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
THE GEO GROUP, INC., ET AL V. GAVIN NEWSOM, ET AL  
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 20-56172

Justia Opinion Summary: ICE has decided to rely almost exclusively on privately owned and operated facilities in California. Two such facilities are run by appellant The Geo Group, Inc. AB 32 would override the federal government’s decision,…

PACESETTER CONSULTING, LLC V. HERBERT KAPREILIAN, ET AL
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-16244
CIARAN REDMOND V. USA
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-55142
ANTHONY KASSAS V. STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA  
Date: September 26, 2022
Docket Number: 21-55900

Justia Opinion Summary: The bankruptcy court found nondischargeable (1) indebtedness arising from a disbarred attorney’s obligation to reimburse the State Bar for payments made by the Bar’s Client Security Fund to victims of his misconduct…

VIRGINIA DUNCAN, ET AL V. ROB BONTA
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 19-55376
L. B. V. USA, ET AL  
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 20-35514

Justia Opinion Summary: In light of the Montana Supreme Court’s August 16, 2022, opinion in response to the Ninth Circuit's August 6, 2021, certification order, this case is reversed and remanded to the district court for further proceedings.…

MIGUEL VELASQUEZ-SAMAYOA V. MERRICK GARLAND  
Date: September 23, 2022
Docket Number: 21-70093

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner asserted that, if he were removed to his native country of El Salvador, he would be identified as a gang member based on his gang tattoos and face a significant risk of being killed or tortured—either by…

USA V. RODNEY BROWNING
Date: September 22, 2022
Docket Number: 20-50308
PENINA TAGOIA, ET AL V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., ET AL
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 19-15216
MANINDER SINGH V. MERRICK GARLAND
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 19-72494
USA V. JUSTIN SPENTZ
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-17318
USA V. STEVEN GOLDEN
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 20-17319
JOSE HERNANDEZ V. MERRICK GARLAND  
Date: September 14, 2022
Docket Number: 21-70493

Justia Opinion Summary: The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) denied Petitioner’s cancellation of removal concluding that his receipt of temporary protected status (TPS) was not admission and, therefore, he could not meet the statutory…

USA V. MONICO DOMINGUEZ  
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 14-10268

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case in which the Supreme Court vacated the Ninth Circuit’s decision filed April 7, 2020, and reported at 954 F.3d 1251 (9th Cir. 2020), the panel filed an amended order granting the government’s motion to reinstate…

ALEXIS PEREZ-MENDOZA V. MERRICK GARLAND
Date: September 13, 2022
Docket Number: 16-72764