2015 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Opinions 2501 - 3000 of 3865

ROBERT SEGALMAN V. SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17601
United States v. Brown  
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10354

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed the denial of his motion for judgment of acquittal or for a new trial based in part on the district court's denial of his attorney's motion to withdraw. United States v. Rivera-Corona held that an indi...

FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NO. CAL V. ST. PAUL MERCURY INSURANCE CO
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15587
CARLOS CASTILLO V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16575
USA V. G. BROWN
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30278
MICHAEL LUSK V. SENIOR SERVICES
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35621
USA V. LORENZO GONZALEZ
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50348
United States v. Gonzalez  
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50348

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence for, inter alia, committing a violent crime in aid of a racketeering enterprise (“VICAR”): conspiracy to murder rival gang members (Count Two). The court assumed, without de...

USA V. RAYMOND CAMACHO
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30008
USA V. JUAN JIMENEZ
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50243
ALEX CARREON V. DAVID LONG
Date: May 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55524
MICHAEL ASHBEY V. ARCHSTONE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 12-55912
Ashbey v. Archstone Prop. Mgmt.  
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 12-55912

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against his employer, Archstone, in California state court alleging, among other claims, unlawful retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., and...

ANNA AKOPIAN V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 12-70640
Sewards v. CIR  
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72985

Justia Opinion Summary: Jay Sewards, a former employee of the Sheriff's Department, was entitled to receive a disability pension equal to one-half his previous salary. Because Sewards completed 34 years of service, he received an additional amo...

RENEE STEPHENS V. NIKE, INC.
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35426
ANGEAL UKIRU V. FHLMC
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55722
EDGARDO SEMINIANO V. XYRIS ENTERPRISE, INC.
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56133
MICHAELA KELLNER V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56357
Comstock v. Humphries  
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15311

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his habeas petition. The district court, however, granted a certificate of appealability on petitioner's Brady v. Maryland claim. Petitioner was found guilty of possessi...

USA V. RICHARD OBERDORFER
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30072
Diaz v. Kubler Corp.  
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55235

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed suit against defendant, a debt collector, alleging that by sending a collection letter that sought ten percent interest on a debt, defendant violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)...

COBY GOODMAN V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-55524
Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada v. U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada  
Date: May 12, 2015
Docket Number: 15-71346

Justia Opinion Summary: Nathan Stoliar was convicted and sentenced for crimes related to fraudulent schemes involving the false generation of renewable fuel credits under United States law, false representations regarding the type of fuel being...

RALPH COOPER V. KEVIN BENNETT
Date: May 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35800
NIHAR DESAI V. CITY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: May 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55725
KEVIN DUNCAN V. CITY OF SIMI VALLEY
Date: May 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55857
CHARLES DAFF V. JAMES WALLACE
Date: May 11, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60032
USA V. ADAN GARCIA
Date: May 11, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50063
GABRIEL ALMANZA-ARENAS V.LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 09-71415
GABRIEL ALMANZA-ARENAS V.LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 09-73715
JOSE TORRES-VALDIVIAS V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 11-70532
El Comite Para El Bienestar de Earlimart v. EPA  
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-74184

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners challenged the EPA's 2012 approval of revisions and additions to California's Pesticide Element relating to the reduction of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the San Joaquin and Ventura air basins. The co...

USA V. TED SEVEREID
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10382
Davis v. Guam  
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15199

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a Guam resident who is not eligible to register to vote because he is not a Native Inhabitant, filed suit alleging that Guam's Native Inhabitant classification is an unlawful proxy for race. At issue was wheth...

CYNTHIA SMITH V. COMMISSIONER SOCIAL SECURITY
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35164
MICHAEL SHERIDAN V. BRENT REINKE
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35999
USA V. MATTHEW TAYLOR
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50336
DANIEL HENDERSON V. MATTHEW LINDLAND
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55673
OCEAN BEAUTY SEAFOODS V. PACIFIC SEAFOOD GROUP
Date: May 8, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35950
Harrington v. Scribner  
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 09-16951

Justia Opinion Summary: After a lockdown was imposed on African American inmates at a California state prison, plaintiff filed suit against prison officials under the Eighth Amendment for injuries he suffered related to shower restrictions and...

USA V. HERMILO ZAMUDIO
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10322
ROBERT DORROH V. DEERBROOK INS CO
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15316
JON FELT V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35865
USA V. BOLADEMI ADETOLA
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50312
USA V. JOSEPH RAMIREZ
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50619
JOVAN'Z SMITH V. KEN CLARK
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15162
THOMAS DAVENPORT, JR. V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: May 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35360
JOHN DOE I V. NESTLE, USA
Date: May 6, 2015
Docket Number: 10-56739
In re Adamson Apparel, Inc.  
Date: May 6, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57059

Justia Opinion Summary: Adamson manufactures and sells clothing and accessories. Arnold H. Simon, Adamson's president and CEO, entered into two separate agreements with CIT to guarantee a loan. Adamson subsequently filed for bankruptcy and a Co...

PETER ELVIK V. RENEE BAKER
Date: May 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-17530
JAMES CHANDLER V. JAN JOHNSON
Date: May 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60011
CODY MARBLE V. ATTY GEN'L OF THE STATE OF MT
Date: May 6, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35143
MOHAMED ISMAIL V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 09-73175
SAM FRANCIS FOUNDATION V. CHRISTIES, INC.
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 12-56067
HUGO CABRERA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72673
USA V. JEFFERSON GATEWOOD
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10228
TAMMIE DAVIS V. DEVANLAY RETAIL GROUP, INC.
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15063
USA V. WILLIAM BARROW
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30309
WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT V. SALLY JEWELL
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55027
USA V. ALLEN MANUEL
Date: May 5, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10142
WESTERN WATERSHEDS PROJECT V. JAMES KENNA
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 12-15110
SHARON BENCIC V. CAROLYN W. COLVIN
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15295
OWNER-OPERATOR INDEP. DRIVERS V. SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO.
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15851
LEWIS v DUFF et al
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16181
S BAR B RANCH V. OMIMEX CANADA
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35466
Patterson v. Wagner  
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56080

Justia Opinion Summary: The South Korean government seeks to prosecute petitioner for murder and requests that he be extradited from the United States. Petitioner had served a prison term in South Korea after being convicted of destroying evide...

CHARLES ABRAHAMS V. MATHIAS HENTZ
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56282
HOWARD THRUSTON V.
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60010
CHARITY SEYMOUR V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60080
USA V. LUIS PULIDO
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10049
USA V. FABIAN ECHEVERRIA-SANCHEZ
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10416
ROBERT ELLIS V. FAULK
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15426
USA V. KEVIN NESSLAND
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30047
USA V. VICTOR SCHWARTZ
Date: May 4, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30078
USA V. JOHNNY BROWN
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 11-30379
United States v. Brown  
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 11-30379

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of 14 counts of wire fraud, making false statements to a financial institution and tax evasion. During the jury deliberation, one juror became ill and was excused. The district court denied defend...

KITTY ZHANG V. COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-15952
Castro v. County of Los Angeles  
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-56829

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant filed suit against the County, the Sheriff's Department, and individual defendants after he was savagely attacked by an intoxicated arrestee who had been placed in a "sobering cell" with plaintiff. The jury ret...

LEONARDO LEPE V. DAVID B. LONG
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57219
WALTER AYALA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71086
TERESI INVESTMENTS III V. CITY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15029
GLEN SCOTTI V. CITY OF PHOENIX
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15209
JOSEPH MIZZONI V. STATE OF NEVADA
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16471
GILDA BAKER V. CHP
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16870
CASSANDRA OLAGUE V. COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16882
MICHAEL VILLALOBOS V. TOM VILSACK
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-17085
TIMOTHY BLIXSETH V. YELLOWSTONE MOUNTAIN CLUB
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35190
JOSE GARCIA V. DERRICK PEREZ
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35740
IVAN MOORE V. RICHARD FRUIN
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55935
WILLIAM PRICE V. STEPHANIE BRAZIER
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15708
DARRAN GRANT V. S. PALOMARES
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15923
Ctr. for Competitive Politics v. Harris  
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15978

Justia Opinion Summary: The IRS requires non-profit educational and charitable organizations registered under 24 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) to disclose the names and contributions of their "significant donors" on Form 990 Schedule B. CCP filed suit under...

JOSEPH MIZZONI V. E. MCDANIEL
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-16615
USA V. JERAMIE MCGUIRE
Date: May 1, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30141
OSCAR CHACON V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 09-72815
ERIC DE LEON-SANCHEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71186
EDUARDO NAVARRO-RODRIGUEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71363
OSCAR CHUPIN ROMERO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-70983
NILDANE BORGES V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72682
SANTOS BARRERA-ALONSO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73291
USA V. POWER COMPANY, INC.
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10643
KIM CARSON V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15368
ELVA GARCIA V. CINTAS CORP. NO. 3
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35406
ESTATE OF JAMES L. SLATER JR. V. KING COUNTY
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35743
United States v. Gardenhire  
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50125

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2012, Defendant, age eighteen, aimed a green laser pointer at an incoming seven-passenger Cessna Citation jet as it approached the airport near his home. The laser struck the pilot’s eye, momentarily blinding him, but...

Santa Monica Nativity Scenes Comm. v. City of Santa Monica  
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55011

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2003, the City of Santa Monica enacted an exception to the general prohibition on “unattended displays” of nativity scenes in its parks for the month of December in the City’s Palisades Park. A decade later, after a n...

MYER SANKARY V. GRETA CURTIS
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55040
DORIAN CARTER V. NATHALEE EVANS
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55049
MYER SANKARY V. NINA RINGGOLD
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55063
CHAYO BRIGGS V. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55615
ADINA ZAHARESCU V. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST C
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56005
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56338
ADINA ZAHARESCU V.
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56339
USA V. AKRAM YASSIN
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56688
PHILIPPE CHARRIOL INT'L LTD V. A'LOR INT'L LTD
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56854
ALFREDO NAVARRO-GARCIA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-70166
RENE GALDAMEZ SORTO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71614
JOVITA CERVANTEZ-SANCHEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71928
DENNY KOMBAITAN V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71991
ABNER GONZALEZ-DELGADO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-72624
MIN CHEN V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-72630
USA V. MIGUEL MARTINEZ-VILLAREAL
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10121
USA V. WILLIAM BROCK, IV
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10123
USA V. RANDALL CHAR
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10130
USA V. TERRANCE HORTON
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10272
THOMAS KIDWELL V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15444
USA V. ADAN USCANGA-GONZALEZ
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50034
USA V. LUIS SANTILLAN
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50164
USA V. ENRIQUE RODRIGUEZ-LOPEZ
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50201
DANIEL NERIO RODRIGUEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70750
USA V. JOHN LUONG
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 10-10100
CARLSEN CLEMENTE V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73894
JORGE REYES V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 11-70553
ESAU FLORES V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 11-70926
STEPHEN YAGMAN V. LINDA THOMAS
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57063
MARTA GIL-RABADO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71770
People of State of Cal. v. FERC  
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71958

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2004, the Ninth Circuit decided California ex rel. Lockyer v. FERC, which held that FERC may authorize market-based energy tariffs so long as that regulatory framework incorporates both an ex ante market power analysi...

BIR BASNET V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73815
USA V. SALEEM KHAN
Date: April 29, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10145
MARTHA MENDOZA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 08-71183
BY THOR V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 08-73525
SCOTT FELIX V. MICHAEL HENNESSEY
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 10-16984
JOSE ACEVEDO-TOSCANO V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72385
NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL ADVISORS, V. SCHWAB INVESTMENTS
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-17187
JUSTIN RINGGOLD-LOCKHART V. MYER J. SANKARY
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-57247
MINGQIANG CHEN V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71323
VICTOR ARMENTA-RODRIGUEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71434
LAURA MESA-VALDEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71481
MIGUEL OCHOA-FUENTES V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71951
RAVINDER KUMAR V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72077
Luna v. Kernan  
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17332

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, a California state prisoner serving a life sentence for first-degree murder and attempted robbery, filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus in federal court more than six years after the statutory filing dea...

United States v. Torralba-Mendia  
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10064

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of conspiring to smuggle undocumented immigrants into the United States. The Ninth Circuit affirmed, holding (1) the district court committed plain error by not instructing the...

DARIN JONES V. CCA
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15177
JAMES GAINES V. RON DAVIS
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16191
TIMOTHY BLIXSETH V. YELLOWSTONE MOUNTAIN CLUB
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35246
WALTER R. PINEDA V.
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60071
USA V. GILBERTO MADRID-ROMERO
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10185
USA V. FAUZIA LODHI
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10214
USA V. EDUARDO PENALOZA-CARLON
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10239
SCOTT MCALPIN V. M. MCDONALD
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15181
USA V. CHARLES REEVIS
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30100
USA V. EDGAR AGUILAR
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50064
USA V. JORGE SOSA
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50072
USA V. FLAVIO GUTIERREZ RUBIO
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50181
USA V. EILEEN GARCIA
Date: April 28, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50198
YOLANDA MIRANDA-VILLAMIL V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72176
JORGE AVILES-GOMEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73157
OLIVIA RIVAS-DE PEREZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73165
TRANSITO PORTILLO-DURAN V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73309
MOISES SALMERON V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72279
JOSE AYALA V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72336
JORGE DIAZ-MARTINEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72339
JOSE AREVALO-TICAS V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73285
ESSIE SIMPSON, III V. JOHN MARSHALL
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 12-55908
HONGWEI YANG V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71303
HUI LIU V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73903
USA V. JUAN NEGRETE-DOMINGUEZ
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10191
USA V. FRANCISCO ROSALES-HERNANDEZ
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10506
USA V. JOSE FELIX-VILLALOBOS
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10632
CAL. DUMP TRUCK OWNERS ASS'N V. MARY NICHOLS
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15175
SUSAN CLOSSON V. BANK OF AMERICA
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15317
USA V. CELEDONIO ARZATE-BARRERA
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50574
THOMAS MCCULLOUGH, JR. V. NATHALEE EVANS
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55349
Paulsson v. Dorosz  
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55413

Justia Opinion Summary: Seismic Reservoir 2020, Inc. (Seismic), a California company, brought suit against Bjorn Paulsson. Paulsson counterclaimed against two Canadian directors of Seismic arising from his status as a shareholder and director o...

USA V. DONNIE BRYANT
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10047
USA V. IRENE LI
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10058
USA V. DANIEL RIVAS-ANAYA
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10278
USA V. STEPHEN BULL
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10364
USA V. CLARENCE LANCASTER
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30088
USA V. RAUL WONG
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50195
USA V. RUBEN RUIZ-ROSALES
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50267
JUAN PAVON GRANDEZ V. LORETTA E. LYNCH
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-71103
OCTAGON, INC V. USDC-CASF
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-72523
Allen v. Boeing Co.  
Date: April 27, 2015
Docket Number: 15-35162

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2013, Plaintiffs filed an action against the Boeing Company and Landau Associates (Landau) in a Washington state court alleging that from the 1960s to the present years Boeing released toxins into the groundwater arou...

BULLION MONARCH MINING, INC. V. BARRICK GOLDSTRIKE MINES, INC.
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 11-15479
NANH VONGSAYADETH V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71486
USA V. STEVEN BYINGTON
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10639
JERRY HARTRIM V. LVMPD
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15396
Ariz. Libertarian Party v. Bennett  
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16254

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, the Arizona Legislature enacted a new law requiring voter registration forms to list the two largest parties, as well as provide a blank line for “other party preferences.” See Ariz. Rev. Stat. 16-152(A)(5). The...

USA V. MICHAEL REYNOLDS
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30314
MICHAEL HAYES V. CCA
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35306
DANIEL HARROW V. CHRISS STREET
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55559
USA V. ROSARIO RABAGO-PALMA
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10259
USA V. ALFREDO MENDOZA-ALVAREZ
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30207
USA V. KEVIN GLEASON
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50053
USA V. JONATHAN REYES
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50206
USA V. PEDRO DE LA ROSA-SOTO
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50246
USA V. DARYL MARSHALL
Date: April 24, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50426
JOHN SEGURA-NEIRA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71453
USA V. GHERMON TUCKER
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 12-10568
RAMON VASQUEZ V. BRIAN FERRANTE
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17413
MICHAEL MARLO V. UPS
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57170
USA V. DARRYL WALIZER
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10653
TIMOTHY BLOWERS V. USA
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16875
EPPIE MCCLAIN, JR. V. J. SOTO
Date: April 23, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55462
United States v. Bonds  
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 11-10669

Justia Opinion Summary: A panel of the Ninth Circuit previously affirmed Barry Bonds’s conviction of one count of obstruction of justice, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1503. The conviction arose from Bonds’s testimony before a grand jury about his...

USA V. MARIO OSORIO-COLA
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10508
Pizzuto v. Ramirez  
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35443

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant, an Idaho state prisoner, filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus challenging his conviction and capital sentence for two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of felony murder, and one count of grand...

KARL TOBEY V. JEFFERY UTTECHT
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-36214
USA V. AARON FRANCO
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50624
R. EVANS V. SUN LIFE & HEALTH INS. CO
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55601
RODNEY GARROTT V. PAT GLEBE
Date: April 22, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35076
United States v. Hornbuckle  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Numbers: 12-10541, 12-10615

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants were sisters who each pleaded guilty to two counts of sex trafficking of children in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1591. Defendants’ sentences included enhancements under U.S.S.G. 2G1.3(b)(3)(4)(A), because sex acts...

Prichard v. Metro. Life Ins. Co.  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17355

Justia Opinion Summary: After a series of unsuccessful appeals to an ERISA plan administrator after the administrator’s decision to deny him long-term disability benefits, Plaintiff brought this action under 29 U.S.C. 1132(a)(1)(B). The distric...

JOSEPH FANUCCHI V. PATRICK DONAHOE
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17390
DAVID REY V. C&H SUGAR CO.
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17813
GLENN LEATHERBURY V. C&H SUGAR CO.
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17835
United States v. Alvarez-Ulloa  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-10500, 13-10501

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of illegal reentry. The district court entered an order revoking supervised release based on that conviction. Defendant appealed, arguing, among other things, that the district...

Parsons v. Ryan  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16396

Justia Opinion Summary: Thirteen inmates in custody throughout the Arizona prison system brought a class action suit against senior officials in the Arizona Department of Corrections alleging that they were subjected to systemic Eighth Amendmen...

United States v. Walls  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30223

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, who operated as a small-time pimp, was convicted of sex-trafficking offenses in violation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). Defendant appealed his convictions as to four counts for violations o...

Johnson v. Gibson  
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35087

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed this state law negligence action against two park maintenance employees of the City of Portland after she fell and was injured while jogging in one of Portland’s parks. The district court granted summary...

USA V. PEDRO VARGAS
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50628
ALEN LY V. MICHELLE CHE
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60081
USA V. ANDREI RAILEANU
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10127
USA V. JABARI MARSHALL
Date: April 21, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10195
VICTOR ALVARADO CORTEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 09-70345
USA V. EVE MAZZARELLA
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 12-10171
United States v. Mazzarella  
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 12-10171

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of twelve felony counts related to a complex mortgage fraud scheme. Defendant filed two motions for a new trial, arguing that the government violated Brady v. Maryland by withh...

KATHY WRIGHT V. UPS
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57116
USA V. MICHAEL RIPPIE
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10615
WILLIAM MYERS, JR. V. FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR INCORP
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-17410
SODA MTN WILDERNESS COUNCIL V. US BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35438
MUNCHKIN, INC. V. PLAYTEX PRODUCTS, LLC
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56214
ALISA MCKENNEY V. UPS
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56230
USA V. ISMAEL JIMENEZ
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50006
USA V. DAMAZO ACOSTA
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50204
USA V. ERIK PEREZ-CHAVEZ
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50284
SUBHI DAJANI V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70065
VERONICA RICO-LANDAVERDE V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 20, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70779
RENARD POLK V. MARY HOLTHUS
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 09-16948
KAWALDEEP SETHI V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72404
MAYNOR GRAMAJO RODAS V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72743
BENITO VICENTE-MEJIA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73514
YERLI MAURICIO MONCADA LOPEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 11-70009
HAURY BARILLAS-IPINA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 11-70737
USA V. DYLAN ZARA
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10680
PLAZA BANK V. ALAN GREEN
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15100
TAYLOR REYNOLDS V. HOMECOMINGS FINANCIAL NETWORK
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15339
Tulalip Tribes of Washington v. State of Washington  
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35464

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1991, the Tulalip Tribes of Washington and the State of Washington signed a tribal-state gaming compact (the Tulalip Compact), which has since been amended numerous times. The Spokane Tribe did not participate in the...

EDWIN JONAS, III V. LINDA JONAS
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35526
RONALD ELLIS V. CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE STATE OF
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35595
EDWARD OLSON V. JOHANNA SMITH
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-36062
USA V. OMAR DOMINGUEZ-VALENCIA
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50072
USA V. SJARIEFF MCGHEE
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50546
AL ACII V. AUTOZONE
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55517
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55596
PHILLIP DORSETT V. DOMINGO URIBE, JR.
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56123
USA V. DAVID FOLEY
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10055
USA V. JESUS PACHECO
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10093
ANDREAS CARLWIG V. SARODJINY CARLWIG
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55671
ANDREAS CARLWIG V. SARODJINY CARLWIG
Date: April 17, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55671
RAJVIR SINGH V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 09-70603
TEOFILO MEDINA, JR. V. KEVIN CHAPPELL
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 09-99015
MARTIN FERNANDEZ UNZUETA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 10-70288
ADRIAN TOSCANO REYES V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72246
ROSA BLANCO V. ERIC HOLDER
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73814
BYRON ESPANA-OCHOA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73844
USA V. ROBERT O'CAMPO
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 12-56668
HAIXIONG JIN V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 12-74216
TODD GIBBONS V. BOB FERGUSON
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35902
DARRELL MOORE, SR. V. RUDOLF MONTIEL
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55396
GILBERT GARRIDO V. RAYTHEON COMPANY
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55745
JOSE ROJEL-GOMEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 13-73231
RICHARD BURGOS V. ROBERT LONG
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15279
ERIC K'NAPP V. CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORR
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-16243
IGNACIO CHAVEZ V. LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55697
DEMITRIUS MCGEE V. CHAMBERLIN
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-56173
County of Orange v. U.S. Dist. Court for Cent. Dist. of Cal.  
Date: April 16, 2015
Docket Number: 14-72343

Justia Opinion Summary: The County of Orange, California (County) filed a breach of contract action in federal district court against Tata American International Corporation after Tata America did not perform its obligations under the contract...

EDIBERTO ALVAREZ-LOPEZ V. ERIC H. HOLDER JR.
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 08-73168
ELMER BONILLA-MENDEZ V. ERIC H. HOLDER JR.
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 08-74293
GURPREET CHAHAL V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73712
FRANCISCO BARRERA MORENO V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73770
USA V. PHILLIP SELFA
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10565
MARCUS WILLIAMS V. DERRAL ADAMS
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15148
Melendres v. Arpaio  
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-16285, 13-17238

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs brought a class action for declaratory and injunctive relief against Sheriff Joseph Arpaio and the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, alleging that Defendants have a custom, policy and practice of racially prof...

GLENN WINNINGHAM V. COUNTY OF NAVAJO
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16448
USA V. ARCHIE CABELLO
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30080
USA V. MIGUEL MORALES-MATA
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30176
CHET WILSON V. JOAN COPPERWHEAT
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35154
RONALD ELLIS V. CITY OF PORTLAND
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35587
CHRISTY HUGHES V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35909
GERALD MORAWSKI V. LIGHTSTORM ENTERTAINMENT
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55227
VIRGINIA FRAZIER V. DEBORAH JOHNSON
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55335
RUTH MILANO V. ROLONDO AGUILERRA
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56082
CHRISTOPHER O'NEILL V. ROBERT BANNISTER
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-15447
ALFONSO MOUZON V. PAM AHLIN
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-16261
USA V. CODY INGRAHAM
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30199
DENNIS PERRYMAN V. JAMES DEACON
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35224
BARK V. LISA NORTHROP
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35398
USA V. VICTOR GARCIA
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50166
USA V. ERICK HERRERA
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50231
USA V. BLADIMIR PEREZ
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50277
MICHAEL ROBERTS V. R. GUTTIEREZ
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55354
USA V. MARIO VILLABONA-ALVARADO
Date: April 15, 2015
Docket Number: 14-55477
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 12-70726
MARCO MARTINEZ-SEREN V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71816
EBRAHIMA KABBA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72416
USA V. JOSEPH CAROZZA
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10172
USA V. AURELIO REBOLLAR-ALARCON
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10261
USA V. BRAD FISHER
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30363
KRISANNE HENSLEY V. CAROLYN W. COLVIN
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35814
United States v. Becerra  
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50381

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to possessing stolen mail. The district court increased Defendant’s offense level by four pursuant to U.S.S.G. 2B1.1(b)(2)(B) because the offense involved fifty or more victims. The district cour...

JAMES COLE V. CRST VAN EXPEDITED
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55507
JOSE GOMEZ-MUNOZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71558
NARCISO CENDEJAS VAZQUEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71696
XIANG XIE V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71869
JOSE NUNEZ-SOSA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 13-72941
USA V. CARLOS RAMIREZ
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50055
JOEL SOTO-RODRIGUEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 14, 2015
Docket Number: 14-71419
EDGAR PENA-RODRIGUEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73171
TIGRAN SARGSYAN V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72913
USA V. JUAN MENDEZ-SOSA
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10664
AZAD SADEEQ V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35931
USA V. JORGE BRAVO-ROSAS
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50405
USA V. ANTONIO PUERTA
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50498
THOMAS VAN ZANDT V. WILEHARDA MBUNDA
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60002
LIANGZHONG SHAO V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 13-71129
USA V. RAY WEBB
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10228
USA V. JORGE BRAVO-ROSAS
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10265
USA V. IVAN LOPEZ-ILUSTRE
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50097
USA V. FERNANDO MARTINEZ-CUEVAS
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50099
USA V. ANNA SANDOVAL
Date: April 13, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50140
BEATRIZ RAMIREZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72660
Astiana v. Hain Celestial Group, Inc.  
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17596

Justia Opinion Summary: In this putative nationwide class action Plaintiffs claimed that they were deceived into purchasing Defendants’ “natural” cosmetics, which contained allegedly synthetic and artificial ingredients. Plaintiffs sought injun...

Nigro v. Sears, Roebuck and Co.  
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57262

Justia Opinion Summary: Here a panel of the Ninth Circuit withdrew its opinion filed on February 25, 2015 and replaced it with this amended opinion. The panel reversed the district’s grant of summary judgment in favor of Sears, Roebuck and Co....

United States v. Sahagun-Gallegos  
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10095

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry in violation of 8 U.S.C. 1326. After Defendant was sentenced, he appealed, arguing (1) the district court plainly erred by applying a sixteen-level enhancement based on a prio...

LINDA BUSTAMANTE V. CAROLYN W. COLVIN
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15152
FREDYS MARTINEZ V. JACK PALMER
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15537
USA V. BRAULIO GONZALEZ-TEJEDA
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50435
USA V. CIRILO FLORES-PEREZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50537
USA V. GEOFFREY MOUSSEAU
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50645
United States v. Aguilar  
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55155

Justia Opinion Summary: The government filed a civil complaint seeking forfeiture of funds held in a brokerage account. The clerk entered a default against Appellants and all other potential claimants. The district court granted the government’...

JOSEPH GIOVANAZZI V. LINDA SCHUETTE
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60009
USA V. MAX PLOG-HOROWITZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10059
USA V. ALFREDO RAMIREZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10088
USA V. MARVIN FUNEZ-GONZALEZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10180
USA V. CRUZ LAFARGA
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10322
USA V. JUAN NAZAHUA-RAMIREZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10327
USA V. JOSE PEREZ-CHAVEZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10331
USA V. ELIAS GARCIA-ALMONTE
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10372
USA V. ABIGAIL GONZALEZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50011
United States v. Urrutia-Contreras  
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50113

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to illegal re-entry and was on supervised release at the time he attempted to re-enter the United States illegally. Defendant subsequently pleaded guilty to attempted illegal re-entry. The court...

USA V. ADRIAN TOLEDO-MARTINEZ
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50230
USA V. ANTHONY GONZALES
Date: April 10, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50283
DAVID DAY V. AT&T DISABILITY INCOME PLAN
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 11-17150
EDVERID CASTRO GARCIA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71670
CLAUDIA DOSSAT V. HOFFMANN-LAROCHE, INC.
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17678
MICHELLE MALINIAK V. CITY OF TUSCON
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17763
ANNE BAGBY V. COMMISSIONER SOCIAL SECURITY
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-35282
C.W. v. Capistrano Unified Sch. Dist.  
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-57315

Justia Opinion Summary: A panel of the Ninth Circuit filed an amended opinion in this dispute regarding attorney’s fees. In the amended opinion, the panel affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s award of attorney’s fees and c...

HECTOR OLIVA-ALFARO V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 12-71247
USA V. CARLOS VEGA
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10552
ANGEL MEDRANO V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15004
CARMON WARREN V. J. SHAWNEGO
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16525
AURORA VIRRUETA-PALIMINOS V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-72099
FERNANDO ZUNIGA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 13-72578
USA V. TRAVIS ZABROSKI
Date: April 9, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30037
DEMIAN O'KEEFFE V. KARLA ERKENBRECHER
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 11-17558
IMRAN SHAMS V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71386
Golden v. Cal. Emergency Physicians Med. Group  
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-16514

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a physician, filed an employment discrimination action against the California Emergency Physicians Medical Group (CEP) in state court. CEP removed the suit to federal court. Prior to trial, the parties agreed...

WILLIAM AMBROSIO V. BRIT UW LIMITED
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17338
HENRY ANDERSON V. CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17386
WILLIAM JAMISON V. CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17412
WILLIAM LOPEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 8, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73348
RYAN NALANGAN V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: 10-71123
DAVID BARBOZA V. CA ASSN OF PROF FIREFIGHTERS
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: 11-15472
Barboza v. Cal. Ass’n of Prof’l Firefighters  
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Numbers: 11-15472, 11-16024, 11-16081, 11-16082

Justia Opinion Summary: This case arose out of a disability benefits dispute between Plaintiff, a retired firefighter for the City of Tracy, California, and the California Association of Professional Firefighters (CAPF), the manager of an emplo...

KAREN KRUSHWITZ V. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17580
PAUL BLUMBERG V. BRIAN HEWITT
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: 12-56568
ERICK HERNANDEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 7, 2015
Docket Number: 14-71079
ANTHONY LESLIE DE VOS V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71576
TIMOTHY FOY, JR. V. RAUL LOPEZ
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 12-15947
BANK OF MONTREAL V. FREDERICK SALYER
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 12-16983
RONALD GUTIERREZ V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17271
CLARK FRATUS V. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BD OF SUPV
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15155
LESTER SHINAULT V. DICK HAWKS
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35290
MICKEY PUCKETT V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: April 6, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35975
United States v. Simmons  
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 11-10459

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of drug and firearm offenses and sentenced to 168 months’ imprisonment. Defendant appealed, arguing that the district court erred in sentencing him as a career offender because it erroneously conc...

MOHAMED SAHIB V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73982
BRIAN MCMONAGLE V. DON MEYER
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 12-15360
Chula Vista Citizens for Jobs v. Norris  
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 12-55726

Justia Opinion Summary: Two associations and two individuals brought this action under 42 U.S.C. 1983 challenging two requirements that the State of California and the City of Chula Vista, California, place on persons who wish to sponsor a loca...

RICHARD THOMPSON V. KEVIN LAKE
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15387
ROBERT NORSE V. CITY OF SANTA CRUZ
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16432
United States v. Tamman  
Date: April 3, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50463

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted and sentenced for conspiracy to obstruct justice, accessory after the fact to mail fraud and securities law violations, altering documents to influence a federal investigation, and aiding and abet...

Rendon v. Holder  
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 10-72239

Justia Opinion Summary: In its opinion filed August 22, 2014, a panel of the Ninth Circuit granted Petitioner’s petition for review from the Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision finding him statutorily ineligible for cancellation of rem...

GERARDO MARTINEZ VELASQUEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73390
Ameripride Servs., Inc. v. Tex. Eastern Overseas Inc.  
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17245

Justia Opinion Summary: AmeriPride Services Inc. brought this contribution action against Texas Eastern Overseas, Inc. (TEO) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) stemming from the contaminatio...

USA V. NADUNT CHIBEAST
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10379
USA V. ROBERT WHITE
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10570
ILWU V. MARK NELSON
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35364
Pensco Trust Co. v. Tristar Esperanza Props.  
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 13-60023

Justia Opinion Summary: Jane O’Donnell paid for a minority membership interest in Tristar Esperanza Properties, LLC. O’Donnell later withdrew from the LLC, and Tristar elected the purchase her membership interest. The parties disagreed on the p...

United States v. Richter  
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30003

Justia Opinion Summary: After a bench trial, Appellant was convicted for felon in possession of a firearm. On appeal, Appellant argued that there was insufficient evidence that he possessed the firearm and that the district court erred by faili...

Eminence Investors, LLLP v. Bank of New York Mellon  
Date: April 2, 2015
Docket Number: 15-15237

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2011, Eminence Investors, LLLP (Plaintiff) brought suit against against The Bank of New York Mellon (Defendant). Nearly two years later, Plaintiff filed an amended complaint adding class allegations on behalf of more...

QUECHAN TRIBE OF THE FORT YUMA V. USA
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 11-16334
Elmore v. Sinclair  
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 12-99003

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted and sentenced to death for the rape and murder of his stepdaughter. The Washington Supreme Court affirmed the death sentence on direct appeal. Defendant later filed a federal petition for a writ o...

DONALD CULLEN V. NETFLIX
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15092
MELISSA EARLL V. EBAY, INC.
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15134
MEDERO MOON V. RICK COURSEY
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-36155
USA V. MARIO MORAN
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50269
Jordan v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC  
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Numbers: 14-35943, 15-35113

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed this class action lawsuit in Washington state court against Nationstar Mortgage LLC, alleging several causes of action, including violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Nationstar filed a n...

Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.  
Date: April 1, 2015
Docket Number: 15-55176

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action in California state court alleging that Dollar Tree Stores Inc. violated California state law by denying proper rest breaks to its employees. Dollar Tree removed the case to federal court p...

RON CARLSON V. CENTURY SURETY COMPANY
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: 12-15964
Carrillo v. Holder  
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: 12-70779

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico, was turned over to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which charged him with removability as an alien who had been convicted of a crime of domestic violence. An immigration judge...

USA V. RICHARD BERNAL
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10486
Barnett v. Norman  
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15234

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, a state prisoner, brought this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging excessive use of force by prison guards. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the guards. Plaintiff appealed, arguing that the dist...

Doe v. Ayers  
Date: March 31, 2015
Docket Number: 15-99006

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was found guilty of murder and two counts of burglary in California state court and sentenced to death. Defendant sought habeas relief in California courts, to no avail. Defendant subsequently filed a federal h...

MARVIN FRANCO-BARDALES V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72875
LAUSTEVEION JOHNSON V. DWIGHT NEVEN
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-16844
United States v. Jimenez-Arzate  
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-50373

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pleaded guilty to having illegally re-entered the United States after having previously been deported. Defendant was sentenced to thirty-four months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release. Defendan...

THOMAS MANISCALCO V. A. M. GONZALES
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-55100
JAMES SACCHERI V. ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY DAIRY
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 12-60082
United States v. Fries  
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10116

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted and sentenced for using a chemical weapon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 229(a), and making false statements to the FBI. Defendant’s convictions arose from his detonation of chlori...

BOBBI JO DOCKINS V. AMERICAN FAMILY FINANCIAL SERV
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15133
WILLIAM SCHEIDLER V. JAMES AVERY
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35119
ROBERT W. HUNT V. DAVID GOODRICH
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55528
PELI HUNT V. HORWITZ CRON AND ARMSTRONG LLP
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56531
ROBERT HUNT V. DAVID GOODRICH
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56778
LEONARD CONCEPCION V. TSA
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 13-70998
JOHN BRAY V. JEFF PREMO
Date: March 30, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35011
Maldonado v. Holder  
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 09-71491

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner filed an application for deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture (CAT), alleging that he was tortured by corrupt Mexican police officers after he was deported in 2000. The immigration judge d...

STEVEN KHAROUFEH V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71330
RAFAEL SANDOVAL V. COUNTY OF SONOMA
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15250
United States v. Moe  
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30224

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Defendant’s arguments on appeal rested on the so-called “buyer-seller rule,” under which a conviction for conspiracy cannot be b...

USA V. SUZETTE GAL
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30241
HUONG HOANG V. IMDB.COM
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35390
United States v. Shaw  
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-50136

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was convicted scheming to defraud a financial institution in violation of 18.U.S.C. 1344(1). Defendant’s scheme was to use PayPal to convince banks that he was a certain bank customer and thus had authority to...

SHAHROKH MIRESKANDARI V. SOLICTORS REGULATION AUTHORITY
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55363
SHAHROKH MIRESKANDARI V. BARRINGTON MAYNE
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55945
CHUNG KAO V. J. DELFIN
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56496
OMAR EPPS V. N. GRANNIS
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-56760
USA V. JOSEPH DUNCAN, III
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 13-99011
USA V. DANIEL DRAPER
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10216
CLARENCE DEWS V. COUNTY OF KERN
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-16423
FRED ORELLANA V. S. IRIZARY
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-16425
RODNEY ORR V. TRACY SELVES
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-35082
MARY ANN SUSSEX V. USDC-NVL
Date: March 27, 2015
Docket Number: 14-70158
Medina v. Chappell  
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Numbers: 09-99015, 09-99016

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a California death row inmate, was convicted of the murders of four people. For the murders, the California courts imposed two death sentences, one in Orange County and one in Riverside County. Defendant filed...

EDWARD PERUTA V. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 10-56971
MARTIN CARDOZA-SEPULVEDA V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 10-73638
ADAM RICHARDS V. ED PRIETO
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 11-16255
USA V. SALEH ZAHRAN
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 11-50141
RAGAB REZEK V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 11-71497
SERGIO ARRIOLA-CARRILLO V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 11-73220
MARK TAYLOR V. HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17507
JORDAN BRANSCUM V. SAN RAMON POLICE DEPT
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15068
MICHAEL JONES V. HOME MORTGAGE DIRECT LENDERS
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15087
NOEL WAITE V. CLARK COUNTY COLLECTION SVC
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15143
KEVIN CAMP V. DWIGHT NEVEN
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15862
THERESA CARSTEN V. INTER-TRIBAL COUNCIL OF NEVADA
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16985
Crow Tribal Housing Auth. v. U.S. Dep’t of Housing & Urban Dev.  
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35284

Justia Opinion Summary: Since 1998, Crow Tribal Housing Authority (“Crow Housing”) has received Indian housing block grants made under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act from the Department of Housing and Urban De...

DAWN REYNOLDS V. CITY OF EUGENE
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35293
ALVARO QUEZADA V. ALBERT SCRIBNER
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55750
USA V. SCOTT REIDY
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-30010
USA V. ALEJANDRO GARCIA-JACOBO
Date: March 26, 2015
Docket Number: 14-50207
GLEN ROE V. CAROLYN COLVIN
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17686
FRANK KONARSKI V. CITY OF TUCSON
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 12-17703
USA V. TRAVIS HYMAS
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 12-30343
United States v. Haischer  
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10392

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of committing and conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to secure mortgages by using false information in loan applications and supporting documents. The...

USA V. JESSE HARRISON
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-10634
WILD EQUITY INSTITUTE V. CITY & COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15046
USA V. MICHAEL DREYER
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-30077
United States v. Hymas  
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Numbers: 13-30239, 13-30240

Justia Opinion Summary: Pursuant to plea agreements, Aaron and Tiffany Hymas were each convicted of one count of wire fraud in connection with making false statements in a mortgage loan application. The Fourth Circuit (1) vacated Aaron’s senten...

DANIEL BRINK V. COMMISSIONER SOCIAL SECURITY
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35385
VIRGINIA VELAZQUEZ V. COSTCO WHOLESALE
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55241
RICHARD COLLENDER V. SHAWN NEEL
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55438
USA V. DAVID FOLEY
Date: March 25, 2015
Docket Number: 14-10055
DAVID SINGUI V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 10-71872
DEJAN RADOJKOVIC V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 11-72335
DAVID KIEHLE V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 12-16443
Kohler v. Bed Bath & Beyond of Cal., LLC  
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Numbers: 12-56520, 12-56771

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff, who was disabled and used a wheelchair, brought suit against Bed Bath & Beyond of California (BB&B), claiming violations of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related state law provision...

JOSE HERNANDEZ V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 12-72134
ANGEL ALVAREZ-LEON V. ERIC HOLDER, JR.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 12-73812
ANDY'S BP V. CITY OF SAN JOSE
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-15409
ELIZABETH UNGUREANU V. A. TEICHERT & SON, INC.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-16198
LAMARR ROWELL V. JACK PALMER
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-17031
JOHN FREEMAN V. KING COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-35570
Navarro v. Encino Motorcars, LLC  
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55323

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant, a car dealership, employed or employs Plaintiffs as “service advisors.” Plaintiffs filed this action alleging, inter alia, that Defendant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by failing to pay overtime...

FOLEX GOLF INDUSTRIES V. O-TA PRECISION INDUSTRIES CO.
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55643
MARK GROCE V. THEODORE CLAUDAT
Date: March 24, 2015
Docket Number: 13-55960