2018 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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MICHAEL CUERO V. SCOTT KERNAN
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 12-55911
JOSE ANTONIO-MORA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71751
Sanchez v. Sessions  
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71768

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's motion to suppress evidence. In this case, petitioner was on a fishing trip with friends when his boat lost...

NELSON GARCIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71132
SANDRA MORAES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71828
NELVIN LOPEZ-CARRILO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73883
ROBERTO SEGURA V. CRST VAN EXPEDITED, INC.
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56708
JUAN RIVAS-AGUILAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-70526
JOSE SOTO VALENCIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72416
OSCAR LOPEZ-MELARA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72565
ERNESTO OLIVARES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72581
GREGORIO CASILLAS ESCOBAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72937
LUIS LOPEZ GOMEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73181
JESUS REYES MAYEN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73231
NIMA GURUNG V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73497
HUGO OLIVAS-ESCALANTE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73736
C.J.L.G., A JUVENILE MALE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73801
TIMOTHY CRAYTON V. RANDY GROUNDS
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15637
MATT JACOBSEN V. CLEAR RECON CORPORATION
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15843
IVAN KILGORE V. ALICE OKOROIKE
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15929
RONALD JONES V. MICHAEL KEITZ
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16788
MELCHOR LIMPIN V. FIGUEROA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56378
DRAKE WARD V. CITY OF BARSTOW
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56670
AVTAR SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70246
OMAR RODRIGUEZ-BAHENA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70327
BRIAN AUCHENBACH V. COUNTY OF MADERA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15306
L. HAGGERTY V. KEOLIS TRANSIT NORTH AMERICA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15470
ZURI YOUNG V. M. VOONG
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15526
WILLIENE DAVIS V. STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15804
DEE TOWLES V. JAMES DZURENDA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-16218
BO LIU V. CIA
Date: September 19, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55813
SANDRA CRUZ DE GALINDO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 13-73264
JOSE DURAN ORTIZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 14-73422
Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15791

Justia Opinion Summary: The en banc court reversed the district courts' dismissals of actions concerning tip credits toward servers' and bartenders' wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Plaintiffs alleged that their employers abused...

MARIO ROJAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72359
LONNIE PATTERSON V. CITY OF YUBA CITY
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16001
FRANK KONARSKI V. CITY OF TUCSON
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16789
Freestream Aircraft (Bermuda) Ltd. v. Aero Law Group  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17347

Justia Opinion Summary: A defendant who travels to Nevada and commits an intentional tort there can be sued in that state, absent circumstances that would make such a suit unreasonable. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal...

United States v. Estrada  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50439

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendants' motion to suppress incriminating statements intercepted by government wiretaps. The panel held that the affidavits submitted by the FBI in support of...

RAYMOND NEWBERRY V. COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55466
ELIAZAR ONOFRE-ROJAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71122
ELMER RAMIREZ-GUZMAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72431
PEDRO CALZADILLA-TOBAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73333
GARY HARVEY V. CIR
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73643
VELIA BARRERA MARTINEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73998
USA V. CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10474
USA V. BASILIO PARRA-GUZMAN
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10507
USA V. MOISES PASOS-VALENZUELA
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10514
USA V. FRANCISCO NAJERA-GORDILLO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10536
USA V. RIGOBERTO LOPEZ-MARTINEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10557
LACEDRIC JOHNSON V. J. BEJINEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16654
FRANK KONARSKI V. CITY OF TUCSON
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16751
United States v. Lawrence  
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30061

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following questions to the Oregon Supreme Court: 1. Is Oregon first-degree robbery, Or. Rev. Stat. 164.415, divisible? 2. Is Oregon second-degree robbery, id. 164.405, divisible? 3. Put an...

USA V. GREGORY SPEROW
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30064
USA V. GARY HARVEY
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35839
USA V. JAVIER PORTILLO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50142
USA V. GLORIA SANCHEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50168
USA V. JUAN LOPEZ-HERNANDEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50189
USA V. MIGUEL ESPINO-VALVERDE
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50257
USA V. BRIAN RODRIGUEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50361
USA V. JAIME LUJAN-SALGADO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50376
TREVOR MCCARDLE V. JENNY YANG
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55958
KABIR MATUBBAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-73020
XING GU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 17-73113
USA V. SOCORRO LOYA-CHAVEZ
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10009
USA V. DEVIN BASS
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10020
USA V. OSCAR OLIVAS, JR.
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10029
USA V. ANTONIO ALVAREZ-MORENO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10047
ASHTON CACHO V. JOHNS
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15023
USA V. WILLIAM PALMER, III
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30015
MARY-ANN KERRIGAN V. QBE INSURANCE CORPORATION
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-35019
MARY STRONG V. FHLMC/FREDDIE MAC
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-35086
KEITH BROWN V. KEITH YORDY
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-35417
USA V. HECTOR OROZCO
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50073
GEOFFREY WILSON V. TANNAZ AZINKHAN
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55243
CHARLES EASLEY V. OSCAR FLORES
Date: September 18, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55323
LUIS SEGURA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71878
Nunies v. HIE Holdings  
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16494

Justia Opinion Summary: Under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), the scope of the ADA's "regarded-as" definition of disability was expanded. The plaintiff must show, under the ADAAA, that he has been subjected to a prohibited action because of an...

Taylor v. Burlington Northern Railroad Holdings Inc.  
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35205

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question to the Washington Supreme Court: Under what circumstances, if any, does obesity qualify as an "impairment" under the Washington Law against Discrimination, Wash. Rev. Co...

USA V. ROBERT REVELS, III
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-36013
MMADI HASSANATI V. INT'L LEASE FIN. CORP.
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56880
WAHID TADROS V. CELLADON CORP.
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56904
TIMOTHY HUNT V. KELLY CLARK
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16752
USA V. MALIEK GRISSETT
Date: September 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50181
Bartolome v. Sessions  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-71666, 15-72671

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of an IJ's decision affirming an asylum officer's negative reasonable fear determination in reinstatement removal proceedings. Petitioner asserted that he was deprived his d...

Northstar Financial Advisors v. Schwab Investments  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15303

Justia Opinion Summary: The Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act (SLUSA) barred a plaintiff class from bringing a covered class action based on state law claims alleging that the defendants made a misrepresentation or omission or employe...

Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35742

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment for plaintiffs in an action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This case involved Teck Metals' liability for...

Hyun J. Um v. Spokane Rock I, LLC  
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35753

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision affirming the bankruptcy court's summary judgment denying discharge of two individual Chapter 11 debtors' debt arising from a state-court judgment for fraud and mi...

USA V. FRANCISCO OCHOA-OREGEL
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50413
NIKTA JANATI V. UNLV SCHOOL OF DENTAL MEDICINE
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15678
JOVITA MARQUEZ V. SELECT PORTFOLIO SERVICING
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15747
CHERIE MANCINI V. SEIU
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17357
KIRSTEN COOK V. KENNETH COOK
Date: September 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55543
United States v. Lynch  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 10-50219, 10-50264

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for conspiracy to manufacture, possess, and distribute marijuana, as well as other charges related to his ownership of a marijuana dispensary in California. The panel hel...

YOLANDA MULATO V.
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17181
Campbell v. City of Los Angeles  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Numbers: 15-56990, 16-55002

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's decertification of two related collective actions brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by LAPD officers, alleging a pervasive, unwritten policy discouraging th...

BNSF Railway Co. v. California Department of Tax and Fee Administration  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17130

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's preliminary injunction preventing implementation of California Senate Bill 84, which requires railroads to collect fees from customers shipping certain hazardous materials...

Hoard v. Hartman  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35738

Justia Opinion Summary: Excessive force under the Eighth Amendment does not require proof that an officer enjoyed or otherwise derived pleasure from his or her use of force. In this case, plaintiff filed suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging clai...

MARY BENAFEL V. WILLIAMS NORTHWEST PIPELINE
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35827
USA V. JAVIER GARCIA
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10071
YOLANDA MULATO V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15011
USA V. JOHN NEWTON
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15578
United States v. Franklin  
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30011

Justia Opinion Summary: Washington's accomplice liability statute renders its drug trafficking law broader than generic federal drug trafficking laws under the Armed Career Criminal Act, and thus Washington's drug trafficking law is not categor...

KAREN PENOZA V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35521
JOSEPH FANGSRUD VON ESCH V. LEGACY SALMON CREEK HOSPITAL
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35659
JOSE VERA V. BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, U.S.
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35724
JOHN MENCHACA V. LAURA VASQUEZ
Date: September 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55544
ANUP ARYAL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71462
HORACIO CANDIA V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16286
SANDRA NELSON V. JENNIFER MCFALL
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16387
Bohmker v. Oregon  
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35262

Justia Opinion Summary: Oregon's restrictions on the use of motorized mining equipment in rivers and streams containing essential salmon habitat, adopted into law as Senate Bill 3, were not preempted by federal law. The Ninth Circuit affirmed t...

EEOC V. BNSF RAILWAY COMPANY
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35457
ELENA HUGHEY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35894
WALTER SCOTT V. DEBBIE ASUNCION
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55688
JOSE ESPINOZA V. WILLIAM SULLIVAN
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56870
KESSELE LIVINGSTON V. LAURI ESSLINGER
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16563
JOSHUA LAMBERT V. WILLIAM DENNIS
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35080
ELVEN SWISHER V. USA
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35451
RYAN PRICE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35621
United States v. Blackstone  
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55023

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence. In this case, defendant's sentence was imposed in 2000 under the then-mandatory S...

The Democratic National Committee v. Reagan  
Date: September 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15845

Justia Opinion Summary: The DNC and others filed suit against the state of Arizona, challenging two state election practices: (1) Arizona's longstanding requirement that in-person voters cast their ballots in their assigned precinct, which Ariz...

JULIO VILLAVICENCIO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 13-74324
Martinez v. Cate  
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 15-16433

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging petitioner's California conviction for second degree murder. The panel held that the state court unreasonably applied Miranda...

JUAN MADRIGAL NAVARRO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71398
DELPHIX CORP. V. EMBARCADERO TECHNOLOGIES
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16572
Americans for Prosperity v. Becerra  
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-55727, 16-55786, 16-56855, 16-56902

Justia Opinion Summary: California Attorney General's Form 990 Schedule B requirement, which obligates charities to submit the very information they already file each year with the IRS, survived exacting scrutiny as applied to plaintiffs becaus...

U.S. EX REL. ANITA SILINGO V. WELLPOINT, INC.
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56400
THEODORE FRANK V. SALOV NORTH AMERICA CORP.
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16405
USA V. RICHARD SAARI
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30074
WASTE ACTION PROJECT V. FRUHLING SAND & TOPSOIL INC.
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35686
AECOM ENERGY & CONSTR. V. MORRISON KNUDSEN CORP.
Date: September 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56513
BEREKET BELAY V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 13-73253
Ioane v. Hodges  
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16089

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of qualified immunity to an IRS agent who violated plaintiff's Fourth Amendment right to bodily privacy when, during the lawful execution of a search warrant at plai...

OXANA GRABOIS V. ADAM GRABOIS
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35805
Scott v. County of San Bernardino  
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55518

Justia Opinion Summary: The summary arrest, handcuffing, and police transport to the station of middle school girls was a disproportionate response to the school's need, which was dissipation of what the school officials characterized as an "on...

American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada v. Paramount Pictures Corp.  
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55996

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Paramount in an action under section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act. AFM filed suit alleging breach of Article 3 of the Basic Theat...

California Trucking Association v. Su  
Date: September 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55133

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 does not preempt the California Labor Commissioner's use of a common law test, the Borello standard, to determine whether a motor carrier has properly classif...

MIN CHEN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 13-73786
GERARDO RODARTE-GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71035
KATHRYN JONES V. MEDTRONIC
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15653
BRANCH BANKING & TRUST CO. V. CREDITOR GROUP
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15662
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers v. O'Keeffe  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-35834

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a complaint challenging Oregon's Clean Fuels Program, alleging that it violated the Commerce Clause and was preempted by section 211(c) of the Clean Air Act (C...

United States v. Garcia-Lopez  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-50366

Justia Opinion Summary: In light of Sessions v. Dimaya, 138 S. Ct. 1204 (2018), and recent case law from this Circuit, California robbery is no longer a "crime of violence" under 18 U.S.C. 16(a) or 16(b). The Ninth Circuit vacated the district...

JOHN HARDISTY V. MELANIE MOORE
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-56797
JOSE URISTA GUERRA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70649
RAJBLINDER SINGH V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73533
USA V. VIDAL MORALES
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50283
InfoSpan, Inc. v. Emirates NBD Bank PSJC  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55090

Justia Opinion Summary: A defendant that timely asserts that the district court lacks personal jurisdiction and litigates the issue to an adverse decision from the district court does not waive the personal jurisdiction defense by vigorously li...

LARRY TRUJILLO V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56064
ROBERT MANN, SR. V. JOHN TENNIS
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17048
DARREN HOGUE V. MARK NOOTH
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35393
Rynearson v. Ferguson  
Date: September 7, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35853

Justia Opinion Summary: In the circumstances of this case, the Ninth Circuit held that federal courts should not abstain from exercising jurisdiction over a constitutional challenge to a state criminal statute while there are ongoing state cour...

DENNIS MARIC V. JON ALVARADO
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 14-15863
Dent v. National Football League  
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15143

Justia Opinion Summary: State-law claims brought against the NFL by former professional football players were not preempted by section 301 of the Labor Management Relations Act (LMRA). In this case, a putative class of retired NFL players alleg...

MICHAEL O'CALLAGHAN V. CITY OF PORTLAND
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 15-35987
Anderson v. Gipson  
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15338

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the denial of a 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition for habeas relief challenging petitioner's conviction for domestic violence, assault, and vandalism. The panel held that it was error for the state trial...

Turlock Irrigation District v. FERC  
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71380

Justia Opinion Summary: FERC acted arbitrarily and capriciously in denying a complaint brought by the Turlock and Modesto Irrigation Districts alleging that PG&E breached agreements between the parties. The Ninth Circuit granted the petition fo...

USA V. DAVID CROSBY
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30119
JOSE SAUCEDA-CONTRERAS V. M. SPEARMAN
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55044
JOHN BUSKER V. WABTEC CORP.
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55165
Busker v. Wabtec Corp.  
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55165

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified a question of state law to the Supreme Court of California: Whether work installing electrical equipment on locomotives and rail cars (i.e., the "onboard work" for Metrolink's PTC project) fal...

King v. Great American Chicken Corp, Inc.  
Date: September 6, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55911

Justia Opinion Summary: GAC appealed the district court's remand of plaintiff's putative class action to Los Angeles Superior Court. The Ninth Circuit held that the district court erroneously found that more than two-thirds of the putative clas...

Harris v. County of Orange  
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 13-56061

Justia Opinion Summary: A class of retired employees filed suit alleging that two reforms adopted by the County of Orange violated their vested rights when it restructured its health benefits program, in violation of the County's contractual ob...

JARIO CHAJON V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 14-72341
JERRY ADAMS, JR. V. GARY SWARTHOUT
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 15-56681
LUIS RAMIREZ AYALA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73370
M.S. v. Brown  
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35431

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action based on lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Plaintiff filed suit against Oregon state officials, challenging the rejection by Oregon...

DALRAY ANDREWS V. W. MONTGOMERY
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56630
HARJINDER CHANA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 16-70066
USA V. GARY QUIGG
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30138
USA V. DUSTY WHITEHOUSE
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30139
Barone v. City of Springfield  
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35355

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against the City and its employees, alleging that she was retaliated against in her employment as a Community Service Officer for the police department. The Ninth Circuit held that...

ROSLYN DARLING V. BRIAN NELSON
Date: September 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56740
LAKHWINDER SANGHERA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 14-73507
Martin v. City of Boise  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 15-35845

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs, who are homeless or have recently been homeless, filed suit against the City seeking retrospective relief for their previous citations under the Camping Ordinance and Disorderly Conduct Ordinance. The panel h...

JUAN MORENO-MANDUJANO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70136
Board of Trustees of the Glazing Health and Welfare Trust v. Chambers  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15588

Justia Opinion Summary: Nevada Senate Bill 223, which limits damages that can be collected from general contractors and imposed notification requirements on contractors and welfare benefit plans, was a legitimate exercise of Nevada's traditiona...

JAE RICHARDSON V. JENNY YANG
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15989
Hansen v. Group Health Cooperative  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35684

Justia Opinion Summary: Providers filed a class action in state court alleging that GHC violated the Washington Consumer Protection Act by using the Milliman Care Guidelines for mental healthcare coverage. After GHC removed to federal court, th...

SHELDON SOULE V. CITY OF EDMONDS
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-36042
USA V. DEREK SING
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50221
United States v. Kechedzian  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50326

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed defendant's conviction for possession of unauthorized access devices and aggravated identity theft, holding that the district court erred by failing to excuse a juror for cause under an actual...

USA V. DENIS SALGUERO
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50329
MOUNTAIN RIGHT TO LIFE, INC. V. XAVIER BECERRA
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56130
USA V. MATTHEW BLAIR
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10282
United States v. Peterson  
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30084

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress a handgun found in his backpack. The panel held that the district court properly concluded that the handgun inevitably would have b...

USA V. BRENT MEISNER
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30102
BRANDON DEWOLFE V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35574
SANDRA HOLMES V. TACOMA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35673
LILIANA MESKE V. AMANDA RENZELMAN
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35758
JAMES OSBURN V. IATSE
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55022
YVONNE FORD V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55430
IVAN MANUYLON V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 17-72152
USA V. JAIME LOPEZ-VAAL
Date: September 4, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50037
USA V. JULIO HARO-VERDUGO
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 12-16611
Lucero v. Holland  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 15-16111

Justia Opinion Summary: Sixth Amendment Confrontation Clause rights protected in Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123 (1968), do not extend to statements that are nontestimonial. Petitioner appealed the denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 petition fo...

USA V. JASON ZUCKER
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 15-30232
CHENGWU ZHAO V. GUO YE
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 15-35428
CHARLES MIGWI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72718
LOGTALE, LTD. V. IKOR, INC.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15376
WILLISTON INVESTMENT GRP. V. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15929
United States v. Raygoza-Garcia  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50490

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress narcotics that border patrol agents found in defendant's vehicle. The panel held that, given the totality of the circumstances, the...

WILLIAM HARLOFF V. SHAWN HATTON
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56455
USA V. RICHARD PULLEY, JR.
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10150
FTC V. PUBLISHERS BUSINESS SERVICES
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15600
McCray v. Marriott Hotel Services, Inc.  
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15767

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant and denial of plaintiff's motion to remand in an action alleging violation of a City of San Jose minimum wage ordinance. The district...

CRAIG HANUS V. USA
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55482
HARSHOD MEHTA V. CITY OF UPLAND
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55553
ARASH ABBASSI V. NTSB
Date: August 31, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71968
SANTOS LOPEZ-VALIENTE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 14-72270
HONGYAN LU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71571
JUDY PEREZ-PEREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71658
Diaz-Jimenez v. Sessions  
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73603

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order of removal. The panel held that petitioner was not removable under 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(6)(C)(ii)(I), as an alien who made a fals...

USA V. OSCAR LEDEZMA-ORTIZ
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10343
ST. ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTERS V. JENNIFER KENT
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16589
Hunsaker v. United States  
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35991

Justia Opinion Summary: Sovereign immunity does not preclude an award of emotional distress damages against the United States for willful violation of an automatic stay. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment reversing the ban...

DONALD SANDERS V. DOMINGO URIBE, JR.
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55120
PATRICK KITLAS V. F. HAWS
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56575
TOYRRIFIC, LLC V. EDVIN KARAPETIAN
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56580
Montana Environmental Information Center v. Thomas  
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71933

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review challenging the EPA's approval of a 1994 revision to Montana's State Implementation Plan. The panel held that the EPA's interpretation of "a 2-year period which precedes the...

USA V. STEVEN HOPPER
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30194
ALLIANCE FOR THE WILD ROCKIES, V. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35668
USA V. MARCELO SANTOS-CORDERO
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50015
USA V. KARLA BOZARTH
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50254
CARLOS RIVAS V. SHERMAN SPEARMAN
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55182
KAREN VELIE V. ADAM HILL
Date: August 30, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55233
Quiroz Parada v. Sessions  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 13-73967

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's order denying asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). Petitioner sought relief after he and his family were...

TIMOTHY WHITING V. CITY OF CATHEDRAL CITY
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 14-55932
Atenia Lorenzo v. Sessions  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70814

Justia Opinion Summary: Where a state statute contains two layers of disjunctive lists, the analysis outlined in Taylor v. United States, 495 U.S. 575 (1990), for applying the categorical approach, applies to both layers of the statute and must...

EEOC v. BNSF Railway Co.  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35457

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment imposing liability on BNSF under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The panel held that plaintiff had a disability because BNSF perceived him to have a back impa...

ORION MARINE CONTRACTORS, INC. V. CITY OF SEWARD
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35919
RUTH JELINEK V. AMER. NAT'L PROP. & CAS. CO.
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-36057
G and G Productions LLC v. Rusic  
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56107

Justia Opinion Summary: G&G appealed the district court's order granting summary judgment to defendant, a citizen of Italy, in G&G's suit asserting various state law claims. G&G alleged that Rustic stole a large, valuable oil painting from her...

JOSHUA PORTER V. USA
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15235
GLOBE IMPORTS LIMITED, INC. V. NATIONWIDE INSURANCE
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15404
USA V. DONNELL THOMAS
Date: August 29, 2018
Docket Number: 18-50123
USA V. DONALD PEEL
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10407
LIVINGWELL MEDICAL CLINIC, INC V. XAVIER BECERRA
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17497
A WOMAN'S FRIEND PREGNANCY RES V. XAVIER BECERRA
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17517
USA V. NADUNT CHIBEAST
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10408
PIERRE JOSHLIN V. DWIGHT NEVEN
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-16669
DIANA ELLIS V. J.P. MORGAN CHASE & CO.
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17005
GLORIA STITT V. CITIBANK, N.A.
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17008
USA V. SENECA NEAL
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30305
USA V. TONY MCLEOD
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50013
United States v. Flores  
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50096

Justia Opinion Summary: California's receipt of stolen property offense is a categorical match for the generic federal crime of receipt of stolen property. The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for attempting to reenter the United S...

USA V. MARBIN REYES-RUIZ
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50494
NIFLA V. XAVIER BECERRA
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55249
HOLLY HALL V. SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55845
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. GREENPOINT MTA TRUST 2006-AR2
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16810
PHYLLIS AGUCHAK V. USA
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-36024
USA V. DANIEL SANCHEZ-MARTINEZ
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50375
JOSE CAMPOY CRUZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71686
JOSE GARCES-PACHECO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72617
USA V. DAVID FRATER
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10289
USA V. MARK AVERY
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-30134
ROBERT GONZALES V. KELLY SANTORO
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55846
STEVE KLEIN V. CITY OF LAGUNA BEACH
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56309
ENRIQUE GREENBERG V. U.S. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60085
Sino Clean Energy, Inc. v. Seiden  
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15316

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's decision affirming the bankruptcy court's dismissal of a Chapter 11 petition filed by the former board members of Sino. The panel held that the bankruptcy court properly di...

TRAVELERS CASUALTY AND SURETY V. SIDNEY DUNMORE
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15911
Cobbler Nevada, LLC v. Gonzalez  
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35041

Justia Opinion Summary: A bare allegation that a defendant is the registered subscriber of an Internet Protocol address associated with infringing activity is not sufficient to state a claim for direct or contributory infringement. The Ninth Ci...

AMERICARE MEDSERVICES, INC. V. CITY OF ANAHEIM
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55565
SAM LEYBA V. NV ENERGY, INC.
Date: August 27, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15295
Barrera-Lima v. Sessions  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 13-73022

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision finding petitioner ineligible for cancellation of removal and voluntary departure. The panel held that petitioner's convictions for indecent exposure...

JOAN KEARNEY V. FOLEY & LARDNER, LLP
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56593
USA V. JEFFREY NOWAK
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10120
US ex rel. Rose v. Stephens Institute  
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15111

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order denying the school's motion for summary judgment in a qui tam action brought by relators under the False Claims Act (FCA). Relators alleged that the school violated a...

USA V. TARA MAZZEO
Date: August 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15693
United States v. Bankston  
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10124

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Amendment 798 to the Sentencing Guidelines, California robbery is not a "crime of violence." The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. In this case, defendant was...

TIMOTHY PEOPLES, JR. V. RICHARD MACK
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17348
LANNY SMITH V. LAWRENCE WASDEN
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35273
USA V. SERGEYI BAZAR
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50180
ANDERS KARLSSON V. JOHN MANGAN, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55175
EVERETT GHOLSTON V. RON BARNES
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55428
PHILIP KOEBEL V. STEVAN CHANDLER
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-60086
ABDELRAHMAN BASEET V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-70553
JOSE OLIVARES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-70818
RICARDO LOPEZ-AGUILAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72472
USA V. HOWARD NICKLES, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10206
CYNTHIA PROSTERMAN V. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15468
USA V. MIRANDA FLOWERS
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30071
USA V. ALLEN WITHERALL
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30193
OMARI TAHIR V. MARGARET DELANY
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35718
USA V. ERNIE HERNANDEZ
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50098
CENTER FOR AUTO SAFETY V. CHRYSLER GROUP
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55269
RONALD COLLINS V. CITY OF COLTON
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55634
NAORA BEN DOV V. SHOSHANA SRAGOW
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56807
THERESA TORRICELLAS V. KIMBERLY HUGHES
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56955
Vu Minh Nguyen v. Sessions  
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70251

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision finding petitioner ineligible for cancellation of removal. Under the plain text of the stop-time rule, the panel held that petitioner was not rendered...

JULIO SANTIBANEZ-ALLOCER V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70359
RICHARD GILLER V. CIR
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71740
MARTIN WARE V. M. BITTER
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15178
ANDREW ANDERSEN V. SCOTT KERNAN
Date: August 23, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15254
AMADEO MENDOZA DELGADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 13-71723
United States v. Vasquez-Gonzalez  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-10285

Justia Opinion Summary: A conviction for assault with a deadly weapon or instrument other than a firearm or by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury under California Penal Code 245(a)(1), as it was written prior to its amendment...

Lopez v. Sessions  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-72747

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's order of deportation after petitioner was convicted of possession for sale of cocaine salt. The panel held that petitioner was depor...

THOMAS AMANUEL V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73486
FRANCISCO FIGUEROA-FLORES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73723
USA V. ALAN JUAN
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10515
Sun v. Advanced China Healthcare, Inc.  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35277

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's action based on a forum-selection clause in share purchase agreements that required disputes related to the parties' agreement be adjudicated in Ca...

LEONARDO MARTINEZ GONZALEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71548
JESUS CRUZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71815
KARINE HOVSEPYAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72496
ROXANA ARGUETA-PORTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72781
SUKHDEV PANDHER V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72800
VICTOR YANEZ-RESENDIZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73328
MELITON CARRILLO ROSALES V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73824
CARLOS JUAREZ-ALEMAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73954
USA V. DERRICK VINCENT
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10187
USA V. FRANCISCO GARCIA-GASTELUM
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10221
USA V. SUNITHA GUNTIPALLY
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10533
ISAAC BONELLI V. DAWOOD MULLA
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15456
REFUGIO VARGAS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16236
ANTHONY SMITH V. STEVE ALBRITTON
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16379
JULIAN BOSS V. CITY OF MESA
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17255
KHALIFAH SAIF'ULLAH V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17336
ANTOINETTE JARDINE-BYRNE V. SANTA CRUZ COUNTY BOARD OF LAW
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17348
ANTHONY SMITH V. JIMMY CRUZEN
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17452
ALEXANDER OCASIO V. BRADLEY GRUNER
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17564
NACOLE JIPPING V. FIRST NATIONAL BANK ALASKA
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35306
FRIENDS OF THE WILD SWAN, INC. V. U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35572
EDWARD NORWOOD V. RICHARD IVES
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35908
USA V. JOSE ORTIZ
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50056
USA V. ANGEL SALINAS-MANDUJANO
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50289
SIDHARTHA BHISE V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71430
In re Pangang Group Co.  
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-72370

Justia Opinion Summary: Where such delivery of summonses to attorneys of companies provides actual notice to a foreign organization, it satisfies Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 4(c)(3)(D). The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for a writ of m...

LUIS PARRA MALDONADO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-73054
HILARIO FLORES GARCIA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-73056
BENJAMIN ALLEN V. WILMINGTON TRUST, N.A.
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15030
DEE TOWLES V. JAMES DZURENDA
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15253
ALBERT EDENSHAW V. NMS SECURITY
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-35095
ANCHORAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT V. M.G.
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-35229
AHMAD AMMAR V. CLIFFORD KLEIN
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55090
REJEANNE BERNIER V. TRAVELERS PROPERTY CASUALTY IN
Date: August 22, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55146
Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation v. USDOI  
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71772

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the Department's decision ordering the Tribe to provide relief to a member that was removed from the Tribe's governing body in retaliation for his whistleblowing. The mem...

United States v. McCarns  
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10410

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The panel held that the district court's references to Eastern District of California local codes sufficiently explained...

Kingsbury v. United States  
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56789

Justia Opinion Summary: Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 58's requirement that a separate document be filed upon entry of judgment applies in proceedings under 28 U.S.C. 2255. In this case, after petitioner pleaded guilty to fraud-related charge...

USA V. MARCO GOMEZ, JR.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10224
USA V. EDWARD FUENTES
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10356
USA V. JULIO DIAZ
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10483
USA V. LINO HERNANDEZ
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10518
USA V. ROBERT BATES
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16171
WILLIAM DUNNE V. G.J. BISSETT
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16231
FRANK GARCIA V. USA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16372
CHRISTOPHER THOMAS V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16588
ALBERT HAMILTON V. WASCO STATE PRISON
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16770
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16771
DONALD DAVIS V. J. SHARTLE
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16796
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. CWALT, INC.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16807
ERNEST CARPENTER V. D. NEVEN
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16865
CHAD ROMINE V. GEOFF DUPPMAN
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17142
WENDELL O'NEAL V. EMPIRE FIRE AND MARINE INS.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17282
DWAYNE BURGESS V. J. RAYA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17427
MICHAEL HORTON V. D. BRADBURY
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17514
JANEECE FIELDS V. BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17537
United States v. Schram  
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30055

Justia Opinion Summary: A person who is prohibited from entering a residence by a court's no-contact order lacks a legitimate expectation of privacy in that residence and may not challenge its search on Fourth Amendment grounds. The Ninth Circu...

USA V. LAWRENCE SIKUTWA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30140
USA V. CHRIS YOO
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30168
USA V. DREW FISHER
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30203
USA V. RICHARD LAUFER, III
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30228
NINA FRENCH V. WASH. STATE DEP'T OF HEALTH
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35545
DANTE TAPLIN V. MULTNOMAH COUNTY HEALTH SVCS
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35842
MICHAEL BENT V. PATRICIA LASHWAY
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35962
DANIEL SANDOVAL V. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-36027
USA V. FRANCISCO HEREDIA-SILVA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50209
USA V. ANTONIO BARRERA-RAMIREZ
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50232
USA V. NOE GARCIA-LIMA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50242
USA V. TOMAS RAMIREZ-CRUZ
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50367
USA V. MALCOLM NELSON
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50429
MICHAEL BEATTIE V. L. ROMERO
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55833
NIKI-ALEXANDER SHETTY V. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55982
DAVID ATWOOD, II V. USA
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56010
JEREMIAH BALIK V. THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56066
JACK FINNEGAN V. CITY OF DANA POINT
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56200
JACK FINNEGAN V. JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56404
LAURA ALEXIS V. JAMES ROGERS
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56481
MICHAEL GRIFFITH V. GLORIA WELLS
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-60079
MANPREET SINGH BRAR V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70036
MIGUEL GUTTIEREZ-RUIZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70791
DANNY FABRICANT V. CIR
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71284
USA V. AUDREY JAMES
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10017
NICHOLAS PATRICK V. ROSS
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15505
PETER WAHL V. SUTTON
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15754
JOSE GONZALES-LONGORIA V. DENNIS WONG
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-15777
USA V. GERALD RANDLE
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-30017
JEFFREY HESTON V. GB CAPITAL HOLDINGS, LLC
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55125
JESUS ESTEVEZ V. US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55161
MAMADOU DIALLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-70056
Mineral County v. Walker River Irrigation District  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 15-16342

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit amended the certification order in an appeal challenging Nevada state water law. The panel certified the following questions to the Supreme Court of Nevada: Does the public trust doctrine apply to right...

JOAQUIN MIRANDA ROMAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70255
USA V. RYAN MCGOWAN
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10300
ABS Entertainment, Inc. v. CBS Corp.  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55917

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment to CBS in an action alleging violation of state law copyrights owned by ABS in sound recordings originally fixed before 1972. The panel held that...

DAVID TOURGEMAN V. NELSON & KENNARD
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56190
Tourgeman v. Nelson & Kennard  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56190

Justia Opinion Summary: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act provides for class statutory damages not to exceed the lesser of $500,000 or 1 per centum of the net worth of the debt collector. The statute is silent as to which party bears the b...

ERIK BENHAM V. DAVID HAGEN
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56539
JOSE PICHARDO-VAZQUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-70609
MARTIN RAMIREZ-MEDINA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71620
RICARDO GARCIA-MENDOZA V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72052
JUAN CASTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72239
DELGARDO FRAZER V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-72861
MANUELA ORZUGA DE MONTANO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73684
MANUEL VERA RIZO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73767
JOSE ESQUIVEL-MATEO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73952
USA V. ANTWAN FORTENBERRY
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10123
USA V. RUBEN RODRIGUEZ
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10452
USA V. SCOTT SPANGLER
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10473
USA V. ROBERT BAUSTAMANTE
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10489
USA V. J. PANIAGUA-VIEYRA
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10552
ALFRED KING V. P. MEDINA
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17418
USA V. MARIA GUZMAN
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30207
USA V. DAREK GORDON
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30253
WILDEARTH GUARDIANS V. CHARLES MARK
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35461
USA V. OSCAR MACIAS-SANDOVAL
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50089
USA V. ELIAS BACA
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50164
USA V. CUAUHTEMOC JUAREZ-AQUINO
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50218
USA V. JOSE URIBE
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50282
USA V. LUIS GAXIOLA-TOSCANO
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50312
THEODORE SIMPSON, III V. COMPUTER SCIENCES CORP.
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55502
AVRAM PERRY V. KEY AUTO RECOVERY
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55518
USA V. GUSTAVO CRUZ-HERNANDEZ
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-10003
JAMES WILLIAMS, JR. V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 18-55379
United States v. Guizar-Rodriguez  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-10507

Justia Opinion Summary: Battery committed with the use of a deadly weapon under Nevada Revised Statute 200.481(2)(e)(1) is a crime of violence as defined in 18 U.S.C. 16(a). The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for illegal reentry...

KIMBERLY FRANETT-FERGUS V. OMAK SCHOOL DISTRICT 19
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35613
Center for Biological Diversity v. Zinke  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35866

Justia Opinion Summary: CBD filed suit challenging the FWS's decision not to list the arctic grayling as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The Ninth Circuit reversed in part the district court's grant o...

JESSE HALL V. DANIEL PARAMO
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55055
JOSE MOJARRO V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15624
Dent v. Sessions  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15662

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review insofar as it raised due process claims related to the district court's rejection of petitioner's United States citizenship claim. First determining that petitioner had stan...

LUIS VALDEZ V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35407
Mellen v. Winn  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55116

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendant based on qualified immunity grounds in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action alleging that defendant failed to disclose evidence that would have ca...

USA V. MOUHAMED DAFER
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55329
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. V. VIDANGEL, INC.
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56665
KATHRYN JONES V. MEDTRONIC
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-15653
CHERI FU V. CITY NATIONAL BANK
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-56800
REINALDO RAMOS-DE FREITAS V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 15-73522
Fowler v. Guerin  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35052

Justia Opinion Summary: Washington public school teachers filed a class action to order the Director of DRS to return interest that was allegedly skimmed from their state-managed retirement accounts. The Ninth Circuit reversed the district cour...

CHARLES BARKER, III V. J.P. MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35615
Moore v. Urquhart  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-36086

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1996 (FCIA) does not limit injunctive relief against an executive branch officer enforcing a court order, and the Sheriff in this case was not entitled to immunity from plaintiffs' r...

N. G. V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56318
Rangel v. PLS Check Cashiers of California, Inc.  
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56826

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a wage-and-hour action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) based on res judicata grounds. In this case, plaintiff conceded that she was subject t...

DAVID DECKER V. ROB PERSSON
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35152
USA V. BENITO ROBLES-DIAZ
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50398
VICTORIA ROWELL V. SONY PICTURES TELEVISION INC.
Date: August 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55374
CESAR CHAVEZ-JUAREZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 14-71635
Johnson v. Montgomery  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 15-56007

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of a petition for habeas relief challenging a sentencing enhancement for a prior nonjury juvenile conviction and for a gang-related crime. Petitioner argued that the...

SEYED MAZAREI V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70677
CECILIA FLORES V. VICTORIA CONCEPCION
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-15915
JACQUELYNN NICKLER V. COUNTY OF CLARK
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-17211
USA V. KIMBERLY HERNANDEZ
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50461
Packsys v. Exportadora de Sal  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55380

Justia Opinion Summary: The Director General of a Mexican government-owned corporation, Exportadora de Sal (ESSA), entered into a long-term, multimillion dollar contract with another Mexican corporation, Packsys, to sell the briny residue from...

Sea Breeze Salt, Inc. v. Mitsubishi Corp.  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56350

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of an antitrust case based on the act of state doctrine. Plaintiffs alleged an antitrust conspiracy between a Mexican salt production corporation 51 percent owned...

MIGHTY ENTERPRISES, INC. V. SHE HONG INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD.
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56909
XIAO ZHU V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 16-71226
Gila River Indian Community v. US Department of Veterans Affairs  
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15629

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 511(a) of the Veterans' Judicial Review Act barred the Community's action against the VA for failing to reimburse the Community for the care it provided to veterans at tribal facilities. In this case, the Communi...

USA V. CLISERIO BALMES-CRUZ
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50027
USA V. BRITTANY GRIGSBY
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50147
IN RE COMPLAINT OF JUDICIAL MISCONDUCT
Date: August 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-90119
Lanuza v. Love  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 15-35408

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's order declining to extend a Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Fed. Bureau of Narcotics, 403 U.S. 388 (1971), remedy to an immigrant pursuing lawful permanent resident s...

Adamson v. Port of Bellingham  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35314

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question of state law to the Supreme Court of Washington: Is party A (here the Port of Bellingham) liable as a premises owner for an injury that occurs on part of a leased proper...

Askins v. USDHS  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-55719

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit for violation of their First Amendment rights, seeking injunctive and declaratory relief, after they took photographs of activities at U.S. ports of entry on the United States–Mexico border, they we...

United States v. Juvenile Male  
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-10257

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the parties disputed the maximum term of official detention that can be imposed upon revocation of juvenile delinquent supervision when the juvenile is more than 21 years old at the time of the revocation...

SHERIF ABDOU V. DAVITA, INC.
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17490
USA V. LUTHER RAY
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-50065
MARGARET RAWSON V. PEGGY CAIN
Date: August 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55485
RAJENDRA SHERCHAN V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 11-73254
United States v. King Mountain Tobacco Co.  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 14-36055

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment for the United States in an action seeking to collect delinquent federal excise taxes and penalties for the manufacture of tobacco products under 26 U.S.C. 5701. D...

CRISELDA ROMERO-MANZANO V. CARLTON NURSERY COMPANY, LLC
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35750
Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. USFS  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35829

Justia Opinion Summary: The alliance filed suit alleging that the Forest Service violated the National Forest Resource Management Plan after approving the Lost Creek Project, which proposed landscape restoration activities on approximately 80,0...

USA V. KING MOUNTAIN TOBACCO CO.
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35956
Khoja v. Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.  
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56069

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Federal Rule of Evidence 201, a court may take judicial notice of matters of public record without converting a motion to dismiss into a motion for summary judgment, but a court cannot take judicial notice of dispu...

USA V. CHERYL LITTLE DOG
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-30010
JOY DAVIS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35332
CHRISTINE MEYERS V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35698
ISRAEL SANCHEZ V. CHRISTIAN PFEIFFER
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55066
YADIR ONTIVEROS V. SAFELITE FULFILLMENT, INC.
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-56644
KABANI & COMPANY, INC. V. USSEC
Date: August 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-70786
Vasquez-Valle v. Sessions  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 13-74213

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision finding petitioner ineligible for cancellation of removal. The panel held that the BIA's determination that witness tampering under Oregon Revised Sta...

MANUEL MUNOZ MUNOZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 14-73158
JAMISI CALLOWAY V. G. KELLY
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 15-17262
Holzhauer v. Rhoades  
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-15942, 16-15974

Justia Opinion Summary: In an action under maritime law, a boat owner filed suit against his friend, who was driving the boat when it crashed into a passenger ferry. After the friend died from his injuries, his wife filed suit against the owner...

MICHAEL FRUGOLI V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56232
SHAVONDA HAWKINS V. ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56697
MARY HOLZHAUER V. GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE HIGHWAY & T
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-15092
MARY HOLZHAUER V. GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE HWY DIST.
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-16762
STATE OF HAWAII V. DONALD TRUMP
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-17168
RIGOBERTO GARIBAY V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 10, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35578
CHRISTIAN OLMOS VASQUEZ V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 14-72966
PEDRO AYALA-PORTILLO V. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, III
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 15-71396
USA V. LARRY JORDAN
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56288
Arce v. United States  
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 16-56706

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal based on lack of jurisdiction of plaintiff's complaint under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). Plaintiff sought damages suffered as a result of his removal from...

Clark v. City of Seattle  
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-35693

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of an action brought by for-hire drivers challenging a Seattle ordinance that establishes a multistep collective bargaining process between "driver-coordinators,"...

RICKEY WILLIAMS V. STUART SHERMAN
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55228
THERESA JONES V. USA
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55234
League of United Latin American Citizens v. New York  
Date: August 9, 2018
Docket Number: 17-71636

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the EPA's 2017 order maintaining a tolerance for the pesticide chlorpyrifos. In this case, the EPA did not defend the order on the merits but argued that despite petitio...

Nicusor-Remus v. Sessions  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 15-70588

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit dismissed, based on lack of jurisdiction, a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's motion to terminate asylum-only proceedings and denial of his application for asylum. Petitioner enter...

RANDY CLAWSON V. NANCY BERRYHILL
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35681
DeHoog v. Anheuser-Busch  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-35912

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of an action brought by consumers and purchasers of beer under section 7 of the Clayton Act, seeking to enjoin Anheuser-Busch from acquiring SAB. The DOJ required...

United States v. Fomichev  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-50227

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's denial of defendant's motion to suppress in a case where he was convicted of four counts of making false statements on immigration documents. Defendant sought to suppress re...

Alvarez-Cerriteno v. Sessions  
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 16-73486

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that the BIA erred in finding that petitioner's conviction for child abuse and neglect under Nevada law was categorically a "crime of child abuse" under 8 U.S.C. 1227(a)(2)(E)(i). The panel held th...

STEPHEN YAGMAN V. ERIC GARCETTI
Date: August 8, 2018
Docket Number: 17-55697