Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court was established in 1891 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The court holds appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court also has jurisdiction over the territorial courts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. The Ninth Circuit is the largest of the circuit courts. To learn more about the history of the Ninth Circuit, visit the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
EDGAR RADILLO V. DAVID LONG
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-16791
VALERIE E. CAMPBELL V. GLORIA HENRY
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17157
JESSIE LEWIS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15394
WILLIE BOLDS V. J. CAVAZOS
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15592
MARY JASIN V. VIVUS, INC.
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15893
United States v. Brown  
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30218

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's 60-month sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and remanded for resentencing. The panel held that defendant's previous conviction for drug conspiracy under Washington...

Galilea, LLC v. AGCS Marine Insurance Co.  
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35474

Justia Opinion Summary: An arbitration provision in a maritime insurance policy is enforceable despite law in the forum state assertedly precluding its application. This case concerned the scope of insurance coverage Galilea bought for its yach...

ATTEBURY GRAIN LLC V. VICENTE CORTEZ
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55729
ERIK OLIVARES-CALIXTO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: January 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71664
Poyson v. Ryan  
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 10-99005

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for rehearing, filed an amended opinion reversing the denial of habeas relief challenging petitioner's death sentence, and remanded. The panel held that the Arizona Supreme Court deni...

HONOLULU DATA ENTRY PROJECT V. D. BELLO ASSOCIATES
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 14-16940
WENZHUANG LI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 14-73807
Duggan v. CIR  
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73819

Justia Opinion Summary: Because the text of I.R.C. 6630(d)(1) conditions the tax court’s jurisdiction on the timely filing of a petition for review, the thirty-day deadline in I.R.C. 6330(d)(1) is jurisdictional. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the...

USA V. REUBEN HAYES
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10055
RONALD MOORE V. MILLENNIUM ACQUISITIONS
Date: January 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15531