Penny Creaton, et al., Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Otis Bowen, et al., Defendants-appellees.patricia Van Berg, et al., Plaintiffs-appellants, v. A.n. Shinpoch, et al., Defendants-appellees, 826 F.2d 6 (9th Cir. 1987)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 826 F.2d 6 (9th Cir. 1987)

Argued and Submitted April 7, 1987. Decided Aug. 26, 1987

Mark Greenberg, Los Angeles, Cal., and Robin Zukoski, Seattle, Wash., for plaintiffs-appellants.

George Wu, Los Angeles, Cal., and P.K. Abraham, Seattle, Wash., for defendants-appellees.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California; Manuel L. Real, Chief Judge, Presiding.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington; John C. Coughenour, District Judge, Presiding.

Before BROWNING, Chief Judge, WRIGHT and HALL, Circuit Judges.


We affirm for the reasons stated in Gorrie v. Bowen, 809 F.2d 508 (8th Cir. 1987), and Oliver v. Ledbetter, 821 F.2d 1507 (11th Cir. 1987). See also Bowen v. Gilliard, --- U.S. ----, ---- n. 5, 107 S. Ct. 3008, 3013 n. 5, 97 L. Ed. 2d 485 (1987) (citing Gorrie with approval).