2017 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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USA V. KENNETH GORDON
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 13-10463
MIGUEL HERNANDEZ-LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73617
International Longshore & Warehouse Union v. ICTSI Oregon, Inc.  
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35504

Justia Opinion Summary: ILWU and PMA jointly filed suit against ICTSI under section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA), 29 U.S.C. 185, asking it to order ICTSI to comply with recently issued Joint Committee decisions. ICTSI counte...

USA V. HUBERT ROTTEVEEL
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10540
TARVEY REGO V. STU SHERMAN
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17131
Reed v. Lieurance  
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-35018, 15-35179

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that Deputy Doug Lieurance's issuance of a misdemeanor citation to plaintiff for obstructing a buffalo herding operation violated plaintiff's constitutional rights. The Ninth Circuit held th...

JOE WICKERSHAM V. STATE OF WASHINGTON
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35265
WINNIE FANG V. MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17227
USA V. JUNNE KOH
Date: July 24, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30074
ZHI LIU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72866
MEIHUA ZHANG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71279
Sanjaa v. Sessions  
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73098

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit adopted the persuasive reasoning of the Second Circuit and held that the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime (UN-CATOC) does not provide an independent basis for relief from...

HECTOR LUNA-CABRIALES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70388
SALLY ROSE-ECKERT V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16148
MELISSA PETRINI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16946
CYDNEE HARDISON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55317
Chugach Management Services v. Jetnil  
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72873

Justia Opinion Summary: The zone of special danger doctrine can apply to local nationals working in their home countries under employment contracts covered by the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, as extended by the Defense Base A...

USA V. FERNANDO PEREZ-HERNANDEZ
Date: July 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10320
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Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 1234
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Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 123456
Valencia Martinez v. Sessions  
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70339

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's dismissal for lack of jurisdiction an appeal of an IJ's negative reasonable fear determination in reinstatement removal proceedings. The panel found that the f...

JOSE ORTIZ-FLETES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73372
NICK TREHUBA V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35080
USA V. JOSE RAMIREZ
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50101
USA V. BLANCA AVILA-RESENDIZ
Date: July 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50201
MARTHA LOPEZ LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70931
CIRO ESPINOZA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72016
GLORIA VILLA DE CARRILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72350
RICHARD DAHNKEN V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15424
S. THOMAS V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56183
HERODITA LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72701
SANDRA VAZQUEZ-DELGADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72790
Bishop Paiute Tribe v. Inyo County  
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16604

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tribe filed suit seeking a declaration that it has the right to investigate violations of tribal, state, and federal law, detain, and transport or deliver a non-Indian violator encountered on the reservation to the p...

IGNACIO GUTIERREZ AGUIRRE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71291
NRIC V. NPCC
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71482
MARCOS AGUILAR-RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72473
CONRADO VALENZUELA-ABRIL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72991
ABRAHAM RIOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73579
KEVIN CAIRNS V. COUNTY OF EL DORADO
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15102
CHADRICK ROY V. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15169
SHEILA GIANELLI V. HOME DEPOT, INC.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16512
MAHER SUAREZ V. SCOTT KERNAN
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16902
TRAVIS EASTER V. STEVE FRANKE
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35286
MATTHEW SILVA V. JEFFREY UTTECHT
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35683
CHUNCHAI YU V. NAUTILUS, INC.
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60067
LUIS SANCHEZ-VERGARA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70203
OKEZIE ORJI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71560
PETER LITTLE V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15690
PETER BRONSON V. DALE ULRICH
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16420
PESTICIDE ACTION NETWORK V. USEPA
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72794
MARIA SAENZ OVIEDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73083
Harris v. Mangum  
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15054

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, an Arizona state prisoner, filed suit pro se in state court that was subsequently removed by defendant to federal court. The district court dismissed the suit as frivolous and denied pending motions without se...

WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT V. JOHN RUHS
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17031
MICHAEL TURNER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56844
DUSTIN CHANTEL V. WILLIAM PIERCE
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60054
DUSTIN CHANTEL V. UNITED STATES TRUSTEE
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60055
MELINDA VALENZUELA V. IBRAHIM
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16051
THOMAS STEWART, JR. V. DEREK BOOTH
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16431
MELINDA VALENZUELA V. ARLENE MCKAMEY
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16492
KEVIN MACGREGOR V. MARTIN
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16625
WARREN FRANK, JR. V. E. SHINNETTE
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16728
BRYANT BROWN V. DO WILLIAMS
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16847
R. SORRELS V. NORTHWEST TRUSTEE SERVICES INC
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35007
RODERICK DEMMINGS V. PACIFIC MARITIME ASSOCIATION
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35053
LESLIE ROGGE V. MARION FEATHER
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35522
MARIE-LOUISE PAUSON V. BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35800
JOHNNY ANDOE V. KEVIN KEMPH
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35861
MARSHALL SANDERS V. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55430
RHONDA PITTMAN V. WELLS FARGO BANK N.A.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56017
STEPHEN JOHNSON V. J.P. MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56156
MAHMOOD YOONESSI V. ANDRE KHANSARI
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56374
PETER BRONSON V. THOMAS THOMPSON
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60099
JOHNNY ANDOE V. DONALD TRUMP
Date: July 18, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35178
MARIA GONZALEZ DIAZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70627
DAVID JUAREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72779
USA V. TONY NIXON
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10461
CHRISTY LARSON V. HARTFORD INS CO. OF MIDWEST
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16109
JERRY HOOKS V. BRUCE BANNISTER
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16764
HANK ZABALA V. MIKE HALEY
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16859
JOHN PANZER V. HUD
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16942
JOHN PANZER V. HUD
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16993
KEVIN GILMORE V. WELLS FARGO BANK, NA
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17395
USA V. CARLOS CERVANTES
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50405
USA V. MARTIN ARRIOLA-OREGEL
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50424
USA V. MARCIAL FALCON
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50464
BARBARA RUIZ-VELASCO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70884
RODRIGO CARRETO SALES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71996
BAYRON CABRERA-MORALES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73656
USA V. FACUNDO LOPEZ-PEREZ
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10072
USA V. PIERSHA WOOLRIDGE
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10144
USA V. ROBIN DIMICELI
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10157
USA V. EDWIN PARKER
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10171
USA V. JUAN GODINEZ-MARTINEZ
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10285
USA V. JACKAR LOVE
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10295
USA V. JESUS REYES-LIZARRAGA
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10353
USA V. JUAN FUENTES-HIDALGO
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10357
USA V. BEREL STOLWORTHY
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10376
USA V. MICHAEL BAILEY
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10427
NIDAL CHATILA V. SCOTTSDALE HEALTHCARE HOSPITAL
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15244
JOHN NKWUO V. DAN ANGEL
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15494
JOSHUA HARRELL V. TARGET
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15863
JUNE CANTRELL V. CAPITAL ONE, N.A.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15936
ANITA CARR V. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16058
Under Seal v. Sessions  
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-16067, 16-16081, 16-16082

Justia Opinion Summary: The nondisclosure requirement in 18 U.S.C. 2709 is a content-based restriction on speech that is subject to strict scrutiny, and the nondisclosure requirement withstands such scrutiny. In this case, petitioners challenge...

USA V. ALVAR TOLEDO
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16185
JOSHUA HARRELL V. STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16782
BRIAN CLAROS-BEY V. J. SHARTLE
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16872
USA V. SAMUEL NAVARRETTE-AGUILAR
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30104
USA V. JOSEPH JAYNE, JR.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30147
USA V. FERNANDO RUIZ-GUZMAN
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30172
USA V. TRACER CHOVANAK
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30184
USA V. TANISHA PHELPS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30205
JOHN COX V. C/O SAYWERS
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35370
SCOTT MICKELSEN V. STEPHEN POULTER
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35686
USA V. GUSTAVO MENDOZA-ZAZUETA
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50157
USA V. ROBERT SALAZAR
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50351
USA V. JOEL ESPINOZA
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50381
ALBERT WILSON V. EDMUND BROWN, JR.
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55058
PEDRO RODRIGUEZ V. MATT GRECO
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55091
JASPER CROOK V. DANA THIBEDEAUX
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55477
USA V. HABIBOLLAH ELAHINEJAD
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55559
TERRELL JOHNSON V. LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55654
HECTOR CAMARENA V. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56233
GERALD WILSON V. W. MONTGOMEREY
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56319
USA V. ELIAS CABALLERO-GONZALEZ
Date: July 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50087
SONG LIN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72136
SUHUA QIU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74294
FEI WANG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70463
IMAN SURADI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71463
Lazar v. Kroncke  
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15078

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's revocation-on-divorce (ROD) statute after she remained the beneficiary of her ex-husband's IRA account when he died. The Ninth Circuit held that the dis...

ANTHONY ROBINSON V. COUNTY OF SAN JOAQUIN
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15565
LARRY LICHTENEGGER V. BANK OF MONTREAL
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16806
CHASE ALDRIDGE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16964
GEORGE CASTILLO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17257
KEITH FRIERSON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35057
PAUL LEIGHTON V. THREE RIVERS SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35139
Lehman v. Nelson  
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-35414, 15-35457, 15-35696

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a putative class action alleging that the Trustees breached the Pension Plan's terms, violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act's (ERISA) sections 204 and 305, and breached their fiduciary duti...

THOMAS HOY V. YAMHILL COUNTY
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35819
Alfaro v. Johnson  
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55337

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of habeas relief and held that petitioner's claim was barred by her failure to exhaust available state court remedies, and was untimely under Federal Rule of Civil Pr...

USA V. KEITH HOPKINS
Date: July 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10420
JHONY LOPEZ-GARCIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73579
NOEL SALDANA CASTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74221
LOUREECE CLARK V. THOMAS MCGUIRE
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16826
United States v. Sierra Pacific Industries, Inc.  
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15799

Justia Opinion Summary: The United States brought a civil action against private forestry operators and other individuals to recover damages for a forest fire that broke out on private property near the Plumas National Forest in northern Califo...

BROCK WILLIAMS V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17335
Pinnacle Restaurant at Big Sky, LLC v. CH SP Acquisitions, LLC  
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35572

Justia Opinion Summary: 11 U.S.C. 363(f), which authorizes a trustee to sell a debtor's assets free and clear of third-party interests, applied to the facts of this case, and did not conflict with section 365(h), which protects the rights of le...

OLEG POGREBNOY V. RUSSIAN NEWSPAPER DISTRIBUTION
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55127
SNYDER & ASSOCIATES AQUISITION V. USA
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56011
USA V. SHANE OLNEY
Date: July 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30122
CHRISTOPHER NEELEY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35670
VICTOR GUERRERO V. CDCR
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17001
USA V. ANGEL ITURBE-GONZALEZ
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30296
ERIC PRESLEY V. JEFF PREMO
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35420
BRUCE SENATOR V. STEVEN SENTMAN
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55136
RIOLORDO APPLING V. CITY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55732
USA V. VLADIMIR HANDL
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10253
CLARK'S CRYSTAL SPRINGS RANCH V. JEREMY GUGINO
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60025
JAY CLARK V. JEREMY GUGINO
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60026
J. BELL V. CIR
Date: July 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70165
ALFONSO LUVIANO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73544
KIMBERLY JACKSON V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16932
Stone Creek, Inc. v. Omnia Italian Design, Inc.  
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-17418, 16-15304

Justia Opinion Summary: In this trademark infringement suit under the Lanham Act, furniture manufacturer Omnia admitted that it blatantly copied and began selling the same goods branded with the mark of its (now ex) business partner, retail fur...

ESTATE OF FERNANDO SAUCEDA V. JEFFREY POLLARD
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17518
DZ BANK AG DEUTSCHE ZENTRAL V. LOUIS MEYER
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35086
COAST EQUITIES, LLC V. RIGHT BUY PROPERTIES, LLC
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35302
JAMES MURPHY V. NITA GOSS
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35397
USA V. MONGOL NATION
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50442
USA V. RYAN MASTERS
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10200
USA V. BANU CHOWDHURY
Date: July 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10255
Burton v. Infinity Capital Management  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 12-15618

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an amended opinion affirming the denial of defendant's motion for summary judgment. The panel held that Infinity's attorney, who sued for violation of a bankruptcy automatic stay, was not entitled...

ANTHONY LAPOINTE V. UNKNOWN BIENOVIDAS
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16713
USA V. RANDALL CHAR
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10532
TRACY COSTA V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16124
Trevizo v. Berryhill  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16277

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the denial of disability benefits and held that the ALJ did not follow the appropriate methodology for weighing a treating physician's medical opinion. In this case, the panel explained that th...

United States ex rel Cain v. Salish Kootenai College, Inc.  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35001

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the dismissal of relators' qui tam action alleging that the College violated the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-3733, by knowingly providing false progress reports on students in order...

SHERRI ROBERTS V. RANDY ELLIOTT
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35404
United States v. Chavez-Cuevas  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50480

Justia Opinion Summary: Descamps v. United States, 133 S. Ct. 2276 (2013), and Mathis v. United States, 136 S. Ct. 2243 (2016), did not impliedly abrogate the analytical approach and conclusion in United States v. Becerril-Lopez, 541 F.3d 881 (...

Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-55550, 15-55977, 15-55951

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgment, on remand, in favor of TBC in an action under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act concerning a Camille Pissarro painting. The painting was forcibly taken from pl...

JOHN KARCZEWSKI V. K MOTORS, INC.
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55588
Ayco Farms, Inc. v. Rodriguez Ochoa  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55611

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of Ayco Farm's complaint for breach of an exclusivity agreement under the doctrine of forum non conveniens. The panel held that in performing a forum non conveniens analysis, a di...

SCOTT SCHUTZA V. COURTESY CHEVROLET CENTER
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55631
Karczewski v. DCH Mission Valley LLC  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55633

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who is paralyzed from the waist down, filed suit alleging that defendant's refusal to install temporary vehicle hand controls violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq. The Nin...

SCOTT SCHUTZA V. FRN OF SAN DIEGO, LLC
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55704
JOHN KARCZEWSKI V. CONANT AUTO RETAIL
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55893
MICHAEL TATE V. FAMILY AUTO GROUP, INC.
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56087
Portland General Electric Co. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.  
Date: July 10, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35628

Justia Opinion Summary: The incorporation of the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) into an arbitration agreement constitutes clear and unmistakable evidence of a delegation of gateway issues to the arbitrator. The Ninth Circu...

YUNXIN CAO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70080
Grant v. Swarthout  
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-55584

Justia Opinion Summary: A petitioner is entitled to use the full one-year statute-of-limitations period for the filing of his state and federal habeas petitions and he need not anticipate the occurrence of circumstances that would otherwise dep...

JOHNSON NAPITULPULU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71873
DEMING ZENG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73504
MANUEL MORALES-GUSCA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73899
JILL GRAZIANO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35968
HARBINDER SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70418
LUIS PEREZ-SORIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70733
OSCAR VELAZQUEZ-PRADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72157
JUAN CASTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72193
JOSE RIOS-RUIZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73580
United States ex rel. Campie v. Gilead Sciences, Inc.  
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16380

Justia Opinion Summary: Relators filed suit under the False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. 3729-33, alleging that Gilead made false statements about its compliance with FDA regulations regarding certain HIV drugs. The Ninth Circuit reversed the di...

GENESIS INS. CO. V. NATIONAL UNION FIRE INS. CO.
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16999
EASON LAND CO. V. U.S. DEP'T OF INTERIOR
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35641
Marketquest Group, Inc. v. BIC Corp.  
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55755

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the grant of summary judgment for defendants in this trademark infringement suit regarding defendants' use of Marketquest's "All-in-One" and "The Write Choice" trademarks. The panel held that M...

RAMON SANCHEZ RITCHIE V. SEMPRA ENERGY
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56512
PARIS HOLLOWAY V. BARTMAN HORN
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56770
Partida v. DOJ  
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60045

Justia Opinion Summary: The Bankruptcy Code's automatic stay provision, 11 U.S.C. 362, does not operate to prevent the government's collection of criminal restitution under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (MVRA). In this case, debtor ple...

HAROLD CORTES V. CIR
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71128
USA V. JOHN HUDSON
Date: July 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10161
JOHN VISCIOTTI V. MICHAEL MARTEL
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 11-99008
ANDREW HIGGINS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35941
USA V. THOMAS CORNELIUS, JR.
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30269
SARKIS KHOURY V. REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIF.
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56088
THOMAS LAYDEN, IV V. MICHAEL HEGMANN
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15896
MAZEN KHENAISSER V. SALLY JEWELL
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16305
USA V. FLOYD BEST, JR.
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30030
WILLIAM SMITH V. DAVE POWELL
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35305
Padilla-Ramirez v. Bible  
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35385

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of habeas relief, in which plaintiff sought a custody redetermination as he awaits the outcome of administrative proceedings to determine whether he has a reasonable...

PAULA SUTTON V. SALLY JEWELL
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35511
WILLIAM HOLDNER V. KATY COBA
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35723
ALVIN WILLIAMS V. BENTLEY MOTORS, INC.
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56317
RAUL ARELLANO V. CDCR
Date: July 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56797
MARIA GARCIA ARRIETA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73047
JUAN AGUIRRE-SANDOVAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70507
BERTOLDO REYNA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70826
MARTHA TORRES MENDOZA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 12-73127
RONALD GREEN V. JACOB LEW
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17233
PELI HUNT V.
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55776
PELI POPOVICH HUNT V.
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55845
LUIS PASCUAL V. THE BOEING COMPANY
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56077
PELI HUNT V. ELISSA MILLER
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56390
KEEVEN ROBINSON V. CHRISTIAN PFEIFFER
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56831
ROBERT W. HUNT, M.D. V.
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-60029
MATEO SANCHEZ-MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72432
Petrocelli v. Baker  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 14-99006

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced to death, appealed the district court's denial of habeas relief. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of relief with respect to petitioner's con...

USA V. EBRAHIM SHABUDIN
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10460
USA V. MOHAMMAD KHAN
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10487
TODD SHARP V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15066
Demetris v. Transport Workers Union of America
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15229, 15-15529
MOHAMMED RAHMAN V. MOTT'S LLP
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15579
FRANCISCO ROMERO V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15768
Seneca Insurance Co. v. Strange Land, Inc.  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's order staying Seneca's action against Strange Land in a parallel state court proceeding. The panel held that the district court correctly chose to analyze the abstention mot...

McKeen-Chaplin v. Provident Savings Bank  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16758

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, on behalf of herself and a class of underwriters, filed suit seeking overtime compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq. The Ninth Circuit applied the analysis used by the Second Ci...

United States v. Padilla-Diaz  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-30279, 15-30294, 15-30375

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of defendants' motions for sentence reductions under United States Sentencing Guidelines Amendment 782 and 18 U.S.C. 3582(c)(2). The panel held that USSG 1B1.10(b)(2)(A) does not imp...

DAVID SCOTT V. MACY'S
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35226
HYEONJOO MUNDKOWSKY V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56147
ROBERT HUNT V. DAVID GOODRICH
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56225
ART PACK, INC. V. DAVID GOTTLIEB
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56619
MARTINA SILAS V. JAMES ARDEN
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60053
USA V. EVE MAZZARELLA
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10004
USA V. CHARLES KAHALEHOE
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10359
ERNEST SUNRHODES V. QUENTIN BYRNE
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15062
DONAVON HENDERSON V. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICES, INC
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15935
FREDERICK COOLEY V. R. LEUNG
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16268
TAMINA SHOCK V. LVMPD
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16446
BRUCE CREAMER V. CITY OF TULARE
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17220
JIMMY MOORE V. STEPHEN BARTTLET
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35695
ROBERT HUNT V. PETER ANDERSON
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55646
N V. DAVID GOODRICH
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55679
PELI HUNT V. ELISSA MILLER
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56784
Flores v. Sessions  
Date: July 5, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55208

Justia Opinion Summary: By enacting the Homeland Security Act (HSA) and the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA), Congress did not terminate Paragraph 24A of the Flores Settlement with respect to bond hearings for unaccomp...

LLOYD OUTTEN, JR. V. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 13-57173
United States v. Zapien  
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10224

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress his confession, holding that the booking exception can apply to questioning even after a defendant has invoked his right to counsel...

SUSAN POLK V. COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17141
Hall v. Haws  
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56159

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted of first degree murder, sought habeas relief, raising an instructional error claim regarding California Jury Instruction Criminal 2.15, which allowed the jury to infer guilt of murder from evidence...

SUSAN POLK V. JEFFERY BEARD
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56884
Yali Wang v. Sessions  
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72469

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The panel held that substantial...

United States v. Ochoa  
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10354

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for panel rehearing, withdrew its memorandum disposition filed December 14, 2016, denied a petition for rehearing en banc as moot, and filed this opinion reversing defendant's convict...

KEITH NGO V. USA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16473
RITAROSE CAPILI V. THE FINISH LINE, INC.
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16657
FAIUPU MYERS V. CHECKSMART FINANCIAL, LLC
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16687
AMISTAD CHRISTIANA CHURCH V. CITY OF LAS VEGAS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17080
SHEENA PRESLEY-CARRILLO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17286
SUSAN POLK V. GODINA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17425
LARRY HEGGEM V. SNOHOMISH COUNTY CORRECTIONS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35464
USA V. KEVIN HEWITT
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50301
USA V. JOEL GUERRERO-ALMODOVAR
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50370
USA V. ROBERT SKEFFERY
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55148
ANTHONY PATEL V. PATRICK DECAROLIS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55660
KENNETH HEUSEY V. ROLAND EMMERICH
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55975
BRIAN BROWN V. RICHARD IVES
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56885
MARTIN PEMSTEIN V. HAROLD PEMSTEIN
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-60070
NILDELSON PALACIOS-GERARDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70047
RAUL SAINZ-RIVERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72698
LORENZO CABRERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73938
USA V. LORENZO GRANT
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10329
USA V. TERRY DAVIS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10378
USA V. ERIC HARRIS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10402
USA V. RICARDO DAVALOS-CASTILLO
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10488
SUSAN POLK V. FBI
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15206
USA V. KENNETH MCNEIL
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15472
ENRIQUE DIAZ V. M. PEREZ
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15713
GUSTAVO PRIEGO V. SULLIVAN
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15722
SHAUN ROSIERE V. USA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16144
FARID GHALEHTAK V. FNBN I, LLC
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16742
USA V. RASHEEN FAIRLY
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16889
SAMUEL QUEEN, JR. V. CONRAD GRABER
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35154
USA V. RAUL GARCIA-PINA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50026
USA V. FELIPE MENDOZA-ZAZUETA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50089
USA V. GENARO GARCIA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50108
USA V. DARIO GONZALEZ-FAVELA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50114
USA V. DAVID BERNAL-RIVAS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50212
USA V. JOSE LOPEZ-DIAZ
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50263
USA V. JULIAN JUAREZ
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50317
USA V. ARMANDO LARA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50375
USA V. DARCY PASCHALL
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50502
ROBERT MAWHINNEY V. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55006
KAREN CUNNINGHAM V. FEDEX EXPRESS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55365
ANTHONY PATEL V. PATRICK DECAROLIS
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55462
JOHN TORRES V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56023
NORMAN ADAMS, JR. V. MARIELLA AGRUSA
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56170
RAJESH VARMA V. AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56440
R. ABCARIAN V. MELDON LEVINE
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56765
USA V. RAYMOND SALAZAR, JR.
Date: July 3, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10097
DIEM NGUYEN V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 11-56774
C. VULLIET V. STATE OF OREGON
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 13-35224
ALASKA AIRLINES V. JUDY SCHURKE
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 13-35574
Godoy v. Spearman  
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 13-56024

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the denial of habeas relief to petitioner, who was convicted of second degree murder. Petitioner claimed that there was improper outside influence on the jury. The en banc court held that the s...

STANLEY FINNEY V. SSA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17415
AVINASH KULKARNI V. USDOS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55132
RICARDO LOPEZ-AGUILAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71261
GONZALO BRAVO PALACIOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73638
DAVID DAY V. CIR
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73745
USA V. KEN FOWLER
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10524
USA V. SLORNAVEED PATOLILLO GONZALEZ
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10529
USA V. LOWELL BAISDEN
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15023
FRANCES RYAN V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15442
LUIS DEMELO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15999
STANLEY RIMER V. BRIAN SANDOVAL
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16621
DAVID CURLEY, SR. V. WELLS FARGO & COMPANY
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16695
R. A. V. WEST CONTRA COSTA USD
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16834
CARLA LYONS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17322
KATHRYN COX V. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY COMPANY
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35517
LEON BLATT V. PETE SHOVE
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35583
THOMAS PEREZ V. SYDNEY OSKOUI
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35778
STEVEN SEPLOWIN V. ZILLOW, INC.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35961
EYON CHRISTMAS V. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56888
KENNETH SHINEDLING V. SUNBEAM PRODUCTS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56891
ALAN HERNANDEZ-VILLA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71177
HUA TANG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72231
MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ-ALEGRIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72581
JUAN VIRGEN VALENZUELA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72588
LIOBARDO ORTIZ-RIVERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72957
ALEXANDER NOVIKOV V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73321
ANGEL COLIN ENZANA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73848
RODRIGUE EFALEMA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73918
STANLEY RIMER V. BRIAN SANDOVAL
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15384
WILLIAM SMITH, JR. V. IRS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15820
BRIAN MALNES V. STATE OF ARIZONA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16208
ROBERTO LOPEZ V. R. RICE
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16228
PHILIP HUGHES V. BACA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16552
VICKI MORIN V. USA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16575
PHILIP HUGHES V. ISIDRO BACA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16714
TAMMY CALLAHAN V. WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16755
SHAWN HAWK V. CDCR
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16885
DAVID SMITH V. COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17232
CHARLES BROOKS V. CHARLES BROOKS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17257
DOMINIC DINISH V. ELAN REAL ESTATE GROUP
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-36016
TZU HSU V. MTC FINANCIAL, INC.
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55454
RONALD FLATE V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55500
TONY HILL V. DANIEL MORENO
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56145
DANIEL ACEDO V. FRANCIS ABALOS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56534
MICHAEL ENNIS V. FAIR PLAY REAL ESTATE, LLC
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60076
CARLOS ROJAS-MONDRAGON V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70518
OBED ESCOBAR-VASQUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70658
JAMES ACRES V. BLUE LAKE RANCHERIA
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15502
MITCHELL VARNELL V. KENNETH SAWYER
Date: June 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35096
MALCOLM ALARMO ADDY V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73315
ALEXANDER DIAZ MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 12-71822
JEIDY ESQUIVEL-RUBINOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72600
PAMELA MAESTAS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35956
USA V. JULIO DIAZ
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10230
RONALD SCHLEIS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16039
AMY HILL V. MAJESTIC BLUE FISHERIES
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16507
VLADIK BYKOV V. STEVEN ROSEN
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35929
International Brotherhood of Teamsters v. USDOT  
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-70754, 16-71137, 16-71992

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied petitions for review of the FMCSA's statutory authority to issue permits for U.S. long-haul operations to Mexico-domiciled trucking companies. The panel held that the Teamsters and the Drivers As...

USA V. MICHAEL WRIGHT
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10062
KEITH NANCE V. ALLEN MISER
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15321
USA V. ANDRE FRANKLIN
Date: June 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50095
Window Rock Unified School District v. Nez  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 13-16259, 13-16278

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's decision to enjoin further tribal proceedings regarding whether the Navajo tribal court has jurisdiction over public school districts' employment decisions and practices co...

MAHENDRABHAI PATEL DURVESH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72479
CHIEN BUI V. CITY & COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16585
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST V. KENNETH MCLEOD
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17527
TONY WARZECHA V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35665
APANTAC, LLC V. AVITECH INT'L CORP.
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35900
SCOTT BRAMBLE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35935
HUIMIN SONG V. COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15299
TONY COLAGIOVANNI V. CH2M HILL, INC.
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15782
STEPHEN TURNER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16265
ROSE MAY KALANI V. STARBUCKS COFFEE CO.
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16710
BRENT QUADE V. ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16975
PHILIP CANNON V. POLK COUNTY
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35047
JESSICA HARMS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35117
BRENT NICHOLSON V. THRIFTY PAYLESS INC
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35180
CROW ALLOTTEES ASS'N V. US BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35679
DEANNA EVERETT V. AMERICAN GENERAL LIFE INS.
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35688
Sato v. Orange County Department of Education  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56402

Justia Opinion Summary: The passage of Assembly Bill 97, a massive reform package designed to streamline public education financing and decentralize education governance, did not abrogate the Ninth Circuit's decisions in which the panel held th...

USA V. PATRICK WASHINGTON
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10000
United States v. Calvillo-Palacios  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10039, 16-10077

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's 54 month sentence after he pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after deportation. The panel held that the district court did not err by concluding that defendant's conviction for aggr...

United States v. Perez-Silvan  
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-10177, 16-10205

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's 21 month sentence after he pleaded guilty to illegal reentry after deportation. The panel held that the district court did not err by applying a 16 level enhancement after determini...

USA V. JOAQUIN CUENCA
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10334
FANNIE MAE V. ANTHONY LARUFFA
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15065
RONALD RANGEL V. DWIGHT NEVEN
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15232
MIKHAEL DORISE V. MATEVOUSIAN
Date: June 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15822
LILIA SILVA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73257
USA V. CHARLES HEAD
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-10438
AMY HUGHES V. ANDREW KISELA
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15059
ZACHARY ROBEY V. BRENDA CASH
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16978
L.S. V. EDU-HI
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17443
Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action v. US Department of the Navy  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35086

Justia Opinion Summary: Ground Zero filed suit challenging the Navy's expansion of a TRIDENT nuclear submarine operating center pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. The Ninth Circuit held that...

MOUNTAIN WEST HOLDING CO. V. STATE OF MONTANA
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36097
LAVERN SPILLANE V.DAVID J. SHULKIN
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15242
First Resort, Inc. v. Herrera  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15434

Justia Opinion Summary: San Francisco's Pregnancy Information Disclosure and Protection Ordinance, a law designed to protect indigent women facing unexpected pregnancies from the harms posed by false or misleading advertising by limited service...

ANGELIC PALLESI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15943
KEVIN COCHRANE V. OPEN TEXT CORP.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16322
WILLIAM MCGRANE V. HOWREY LLP
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17175
PACIFIC COMMUNITY RESOURCE V. CITY OF GLENDALE
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35280
Hardie v. NCAA  
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55576

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit alleging that the NCAA's policy of excluding anyone with a felony conviction from coaching at NCAA-certified youth athletic tournaments violates Title II of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 20...

MICROSOFT CORP. V. BUY MORE, INC.
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56544
ROSALVA LUA V. ELISSA MILLER
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56814
JILL LARSON V. MARK NAPIER
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16259
MILTON ROBINSON V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: June 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55019
HERBERT HEINTZ V. CIR
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 12-72620
United States v. Strickland  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-30168

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence, holding that his prior third degree robbery conviction under Oregon law was not a violent felony for purposes of the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), 18 U.S.C. 924(e)(1)....

OR Prescription Drug Monitoring Program v. ACLU  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35402

Justia Opinion Summary: Oregon sought a declaratory judgment that, under state law, the DEA must obtain a court order to enforce investigative subpoenas. The ACLU intervened, arguing that the DEA's use of subpoenas violated their Fourth Amendme...

EARLINE COLE V. MATTHEW ORAVEC
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35664
Bayer v. Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15287

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his former employer, Neiman Marcus, alleging interference with the exercise of his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. 12203(b). The Ninth Circuit reversed the d...

PACIFIC ENTERPRISES I, LLC V. AMCO INSURANCE CO.
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16042
DONALD WORTMAN V. AMY YANG
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16280
WELLS FARGO BANK V. MARIPOSA ROAD SELF STORAGE
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16896
Miranda v. Selig  
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16938

Justia Opinion Summary: Professional minor league baseball is exempt from federal antitrust law. In this case, minor league players filed suit alleging that the MLB's hiring and employment policies have violated federal antitrust laws by restra...

SARA RHODES V. RYAN BARNETT
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35340
CORE-MARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. V. THE MONTANA BOARD OF LIVESTOCK
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35705
LYNN SORENSON V. CITY OF CALDWELL
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35718
USA V. MATTHEW KEYS
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10197
GAYLE KERN V. SHERYL MOULTON
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15544
WAMEEDH AZZAWI V. KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES,
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16114
KEVIN ATKINSON V. UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55146
PHILIP WOLFSTEIN V. MORGAN, LEWIS AND BOCKIUS LLP
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55663
SOHRAB HAROONIAN V. COMMITTEE OF BAR EXAMINERS
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56035
GI SPORTZ, INC. V. APX GEAR, LLC
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56882
THE BANKRUPTCY LAW FIRM, P.C. V. ALFRED SIEGEL
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60004
JUANA HERRERA DE MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 11-73754
First Southern National Bank v. Sunnyslope Housing Ltd.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Numbers: 12-17241, 12-17327, 13-16164, 13-16180
Agonafer v. Sessions  
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73122

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner sought review of the BIA's denial of his motion to reopen proceedings to apply for protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). Petitioner feared that he would be tortured on account of his sexual or...

JODY CARR V. HIGGENS
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35855
G.W. PALMER & CO. V. AGRICAP FINANCIAL CORP.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56059
MICHAEL TRAVERSO V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16605
OLGA C. V. COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17044
ANTHONY REED V. BRIAN WILLIAMS, SR.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17490
BRUCE KRIEGMAN V. 1127477 ALBERTA LTD.
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35198
USA V. SEIVERT RUNNINGCRANE
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30191
Kirola v. City and County of San Francisco  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17521

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a putative class action under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12132, alleging that the City had systematically failed to comply with federal and state disability access laws, se...

GUI YE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73490
USA V. ERIK GREEN
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10554
ALOE VERA OF AMERICA, INC. V. USA
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15672
Arias v. Raimondo  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16120

Justia Opinion Summary: An employer's attorney can be held liable for retaliating against his client's employee because the employee sued his client for violations of workplace law. In this case, plaintiff may proceed with his retaliation actio...

Meza v. Portfolio Recovery Assocs.  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16900

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the California Supreme Court: Under section 98(a) of the California Code of Civil Procedure, must the affiant be physically located and personally available for servi...

Cooper v. Tokyo Electric Power Co.  
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56424

Justia Opinion Summary: The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage's (CSC) text, structure, and ratification history dictate that Article XIII’s jurisdiction-stripping provision applies only to claims arising out of nuclear...

USA V. OLAF HAUGEN
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30137
USA V. CLINTON REID
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50015
BEATRICE RAJWAYI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71099
I. T. V. EDU-HI
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16036
MUSIE HAILE V. HICKORY SPRINGS MFG.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36050
ALAN WOOD V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36064
TRAVELERS COMMERCIAL INS. CO. V. JENNIFER A.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15841
MASAZUMI INOUE V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16699
STEVEN FAGER V. CLALLAM COUNTY
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35133
JAMES ROBINSON V. CHARTER PRACTICES INT'L
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35356
GLENN EAGLEMAN V. ROCKY BOYS CHIPPEWA-CREE
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-36003
Brewster v. Beck  
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55479

Justia Opinion Summary: The 30-day impound of plaintiff's vehicle under Cal. Veh. Code. 14602.6(a)(1) constituted a seizure that required compliance with the Fourth Amendment. Plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 on behalf of vehicle owner...

PARKSIDE GARDEN, LLC V. DEP'T OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56741
SUSAN FAUSTINO V. ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56892
OMAR TAYLOR V. TIMOTHY FILSON
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15426
USA V. JOSEPH LEE
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30107
ASHLEY LOWE V. DEBORAH JOHNSON
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55074
RICKEY HENRY V. CENTRAL FREIGHT LINES, INC.
Date: June 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15993
DONALD HOLMES V. WESTERN TITLE & ESCROW COMPANY
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-35117
JEFF WAIKAO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72642
ELISJAH TJONDROWALUYO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74309
MARC KARDELL V. LANE COUNTY
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35817
DOROTHY WRIGHT V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55282
Jordan-Benel v. Universal City Studios, Inc.  
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56045

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against various defendants in the film industry, alleging copyright and state law claims, including breach of implied-in-fact contract and declaratory relief. Plaintiff alleged that defendants used h...

CHARLES MOMAH V. JEFFREY UTTECHT
Date: June 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35499
JESSE KALBERER V. AMERICAN FAMILY MUTUAL INS. CO
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17220
USA V. WILLIE WOODARD
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10411
Guido v. Mount Lemmon Fire District  
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15030

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against the Fire District, a subdivision of Arizona, alleging that it violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. 621-34. The district court granted the Fire District's motio...

RONALD OYENIK V. CORIZON HEALTH INC.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16850
LOUDESIA FLANAGAN V. CITY OF RICHMOND
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17258
SEAFARERS PENSION PLANS V. MICROSOFT CORP.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35143
BWP MEDIA USA INC. V. RICH KIDS CLOTHING CO.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35150
United States v. Cervantes  
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50459

Justia Opinion Summary: For Fourth Amendment purposes, mandatory supervision is more akin to parole than probation. While defendant served the last year of his sentence on mandatory supervision, he agreed to submit to warrantless, suspicionless...

MILA WASHINGTON V. PATRICK DONAHOE
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15798
ERIC STEINMANN V. ZTE CORP.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55109
DIRECTV V. FACTORY MUTUAL INS. CO.
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55313
MOUNTAIN RIGHT TO LIFE, INC. V. XAVIER BECERRA
Date: June 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56130
CHUANEN CHEN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70727
RODOLFO ARTEAGA GODINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70882
CATHERINE KIM V. COACH, INC.
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16248
PROBUILDERS SPECIALTY INS. CO. V. VALLEY CORP. B
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17544
United States v. Kleinman  
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50585

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for conspiracy to distribute and possess marijuana, distribution of marijuana, maintaining a drug-involved premises, and conspiracy to commit money launderin...

ENRIQUE GERVACIO-LUCAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72087
W. MONTANA COMMUNITY PARTNERS V. DEBORAH AUSTIN
Date: June 16, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35568