Joseph R. Brandise and Georgia Brandise, Plaintiffs-appellants, v. Shearson Lehman Hutton, Inc., Aka Shearson Lehman/americanexpress, Inc., a Delaware Corporation; Williamgoodwin, Defendants-appellees, 892 F.2d 82 (9th Cir. 1989)

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US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - 892 F.2d 82 (9th Cir. 1989)

Submitted Dec. 15, 1989. *Decided Dec. 26, 1989

Before REINHARDT, BEEZER and KOZINSKI, Circuit Judges.


We hereby dismiss the Brandises' appeal for lack of appellate jurisdiction. See 9 U.S.C. § 15(b) ("an appeal may not be taken from an interlocutory order ... (1) granting a stay of an action under section 3 of this title [or] (2) directing arbitration to proceed under section 4 of this title"); Gooding v. Shearson Lehman Bros., Inc., 878 F.2d 281 (9th Cir. 1989). Appellees' motion for sanctions is denied.


The panel unanimously finds this case suitable for decision without oral argument. Fed. R. App. P. 34(a); Circuit Rule 34-4