2017 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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Hernandez v. Chappell  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 11-99013

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of habeas relief as to petitioner's guilt phase claims and vacated his convictions. In this case, a jury convicted defendant of two counts of first degree murder, tw...

RAHINAH IBRAHIM V. US DEPT. HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16161
VERONICA JONES V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36099
APRIL AGATUCCI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35344
MARY LEE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35630
GARY DELUCA V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35735
Stewart v. San Luis Ambulance, Inc.  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56943

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following questions to the Supreme Court of California: 1. Under the California Labor Code and applicable regulations, is an employer of ambulance attendants working twenty-four hour shift...

Fleming v. Charles Schwab Corp.  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-15179, 16-15189

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of putative class actions because the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (SLUSA), Pub L. 105-353, 112 Stat. 3227, deprived the court of subject matter jurisdiction. Plain...

Wellington v. Berryhill  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15188

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and the partial denial of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. The panel held that the ALJ did not err by finding plai...

GREGORY BONTEMPS V. HARPER
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16418
KATHLEEN MARCHETTI V. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16678
United States v. Aldana  
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 16-50372, 16-50385

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendants' misdemeanor convictions under 8 U.S.C. 1325(a)(1) for attempting to enter the United States "at any time or place other than as designated by immigration officers." The panel held t...

TAMMY CAMERON V. LAUREN BROWN
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55421
FTC V. E.T.S. VENTURES, LLC
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15552
JOHN WASHINGTON V. USA
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16031
ANDREW ANDERSEN V. MARISELA MONTES
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16610
ANTHONY LEWIS V. KING COUNTY
Date: December 29, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35527
MANUEL TRUJILLO-BARDALAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 12-71205
USA V. JOSE GUEVARA
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50024
YOLANDA RAXIC-CARRETO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70731
BALWINDER SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72459
JOSE BAROJAS-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72544
LONGZHE ZHENG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73646
Dunlap v. Liberty Mutual Products, Inc.  
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-35395, 16-35113, 16-35271

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the denial of defendant's renewed motion for judgment as a matter of law on a claim of disability discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Oregon state law and the grant in...

SCHILLING LIVESTOCK, INC. V. UMPQUA BANK
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35995
FTC V. THOMAS VILLWOCK
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56730
UNITE HERE! LOCAL 878, AFL-CIO V. NLRB
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71924
ARMANDO VENTURA HEREDIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72580
Apelt v. Ryan  
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-99013

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's grant of a writ of habeas corpus based on petitioner's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC) at sentencing and affirmed the district court's denial of relief on p...

SEAVON PIERCE V. DONALD J. TRUMP
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16523
CHARLES KINNEY V. STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16689
CHARLES KINNEY V. ROGER BOREN
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17255
CHARLES KINNEY V. CAROLYN COOPER
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55343
CHARLES KINNEY V. MICHELE CLARK
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56162
CHARLES KINNEY V. TYSON TAKEUCHI
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56733
CHARLES KINNEY V. PHILIP GUTIERREZ
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56735
CHARLES KINNEY V. PHILIP GUTIERREZ
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56750
NLRB V. REMINGTON LDG. & HOSP.
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71194
LANCE REBERGER V. HAROLD BYRNE
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15242
SCOTT JOHNSON V. KARIM MEHRABI
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15736
NATHAN SESSING V. STUART SHERMAN
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16079
FERNANDO YATES V. WEST CONTRA COSTA UNIFIED
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16776
FREDERIC SMITH V. USPS
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35004
CHARLES KINNEY V. CLERK OF CALIFORNIA COA, 4TH
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55081
ROBERT TALBOT V. CIR
Date: December 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-70826
Turtle Island Restoration Network v. DOC  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 13-17123

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the NMFS's decision allowing a Hawaii-based swordfish fishery to increase its fishing efforts, which may result in the unintentional deaths of endangered sea turtles. Plaintiffs also cha...

Nalder v. United Automobile Insurance Co.  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 13-17441

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question of law to the Nevada Supreme Court: Under Nevada law, if a plaintiff has filed suit against an insurer seeking damages based on a separate judgment against its insured,...

Breazeale v. Victim Services  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-16549, 16-16495

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a putative class action alleging that VSI's practices violated state law and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The Ninth Circuit held that it lacked jurisdiction to consider the district court's de...

Corral v. Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc.  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16574

Justia Opinion Summary: The value of the property or amount of indebtedness are not the amounts in controversy when a complaint seeks only a temporary stay of foreclosure pending review of a loan modification application pursuant to the Califor...

CARRIE SMITH V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35602
Corvus Energy Ltd. v. 1169997 Ontario, Ltd.  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35859

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant in a third party contribution and indemnification action regarding fire damage to a tugboat. In McDermott, Inc. v. AmClyde, 511 U.S....

USA V. RONDALE YOUNG
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50158
USA V. MIGUEL HERNANDEZ-FUENTES
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10381
SUNRISE SPECIALTY COMPANY, INC V. SCOTTSDALE INSURANCE COMPANY
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16856
A Community Voice v. EPA  
Date: December 27, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72816

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for writ of mandamus in an action filed by environmental groups seeking to compel the EPA to act upon a rulemaking petition it granted eight years ago concerning dust-lead hazard and...

RICK GREER V. GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35691
DORTHEY GETER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35706
GREGORY WALKER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16715
MARTA COOPERATIVE OF AMERICA V. TOSHIBA CORP.
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16982
CHAREL FISHER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35235
OSSIE SLAUGHTER V. JEFFREY UTTECHT
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35947
RALPH VILLALOBOS V. TWC ADMINISTRATION
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55288
DAVID TURNER, JR. V. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55446
DOUGLAS HOPPER V. AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSN.
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55573
LIBERTY INSURANCE UNDERWRITERS V. DAVIES LEMMIS RAPHAELY LAW
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55711
ANTHONY MANRIQUE V. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56799
STEPHEN LAW V. EZRA BRUTZKUS GUBNER LLP
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60041
MINON MILLER V. EDWARD GILLIAM
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60087
REYNALDO MARQUES V. JAMES JOSEPH
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60095
RONALD WILLIAMS V. NATIONAL DEFAULT SERVICING CO
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15152
ANTHONY MERRICK V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15558
GREGORY JONES V. THERESA SCHRODER
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15605
CAROL THOMAS V. SF COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15766
NICHOLAS PATRICK V. REYNAGA
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16243
KENNETH QUANSAH, JR. V. DEL CORONADO APARTMENTS
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16244
LEE HEMPFLING V. KENT VOLKMER
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16329
NICHOLAS PATRICK V. PETROFF
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16428
KEVIN FERNANDEZ V. ISIDRO BACA
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16525
MATTHEW CORZINE V. ADAM LAXALT
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16605
PHILLIP ALEXANDER V. PAUL BROWN FARMERS INSURANCE
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16741
GLENN WILSON V. OREGON YOUTH AUTHORITY
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35175
RAPHEAL RUSSELL V. MYONG MUELLER
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35697
KENNETH GHARIB V. THOMAS CASEY
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55270
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55342
VICTORIA KALDAWI V. THE STATE OF KUWAIT
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55389
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55405
GREGORY FRANKLIN V. J. JIMENEZ
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55470
JUAN DURRUTHY V. MTC FINANCIAL, INC.
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55512
INGLEWOOD WOMAN'S CLUB, INC. V.
Date: December 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-60053
ISSAM YAACOUB V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 11-72261
SIGITAS RAULINAITIS V. VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPT.
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56615
HERBER ORTIZ GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71680
JOSE SALAZAR-RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71740
JUAN VARGAS-CONTRERAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72436
PATRICIA ORTIZ SALINAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 14-74036
RACHEL YANCHAR V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35286
USA V. KRISTHEL BELTRAN-FLORES
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50560
FELIX ALVARADO FLORES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70716
VORTEX MARINE CONSTRUCTION V. TERRY GRIMM
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72258
ZHENSHU JIN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72722
USA V. ERIC JONES
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10478
SAMUEL DODSON V. NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF CORR.
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17264
USA V. HERBERT ZENO
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30293
TERESA PHELPS V. CITY OF PARMA
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35278
USA V. JOSHUA FINK
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50412
USA V. JAVIER TOKUNAGA-FUJIGAKI
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50468
ANNETTE LEROUX V. C.P.A. INSURANCE CO.
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55549
MATTHEW LOPEZ V. NAC MARKETING CO.
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55602
CHRIS COWART V. LAC METRO
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56109
USA V. ANGEL LOPEZ-RAMIREZ
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10044
USA V. JOSE PEREZ-RODRIGUEZ
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10167
Doe v. Kelly  
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Numbers: 17-15381, 17-15383

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's preliminary injunction in an action brought by civil detainees confined in U.S. Customs and Border Protection facilities within the Tucson Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol....

ANTHONY LEWIS V. M. COLVIN
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15501
Hawaii v. Trump  
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-17168

Justia Opinion Summary: President Trump's issuance of Proclamation 9645 entitled "Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public Safety Threats" violated the Immig...

USA V. CHARLES SPOTTED WOLF
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30062
LYNDON SCHEVECK V. CITY OF BOISE
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35294
USA V. ROBERTO AYALA AMARILLAS
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50033
USA V. ISMELDA SANCHEZ
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50051
USA V. ANTONIO GASTELUM-JUAREZ
Date: December 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50097
DARIA KORZHINA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 11-71906
LUIS URCINO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-70378
LUU PHAM V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 13-71758
USA V. MICHAEL BRANDNER
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-56869
ANPING ZHOU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72885
LINDA SPEARS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35033
TINA JOHNSON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35059
KAREN AMARAL V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35277
DEBORAH BAKER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35284
SUSAN KOCH V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35444
LACEY MARKETPLACE ASSOC. II V. UNITED FARMERS OF ALBERTA COOP
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35571
CRISTALINDA FARIAS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35897
BRUCE KRIEGMAN V. DAVID PERRY
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35976
FERNANDO GUZMAN-HERNANDEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70196
SHANLING LU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70561
ALEJANDRO PENA CASTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71701
VIRGINIA RIVERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72254
LEON MORRIS V. PETERSEN
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15088
HELENE CAHEN V. TOYOTA MOTOR CORP.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15496
GLENN BEVER V. QUALITY LOAN SERVICE CORP.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15797
USA V. MANUEL VEGA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15913
Vividus, LLC v. Express Scripts, Inc.  
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16187

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 7, does not grant arbitrators the power to compel the production of documents from third parties outside of a hearing. In this case, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's d...

SVETLANA TYSHKEVICH V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16592
PATSY SAKUMA V. ASSOCIATION OF APARTMENT OWNER
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16791
JULIE LOEWEN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35174
USA V. WILLIAM KNOX
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50079
USA V. RODRIGO SANCHEZ-SOTO
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50370
LFMG-S&B, LLC V. BUCHALTER NEMER
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55879
GREGORY BONTEMPS V. SIRKO
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56152
ARISTEA HUPP V. SOLERA OAK VALLEY GREENS ASSOC
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56245
LISA DOUGLASS V. USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE, INC.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56451
TAEK YOON V. LEE
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56780
SEAN WOFFORD V. CHRISTOPHER BRACKS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56840
GREGORY BONTEMPS V. K. PENATE
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56886
GREGORY BONTEMPS V. GODINA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56888
GURPREET SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70142
JOSE RODRIGUEZ-RODRIGUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70622
ESMERALDA CARBALLO RAMIREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71083
WELMER OCHOA-DELEON V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71693
JATINDER SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71734
VILASID PHICHITH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71925
DIEGO MONTANO-FIMBRES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72012
HENRY GUANDIQUE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-73109
BALBIR SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-73683
LORENA BARILLAS GALINDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 16-74040
USA V. JOSEPH AVILA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10065
USA V. MICHEL MARTINEZ
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10131
ROLAND HAMILTON V. ROMEO ARANAS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15112
SILVERIO PEREZ V. NANCY A. BERRYHILL
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15278
JOSE TORRES-HURTADO V. RAFAEL ZUNIGA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15466
MICHAEL SCHAEFER V. BARBARA CEGAVSKY
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15961
VASILIS SAKELLARIDIS V. J. CABRERA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16009
LARRY GIRALDES, JR. V. JEFFREY BEARD
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16144
USA V. DANIEL MILLS
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30016
USA V. KENNETH SMITH
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30063
USA V. DONALD SCHWINDT
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30078
USA V. MARCUS DEAN
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30126
GARY GOSHA V. BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORP.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35236
ANDREW CLARK V. WELLS FARGO BANK, NA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35247
VINCENT PAUL MELENDREZ V. MICHAEL COMPSTON
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35416
USA V. NICOLE KISSANE
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50019
USA V. VICTORIO PEREZ-ROMERO
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50150
SANDRA AGRAZ V. GOLDEN EMPIRE MORTGAGE, INC.
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55037
GREGORY BONTEMPS V. C SMITH
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55074
FREDERICK SUTTON V. CALVIN JOHNSON
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55112
LENNIE WILLIAMS V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES CA
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55183
ROBERT GIVENS V. A. MILLER
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55433
IN RE UNITED STATES
Date: December 21, 2017
Docket Number: 17-72917
XIWU WEI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73536
ABRAHAM URIBE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73559
CHRISTIAN LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73842
ANTONIO GUERRA-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70850
CARLOS MORENO HERNANDEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71811
ESTEBAN MEDINA-MORA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72571
ERICK ALVAREZ ARIAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73038
JUAN SANCHEZ-RAMIREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73040
WALFREDO ELPEDES-AGUDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73526
JOSE ZAVALA-VIRELAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73641
SANJUANA RANGEL-FONSECA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73855
USA V. KENNETH HOLLOWAY
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10490
CRAIG THORNTON V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16668
DONITA COLE V. MR CAPITAL, LLC
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16776
USA V. JOSHUA LEWIS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30225
USA V. ADIYA GRAHAM
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30231
USA V. RYAN TATSEY
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30257
USA V. FRANKLYN HAMMONTREE
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30291
USA V. DAVID MANUEL
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50459
YOUSIF HALLOUM V. KATZEN & SCHURICHT
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60097
JOSE LOPEZ-BALVANEDA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70745
LUIS ALVARENGA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70852
SPENCER TASAYCO-JOHNSTON V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71256
NATIVIDAD RAMOS-MARROQUIN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71341
ISMAEL RUIZ-SOLIS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71539
ABEL SANCHEZ LINARES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71969
ROBERTO TEPOZTECO-RIOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72198
JUAN OCHOA-HUERTA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72419
IGNACIO MARTINEZ TORRES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72511
PEDRO SANTAMARIA-DELGADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72826
USA V. MARK SIMMONS
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10047
USA V. JOSE ALVAREZ
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-10185
BARRY ATKINS V. CALYPSO SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15125
MACARIO MARRUFFO V. CHRISTOPHER STREET
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15865
DOUGLAS JAMES V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16008
JIHAD MOHAMMED V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16035
AMIR SHABAZZ V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16037
ENVER KARAFILI V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16038
EDWARD RAY, JR. V. JAMILAH JEFFERSON
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16040
ERIC MOODY V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16058
DANNY FABRICANT V. J. SHARTLE
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16275
USA V. JAMES TEMPLETON
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30003
USA V. ENRIQUE VALENCIA
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-30054
WESLEY AUSTIN V. LAWRENCE G. WASDEN
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35048
DOUGLAS ARLEDGE V. ADA COUNTY
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35113
JONATHAN NEUBER V. JOSHUA PRITT
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35122
WILLIAM SCHEIDLER V. STATE OF WASHINGTON
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-35202
USA V. JOSE ARREDONDO
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50078
FRANKLIN BRENES-FLORES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-70618
ARMANDO SEVERINO-ZUNIGA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: December 20, 2017
Docket Number: 17-71335
USA V. JAMES WELLS
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-30146
United States v. Wells  
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 14-30146

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed defendant's convictions for two counts of First Degree Murder, two counts of Murder of a Federal Employee, and two counts of Use of a Firearm in Relation to a Crime of Violence Resulting in Dea...

Benjamin v. B&H Education, Inc.  
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17147

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the "economic reality" test, cosmetology and hair design students were not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) even though they alleged that much of their time was spent in menial and unsupervised w...

PAMELA MANSFIELD V. DAWN PFAFF
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35788
UNITED TRANSPORTATION UNION V. BNSF RAILWAY CO.
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35818
KATE SVALDI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35848
USA V. JOHN HOWE, II
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10428
THERESA SCHOENBART V. U.S. BANK
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16871
USA V. LESTER PINEX, III
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30050
ANTHONY JOHNSON V. STORIX, INC.
Date: December 19, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55439
USA V. IAN HARRIS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 13-30289
Song v. Sessions  
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71113

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's denial of asylum to petitioner, a citizen of China, who sought relief based on his political opinion. The panel held that the evidence before the IJ and BIA co...

JAVIER LOPEZ-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72810
PRESTON SHIIRA V. STATE OF HAWAII
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16338
PETER DRESEL V. PENSION PLAN OF PAC. NW LABS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35643
PACIFIC BORING, INC. V. STAHELI TRENCHLESS CONSULTANTS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35837
WARREN ROBERTS V. PACIFIC SPINE SPECIALISTS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35943
RAJ SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70442
7912 LIMBWOOD COURT TRUST V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15263
AUGUSTINE FALLAY V. FIRST AMERICAN SPECIALITY
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15524
RESILIENT FLOOR COVERING PTF V. MICHAEL'S FLOOR COVERING, INC.
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16749
USA V. MICHAEL BRANDNER
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30103
YESENIA EQUIHUA-EQUIHUA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35125
USA V. MICHAEL CHONG
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50190
MARIANA NELSON V. STANDARD INS. CO.
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55227
BRAND TARZANA SURGICAL INST. V. ILWU-PMA WELFARE PLAN
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55503
NLRB V. IATSE LOCAL 720
Date: December 18, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72174
MICHAEL HALL V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35797
JH KELLY LLC V. TIANWEI NEW ENERGY HLDG. CO.
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36040
USA V. RAFAEL QUIROZ
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17137
LATRINDA WILFRED-PICKETT V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35199
MARJORIE WHEATLEY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35632
CERVANTES ORCHARDS & VINEYARDS V. DEERE & COMPANY
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35675
TRINA TOWNE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35752
ALAN MANCHESTER V. CECO CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35825
JOHN STIEGLER V. JOHNNY SALDAT
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35911
MARK JORGENSEN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35978
PORFIRIA GONZALEZ-MEDINA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70258
Cooper v. Commissioner  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70863

Justia Opinion Summary: If the patent holder effectively controls the corporation such that he or she did not transfer all substantial rights to the patents, then the tax treatment allowed by 26 U.S.C. 1235 does not apply. The Ninth Circuit aff...

JULIO CHOY-ALVAREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71176
LEONARDO MARTINEZ-VALLES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71313
USA V. ROBERT BARROCA
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10296
GERALD ERWIN V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15673
ALHARETH ALOUDI V. INTRAMEDIC RESEARCH GROUP
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15876
VICTOR GIOTTA V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16665
VICTOR PATINO V. LVMPD
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16675
ACOSTA V. CALIFORNIA PACIFIC BANK
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17055
MATTHEW RUTH V. PATRICK GLEBE
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35837
GERALD CASSEL, JR. V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35851
USA V. FREDI VARGAS-ESTUDILLO
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50235
PARKS FOUNDATION V. CIR
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 16-72572
USA V. LARRY RADY
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15297
United States v. Jones  
Date: December 15, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15869

Justia Opinion Summary: Arizona armed robbery does not qualify as a violent felony under either the force clause or the enumerated felonies clause of the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA). In this case, the Ninth Circuit reversed the district co...

RRAFMAN KOCI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70998
INDIEZONE, INC. V. TODD ROOKE
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16895
SALVADOR LEMUS RAMOS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71990
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ-MUNOZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72542
USA V. ABEL FABIAN-BALTAZAR
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16115
ROBERT JAMTAAS, JR. V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35939
HERIBERT VALENZUELA-VALENZUELA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70800
YOBANI LOPEZ-GUZMAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73864
USA V. PHUONG NGUYEN
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30128
USA V. TUAN VU
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30223
USA V. SON TRAN
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30226
USA V. NIEM DOAN
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30311
JAMES POSTLETHWAITE V. USA
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35487
USA V. VAGAN DOBADZHYAN
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50336
MELISSA MORALES V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55393
RAUL BARAJAS VERDUZCO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70547
USA V. PEDRO ANAYA-GRANADOS
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50157
Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co. v. EZ-FLO International, Inc.  
Date: December 14, 2017
Docket Number: 17-56523

Justia Opinion Summary: EZ-FLO manufactures supply lines that connect water pipes to plumbing fixtures. The supply lines consist of flexible tubing on the inside, a protective covering of braided wire on the outside, and plastic nuts on both en...

HARRISON KAMAU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 13-74358
DEBORAH OBERG V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35820
CYNTHIA FARR V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35864
SHAUNA RIDGLEY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-35865
USA V. JUAN GIL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50185
MARCO PALMA-BELLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 14-70017
ALEXANDER GRAHAM-SULT V. NICHOLAS CLAINOS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17204
VITALIY DIKOV V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35036
DANIEL JOSLYN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35163
TINA LEEPER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35184
LORI COOK V. HARRISON MEDICAL CENTER
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35613
MARILYN WATKINS V. INFOSYS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35671
USA V. HARSON CHONG
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50101
MARIA VARGAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70451
USA V. MARCO SALOMON-MACIAS
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10471
JIANGMEN KINWAI FURNITURE DECO V. INT'L MARKET CENTERS, INC.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15474
NEIL SILVER V. PA HIGHER EDUC. ASSIST. AGCY.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15664
JOSEPH DYLAG V. WEST LAS VEGAS SURGERY CENTER
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15869
ROBERT GARDNER V. FEDERAL EXPRESS CORP.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15891
KATINKA HOSSZU V. CASEY BARRETT
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16571
EDWIN DENNIN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16684
BRIAN BORCHARDT V. CITY OF TUCSON
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16970
CRAIG BUCKINS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17097
USA V. JUSTIN WERLE
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30181
United States v. Werle  
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30181

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, defendant-appellant Justin Werle was indicted in Washington State for the unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition, and possession of an unregistered firearm. Werle pled guilty to both counts. The distric...

USA V. HEVER GUZMAN-GUERRERO
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30200
USA V. MICHAEL DUNSHIE
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30264
ELIJHA BURKE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35165
DANIAL GRAMMER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35212
MICHAEL CRAMER V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35215
PATRICK HORSFALL V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35433
PLASTIC-VIEW INT'L INC. V. EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55284
CHRISTOPHER ALARCON V. VITAL RECOVERY SERVICES, INC.
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55523
FABIO RANDAZZO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55907
WILLIAM PICKARD V. DOJ
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15945
USA V. JASON WILD
Date: December 13, 2017
Docket Number: 17-50066
MICHAEL CLARK V. JOHN THOMAS
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16730
National Mining Ass'n v. Zinke  
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 14-17350, No. 14-17351, 14-17352, 14-17374

Justia Opinion Summary: The unconstitutional legislative veto embedded in section 204(c)(1) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (FLPMA), 43 U.S.C. 1714, is severable from the large-tract withdrawal authority delegated to the S...

IMAD ABOUD V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71199
JORGE CONTRERAS PINEDA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73945
Havasupai Tribe v. Provencio  
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-15754, 15-15857

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision rejecting challenges to the Forest Service's determination that EFR had a valid existing right to operate a uranium mine on land within a withdrawal area of public...

ALEX JONES V. ST. PAUL FIRE & MARINE INS.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35856
RICHARD NELSON V. USDOL
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73548
USA V. RICHARD TURNER
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10503
AL PETROVICH V. OCWEN LOAN SERVICING
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15396
CHAD CARTER V. RENT-A-CENTER, INC.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15835
DAVID ALFORD V. JOE LIZARRAGA
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16247
USA V. MAMM
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16416
DORIS KNOX V. CITY OF FRESNO
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16691
MARILYN MINTZ V. SUBARU OF AMERICA, INC.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16840
ELENA RODRIGUEZ-MALFAVON V. CLARK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17076
USA V. GUY MANNINO
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30149
ROLAND SPEIGHT V. BERNARD WARNER
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35137
United States v. Gutierrez  
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35583

Justia Opinion Summary: The federal offense of carjacking is a crime of violence under 18 U.S.C. 924(c). In this case, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion challenging his conviction for br...

SHALOM HARRIS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35585
MICHAEL OTTO V. ABBOTT LABORATORIES INC.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55394
Arazola-Galea v. United States  
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-73574

Justia Opinion Summary: Mathis v. United States, 136 S. Ct. 2243 (2016), which clarified application of the categorical analysis to the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), did not establish a new rule of constitutional law. Rather, Mathis clarifi...

NIKON CORPORATION V. ASML U.S., INC.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-16961
NIKON CORPORATION V. GLOBALFOUNDRIES U.S., INC.
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-17148
ANTHONY CHERNETSKY V. STATE OF NEVADA
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15146
Frudden v. Pilling  
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15448

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against defendants, challenging on First Amendment grounds, a school uniform policy that required their two minor children to wear shirts or sweatshirts with a logo consisting of the name of the sch...

NEIL HORNSBY V. ALCOA, INC.
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35686
ZHIGANG YI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71239
CASCADES COMPUTER INNOVATION V. RPX CORP.
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15782
MERRIWEATHER FRANKLIN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16724
GUADALUPE GUERRERO V. USA
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16877
Roberts v. AT&T Mobility, LLC  
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16915

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order compelling arbitration of putative class action claims against AT&T by customers who alleged that AT&T falsely advertised their mobile service plans as "unlimited" wh...

JAMES HALL V. REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17122
BOFI FEDERAL BANK V. ADVANCE FUNDING LLC
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35006
SAUERBIER RANCHES V. CATLIN SPECIALTY INS. CO.
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35280
USA V. AARON RAMOS
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50134
USA V. BOGAR AGUDO-MONROY
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50380
BUFFY RONEY V. MICHAEL MILLER
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55717
CHARLES OKONKWO V. CIR
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-71020
RRAFMAN KOCI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 12-70998
MYKAL RYAN V. TIMOTHY HYDEN
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-55639
ALBERTO HERNANDEZ-MUNOZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72542
BERNARDO GUZMAN-ARANDA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73265
NICHOLAS DEBAGGIS V. US BANK
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16527
PROTECTING ARIZONA'S RESOURCES V. FHWA
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16586
JIMMY KUANG V. BEL AIR MART
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16956
GAIL PAYNE V. MLB COMMISSIONER
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-17131
USA V. KURTIS WORTLEY
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30273
USA V. TRENT SMITH
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30277
USA V. JAMES WESTERMAN
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30288
ENERGY INVESTMENTS V. GREEHEY & CO.
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35245
WILLIAM JENSEN V. MIKE OBENLAND
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35467
KENNETH WHEATON V. PATRICK GLEBE
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35554
LANA HAHN V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35797
USA V. VAGAN DOBADZHYAN
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50336
MARTHA MARY PETITE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55314
MELISSA MORALES V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55393
MARTIN PIMENTEL-LOPEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 13-72363
HUGO SUAREZ HERRERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72366
SANTIAGO MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72593
SHAUKAT KHAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73902
GSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. V. UNITED MEMORIES, INC.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17536
USA V. JON HARDER
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-30359
French v. Jones  
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35990

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in an action filed by a Montana judicial candidate, Mark French, alleging that Montana's campaign-speech rule, which prohibits judicial candidates...

United States v. Valdivia-Flores  
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50384

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's conviction of attempted reentry of a removed alien. Defendant argued that his 2009 removal was invalid because his 1997 drug trafficking conviction under Wash. Rev. Code 69...

JARNAIL TOOR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70433
SANTOS RAMIREZ PORTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-70854
HARSIMRAN SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-71739
ALVARO GALVEZ-CRUZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73751
SILKEN BROWN V. CINEMARK USA, INC.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15377
Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15377
ELOISA HERNANDEZ V. L. FRANCIS CISSNA
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15570
MARGARET MARTINEZ V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15757
JEFFERSON BUNING V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16198
JEREMY GORDON V. MODEL N, INC.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16203
SILVER STATE BROADCASTING, LLC V. MICHAEL BERGNER
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16753
BRIAN GRAHAM V. THE MIRAGE CASINO-HOTEL
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16920
GAYLE MCCOY V. BARRICK GOLD OF N. AM., INC.
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16945
USA V. JASON YOUKER
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-30135
ROSANTO ORDINARIO V. LVNV FUNDING, LLC
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55417
Epona, LLC v. County of Ventura  
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55472

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit challenging the County's permitting scheme, which required individuals to obtain a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to host weddings on their properties. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's...

Rowland v. Chappell  
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 12-99004

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging petitioner's conviction for first degree murder and rape and his capital sentence. The panel held that the Ant...

GRETEL GARCIA-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 14-74013
USA V. JULIO DIAZ
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50538
United States v. Diaz  
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-50538

Justia Opinion Summary: If the terms used by an expert witness do not have a specialized meaning in law and do not represent an attempt to instruct the jury on the law, or how to apply the law to the facts of the case, the testimony is not an i...

DAVID PARKER V. ALEXANDER MARINE CO., LTD.
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-55995
JEAN ADAMS V. MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56997
USA V. LEROY COMBS
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10102
USA V. JOSE CASTRO-JUAREZ
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10280
NHIA VANG V. STEVEN DECKER
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15443
CHRISTOPHER STREET V. NEVADA DEP'T. OF CORRECTIONS
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15554
JOSEPH BANISTER V. USA
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15813
RICHARD MORRIS V. FRANCOIS HARLEY
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16064
TODD CANDELARIA V. CITY OF TOLLESON
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16346
LOURDES LEFEVRE V. FIVE STAR QUALITY CARE, INC.
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55059
PROMETHEUS HEALTH IMAGING, INC V. UST - UNITED STATES TRUSTEE
Date: December 6, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60077
IACOB BOTH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 09-72024
JAMES BENNETT V. JASPAL DHALIWAL
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56448
CASH FERGUSON-CASSIDY V. CITY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56573
JAIRO DIAZ SORTO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 15-73229
WILLIAM SARALE V. CAISO
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15037
CATHERINE HILL V. LVMPD
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16260
MATTHEW NEIDERMEYER V. MICHAEL CALDWELL
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55233
BRUCE BICKOFF V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Date: December 5, 2017
Docket Number: 16-55965
MARTHA MCNEELY V. US DEPT. OF LABOR
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16381
Navajo Nation v. Department of the Interior  
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-16864

Justia Opinion Summary: The broad waiver of sovereign immunity found in section 702 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) waived sovereign immunity for all non-monetary claims, and section 704 of the APA's final agency action requirement co...

MINDY AMUNDSON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-36073
United States v. Murillo-Alvarado  
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-50354

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 11351 of the California Health and Safety Code (possession or purchase for sale of designated controlled substance) is divisible –as discussed in Mathis v. United States, 136 S. Ct. 2243 (2016) –as to its control...

MICHELLE HORNER V. CASCADE GENERAL
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73251
OSCAR ESTRADA-CHAVEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73382
USA V. W. HARKONEN
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16844
KATHERINE BLUMENKRON V. BARTON EBERWEIN
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35847
SOCIETY INSURANCE CO. V. DONNA NYSTROM
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16812
JONES STEVEDORING CO. V. STEVEN POPOVICH
Date: December 4, 2017
Docket Number: 16-70549
ATRINE LALENOH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 13-73491
HUGO CAHUEC V. GREGORY SMITH
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15593
LI CHENG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72211
MIKE TSOSIE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-17330
Lower Elwha Klallam Indian Tribe v. Lummi Nation  
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35661

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that the Treaty of Point Elliott reserves to the Lummi Nation the right to fish in the waters west of Whidbey Island, Washington. The panel previouslyy concluded that the Treaty secured the Lummi's...

VANESSA RIVERA V. UHS OF DELAWARE, INC.
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-56972
FREDRIC GARDNER V. CIR
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 15-72851
USA V. GARY CHRISTENSEN
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-10462
ELIE HARFOUCHE V. HAIFA WEHBE
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15688
United States ex rel. Bennett v. Biotronik, Inc.  
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15919

Justia Opinion Summary: The government-action bar, 31 U.S.C. 3730(e)(3), applies even when the Government is no longer an active participant in an ongoing qui tam lawsuit. The existence of multiple claims—some of which the Government settles—ha...

TIMOTHY DEWITT V. CALIFORNIA CITIZENS REDISTRICT
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16162
JOHNNY JONES, III V. TIMOTHY FILSON
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16528
JOSE ARTEAGA-RUIZ V. USA
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-35299
GREIF & CO. V. BRIAN SHAPIRO
Date: December 1, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60048
FRANCISCO RAYMUNDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 12-74247
Smith v. City of Santa Clara  
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-15103

Justia Opinion Summary: Once the government has probable cause to believe that the probationer has actually reoffended by participating in a violent felony, the government's need to locate the probationer and protect the public is heightened. T...

MATILDE ZORAYA PARRA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 14-73064
Yang v. Dongwon Industries, Ltd.  
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16881

Justia Opinion Summary: The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards does not allow nonsignatories or non-parties to compel arbitration. The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) expressly exempted from its scope any con...

KARENA GERDE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35418
AMY BALDIN V. WELLS FARGO BANK
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35790
USA V. MICHAEL JAY
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16138
MICHAEL MORENO V. ROSS ISLAND SAND & GRAVEL CO.
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16324
KELLY WILSON V. CYNTHIA ZUBIATE
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-16621
PAUL ADAMS V. CDCR
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56224
USA V. AARON PRUETT
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56858
DOUGLAS GILLIES V. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56908
RAYMOND FOSS V. TODD ROWEN
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15652
CARL ECKSTROM V. JEFFREY BEARD
Date: November 30, 2017
Docket Number: 17-55766
ODILIA ALVAREZ-CORRAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 14-72299
USA V. ROGELIO SANCHEZ MOLINAR
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10430
United States v. Sanchez Molinar  
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-10430

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's imposition of a sentencing enhancement based on defendant's prior Arizona conviction for attempted armed robbery, which the court treated as a "crime of violence" under the...

First Amendment Coalition v. USDOJ
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-15117
Crime Justice & America, Inc. v. Honea  
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Numbers: 15-16119, 16-17195

Justia Opinion Summary: In a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action challenging Butte County Jail's policy prohibiting the delivery of unsolicited commercial mail to inmates, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment for defendants and the denial...

Eichenberger v. ESPN, Inc.  
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 15-35449

Justia Opinion Summary: "Personally identifiable information," pursuant to the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1998, 18 U.S.C. 2710(b)(1), means only that information that would readily permit an ordinary person to identify a specific individua...

TIMOTHY MCCANDLESS V. DAVID BURCHARD
Date: November 29, 2017
Docket Number: 16-60072
JASVIR SINGH-GARCHA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 14-71628
A. COPELAND V. HEWLETT-PACKARD CO.
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 15-16688
FRANK KONARSKI V. CITY OF TUCSON
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-15476
USA V. ENRIQUETA NAVARRETE-ZAVALA
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-50183
KATHY CLAY V. PAPIK
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 16-56286
STEVEN WIERZBA V. JILL N. JAFFE
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15325
MICHAEL LENA V. FRED FOULK
Date: November 28, 2017
Docket Number: 17-15854
Daewoo Electronics America v. Opta Corp.  
Date: November 27, 2017
Docket Number: 14-17498

Justia Opinion Summary: Under New Jersey's traditional res judicata doctrine, a claim asserting breach of a contractual guarantee of a third party's debt does not preclude later alter ego and successor liability claims to collect the debt direc...