2019 Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

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SHAWN MOSELEY V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16779
LULAC V. ANDREW WHEELER
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71636
DONALD WALDEN, JR. V. STATE OF NEVADA
Date: October 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15691
CARLY KOGLER V. STATE FARM GENERAL INSURANCE
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15298
United States v. Thornhill  
Date: October 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30046

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for receipt of child pornography. The panel held that the district court did not abuse its discretion by admitting evidence, under Federal Rule of Evidence 414, of defend...

PITZER COLLEGE V. INDIAN HARBOR INSURANCE CO.
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 14-56017
Floyd v. Filson  
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 14-99012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of petitioner's habeas corpus petition challenging his Nevada conviction and death sentence for four counts of first degree murder. Given that petitioner's underlyin...

Weber v. Allergan, Inc.  
Date: October 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15212

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to Allergan in an action under state law alleging that plaintiff suffered injuries when her breast implants bled silicone into her body. Through t...

Kim v. United States  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17432

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) after two boys were killed when a tree limb fell onto their tent in Yosemite National Park. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the fraudulent concea...

California Insurance Guarantee Assoc. v. Azar  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56526

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment in favor of Medicare in an action brought by CIGA, seeking declaratory relief after Medicare paid for and demanded reimbursement from CIGA for medical expenses of...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Perry  
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-15380, 18-15475

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order directing the DOE to publish four energy conservation standards in the Federal Register and rejected DOE's challenges to the district court's assertion of jurisdictio...

GERARDO PRECIADO V. WILLIAM MUNEZ
Date: October 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55326
ZHEN WANG V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72784
DAVID GARCIA V. WEXFORD HEALTH SOURCES, INC.
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17010
United States v. Valle  
Date: October 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50199

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence for illegal reentry into the United States after deportation in violation of 8 U.S.C. 1326. The panel held, and the government conceded, that the district court erred in con...

ERIC WHEELER V. KATHLEEN ALISON
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15514
Zabriskie v. Federal National Mortgage Association  
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15807

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an order amending its prior opinion, denying panel rehearing, and denying, on behalf of the court, rehearing en banc; and an amended opinion and dissent. The panel reversed the district court's...

TRINA RAY V. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56581
USA V. GERARDO MONTUFAR-RAMIREZ
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50086
PRECISE AEROSPACE MFG., INC. V. MAG AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, LLC
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55353
Bedrosian v. Commissioner  
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70066

Justia Opinion Summary: A challenge to the timeliness of a partnership proceeding must be raised in the partnership proceeding itself and that failure to do so results in a forfeiture of the argument. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the tax court's...

ROSE MWANIKI V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70172
BRIDGESTONE INVESTMENT CORP. V. USDC-CASF
Date: October 8, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70031
Flynt v. Shimazu  
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17318

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 action, alleging California Business & Professions Code 19858 and 19858.5 as facially unconstitutional under the Dormant Commerce Cl...

United States v. Green  
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30227

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit withdrew its previous opinion and filed an amended opinion vacating defendant's sentence and remanding for resentencing. In this case, defendant had pleaded guilty to a single count of possession of a f...

WARREN MAURAN V. WAL-MART STORES, INC.
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56494
CURTIN MARITIME CORP. V. SANTA CATALINA ISLAND COMPANY
Date: October 7, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55338
USA V. PHOSAVAN KHAMNIVONG
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 15-30167
USA V. DAVID SINGUI
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 16-50206
JIMMY ELLISON V. AUTOZONE INC
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17533
MATTHEW JOHNSON V. CHRISTOPHER ALLEGRETTI
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56783
NOLAN LEWIS V. WILLIAM MOSSBROOKS
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56853
EXELTIS USA, INC. V. FIRST DATABANK, INC.
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15001
Capp v. County of San Diego  
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55119

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit withdrew its previous opinion and filed this superseding opinion affirming in part and reversing in part the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' claims as insufficiently pled. Plaintiff and his tw...

TONY AMATI V. BRIAN WILLIAMS
Date: October 4, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72277
ALEX TOVAR ORTEGA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72206
SAZERAC COMPANY, INC. V. FETZER VINEYARDS, INC.
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16916
Rosenblatt v. City of Santa Monica  
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55879

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a putative class action against the city and city council, alleging that the city's short-term vacation rental ordinance violates the dormant Commerce Clause....

G.P.P., INC. V. GUARDIAN PROTECTION PRODUCTS
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15179
FRIENDS OF THE RIVER V. NMFS
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15623
USA V. ARIAN CEBREROS
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50043
LINDSAY ROGERS V. W. UNIV. OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55003
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CA V. PAULINE HUNTER
Date: October 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55297
ANNA AKOPIAN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72454
GABRIEL ESPINOZA-OREJEL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73294
JW GAMING DEVELOPMENT V. ANGELA JAMES
Date: October 2, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17008
Salazar v. McDonald's Corp.  
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15673

Justia Opinion Summary: McDonald's employees filed a class action alleging that they were denied overtime premiums, meal and rest breaks, and other benefits in violation of the California Labor Code. Plaintiff class members worked at franchises...

KENNETH BURNAM V. DENNIS SMITH
Date: October 1, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16860
CARLOS SUNUM V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 16-73785
USA V. JACK HESSIANI
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10176
MAKAH INDIAN TRIBE V. QUILEUTE INDIAN TRIBE
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35369
MICHAEL BENNETT V. BANK MELLI
Date: September 30, 2019
Docket Number: 19-15101
USA V. JEMARA BUTLER
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10461
AYNEALEM GEBRESLASIE V. USCIS
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17076
USA V. JOHNNY CASTRO
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50125
A.A. V. USA
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55758
LEILANI LAKE V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55402
MICHAEL PERRY V. PATRICK DALEE
Date: September 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56530
GUILLERMO DE LA TORRE-MAGDALEN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72025
LEONEL HERRERA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70770
JHONI AGUILAR ARRIETA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71290
USA V. JAMES PRATT
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35887
JOSHUWA VINYARD V. R. GOMEZ
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15651
JAMES SMITH V. SISKIYOU COUNTY JAIL
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16235
MICHAEL ALLEN V. TYLER
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16455
RICHARD PHILLIPS V. KEVIN CHAPPELL
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16790
SAAHDI COLEMAN V. P. FIGUEROA
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17146
U.S. BANK, N.A. V. TERENCE EDWARDS
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35903
SELIM KUCUK V. CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-36020
FERNANDO RECINOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71812
CARLOS NAVARRO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72708
MOISIS FRANCISCO-FRANCISCO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73028
RITA GARCIA-PEREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73099
JOSE RUIZ-MORENA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73316
ABOUBAKR SALAHELDIN MOHAMED V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73393
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON V. THUNDER PROPERTIES, INC.
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16575
ARA MARUTYAN V. LVMPD
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16989
JOEL NUNEZ V. D. BRIGHT
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17082
PAUL FREE V. NADER PEIKAR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17226
ANTONIO WILLIAMS V. L. GAMBOA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17430
BRYAN JOHNSON V. USA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35672
ROBERT HILL V. SCORE JAIL
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35913
KEITH SPEIR V. 2425 W. FIFTH ST., CRE, LLC
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55731
MIGUEL JUAREZ RAMIREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71258
HAI HUANG V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71865
RAFAEL LAINEZ-URQUILLA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72425
SERGIO ACEVEDO-RAMOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72571
ALBERTO PINEDA MELGAR V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72653
NATANAEL HERNANDEZ-MELARA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72788
FIDEL MERCADO ESPINOZA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72953
ASHRF FAHMY V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72967
BERINSTON SPENCER V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73095
HARRY CASTRO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 18-73139
USA V. ANDREW BRIGMAN
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10000
USA V. PABLO RAMOS-ABARCA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10013
USA V. JOSEPH MCILWAIN
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10117
LARRY JACKSON V. MATTHEW MUSSION
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-15040
STEVEN CHANEY V. UNITED STATES PENITENTIARY
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-16002
USA V. JOSHUA CISLO
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30059
USA V. ERIC HUERTA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30069
WILLIAM WHITE V. USA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-35220
USA V. ANABEL OCEGUEDA
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-50028
ADRIANA ROJAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 25, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70246
PAUL HUPP V. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 16-56879
JEFF ROSE V. RENEE BAKER
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15009
Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc.  
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16096

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified a question to the California Supreme Court in a separate published order. In this opinion, the panel reestablished the remaining holdings from the now-withdrawn opinion Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Int’...

USA V. DEVERICK MATHIS
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50215
USA V. JULIO SOLORZANO
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55713
KATHLEEN EISENBERG V. CITIBANK, N.A.
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56223
MELITON CARRILLO ROSALES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 17-72985
USA V. CONNOR WOODS
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10241
TREVOR WEEKS V. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15872
MELINDA VALENZUELA V. JULIA BARNETT
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16347
PETER HARRELL V. HORNBROOK COMMUNITY SERVICES
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16562
PATRICIA SCHULER V. BANNER HEALTH
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16594
USA V. JAVED ASEFI
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50070
USA V. WILLIAM JOHNSON
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50099
CORINNA RUIZ V. PARADIGMWORKS GROUP, INC.
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55259
USA V. ERIC EVANS
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10027
USA V. HECTOR NIEBLAS-PACHECO
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10053
USA V. GERMAIN LONGORIA-SAGASTE
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10060
USA V. ELIAS BERMUDEZ
Date: September 24, 2019
Docket Number: 19-10062
ELIAZAR MIRA MIRA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70090
ZHOU HAUNG V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70223
BENJAMIN MORALES SOLORIO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70395
JOSE CERVANTES-VASQUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70841
LUIS MARTINEZ-ANTONIO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71060
ROBERT WHITE V. SQUARE, INC.
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17137
MARIA ENRIQUEZ-ORELLANA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70150
LUIS SANCHEZ-CARRIOSA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72990
USA V. MICHAEL QUIROZ
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10358
USA V. THOMAS FRANCO
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10538
USA V. CESAR BECERRA
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30050
United States v. Becerra  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30050

Justia Opinion Summary: Under Guam v. Marquez, 963 F.2d 1311 (9th Cir. 1992), it is structural error not to instruct the jury orally as to the entire substantive law the jury must apply. The Ninth Circuit reversed defendant's drug-related convi...

Cerner Middle East Limited v. Belbadi Enterprises  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35157

Justia Opinion Summary: After Cerner filed an action in state court against defendants, defendants removed the action to federal district court. Cerner moved to remand to state court, arguing that the removal was improper and that the federal c...

Cerner Middle East Limited v. iCapital, LLC  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35514

Justia Opinion Summary: Cerner filed suit against defendant and iCapital in state court, seeking to enforce an arbitration award against property in Oregon owned by defendants. After removal, the district court dismissed the action. While this...

USA V. MICHAEL WALLENSTEIN
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50003
Protect Our Communities Foundation v. LaCounte  
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55647

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action challenging the BIA's decision to approve an industrial-scale wind facility in Southern California. The panel held tha...

ERIK CANO-PEREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-70000
EFRAIN LOPEZ MIRANDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-70903
GARMINDER SINGH V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71173
JIAN XIE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71933
HORTENCIA TOBIAS DE MOTA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73341
FREDY SOSA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73488
USA V. ALFREDO ROMERO-CHAVEZ
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10290
USA V. JUAN MURILLO-MACIAS
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10380
USA V. CARLOS GOMEZ-ROBLES
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10477
USA V. QUINTON WILLIAMS
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10490
USA V. ERNESTO HERNANDEZ
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10502
TRACY GARRETT V. LOUIS WINN, JR.
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15641
CLIFTON MILTON V. J. SHARTLE
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15874
THOMAS SHRADER V. B. PLUMLEY
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15905
KENNETH TIEDEMANN V. MARY MITCHELL
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17112
EMIEL KANDI V. MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING CORP.
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17394
USA V. JAIME MENDEZ-MACIEL
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50208
USA V. GUILLERMO OSORIO-PIEDRAHITA
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50427
DEMETRICE SIGHTLER V. DAVID NISLEIT
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55492
LEONARDO PERALES-MERCADO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70847
MAURA OROZCO-CASTELLANOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70965
RICARDO LOPEZ-VILLA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 11-73518
RAFIK SULEYMANYAN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70354
WALFRED LOPEZ LOPEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71409
USA V. MARK GELAZELA
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50366
USA V. JOHN SCHIEFER
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50439
ALBERT GOODMAN V. BERT DOHMEN
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56330
Goodman v. Dohmen  
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56330

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit certified the following question of state law to the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware: In a Delaware limited partnership, does a general partner's request to a limited partner for a one-time capit...

MIKE IWEBUKE ASHIEN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 17-72226
Riggs v. Airbus Helicopters, Inc.  
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16396

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's order granting motions to remand to state court. AHI contended that it properly removed this case to federal court under 28 U.S.C. 1442(a)(1). Plaintiffs had filed suit in...

USA V. JOSE AGUILAR
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30059
PHILIP ROGERS V. DEBBIE ASUNCION
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55102
THOMAS MISIK V. THOMAS D'ARCO
Date: September 20, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55750
USA V. ROBERT COLLAZO
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 15-50509
MARIA TORRES VALDIVIA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73499
Ioane v. Hodges  
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16089

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit amended the opinion and concurrence, and affirmed the district court's order denying an IRS agent's motion for summary judgment. Plaintiff alleged that the agent violated plaintiff's Fourth Amendment r...

DARRYL YOUNG V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 16-17019
Pit River Tribe v. Bureau of Land Management  
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15616

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Pit River Tribe and environmental organizations in an action under the Geothermal Steam Act, against federal agencies responsible for...

TIMOTHY MCKIBBEN V. WILLIAM KNUTH
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17011
USA V. HAROLD VANHOOSER
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35403
United States v. Shelby  
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35515

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's denial of defendant's 28 U.S.C. 2255 motion and remanded with instructions to grant the motion. The panel held that defendant's first degree armed robbery in violation of O...

USA V. DANIEL PICK
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50012
FAROOG RAZA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71420
USA V. JORGE CEJA-VALDEZ
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 15-50409
JOSE CRUZ PLEITEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72876
Cruz Pleitez v. Barr  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72876

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision denying petitioner's motion to reopen his 1996 in absentia deportation order. Petitioner argued that he did not receive proper notice of the hearing b...

LIJUAN QIAO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71676
COREY CAMFIELD V. BD. OF REDONDO BEACH USD
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56072
American Diabetes Assoc. v. United States Department of the Army  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15242

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the Association's complaint, seeking injunctive and declaratory relief under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act regarding the Association's provision of dia...

Husayn v. United States  
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35218

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner and his attorney filed an ex parte application for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782, which permits certain domestic discovery for use in foreign proceedings. The district court quashed the subpoenas after...

USA V. FRANCISCO PEREZ-MARTINEZ
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50266
TIMOTHY RYAN V. BRANT PUTNAM
Date: September 18, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55253
MARIA DE SANTIAGO V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 15-56304
BENJAMIN GONZALEZ-GONZALEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71965
First Amendment Coalition of Arizona v. Ryan  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16330

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit against officials of the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC), challenging aspects of the Arizona execution process. Plaintiffs contend that Arizona's practices violate their First Amendment righ...

Royal Wulff Ventures LLC v. Primero Mining Corp.  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56367

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a securities fraud action because it was barred by the act of state doctrine. Plaintiffs alleged that defendants knowingly failed to disclose legal deficiencie...

DULCE VELASQUEZ-REYES V. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56556
VICTOR ROCHA-FLORES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71518
JHOTI CRAWFORD V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15603
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA V. DANIEL RAMIREZ
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16094
United States v. Garay  
Date: September 17, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50054

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm, holding that the district court did not err by denying his motion to suppress evidence found as a result of the search of hi...

ELOY MEZA GARCIA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 13-74141
ISMAEL CAZARES COBIAN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 14-70701
SILVIA PERDOMO EUCEDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72412
ANTONIO GUERRERO-LOPEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73115
United States v. Schopp  
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 16-30185

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's life sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to producing child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2251(a). Defendant had several prior Alaska convictions relating to the sexual...

JOHN KIELTY V. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16913
VICTOR PEREZ V. JAMES COX
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17140
INDIRECT PURCHASER PLAINTIFFS V. MICHAEL BEDNARZ
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17367
INDIRECT PURCHASER PLAINTIFFS V. CHRISTOPHER ANDREWS
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17369
STRATEGIC PARTNERS, INC. V. VESTAGEN PROTECTIVE TECH. INC.
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56789
AUCRA V. BARKER MANAGEMENT, INC.
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56856
USA V. WILLIAM KENNEMER
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10252
DAVID MARTINEZ, III V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16372
ROBERT SOTO V. LHM CORPORATION
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16993
IMPEX ENTERPRISES LIMITED V. SPWA
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55150
BAYLESS ENGINEERING, INC V. AUCRA
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55249
KENNETH CLARK V. MATTHEW CATE
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55452
MICHAEL PROCTOR V. USDHS
Date: September 16, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70657
JINGHUI LU V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 13-72427
SHAOHUA CHANG V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71456
JAMISON SORENSEN V. NAT'L RAILROAD PASSENGER CORP.
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56611
OMAR VARGAS V. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56745
USA V. BETTY MADRID
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10175
USA V. MATHEW HOVIOUS
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10229
USA V. ANAHIT SHATVORYAN
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56138
SIVALSON GEFFRARD V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 13, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70445
USA V. ARQUARIUS ROBERTSON
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 15-10351
Roberts v. City and County of Honolulu  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16179

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated the district court's award of attorney's fees after the settlement of a civil rights action. The panel held that the district court abused its discretion by failing to apply the correct legal st...

Engima Software Group USA, LLC v. Malwarebytes, Inc.  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17351

Justia Opinion Summary: Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (DCA) immunizes software providers from liability for actions taken to help users block certain types of unwanted online material, including material that is of a violent or...

United States v. Hong  
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's convictions for health care fraud where the evidence of actual knowledge was overwhelming, and thus the court did not need to determinate whether the district court erred in giving...

KRISTY PRYOR V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15383
SUPERIOR CONSULTING SERVICES V. JENNIFER STEEVES-KISS
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15408
LOGITECH, INC. V. USDC-CASF
Date: September 12, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70248
Ramirez v. Ryan  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 10-99023

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner, convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of his girlfriend and her daughter, appealed the district court's denial of his petition for writ of habeas corpus. The Ninth Circuit reversed in part, holding...

CARLOS CRUZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73811
United States v. Campbell  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-10561

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence imposed upon revocation of multiple supervised release terms. The panel held that Chapter 7 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines does not preclude the imposition of c...

MARYANN CELEDON V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16979
DAVID ABARA V. JACK PALMER
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17103
Rudel v. Hawai'i Management Alliance Assoc.  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17395

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit held that the district court properly exercised federal jurisdiction and correctly denied plaintiff's remand motion because his state law claims could have been brought as Employee Retirement Income Sec...

GEMCAP LENDING I V. QUARLES & BRADY LLP
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56514
City of San Juan Capistrano v. California Public Utilities Commission  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56693

Justia Opinion Summary: The City filed suit alleging that the Commission's approval of an electrical grid project violated the City's due process rights. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the City's claims based on la...

USA V. JOSE RAMIREZ
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10199
USA V. GUADALUPE HERNANDEZ
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10264
USA V. JIA CAI
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10339
Garris v. FBI  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15416

Justia Opinion Summary: Unless a record is pertinent to an ongoing authorized law enforcement activity, an agency may not maintain it under section (e)(7) of the Privacy Act. After plaintiff discovered that he and the website Antiwar.com had be...

USA V. RONALD GRUSD
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50196
USA V. HUA LEUNG
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50334
Secretary of Labor v. Seward Ship's Drydock, Inc.  
Date: September 11, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71216

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted the Secretary's petition for review of the Commission's decision interpreting a provision of the Respiratory Protection Standard promulgated under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970....

DAVID MICHERY V. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56844
TARA ROBISON V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35067
Victory Processing, LLC v. Fox  
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35163

Justia Opinion Summary: Montana Code section 45-8-216(1)(e)—which restricts automated telephone calls promoting a political campaign or any use related to a political campaign—violates the First Amendment. The Ninth Circuit reversed the distric...

WILMER GUZMAN SALGUERO V. KIRSTJEN NIELSEN
Date: September 10, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55160
USA V. ERIK PEETERS
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 16-50471
hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corp.  
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16783

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of a preliminary injunction in favor of hiQ, a data analytics company, prohibiting LinkedIn, a professional networking website, from denying hiQ access to publicly av...

GREGG BOSNAK V. CITY & COUNTY OF S.F.
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17321
Leslie v. Mihranian  
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-60090

Justia Opinion Summary: A party moving for substantive consolidation must give notice of the motion to creditors of a putative consolidated non-debtor. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy appellate panel's (BAP) decision affirming the ban...

ROMAN BUSEV V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73118
JAVIER CORRAL V. MATTHEW G. WHITAKER
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15007
USA V. ERNEST JABLONSKY
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30136
Kaffaga v. The Estate of Thomas Steinbeck  
Date: September 9, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55336

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal stemmed from the parties' longstanding dispute over the literary works of John Steinbeck. In this case, a federal jury in Los Angeles unanimously awarded plaintiff, as executrix of Elaine's estate (Elaine was...

Pacific Coast Federation of Fisherman's Associations v. Glaser  
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17130

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that the drainage system managed by defendants discharged pollutants into surrounding waters, in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA). The Ninth Circuit held that the district court prope...

ALLSTATE INS. CO. V. KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC.
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55164
United States ex rel Godecke v. Kinetic Concepts, Inc.  
Date: September 6, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55246

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's dismissal of relator's qui tam action under the False Claims Act (FCA) against KCI, alleging that the company submitted false claims to Medicare. The panel held that relato...

Clark v. Chappell  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 14-99005

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner appealed the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction and capital sentence for first degree murder and rape of a fifteen year old girl. The Ninth Circuit...

DENA KIRCHOFF V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 15-35861
RIGOBERTO ESPINOZA V. BETA OPERATING CO.
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 15-56819
QIHONG BAO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70107
Branch v. Umphenour  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15369

Justia Opinion Summary: Only a district judge may rule on a motion to withdraw consent to the jurisdiction of a magistrate judge under 28 U.S.C. 636(c)(4). Plaintiff filed suit pro se in 2008, alleging civil rights violations by prison official...

United States v. Benamor  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50308

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit filed an amended opinion affirming a conviction for knowingly possessing a firearm as a felon, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1); denied a petition for panel rehearing; and denied a petition for rehea...

CHRISTIAN HEAD V. ROBERT WILKIE
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55942
Head v. Wilkie  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55942

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action brought by plaintiff, alleging that his supervisors violated 42 U.S.C. 1985(2) by conspiring to deter him...

ANDREW DEGROOT V. USA
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56674
USA V. JASON CATHCART
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30163
USA V. ROBERT WAGGY
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30171
United States v. Waggy  
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30171

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction under the Assimilative Crimes Act for felony telephone harassment in violation of Washington Revised Code section 9.61.230(1)(a),(b). Defendant's conviction stemmed from...

USA V. MIGUEL RAMIREZ GONZALEZ
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50175
BILL TAYLOR V. COX COMMUNICATIONS CALIFORNIA
Date: September 5, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55053
Hui Ran Mu v. Barr  
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71292

Justia Opinion Summary: Derivative beneficiaries of an alien entrepreneur in the immigrant investor program (EB-5 program), who receive conditional legal permanent resident status (LPR), are entitled to the same review rights in removal proceed...

KEVIN YOUNG V. CHRISTOPHER ANDREWS
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15795
Jessop v. City of Fresno  
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16756

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit withdrew its prior opinion and filed this superseding opinion in its place. The panel affirmed the district court's order granting police officers' motion for summary judgment in an action brought by p...

USA V. SINYO SILKEUTSABAY
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-30262
FANY FAJARDO-PAZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71056
BIG SKY SCIENTIFIC LLC V. JAN BENNETTS
Date: September 4, 2019
Docket Number: 19-35138
Ward v. United States  
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35563

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's sentence imposed after he was convicted of one count of unlawful possession of a firearm. The panel held that defendant's prior Minnesota conviction for aiding and abetting simple r...

USA V. JEFFREY BROHN
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10178
LORI SHAVLIK V. CITY OF SNOHOMISH
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35455
USA V. MICHAEL PETERSON
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50184
Argelia Arias v. Residence Inn by Marriott  
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-55803

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a putative class action against Marriott in state court, alleging that Marriott failed to compensate its employees for wages and missed meal breaks and failed to issue accurate itemized wage statements. M...

THE GEO GROUP, INC. V. USDC-WAWTA
Date: September 3, 2019
Docket Number: 19-70014
USA V. ROBIN PAWLAK
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 16-50466
United States v. Heon-Cheol Chi  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-50358

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for engaging in a monetary transaction of over $10,000 derived from a specified unlawful activity, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1956. In this case, defendant, a citizen of S...

ROBERTO SILVA-PEREIRA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 17-71108
DEMICKO THOMAS V. MAGGIE MILLER-STOUT
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35284
CLEAR CREEK RET. PLAN II LLC V. FOREMOST INS. CO. GRAND RAPIDS
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35725
TODD ALBRIGHT V. ALLIANT SPECIALTY INS. SERV.
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35770
USA V. ELIJAH DELOSSANTOS
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50200
USA V. DARRA KITCHEN
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50330
TRI HUYNH V. DEBBIE ASUNCION
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55117
Capp v. County of San Diego  
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55119

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff and his children filed suit against the County, the Agency, and others, alleging 42 U.S.C. 1983 and Monell claims stemming from a child welfare investigation undertaken by defendants that allegedly violated pla...

EDITH MENBRENO V. JONATHAN STRINGER
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55239
CYNTHIA KENDRICK V. COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
Date: August 30, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55480
Animal Legal Defense Fund V. USDA  
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16858

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed suit alleging that the Freedom of Information Act's (FOIA) reading room provision requires APHIS to post all of the documents at issue, because they are "frequently requested." Plaintiffs also alleged th...

LUDWIN LOPEZ-AGUILAR V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73153
GUILLERMO BONILLA-CHIRINOS V. THOMAS MAGGIANO
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15260
DENNIS HENNEMAN V. KITSAP COUNTY
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35691
USA V. EFREN HERNANDEZ
Date: August 29, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50291
MARLON PORTILLO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 14-71690
LUIS MURILLO-LINARES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 14-73583
ARNOLDO HERNANDEZ-RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70711
ERNESTO LOPEZ MARTINEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72253
MARIA GOMEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72285
USA V. RYAN VANDYCK
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-10524
United States v. Lillard  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-30194

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's order granting the government's motion to seize funds in defendant's inmate trust account under section 3664(n) of the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act. The funds were to...

PEDRO VASQUEZ VALLE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70977
JOSE ABELAR-PEREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70988
ABISAI CACERES-ZEPEDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71031
ANDRES SANTIAGO-MATEO V. WILLIAM P. BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71159
CARLOS MARTINEZ-MENDOZA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71164
ERICK PERALTA PAZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71235
DAVID VELASQUEZ-MIRANDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71291
JOEL RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71437
ALEX PEREZ SALVADOR V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71854
EDUARDO GARCIA VARELA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71906
RAUL BAYARDO-FLORES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71909
ANTONIO MARTINEZ-MUNOZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71912
EDDY BASILLO-ARROYO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-71947
CARLOS GONZALEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72044
RAUL LINARES-ZEPEDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72200
HAROLDO PINEDA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72229
ABRAHAM CHAVEZ-MUNOZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72362
FRANCISCO ALVARADO-FAVELA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72374
JOSE MANCIA-SANDOVAL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72420
Gilmore v. Lockard  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-15636

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a 42 U.S.C. 1983 action against various prison officials, alleging that they used excessive force after an incident where defendant was shot in the knee. The Ninth Circuit reversed and held that a party...

Poursina v. USCIS  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16579

Justia Opinion Summary: 8 U.S.C. 1252(a)(2)(B)(ii) strips the federal courts of jurisdiction to review the denial of a national interest waiver. The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's action challenging the den...

JOSEPH MILLS V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-17352
ROBIN MONTA V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35884
RAYMOND HUME V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35912
ROBERT BAKER V. DYKEMA GOSSETT, LLP
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 17-55989
MICHAEL PETRAMALA V. CITY OF SCOTTSDALE
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16781
RONALD FELDMEIER V. P. HAUSER
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17199
United States v. Hanson  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30037

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant appealed his sentence imposed for receipt of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2252(a)(2) and a consecutive prison sentence imposed under 18 U.S.C. 3583(k), upon revocation of his supervised release....

United States v. McAdory  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-30112

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed defendant's felon in possession conviction under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1). In United States v. Murillo, 422 F.3d 1152 (9th Cir. 2005), a felony was a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment excee...

GREGORY BROOKS V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35169
Waldron v. FDIC  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35375

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's judgment affirming the bankruptcy court's judgment in favor of the chapter 7 trustee. The trustee claimed that the tax refunds should be considered part of the bankruptcy e...

BOBBY HILLMAN V. GREENWOOD
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35843
Stephens v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.  
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35908

Justia Opinion Summary: In the context of asbestos claims, the substantial-factor test requires demonstrating that the injured person had substantial exposure to the relevant asbestos for a substantial period of time. The Ninth Circuit affirmed...

HUSSEIN IBRAHIM V. SCOTT KERNAN
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55381
DIEGO VALENCIA V. JOHN WEIS, I
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56310
JUAN COLIN-COSS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71190
EDGAR DURAN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71785
NILDA GARCIA-MARTINEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71837
ARIANA ORTEGA QUEVEDO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71925
ROBERTO CABALLEROS-FLORES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71971
REINA MARTINEZ-DE HERNANDEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72779
JOHN HOM V. CIR
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72939
PINOLEVILLE POMO NATION V. USDC-CASF
Date: August 28, 2019
Docket Number: 19-71522
TROY LAMBERT V. NUTRACEUTICAL CORP.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 15-56423
Singh v. Barr  
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73940

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's denial of petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal, and Convention Against Torture (CAT) based on his imputed political opinion and whistlebl...

USA V. ARTEZ BREWER
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-50411
ISAAC GARCIA-RUIZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72484
OSCAR PERUSQUIA LINARES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72502
JUAN OCADIZ-MENA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72612
JUAN MUNOZ-MORENO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72617
SAMUEL VASQUEZ-ARCE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72643
JUAN MARES-MENDEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-72743
JORGE ACEVEDO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-73116
OCTAVIO GONZALEZ OVIEDO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-73778
ALEX KNIGHT V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 16-73797
REBECCA ALEXANDER V. KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35677
WILLIAM ST. CLAIR V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-35907
PARKER HERRIOTT V. SANOFI-AVENTIS U.S. LLC
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56913
BRIAN HARRISS V. CIR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-72233
AURELIO MARTINEZ CLEMENTE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73057
PETRONA SIMON MATEO DE MARCOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73377
JESUS FLORES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 17-73461
USA V. GLEN WILSON
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10327
USA V. DIEGO LOZANO PEREZ
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10377
ERIC DRAKE V. THE NIELLO COMPANY
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15763
EDWIN TURNER V. L. NOLAN
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15923
ALFONSO PADRON V. CITY OF PARLIER
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15938
EEOC V. AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16204
DAVID BRAUN V. YAHOO! INC.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16641
HENRY EKWEANI V. AETRS
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16925
NEXIS GOMEZ V. D. BRAUN
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-16991
DELBERT GARDNER V. CDCR
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17110
JAMES LINLOR V. WILLIAM WHETSELL
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17206
HARRY WILLIBY V. ALPHABET INC.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-17328
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. V. ANDREW CLARK
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35887
LEROI ESPIRIQUETZAL V. QUALITY LOAN SERVICE CORP.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35893
MELVIN KELLY V. STATE DEP'T OF TRANSP.
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35961
EDWIN PARSON V. USAF
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-35995
USA V. NOE LUGO
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50107
USA V. ALEX MEDRANO
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50168
BEOM SU LEE V. ROSEN MUSIC STUDIO
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-55248
A. ANDERSON V. ANTHEM BLUE CROSS
Date: August 27, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56172
JUVENCIO ANGON-PAZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 13-73178
AMED VELASQUEZ-VELASQUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 14-72040
CELSO ORTEGA-AMAYA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 14-72883
MAYNOR GALEANO ORLANDO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 14-73161
BAYRON DAVILA-LOPEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 14-73256
ADOLFO HENRIQUEZ-TURCIOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 14-74021
JUAN QUIM-GONON V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70570
NOE TENORIO-GONZALEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71043
ERICK MEJIA-ALVARADO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71071
NELSON FOLGAR V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71072
CESAR GONZALEZ REVOLORIO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71341
EFREN MORALES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71594
JUAN CHILEL-CHILEL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71598
FELIX VARGAS-BETANCOURT V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71699
JOSE HERNANDEZ MARTINEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71936
JUAN CRUZ-GARCIA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71949
JUAN MADRIGAL-CAMACHO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72019
ARTURO GUTIERREZ-VARGAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72047
ABOGADIS ALVARADO-MORADEL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72094
ELI JIMENEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72805
MARVIN LOPEZ-VASQUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73219
OCTAVIO MANZO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73293
JOSE GARCIA NOYOLA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73393
FRANCISCO MARQUEZ-FARIAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73774
ADALBERTO CRUZ PENA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73897
RODOLFO LOPEZ FIERRO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73913
DAVID MERRITT V. COUNTRYWIDE FINANCIAL CORP.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16311
JOSE GONZALEZ-CERVANTES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70856
ANGELA ORANTES DE HERNANDEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70913
MARCELINA GODOY-RIVERA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70973
United States v. Town of Colorado City  
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16472

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's judgment for the United States in an action under the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The Act prohibits any governmental authority from engaging in a...

DAWAYNE MOGENSEN V. ANDREW SAUL
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56620
United States v. Fitzgerald  
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-10116

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit vacated defendant's sentence imposed after he pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm. The panel held that defendant's prior Nevada conviction for attempted battery with substantial bodily ha...

MARK SCHWARTZ V. CLARK COUNTY
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-15930
JAMES LINLOR V. CHASE BANKCARD SERVICES, INC.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56200
RUBEN GIL V. SANCHEZ
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56301
HAVENSIGHT CAPITAL LLC V. FACEBOOK, INC.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56304
MARSHALL PFEIFFER V. CALIFORNIA FRANCHISE TAX BOARD
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56334
NHUONG NGUYEN V. JACKSON LUCKY
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56400
MICHAEL HELMS V. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56559
SHIRLEY BROWN V. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-56625
JESUS MELENDRES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70406
JOSE VINICIO-GONZALEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70548
MARIA JIMENEZ-JIMENEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-70919
JUN CUI V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71041
JOSEFINA SON TECUM V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71334
ILDEBRANDO CASTRO-GONZALEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-71908
ALVARO MARROQUIN MACIEL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72236
ALEJANDRO BRITO-OSORIO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72314
EMILIA MENDOZA-GALDAMEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72428
RODOLFO GUZMAN-MARTINEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72450
USA V. GUSTAVO DE LUNA-ORTIZ
Date: August 26, 2019
Docket Number: 19-50035
USA V. JASON DAVIS
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 13-50368
MIGUEL PEREZ-GARCIA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70533
ISMAEL AQUINO-CONTRERAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-70971
CARLOS RENTERIA-AVALOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71524
BERNARDO CALVO-RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71567
JOSE SANCHEZ-MENDIVIL V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71614
PEDRO GONZALEZ-GASPAR V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71737
KLEIDER CARRETO-DIAZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71834
GUSTAVO PIRIR BOCHE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71843
FELIPE SEGUNDO-LUCAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71871
LUIS LEYVA LOPEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71907
CRISTOBAL ARGUETA-BARTOLON V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71948
GUADALUPE VILLA RUIZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-71955
ALEJANDRO HERNANDEZ-HUIZACHE V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72278
CARLOS AGUILAR CALDERON V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72343
RONY MARADIAGA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72345
GERARDO CASTILLO-MENDEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72350
RAMIRO LOPEZ-RUIZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-72715
JOSE FLORES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73025
OCAIRI MENDEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73081
CATARINO VARELA-SANTOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73359
LUIS PINEDA-RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73498
EVERARDO JIMENEZ HERRERA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73506
JOSE TREVIZO-RUBIO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73554
AURELIO LOVOS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73615
NICOLAS SANTOS-PEREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73665
SERGIO ROMERO PEDROZA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 15-73903
CHRISTOPHER ROGERS V. TAMMATHA SOSS
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-16414
USA V. SCOTT SPERLING
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-50342
MARIANO BAZALDUA-HERNANDEZ V. LEE CISSNA
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-56892
JUAN CONTRERAS-RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70062
AXEL SUHUL GARCIA V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70220
JUAN MORALES V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70691
ZELAIDA MEDRANO-GUARDADO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-70752
Pleitez-Lopez v. Barr  
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 16-73656

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit granted a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming an IJ's denial of continuance for petitioner to update his fingerprints with DHS. In this case, petitioner did not update his fingerprints b...

Bird v. Hawai'i  
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-16076

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. 1983 complaint alleging that the Department violated her right to due process when it listed her name, without notice, on the State's Chi...

SEC v. Feng  
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 17-56522

Justia Opinion Summary: The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for the SEC in a civil complaint filed against defendant and his law firm, alleging securities fraud claims. The panel held that the EB-5 visa pro...

USA V. MARIO RUBI
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-50207
NUBIA MARTINEZ-GUTIERREZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72498
ANGELA SILVERIO JULIAN V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72520
CESAR DURAN-RODRIGUEZ V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72614
MARIA CAMPOS CASTRO V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72716
MANUEL MARTINEZ COVARRUBIAS V. WILLIAM BARR
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 18-72847
JAY PEMBER V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-15281
THOMAS NOUAN V. CHARLES RYAN
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-15561
FTC V. QUALCOMM INCORPORATED
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-16122
USA V. SALVADOR RUIZ-CORTEZ
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30000
USA V. AMANDA MCGEE
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30003
USA V. JUAN GOMEZ-FONSECA
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30009
USA V. RANDALL GONZALEZ
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-30017
Edmo v. Corizon, Inc.  
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Numbers: 19-35017, 19-35019

Justia Opinion Summary: Where, as here, the record shows that the medically necessary treatment for a prisoner's gender dysphoria is gender confirmation surgery (GCS), and responsible prison officials deny such treatment with full awareness of...

OREGON CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION V. USEPA
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-35564
USA V. RUBEN NAVARRETE-FELIX
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-50044
USA V. ERVIN GALBERT
Date: August 23, 2019
Docket Number: 19-50054