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
MIGUEL RIVERA RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 14-70189
MARVIN LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON B. SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 14-72108
JOHNATHAN WILLIAMS V. KURK
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17402
BERNARTITA MOSES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72051
JUAN LOPEZ SAUCEDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72107
MARIO ANTUNEZ-SALGADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72633
United States v. Buenrostro  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10499

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion for a sentence reduction under 18 U.S.C. 3582(c) and motion to vacate his sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255. Defendant filed his motions after Pres...

PIYUSH GUPTA V. IBM
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15224
STEVEN O'BRIEN V. R.C. WILLEY HOME FURNISHINGS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16677
Dutta v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17216

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of State Farm in an action alleging violations of procedural requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Specifically, plain...

Barnes v. Berryhill  
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35815

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the denial of disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income to plaintiff. The panel held that SR 82-41 obligates the ALJ to make transferability of skills findings where, unlik...

DANNY CHAVEZ V. JOEL MARTINEZ
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55352
JOSE SOTO-REYNOSO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71120
MARGARITO CUEVAS LANDA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71516
FILIBERTO BELLO SUAREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: July 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73143