2017 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 1 - 500 of 3047

DAVID FIERRO V. CLARK DUCART
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56356
JOSE MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72548
STEFAN DENSER V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73282
NICHOLAS BEAUDREAUX V. J. SOTO
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15345
FREDERICK WOODS V. ELVIN VALENZUELA
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15363
COUNTY OF MOHAVE V. LEXON SURETY GROUP
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17167
GUY JONES V. BRADSHAW BAR GROUP, INC.
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17512
WESTERN MORTGAGE & REALTY CO. V. KEYBANK N.A.
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35821
USA V. CARLOS MARTINEZ
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10370
USA V. MAURICIO AGUILERA
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10380
TIMOTHY HENRICUS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15347
NANNETTE ANDERSON V. LIFE INS. CO. OF N. AM.
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15522
USA V. CHARLES EYLE
Date: September 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30117
CHRISTOPHER SMITH V. LARRY SMALL
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56482
USA V. TERRYLYN MCCAIN
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10404
CHRISTOPHER MCINTYRE V. BP EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35234
BILLY BROWN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35467
Association des Eleveurs de Canards et d'Oies du Quebec v. Becerra  
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55192

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgment for plaintiffs in an action challenging California Health and Safety Code 25982. Section 25982 bans the sale of products made from force-fed birds, such as foie gr...

Lambert v. Nutraceutical Corp.  
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56423

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) deadline, which governs interlocutory appeals of orders granting or denying class action certification, is not jurisdictional, and thus equitable exceptions apply. The Ninth Circ...

COLLEGESOURCE, INC. V. ACADEMYONE, INC.
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56994
ARTURO LARA-AGUILERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70626
USA V. REY VILLARREAL-MARTINEZ
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10271
USA V. EDWIN TORRES
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10367
USA V. JOSE IGNACIO HERNANDEZ-GUZMAN
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10374
NICKOLAS KACPROWSKI V. MGM MIRAGE
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15534
Woodward v. City of Tucson  
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15784

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of qualified immunity to two police officers in an action alleging claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983 for unconstitutional seizures and use of excessive force. In this case...

FRANK MAYOR V. EDWARD WOLKOWITZ
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60015
United States v. Hernandez Martinez  
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50026

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence for illegal reentry. At sentencing, the district court applied an eight-level enhancement under USSG 2L1.2(b)(2)(B) of the 2016 United States Sentencing Guidelines, which wa...

VBS DISTRIBUTION, INC. V. NUTRIVITA LABORATORIES, INC.
Date: September 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55198
Cornejo-Villagrana v. Sessions  
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72185

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision concluding that petitioner's conviction for misdemeanor domestic violence assault under Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1203 and 13-3601 was a crime of dom...

McProud v. Siller  
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-17045, 14-17046

Justia Opinion Summary: 11 U.S.C. 502(b)(4) acts as a federal cap on a fee already determined pursuant to state law. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's reversal of the bankruptcy court's decision reducing a claim for pre-petition a...

VIVIAN TREVIZO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16277
USA V. STRAUGHN GORMAN
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16600
Mandelbrot v. J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust  
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56430

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order enforcing a stipulated agreement in adversary proceedings seeking to debar an attorney from submitting claims to asbestos trusts....

DEBORAH RODRIGUEZ V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15252
JOSEF MOSCHREF V. KIRK STRATTON
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15306
EAST BAY LAW V. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15318
USA V. MICHAEL MINAS
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30209
USA V. GLORIA NAVARRETE
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50187
USA V. ADRIANA NAVARRETE
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50194
USA V. DAVID NAVARRETE
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50198
ROYAL ALLIANCE ASSOCS., INC. V. LORELEI MOONEY
Date: September 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56468
JOSE GARCIA NAVARRO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72868
MARTHA PANASZEWICZ V. GMAC MORTGAGE
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 13-16942
Cain v. Chappell  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 13-99008

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief for petitioner in this death penalty case. The panel held that the California Supreme Court reasonably concluded that petitioner received adequate n...

R. B. v. Hawaii Department of Education  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15895

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court's judgment in favor of DOE in a suit filed under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Plaintiff, the parent of J.B., filed sui...

Atwood v. Ryan  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-99002

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief in petitioner's death penalty case where he was convicted of kidnapping and first degree murder. The panel rejected petitioner's argument that the A...

SIKHS FOR JUSTICE, INC. V. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17441
United States v. Spatig  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30322

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for storage of hazardous waste in violation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6928(d)(2)(A), holding that the district court properly...

TONY ADJIAN V. JP MORGAN CHASE BANK
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56677
Tuffley v. USDHS  
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15342

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, the treasurer of the National Border Patrol Council, the union for Border Patrol agents, filed suit under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to compel the disclosure of the names of 149 non-citizens who wer...

PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE V. BD TRUCKEE CARSON IRRIG. DIST.
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15507
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON V. SFR INVESTMENTS POOL 1, LLC
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60010
MILTON RAMOS RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70520
Camidoglio LLC v. Wells Fargo  
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35898

Justia Opinion Summary: The Borrowers filed suit against Wells Fargo based on Wells Fargo and its predecessors' alleged miscalculation of interest on the Borrowers' loans. The Ninth Circuit held that the Home Owners' Loan Act (HOLA) did not pre...

DRK Photo v. McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC  
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15106

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendants in a copyright infringement action. The panel held that DRK, a stock photography agency that markets and licenses images created by...

Pinnacle Restaurant at Big Sky LLC v. CH SP Acquisitions, LLC  
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35572

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that 11 U.S.C. 363(f), authorizing a trustee to sell a debtor's assets free and clear of third-party interests, applied in this case, and did not conflict with section 365(h), which protects the ri...

United States v. Doe  
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50259

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to seal all documents related to, or disclosing the existence of, a USSG 5K1.1 motion to reduce his sentence by five levels based on his substa...

USA V. STEVEN CERVANTES
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50459
PEGGY KIRTON V. VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM
Date: September 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60023
FREDY SANDOVAL-LEMUS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70378
SOOK JUNG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73711
Branch Banking & Trust Co. v. D.M.S.I., LLC  
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-16933, 15-16934, 15-16935

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants, debtors who have failed to repay loans held by BB&T, appealed the respective judgments of the district court against them. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the judgment, holding that BB&T had standing to bring the...

KATINA PARKER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16936
DOMINIC HARDIE V. NCAA
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55576
United Nurses Associations of California v. NLRB  
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-70920, 15-71045, 15-71390

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the Board's determination that CVMC committed serious and widespread unfair labor practices before and after the Union election in violation of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The pane...

USA V. F.M.S-R, JUVENILE MALE
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10049
LEAH BILYEU V. MORGAN STANLEY LTD PLAN
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15254
US/Nevada ex rel. Welch v. My Left Foot Children's Therapy, LLC  
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16070

Justia Opinion Summary: After relator alleged that her former employer violated the federal False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3730(a), (b), and Nevada FCA, the United States and Nevada declined to intervene. The employer then moved to compel ar...

United States v. McChesney  
Date: September 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30052

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion for a new trial on the basis of improper contact with the jury. The panel held that defendant failed to carry his burden to offer any credible...

GREGORY ADAMSON V. MICHAEL HAYES
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 12-17336
United States v. Barragan  
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-50516, 13-50518, 13-50525, 13-50531

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed Defendant Barragan, Franco, and Fernandez, and Guitierrez's conviction for conspiracy in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), 18 U.S.C. 1962(d), and Barra...

Wild Wilderness v. Allen  
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35505

Justia Opinion Summary: Wild Wilderness, a group representing non-motorized users, filed suit challenging the Forest Service's approval of the building of Kapka Sno-Park, alleging that the Forest Service had violated both the National Forest Ma...

RYAN KOHANSBY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35926
ALEJANDRO LUEVANO-ZAPATA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71870
JOSE VALDIVIA-RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72168
JOHN DOE V. SEMPERVIRENS MENTAL HEALTH FAC
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16612
Smith v. Williams  
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16967

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of petitioner's habeas petition as time-barred. In this case, the state trial court entered a second Amended Judgment reinstating petitioner's murder and attempte...

CARL WEST V. CITY OF MESA
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17316
USA V. DIMITRI POWELL
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30216
USA V. TONY REYES
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30340
King v. Blue Cross and Blue Shield  
Date: September 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55880

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Plaintiff alleged that defendants failed to adequately discl...

USA V. JAMES BERGHUIS
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10527
TENZEE LAMA-SHERPA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71198
United States v. Del Mundo Faagai  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10621

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying defendant's motion to suppress contraband seized during a warrantless search of defendant's truck. The court held that, under the totality of the circumstance...

ERIC ANDERSON V. CLARK DUCART
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15471
ULICES AGUILAR V. WARREN MONTGOMERY
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16944
US EX REL. ARIA KOZAK V. CHABAD OF CALIFORNIA
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17246
CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER V. CITY OF MESA
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17461
USA V. TONY BIDDLES
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50463
LOIS GOODMAN V. LAPD
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55757
USA V. RICHARD SIHNER
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10202
BRIAN EFTENOFF V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15781
USA V. KYLE WICK
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30176
HEATHER ROUNDS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35588
United States v. D.M.  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50243

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's order denying defendant's motion for a sentence reduction under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2). Although the Government agreed that defendant was eligible for a sentence reduction, it...

Hawaii v. Trump  
Date: September 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16426

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order modifying a preliminary injunction, which enjoins the Government from enforcing Executive Order 13780 against (1) grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sister...

USA V. MICHAEL TORRES
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 13-50088
United States v. Torres  
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-50088, 13-50095, 13-50102, 13-50107

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendants' convictions and sentences for racketeering, drug trafficking conspiracy, and related offenses involving the Puente-13 street gang. The panel held that the district court's jury inst...

LUIS LUNA-MAGDALENO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72128
Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC  
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15791, 15-15794, 15-16561, 15-16659, 16-15003, 16-15004, 16-15005, 16-15118, 16-16033

Justia Opinion Summary: No provision with the force of law permits the Department of Labor to require employers to engage in time tracking and accounting for minutes spent in diverse tasks before claiming a tip credit. The Ninth Circuit vacated...

TUNI HERNANDEZ V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17028
AREF YOUSEFI V. DELTA ELECTRIC MOTORS INC.
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35549
DONALD ROBERTSON V. FERRY COUNTY
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35561
USA V. HECTOR GARCIA
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50523
PAUL BLUMBERG V. BRIAN HEWITT
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56216
SONIA CRUZ-BACA V. EDISON INT'L LTD PLAN
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56921
USA V. PAUL HURLEY
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30131
USA V. TITUS BRYANT
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30198
MYLES BROCK V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35691
KHALID HAMED V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55165
United States v. Guerrero  
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35717

Justia Opinion Summary: 21 U.S.C. 881(a)(6) does not authorize forfeiture based on mere intent to facilitate drug transactions without proof of some act to effectuate that intent. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's civil forfeiture...

Buck v. Berryhill  
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35976

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the denial of Disability Insurance Benefits and Supplemental Security Income, holding that plaintiff's contention that the ALJ made two errors at step two of its analysis of disability claims h...

USA V. SANTIAGO ARCE-RODRIGUEZ
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10241
MICHAEL CLARK V. DWIGHT NEVEN
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15612
Lam v. City of San Jose  
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16052

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment for plaintiff in an action filed under 42 U.S.C. 1983 and state law alleging that a police officer used excessive force when she shot plaintiff. Plaintiff was shot...

Henson v. USDC  
Date: September 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71818

Justia Opinion Summary: Verizon cellular and data subscribers filed a putative class action against Turn, a middle-man for Internet-based advertisements, challenging the company's use of "zombie" cookies. The Ninth Circuit granted a petition fo...

Ybarra v. Filson  
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-17326, 17-15793, 17-71465

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner claimed that he was categorically exempt from the death penalty because he was intellectually disabled pursuant to Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002). The Nevada Supreme Court rejected petitioner's claim...

MICHELLE DAVIS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35607
Hsiao v. Hazuda  
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55676

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought to adjust his immigration status to that of a lawful permanent resident, but in order to do so, he needed to prove that at least one of the two visa petitions he filed prior to 2001 was approvable when...

KARL RISINGER V. SOC LLC
Date: September 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15120
ROGELIO ALCANTAR HERNANDEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70037
Murray v. Southern Route Maritime SA  
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36056

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment in favor of plaintiff in an action filed under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. The panel held that the district c...

Jackson v. Fong  
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15547

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal on summary judgment of plaintiff's action under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The district court granted summary judgment based on plaintiff's failure to exhaust his administra...

VERN ELMER V. JP MORGAN CHASE BANK
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17407
USA V. SIDNEY GREENE
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35243
Updike v. Multnomah County  
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35254

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who has been deaf since birth and uses American Sign Language (ASL) as his primary language, filed suit against the State and County, alleging violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA...

PETER KRAVITZ V. DOV CHARNEY
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56258
In re DBSI, Inc.  
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35597

Justia Opinion Summary: 11 U.S.C. 106(a)(1)'s abrogation of sovereign immunity "with respect to" 18 U.S.C. 544(b)(1) extends to the derivative “applicable law.” In this case, the Trustee invoked Idaho's Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (UFTA) as...

JAMES ZAZZALI V. USA
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35598
USA V. JOSEPH RYNCARZ
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-36051
USA V. PAUL TANAKA
Date: August 31, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50233
NAN JIANG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71266
DAVID BELCHER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36005
Mavrix Photographs, LLC v. LiveJournal, Inc.  
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56596

Justia Opinion Summary: In order to be eligible for the safe harbor protection of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), 17 U.S.C. 512(c), the defendant must show that the photographs at issue were stored at the direction of the user. The...

Sanchez v. Sessions  
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71768

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the IJ's decision denying his motion to suppress evidence of his alienage and ordering his removal. The Ninth Circuit granted the petition for review, holding that the Coast Guard officers com...

STONE CREEK, INC. V. OMNIA ITALIAN DESIGN, INC.
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17418
BRYAN HISER V. NEVADA DEPT. OF CORR.
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17450
AMY HOLBROOK V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35552
ST. LUKE'S HEALTH SYSTEM, LTD. V. ALLIED WORLD NAT'L ASSURANCE
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35767
UNIVERSAL WELDING & FAB. V. USACE.
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35906
RICHARD ROBSON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16771
USA V. FRANCIS COX
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 13-30000
Rachel H. v. Department of Education, State of Hawaii  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16382

Justia Opinion Summary: An educational agency does not commit a per se violation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1414, by not specifying the anticipated school where special education services will be delive...

Gregg v. Hawaii DPS  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16785

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's dismissal of an action filed under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that a former inmate was psychologically traumatized as a result of being compelled to undergo sexual shame thera...

DIANA WOODMASS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16890
LUE THAO V. CLARK DUCART
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17400
Quinault Indian Nation v. Pearson  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-35263, 15-35267

Justia Opinion Summary: The Quinault Indian Nation filed suit against defendants for engaging in a scheme to defraud the Nation of taxes. After the Nation asked the district court to dismiss the action, Edwards' Estate sought to keep the litiga...

PETER MEYER V. NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVS., INC.
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35560
VIVIAN DIETZ-CLARK V. HDR. INC.
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35889
OCEANA, INC. V. NAT'L MARINE FISHERIES SERV.
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35940
United States v. Ocampo-Estrada  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50471

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying defendant's requested jury instruction. The panel rev...

Shafer v. County of Santa Barbara  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56548

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging violations of his constitutional rights when a deputy used a leg sweep maneuver after plaintiff refused to drop water balloons he was carrying. The N...

Mejia v. Sessions  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70155

Justia Opinion Summary: Pursuant to In re M-A-M-, 25 I. & N. Dec. 474, 480 (B.I.A. 2011), if an applicant shows indicia of incompetency, the IJ has an independent duty to determine whether the applicant is competent. In this case, petitioner so...

AILEEN RIZO V. JIM YOVINO
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15372
CATHERINE DE WALL V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35111
United States v. Geozos  
Date: August 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35018

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's order denying defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion and remanded with instructions to vacate defendant's sentence. The district court sentenced defendant under the Armed Career...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Zinke  
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17513

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the FWS in an action challenging the FWS's determination that the Sonoran Desert Area bald eagle was not a distinct population segment eligible for listing under the Endang...

SOREN STIEHL V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35718
TYLER DELANOY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35953
United States v. Mercado-Moreno  
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10545

Justia Opinion Summary: When deciding an 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) motion, a district court may supplement the original sentencing court's quantity findings only when supplemental findings are necessary to determine the defendant's eligibility for a...

North Dakota v. Pruitt  
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15894

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's approval of a consent decree between the EPA and the Sierra Club that set a schedule for the EPA to promulgate designations whether geographic areas met national ambient ai...

WILD EQUITY INSTITUTE V. USEPA
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17502
Yagman v. Pompeo  
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55442

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendants under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552, seeking records identifying CIA personnel or affiliates that have engaged in torture. The Ninth Circuit reversed the dist...

WILD EQUITY INSTITUTE V. USEPA
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70199
PGE V. LMIC
Date: August 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35628
RAMZAN CHAUDHRY V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71654
SVETLANA STEPANYAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71891
First Amendment Coalition v. USDOJ  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15117

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of the Coalition's request for attorney's fees under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Coalition sought information regarding Anwar al-Awlaki, an American c...

LAVERA SKIN CARE NORTH AMERICA V. LAVERANA GMBH & CO. KG
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35174
RACHEL STOUT V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35880
USA V. KELLY GEARHART
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50305
United States v. Walter-Eze  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50315

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for health care fraud and conspiracy. The panel held that defendant failed to establish that she was denied her Sixth Amendment right to counsel because, alt...

Alamillo v. BNSF Railway Co.  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56091

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against BNSF, alleging that the company terminated him in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Cal. Gov. Code 12940 et seq. The Ninth Circuit applied the McDonnell Doug...

Berezovsky v. Bank of America  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15066

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Freddie Mac in a quiet title action brought by a plaintiff who purchased real property in a homeowners association foreclosure sale. Plaintiff argued that the Nevada superp...

USA V. WILLIAM WILKINSON
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30078
United States v. Robinson  
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30096

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's 90 month sentence after he was convicted of two counts of being a felon in possession of firearms. The panel held that defendant's prior Washington crime of second-degree assault was...

USA V. RUDY WAHCHUMWAH
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30296
RODRIGO ZERMENO-GOMEZ V. USDC-AZP
Date: August 25, 2017
Docket Number: 17-71867
ESTELA HERNANDEZ DE MONTES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 09-72065
SATISH SHETTY V. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 13-56700
ANDREW TERREY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17218
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55398
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55401
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55403
SATISH SHETTY V. SELENE FINANCE, LP
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55790
DZ BANK AG DEUTSCHE ZENTRAL V. LOUIS MEYER
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35086
DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaft Bank v. Meyer  
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35086

Justia Opinion Summary: DZ Bank filed an adversary action against the Meyers in bankruptcy court, alleging that the Meyers had fraudulently transferred assets in order to place them out of the bank's reach. The Ninth Circuit reversed the distri...

SHAUN CONLEY V. NIELSEN
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35732
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55552
SATISH SHETTY V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLP
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55661
WILLIAM HAMPTON V. PACIFIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56841
Hampton v. Pacific Investment Management Co.  
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56841

Justia Opinion Summary: The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (SLUSA), 15 U.S.C. 77p(b)–(f), 78bb(f)), bars private class actions based on state law in cases where the plaintiff alleges a material falsehood or omission connected to th...

VICTOR GRESHAM V. MICHAEL PICKER
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16829
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. WELLS FARGO BANK, NA
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56207
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC.
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56476
Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. VidAngel, Inc.  
Date: August 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56843

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision that VidAngel had likely violated both the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Copyright Act, and order preliminarily enjoining VidAngel from circumventing th...

AARON EKEKE-R V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73685
Bracken v. Chung  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16886

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging defendant, an off-duty police officer working as security for a private event, violated his rights under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by failing t...

HENRY TORRES SANDOVAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70432
Marinelarena v. Sessions  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72003

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the BIA's decision finding her ineligible for cancellation of removal based on her failure to meet her burden of proof of showing that her conviction for conspiring to sell and transport a con...

Petrocelli v. Baker  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-99006

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an amended majority opinion and concurrence, denied a petition for panel rehearing, and denied on behalf of the court a petition for rehearing en banc in petitioner's appeal from the denial of his...

USA V. ETIENNE DEVOE
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30169
CENTRAL OREGON LANDWATCH V. KENT CONNAUGHTON
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35089
INT'L REHABILITATIVE SCIENCES V. MICHAEL LEAVITT
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35196
Airline Service Providers Assoc. v. Los Angeles World Airports  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-55571, 15-55572

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of Los Angeles, which operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), can require businesses at the airport to accept certain contractual conditions aimed at preventing service disruptions. The City licenses s...

LA Lakers v. Federal Insurance Co.  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55777

Justia Opinion Summary: A liability insurance policy that unequivocally and broadly excludes coverage for invasion of privacy claims also excludes coverage for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims. After Federal denied insurance cove...

Kennedy v. Bremerton School District  
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35801

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying a high school coach's motion for a preliminary injunction that would require the District to allow him to kneel and pray on the fifty-yard line in view of stu...

USA V. GRADY MYERS
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50080
ORVILLE LAYTON V. USAF
Date: August 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70081
AMARJIT SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71013
Miller v. Portland  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35783

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's order denying an award of attorney's fees to plaintiff in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action. After plaintiff filed suit against Portland, it made a Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for $1,0...

USA V. RUFINO PERALTA-SANCHEZ
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50393
USA V. RUFINO PERALTA-SANCHEZ
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50393
In re Google Referrer Header Privacy Litigation  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15858

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order approving the cy pres-only settlement arising from class action claims that Google violated users' privacy by disclosing their Internet search terms to owners of thir...

Moonin v. Tice  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16571

Justia Opinion Summary: A public employer generally may not subject all employee speech regarding a particular government program—whether fact or opinion, and whether liable to disrupt the workplace or not—to a blanket ban. The Ninth Circuit he...

Shaibi v. Berryhill  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16849

Justia Opinion Summary: A claimant must, at a minimum, raise the issue of the accuracy of the vocational expert's estimates at some point during administrative proceedings to preserve the challenge on appeal in federal district court. The Ninth...

CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY V. MARGARET HAMBURG
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17510
United States v. Brito  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30229

Justia Opinion Summary: The "term of imprisonment," as used in 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2) and U.S.S.G. 1B1.10(b)(2)(A), can include time spent in state custody. If the district court at the original sentencing gave credit for time spent in state cust...

United States v. Johnson  
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30350

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an amended opinion vacating the restitution order, denied defendant's petition for panel rehearing, and on behalf of the court denied his petition for rehearing en banc. The panel held that the g...

USA V. WILLIAM MAHAN
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30365
ALASKA INTERSTATE CONSTRUCTION V. CRUM & FORSTER SPECIALTY INS.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35973
LOLITA SCHAGENE V. RAYMOND MABUS, JR.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56863
USA V. MICHAEL YELLOW
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10251
USA V. PAUL STOCKLER
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30100
USA V. DANIEL MORGAN
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30165
DONNA KLECKA V. DANIEL COX
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35261
COUNTRY MUTUAL INSURANCE CO. V. ASHLEY LEFFLER
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35516
MICHAEL DULLEN V. AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOC.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35699
USA V. JUAN CASTRO
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50074
NEDA RASCHKOVSKY V. ALLSTATE INS. CO.
Date: August 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55093
NISHAN SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 11-72259
CHRISTOPHER ENGLAND V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35538
DUNCAN ROBERTSON V. GMAC MORTGAGE
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35672
USA V. TRAVIS JOB
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50472
LUCIANO URIARTE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70586
Center for Biological Diversity v. Mattis  
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15695

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs challenged the Government's approval of the location, construction, and specifications for a military base in Okinawa, Japan. Plaintiffs sought claims for declaratory and injunctive relief based on the Governm...

GILBERT PURCELL V. CRANE CO.
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16457
MICHAEL PENCE V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING LLC
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16607
United States v. Castillo-Mendez  
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50273

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed defendant's conviction for attempted illegal reentry, holding that the supplemental instruction the district court provided the jury was erroneous and prejudicial. In this case, the jury was co...

AFMS, LLC V. UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC.
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55778
RANDALL PITTMAN V. CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56335
Clayton v. Biter  
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71566

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied petitioner's application for permission to file a second or successive petition as unnecessary and transferred the matter to the district court with instructions to treat petitioner's habeas peti...

USA V. KWON SUNG
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10518
RHETT DUNLAP V. USA
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15630
STANTON BUCH V. USA
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35287
LOREN MILLER V. JEREMY FAITH
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55032
LOREN MILLER V. ANDREW GELLER
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55732
LOREN MILLER V. JEREMY FAITH
Date: August 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60011
JOSE SANDOVAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73009
Levi v. Atossa Genetics, Inc.  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35933

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the district court's dismissal of their amended securities fraud class action complaint, alleging that Atossa and its Chairman and CEO, Steven Quay, made a series of public statements about Atossa's b...

Popa v. Berryhill  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16848

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner's denial of plaintiff's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income benefits. The panel held that the...

MICHAEL WILLIAMS V. AUDREY KING
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17499
USA V. JESUS GALLARZO, JR.
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50415
Afewerki v. Anaya Law Group  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56510

Justia Opinion Summary: Anaya Law Group, a debt collector, filed suit in state court to collect an unpaid credit card debt, but the complaint overstated both debtor's principal due and the applicable interest rate. Debtor then filed suit agains...

Sales Jr. v. Sessions  
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70885

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision, holding that petitioner's California conviction for second degree murder on an aiding and abetting theory qualified as an aggravated felony. The panel...

USA V. ADIEL HERNANDEZ-DEL CID
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10286
USA V. JAMES PRESSNALL
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30242
USA V. RICHARD LATKA
Date: August 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50044
USA V. JAMES MALKUS
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 12-56499
CRUM & FORSTER SPECIALTY INS. V. WILLOWOOD USA
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35985
MIKE RAHBARIAN V. DANIEL CAWLEY
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17288
USA V. ANTHONY BOOK
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30032
USA V. WILLIAM VOTH, JR.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30084
USA V. CHAD NOZISKA
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30114
USA V. DONALD MCKENRICK
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30197
USA V. ELAINE BESTON
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30218
ROOSEVELT REED V. ELEANOR VERNELL
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35497
PRINCE EDWARDS V. MICHAEL GOWER
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35611
MICHAEL CUTLER V. ERIC KIRCHNER
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56897
JULIE FONTAINE V. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56948
USA V. JESUS MESA-SOTO
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10276
A. MINER CONTRACTING, INC. V. DANA KEPNER CO.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15209
VIVIAN WRIGHT-BOLTON V. MELANIE ANDRESS-TOBIASSON
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15317
RONNIE EDWARDS V. MONDORA
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15498
SWARAN KAUR V. COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15569
NATURAL FASHIONS, INC. V. BEST OF KASHMIR
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15825
MARK BLANKENSHIP V. D. SHINN
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15862
BRAD GREENSPAN V. IAC/INTERACTIVECORP
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15908
LANCE WILLIAMS V. DEGEORGES
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16106
LANCE WILLIAMS V. D. JUST
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16210
LESLIE VANAMAN V. JT SHARTLE
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16713
WENDALL KABUTAN V. PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16838
LANCE WILLIAMS V. SHARP
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17105
USA V. CHARLES MIGUEL
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30015
USA V. TAWNYA BEARCOMESOUT
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30276
MARY STRONG V. COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35297
JERRI TILLETT V. BLM
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35465
SCOTT ANDERSON V. JAMES JOLLY
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35623
MARY STRONG V. FHLMC/FREDDIE MAC
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35862
ANDRE HOSKINS V. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35880
C. JONSON V. TED CHEPOLIS
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35923
USA V. JOSE ROMERO-PAYAN
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50094
USA V. VICTOR CERVANTES
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50143
ANDREW GUYTON V. NOVO NORDISK, INC.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55080
ARTHUR LOPEZ V. MUFG UNION BANK, N.A.
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55491
GEORGE GEHRON V. CHRISTIANA TRUST
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55660
DAVID GROSSMAN V. JOHN POPP
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55854
PATRICE EDWARDS V. CINELOU FILMS
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56043
DAVID BELL V. M. GLYNN
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56533
LANCE WILLIAMS V. STEVEN GARCIA
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56854
NEW SHOW STUDIOS, LLC V. GREG HOWE
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56906
JOHN DRAPER V. J. LEWIS
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15042
ROGER HULL V. KATHRYN REYNOLDS
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15055
RONALD STEVENSON V. CONNIE BISBEE
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15454
JERRI TILLETT V. BLM
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35399
THOMAS BODNAR V. COUNTY OF RIVERSIDE
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55277
TERRYLYN MCCAIN V. STOCKTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 11-17907
JOSE PINEDA V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 11-55006
GREGORY HAYNES V. CHRISTIAN HANSON
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 13-16189
JEFF SCHNEIDEREIT V. TRUST OF THE SCOTT AND BRIAN
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 13-55395
Merrick v. Hilton Worldwide, Inc.  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56853

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Hilton on plaintiff's age discrimination claims. Plaintiff was 60 years old when he was terminated from his position as part of a reduction-in...

BERNARD LABORIN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15776
Laborin v. Berryhill  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15776

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment affirming the ALJ's denial of plaintiff's applications for disability benefits and supplemental security income (SSI). The panel held that the ALJ failed to credit...

KEITH PONTHIEUX V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16593
CONTEST PROMOTIONS V. CITY & COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16682
CHRISTINE BAKER V. MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17020
Frlekin v. Apple, Inc.  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17382

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question of state law to the Supreme Court of California: Is time spent on the employer's premises waiting for, and undergoing, required exit searches of packages or bags volunta...

THE LANCE AND LINDA NEIBAUER J V. MICHAEL KURGAN
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35050
Bank of New York Mellon v. Watt  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35484

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtors appealed the district court's order vacating the bankruptcy court's confirmation of their chapter 13 plan. The Ninth Circuit dismissed the appeal, holding that, under Bullard v. Blue Hills Bank, 135 S. Ct. 1686 (...

Montanore Minerals Corp. v. Bakie  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-35707, 15-35753

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that the district court abused its discretion by not staying this federal case in deference to pending state court proceedings under Colo. River Water Conservation Dist. v. United States, 424 U.S....

CHARLES IZAC V. MARION FEATHERS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35938
USA V. JOSE RODRIGUEZ
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50328
USA V. DAVID KALAI
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50375
S. THOMAS V. LEROY BACA
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55399
EMERY SOOS V. USA
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56663
LUIS FLORES-SOLIS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70957
SUKHWINDER SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73417
JULIO VALLEJO V. AZTECA ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15340
HENRY LII V. PAUL COPENHAVER
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15539
MICHAEL WILLIAMS V. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16450
EARNEST WOODS, II V. KEVIN CHAPPELL
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16500
JOHN TURNER V. HIGH DESERT STATE PRISON
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16574
JOSE ZALDIVAR, SR. V. U.S. DEP'T OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16580
JOSE ZALDIVAR, SR. V. SAVAHCS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17237
MARINA AUSTIN V. CHRISTOPHER ORMAN
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35269
USA V. LEONA SUTTON
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35317
PAMELA OWEN V. CHUCK ATKINS
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35398
MARGARET HAUGHTON V. MEGAN BRENNAN
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35674
LEON-MICHAEL THOLSON V. KEVIN DILLON
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-36036
LEEWARD MARINE, INC. V. OWCP
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72242
KEVEN HUTSON V. ME CAPITAL LLC
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15101
CONTEST PROMOTIONS V. CITY & COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15213
Contest Promotions, LLC v. City and County of San Francisco  
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15909

Justia Opinion Summary: Contest Promotions filed suit challenging San Francisco's billboard prohibition, arguing that the distinction between commercial and noncommercial signs violates the First Amendment. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the distri...

Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.  
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 11-56843

Justia Opinion Summary: To establish a concrete injury for purposes of Article III standing, the plaintiff must allege a statutory violation that caused him to suffer some harm that actually exists in the world. There must be an injury that is...

Frealy v. Reynolds  
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 12-60068

Justia Opinion Summary: A bankruptcy estate is entitled to the full amount of spendthrift trust distributions due to be paid as of the petition date. But the estate may not access any portion of that money the beneficiary needs for his support...

CHARLES TEWU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72955
BENIGNO SANDOVAL-MADRIGAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74107
AYODELE AKINOLA V. DAVID SEVERNS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15302
LIVIA UJHELYI V. TOM VILSACK
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17573
USA V. MARK ELLISON
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-30180
CESAR PINA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70173
MIRIAM ARISTONDO-BOCH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70293
JOSE MAZARIEGOS PEREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71094
WEIFEN SUN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72474
JAFRAN AHMED V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73176
R. ACOSTA V. ZHAO ZENG HONG
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35322
HEIDI HAZELQUIST V. STEPHAN
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35863
RAYMOND NICHOLS V. DANIEL MACIAS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55938
Williby v. Aetna Life Insurance Co.  
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56394

Justia Opinion Summary: After Aetna determined that plaintiff was not disabled and terminated her benefits, she filed suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1001 et seq. The district court applied de novo revi...

SATYA REDDI V. HUGHES & HUGHES LLP
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56739
AMR MOHSEN V.
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60071
SERGIO OSEGUERA CEJA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70758
FRANCISCO CALDERON QUINTANILL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71724
MIGUEL QUIJOSA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72816
MARIO GARCIA-MAYA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73142
MOHAMMED ISLAM V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73833
GREGORY MCCLELLAN V. S. LOZANO
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15149
KENNETH DAY V. LSI CORP.
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15607
GUETATCHEW FIKROU V. MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICE CSED
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15669
HOWARD COCHRAN V. ROBERT RAMSEY
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16217
SAMANTHA HUBBARD V. STATE OF WASHINGTON DOC
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35075
M.C. V. OREGON DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35828
THOMAS COFFELT V. KEITH YORDY
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-36078
USA V. KENNETH JOHNSON
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50028
AMR MOHSEN V. MORGAN STANLEY & CO INC
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55606
MICHAEL MONTES V. JEFFREY BEARD
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56061
DARRYL CARTER V. RON BARBER
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60034
MANUEL RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72485
PATRICK BOCKARI V. J.P. MORGAN CHASE BANK
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15019
BOBBY KINDER, JR. V. MERCED COUNTY
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15158
KEVIN LEWIS V. JAN SCULLY
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15241
CHASE HAYES V. NASSCO
Date: August 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55396
RONALD RAJO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72902
CRISTINA GAITAN-BERNAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72374
RUDY MONTERROSO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74053
J. T. V. EDU-HI
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16143
CARLOS PAZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70351
ISMAEL PALMA-BALBUENA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70887
BAMBANG SUGIHARTO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70920
CUICHAO HUANG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72029
LUIS POROJ-LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73742
USA V. LUIS CRUZ-GALVAN
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10227
LARRY REDIC V. TERRI GONZALES
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15177
CHARLES BARKER, III V. JOSHUA GOTTLIEB
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15260
JON BEYER V. BANK OF AMERICA, NA
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35586
ALEXANDER MCLAREN V. PETER ARKISON
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35849
WILLIAM SCHEIDLER V. JAMES AVERY
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35945
JUAN ARIAS-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70205
CARLOS GARAY-GUZMAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70362
MARLON VASQUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70526
MIHRAN MELKONYAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71037
HUBANY DE LEON LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71602
MARIO SALGUERO-ARELLANOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71736
JUAN REYNEL-SALINAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73141
SAUL MARTINEZ-SANTIAGO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73358
LUIS OCHOA-GRAMAJO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73429
EFRAIN RODRIGUEZ-NAVA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73524
MIGUEL DE LOERA-GARCIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73801
USA V. JOSE AGUILERA-MENDOZA
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10279
USA V. ARNOLD BEGAY
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10315
RAGHVENDRA SINGH V. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15577
JAMES SIMS V. B. HENDRICK
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15620
RAJ SINGH V. COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15626
ADRIAN CHAPARRO V. C. DUCART
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15693
MICHAEL CLARK V. ADRIAN GUERRERO
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15769
ANDREW COLEY V. P. BRAZELTON
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16699
CURTIS JACKSON V. DYE
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16849
SAMUEL ROBINSON V. VICTOR KITT
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16892
JOSHUA LAINE V. CITY OF LIVERMORE
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17142
USA V. MERRILL GARDNER
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30183
USA V. LARRY SEPT, JR.
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30232
USA V. BRENDA JAIME-SAINZ
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30248
AARON FODGE V. TINA BOSSOLONO-WILLIAMS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35497
ROBERT BROWN V. PEACEHEALTH ST JOSEPH'S HOSP.
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35763
JANE DOES 1-10 V. DAVID DALEIDEN
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-36038
USA V. SANTOS DIAZ-MARTINEZ
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50447
USA V. DARRYL DEPASTINO
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50478
JEFFREY CROSBY V. DAVID SHINN
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55951
ANIVAL ANALCO SALADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70096
JOHN BESAW V. CIR
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70264
RICARDO FIGUEROA-LEMUS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71063
BRYAN GARCIA VENTURA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71190
JOHN THOMPSON V. CIR
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72537
RITA BARRETT V. CIR
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-73031
USA V. JUDD SCHWARTZ
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30015
PHILLIP MARTINEZ V. STEVE LANGFORD
Date: August 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55232
CHUAN SHI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70787
MIGUEL PACHECO-MIRANDA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70296
SHARON HAMMER V. CITY OF SUN VALLEY
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35687
MICHAEL DALTON V. MARITIME SERVICES CORP.
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70490
ANGELA CUMMINGS V. VALLEY HEALTH SYSTEM
Date: August 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15369
TIMOTHY BARNES V. CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 13-35716
Asarco LLC V. Atlantic Richfield Co.  
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35723

Justia Opinion Summary: A settlement agreement entered into under an authority other than the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) may give rise to a CERCLA contribution action. A "corrective me...

USA V. CLIFFORD HENRY, JR.
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50432
United States v. Van Dyck  
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10160

Justia Opinion Summary: A criminal forfeiture action does not constitute an "alternate remedy" to a civil qui tam action under the False Claims Act, entitling a relator to intervene in the criminal action and recover a share of the proceeds pur...

USA V. GREGORY SILVEIRA
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50223
ROSLYN DARLING V. LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55132
WES JOHNSON V. JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: August 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55161
LEONOR LOPEZ-HURTADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72744
EVLEEN NOTALI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17281
Jones v. Royal Administration Services  
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17328

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against Royal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), 47 U.S.C. 227, seeking to hold Royal vicariously liable for several telephone calls made by telemarketers employed by AAAP. The Nint...

Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center v. Hospitality Properties Trust  
Date: August 9, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16269

Justia Opinion Summary: A plaintiff may rely on the "deterrent effect doctrine" to establish constitutional standing under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., where she lacks firsthand knowledge that an establish...

LOPEZ-GOMEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 06-75149
Lozano-Arredondo v. Sessions  
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 11-72422

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted the petition for review of the BIA's decision concluding that petitioner was ineligible for cancellation of removal because his conviction for petit theft in Idaho was a crime involving moral tu...

Sandoval v. Sessions  
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71784

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an amended opinion granting the petition for review of the BIA's decision finding him ineligible for cancellation of removal based on his conviction for delivery of a controlled substance under Or...

Greenway v. Ryan  
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15309

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was convicted of two murders and sentenced to death. The panel held, after supplemental briefing regarding the impact of McKinney v. Ryan, 813 F.3...

FNU CHARLIE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72462
THOMAS ERICKSON V. RICK COURTNEY
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35320
FELIPE ANTONIO V. VANARETH YI
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55424
KEVIN ANDRES V. MARSHALL
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56057
BEVERLY HILLS UNIF. SCH. DIST. V. FTA
Date: August 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55080
BALJINDER KAUR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72838
Hill v. Xerox Business Services, LLC  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36029

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court: Whether an employer's compensation plan, which includes as a metric an employee's "production minutes," qualifies as a piecework plan un...

DLS Precision Fab LLC v. ICE  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71980

Justia Opinion Summary: DLS petitioned for review of the ALJ's decision finding DLS liable for numerous violations of sections of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1324a(b), which requires employers to verify that their employ...

HELLER EHRMAN LLP V. K. NEUMAN
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17124
CITY OF POMONA V. SQM NORTH AMERICA CORP.
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56062
City of Pomona v. SQM North America Corp.  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56062

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of Pomona appealed a jury judgment that SQM was not liable for causing perchlorate contamination in Pomona's water system. The Ninth Circuit held that the district court abused its discretion by limiting the tes...

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian v. Price  
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56547

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that the Secretary erred in approving a state plan amendment (SPA) pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1396(a)(30)(A), without requiring any evidence regarding the extent that such care and services were availab...

DWIGHT RATCLIFF V. CITY OF RED LODGE, DEPARTMENT
Date: August 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35941
JIRAIR STEPANIAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70194
GUIDIVILLE RANCHERIA OF CALIF. V. USA
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15221
MICHAEL RODMAN V. SAFEWAY, INC.
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17390
SHANTANU NERAVETLA MD V. VIRGINIA MASON MEDICAL CENTER
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35230
GARY KLEIN V. CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56279
Klein v. City of Beverly Hills  
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56279

Justia Opinion Summary: The discovery rule applies to a judicial deception claim. If a diligent plaintiff has pursued the underlying affidavit without success, accrual need not begin at the time of the search. Plaintiff filed suit against defen...

AREVALO TORTILLERIA, INC. V. APPLIED UW CAPTIVE RISK ASSUR.
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56830
JACOB PRATT V. TIMOTHY FILSON
Date: August 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15505
SEAN PARK V. LEHMAN BROTHERS BANK
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 11-55473
Mendoza v. Nordstrom, Inc.  
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Numbers: 12-57130, 12-57144

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs appealed the dismissal of their claims under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA) against Nordstrom, alleging violations of California's "day of rest" law. The Ninth Circuit c...

Window Rock Unified School District v. Reeves
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-16259, 13-16278
STEVEN PETERSEN V. LEWIS COUNTY
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35201
Barnes v. FAA  
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71180

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the FAA's finding that a new runway project at Hillsboro Airport would have no significant impact on the environment. The Ninth Circuit denied the petition for review, holding that, in adoptin...

ANDREY CHERBA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72134
LOUIS LYONS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-74025
SOONHEE JANG V. E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO.
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17431
STEVEN SMITH V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35114
FRIENDS OF THE WILD SWAN V. DAN VERMILLION
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35832
USA V. SERGIO MARTINEZ
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50245
USA V. QIONG PUA
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10100
USA V. TONY MILLER
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10236
USA V. MICHAEL HIGGINS
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10407
FRANK VARELA V. LAMPS PLUS, INC.
Date: August 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56085
USA V. EDWARD PURRY, II
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10579
Villa v. Maricopa County  
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15460

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed on different grounds the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's putative class action against Maricopa County defendants. The panel held that plaintiff lacked Article III standing to seek in...

ROBERTA WATTERSON V. GARFIELD BEACH CVS, LLC
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16623
VENTURE CORPORATION V. JAMES BARRETT
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17439
USA V. STUART SEUGASALA
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30144
Goncalves v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Massachusetts  
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55010

Justia Opinion Summary: After the Blues asserted a lien against plaintiff's putative future settlement proceeds in an ongoing medical negligence action in California state court to satisfy a subrogation clause in a Federal Employee Health Benef...

LASANE ROBERTSON V. DAVE DAVEY
Date: August 2, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56156