Partnership; Sony Music Entertainment, Inc., a Corporation; Mca Records, Inc., a Corporation; Atlantic Recording Corporation; Island Records, Inc., a Corporation; Motown Record Company, Lp, a Limited Partnership; Capitol Records, Inc., a Corporation; La Face Records, a Joint Venture; Bmg Music D/b/a the Rca Records Label, a General Partnership; Universal Records, Inc., a Corporation; Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., a Corporation; Arista Records, Inc., a Corporation; Sire Records Group, Inc., a Corporation; Polygram Records, Inc., a Corporation;virgin Records America, Inc., a Corporation; Warner Bros. Records, Inc., a Corporation, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Napster, Inc., a Corporation, Defendant-appellee.jerry Leiber, Individually and Doing Business As Jerry Leiber Music; Mike Stoller, Individually and Doing Business As Mike Stoller Music; Frank Music Corporation, on Behalf of Themselves and All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Napster, Inc., Defendant-appellee.in Re Napster, Inc.,a&m Records, Inc., a Corporation; Geffen Records, Inc., a Corporation; Interscope Records, a General Partnership; Sony Music Entertainment, Inc., a Corporation; Mca Records, Inc., a Corporation; Atlantic Recording Corporation, a Corporation; Island Records, Inc., a Corporation; Motown Record Company, L.p., a Limited Partnership; Capitol Records, Inc., a Corporation; La Face Records, a Joint Venture; Bmg Music D/b/a the Rca Records Label, a General Partnership; Universal Records, Inc., a Corporation; Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., a Corporation; Arista Records, Inc., a Corporation; Sire Records Group, Inc., a Corporation; Polygram Records, Inc., a Corporation; Virgin Records America, Inc., a Corporation; Warner Bros. Records, Inc., a Corporation; Andre Young; Metallica; Casanova Records; Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller; Frank Music Corporation, Plaintiffs-appellees, Andtee Vee Toons; Matthew Katz; E/m Ventures; Creeping Death Music; Aftermath Entertainment; Emusic.com, Inc.; the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Plaintiffs, v. Napster, Inc., Defendant-appellant, Andfred Drust; John Fanning; Hummer Winblad; Hank Barry; Bob Bozeman; Yosi Amram; Shawn Fanning, Defendants.in Re Napster, Inc.,a&m Records, Inc., a Corporation; Geffen Records, Inc., a Corporation; Interscope Records, a General Partnership; Sony Music Entertainment, Inc., a Corporation; Mca Records, Inc., a Corporation; Atlantic Recording Corporation, a Corporation; Island Records, Inc., a Corporation; Motown Record Company, L.p., a Limited Partnership; Capitol Records, Inc., a Corporation; La Face Records, a Joint Venture; Bmg Music D/b/a the Rca Records Label, a General Partnership; Universal Records, Inc., a Corporation; Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., a Corporation; Arista Records, Inc., a Corporation; Sire Records Group, Inc., a Corporation; Polygram Records, Inc., a Corporation; Virgin Records America, Inc., a Corporation; Warner Bros. Records, Inc., a Corporation; Andre Young; Metallica; Casanova Records; Jerry Leiber; Mike Stoller; Frank Music Corporation, Plaintiffs-appellees,andtee Vee Toons; Matthew Katz; E/m Ventures; Creeping Death Music; Aftermath Entertainment; Emusic.com, Inc.; the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Plaintiffs, v. Napster, Inc., Defendant-appellant, Andfred Drust; John Fanning; Hummer Winblad; Hank Barry; Bob Bozeman; Yosi Amram; Shawn Fanning, Defendants
Date: March 25, 2002
Citation: 284 F.3d 1091

Agg Enterprises, Oregon Corporation, Plaintiff-appellee,united States of America, Intervenor, v. Washington County; City of Beaverton, Defendants,pride Disposal Co.; Swatco Sanitary Service Inc.; United Disposal Service Inc.; Hillsboro Garbage Disposal Inc.; Washington County Drop Box Service Inc.; West Beaverton Sanitary Service Inc., Intervenors, Andoregon Refuse & Recycling Association, Defendant-intervenor-appellant.agg Enterprises, Oregon Corporation, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Washington County; City of Beaverton, Defendants,pride Disposal Co.; Swatco Sanitary Service Inc.; United Disposal Service Inc.; Hillsboro Garbage Disposal Inc.; Washington County Drop Box Service Inc.; West Beaverton Sanitary Service Inc.; Aloha Garbage & Recycling Inc.; Don's Garbage Service; Garbarino Disposal & Recycling Service Inc., Intervenors-appellants,oregon Refuse & Recycling Association, Defendant-intervenor.agg Enterprises, Oregon Corporation, Plaintiff-appellee,united States of America, Intervenor, v. Washington County, Defendant-appellant, Andcity of Beaverton, Defendant,pride Disposal Co.; Swatco Sanitary Service Inc.; United Disposal Service Inc.; Hillsboro Garbage Disposal Inc.; Washington County Drop Box Service Inc.; West Beaverton Sanitary Service Inc.; Aloha Garbage & Recycling Inc.; Don's Garbage Service; Garbarino Disposal & Recycling Service Inc., Intervenors,oregon Refuse & Recycling Association, Defendant-intervenor.agg Enterprises, Oregon Corporation, Plaintiff-appellee, v. Washington County, Defendant,oregon Refuse & Recycling Association, Defendant-intervenor.pride Disposal Co.; Swatco Sanitary Service Inc.; United Disposal Service Inc.; Hillsboro Garbage Disposal Inc.; Washington County Drop Box Service Inc.; West Beaverton Sanitary Service Inc.; Aloha Garbage & Recycling Inc.; Don's Garbage Service; Garbarino Disposal & Recycling Service Inc., Intervenors,andcity of Beaverton, Defendant-appellant
Date: March 12, 2002
Citation: 281 F.3d 1324

In Re Steven Kramer, Petitioner-appellant
Date: March 6, 2002
Citation: 282 F.3d 721