United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington

April 3-7, 2017

Note: Calendar entries may change up until the hearing date. Please remember to check the docket report for updates. Case synopses are prepared by court staff for the convenience of the reader.


2017-04-03  9:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: KOZINSKI, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and TUNHEIM (Minnesota), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35001US ex rel. Fawn Cain v. Salish Kootenai College, Inc. - Relators appeal the district court's dismissal of their qui tam action brought against Salish Kootenai College, Inc. and its Board of Directors, alleging violations of the False Claims Act, federal whistleblower provisions, and Montana state laws. [9:12-cv-00181-BMM] Civil MT 15 min
15-35008Klinkenborg Aerial Spraying v. Rotorcraft Development Corp - Rotorcraft Development Corporation and others appeal the district court's default judgment in favor of Klinkenborg Aerial Spraying and Seeding, Inc. in a diversity action, alleging breach of contract, breach of warranties, and fraud. [9:12-cv-00202-DLC] Civil MT Subm.
15-35093Jill Doran-Slevin v. United Parcel Service - An appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under Title VII and the Montana Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act. [2:12-cv-00068-SEH] Civil MT 15 min
15-35201
15-35594
15-35595
Billie Redding v. Prosight Specialty Management - Lin Deola and Brian Miller, and Richard Layne, former counsel to Billie Redding, appeal the district court's sanctions against them in a diversity third-party bad faith insurance case alleging a tort claim against an accounting firm. [6:12-cv-00098-CCL]

Civil MT 20 min


2017-04-04  9:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: KOZINSKI, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and TUNHEIM (Minnesota), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-30338USA v. Anthony Roberty - Anthony Roberty appeals his sentence for receipt of child pornography. [2:15-cr-00016-DLC-1] Criminal MT Subm.
15-30364USA v. Christopher Emter - Appeal from conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [1:14-cr-00089-SPW-1] Criminal MT Subm.
15-35994Bradley Peters v. Patrick Glebe - Washington state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for rape of a child and child molestation. [2:12-cv-01475-RSL] Habeas W. WA 10 min
16-35031Glen Burns v. Bernard Warner - An appeal from the denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging a murder conviction. [2:14-cv-00850-MJP] Habeas W. WA 10 min
16-30081USA v. Ryan Cislo - Appeal from conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [1:14-cr-00125-SPW-1] Criminal MT 10 min
14-35674
14-35711
Michael Conti v. Corporate Services Group - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's judgment, after a jury trial, on claims of employment discrimination. [2:12-cv-00245-RAJ]
Civil W. WA 15 min


2017-04-05  9:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: KOZINSKI, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and TUNHEIM (Minnesota), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-36090Cynthia Raynor v. United of Omaha Life Ins. - Cynthia Raynor appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of United of Omaha Life Insurance Company in Raynor's diversity insurance coverage action, alleging that Omaha wrongfully terminated her long-term disability benefits. [3:14-cv-05252-RBL] Civil W. WA 10 min
15-35094Melinda Armstrong v. USA - Melinda and Richard Armstrong appeal the district court's dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction of their Federal Tort Claims Act action against the United States, alleging negligence and negligent infliction of emotional distress. [1:13-cv-00163-BLW] Civil ID 10 min
14-35766Our Money Our Transit v. FTA - Our Money Our Transit appeals the district court's summary judgment for the Federal Transit Administration and Lane Transit District in an action alleging violation of the National Environmental Policy Act concerning the West Eugene Emerald Express. [2:13-cv-01004-TSZ] Civil W. WA 10 min
15-35018
15-35179
Anthony Reed v. Doug Lieurance - Anthony Reed appeals from a summary judgment and judgment as a matter of law in his action alleging he was unlawfully arrested for documenting a government operation involving the herding of buffalo into Yellowstone National Park. [2:13-cv-00017-SEH]
Civil MT 15 min
15-35212Roxsanna Ryan v. Christy Brandon - An appeal from the district court's reversal of the bankruptcy court's order allowing a chapter 7 debtor to rescind his waiver of a homestead exemption. [9:14-cv-00195-BMM] Bankruptcy MT 10 min


2017-04-06  9:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: KOZINSKI, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and BLOCK (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35045Robert Bassett v. Paul Lamantia - Robert Bassett appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging his shoulder was hurt when he was knocked to the ground by a City of Billings police officer. [1:13-cv-00091-SEH] Civil MT Subm.
15-70123Anastacio Silva-Nunez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-72005M.M.E. v. Jefferson Sessions - Briefs filed under seal. Immigration BIA 10 min
14-35945Boyne USA v. Ross Richardson - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's approval of a settlement of claims. [2:14-cv-00022-SEH] Bankruptcy MT Subm.
15-35572Pinnacle Restaurant at Big Sky v. CH SP Acquisitions - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order regarding a sale of assets of chapter 7 debtors. [2:14-cv-00040-SEH] Bankruptcy MT 15 min
15-35355Kristine Davenport v. Patricia Faller - Kristine Davenport appeals pro se numerous district court orders, following a remand from this court, awarding attorneys' fees and costs to Shane Lefeber and Arnold and Patricia Faller. [1:11-cv-00003-SPW] Civil MT Subm.


2017-04-07  9:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and BLOCK (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-35288Debra Erickson v. J.C. BroMac Corp. - Debra Erickson and Gary Vander Vorst, as representatives of the Estate of David Erickson, appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of J.C. Bromac Corporation dba EagleRider Inc. in a diversity action, alleging breach of contract. [1:12-cv-00059-RFC] Civil MT Subm.
14-35053John Entler v. Christine Gregoire - Washington state prisoner John Entler appeals from the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of his action alleging he was retaliated against, in violation of his First Amendment rights, for participating in the grievance process. [2:12-cv-05141-JPH] Pr Non-HC E. WA 10 min
14-35652Marion Howell v. Scott Secor - Gallatin County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Secor appeals from the district court's judgment, entered following a jury trial, in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action filed by Marion and Francis Howell alleging Fourth Amendment violations. [2:13-cv-00048-DWM] Civil MT Subm.
15-35078Kevin Bogue v. NCO Financial Systems - An appeal from an award of attorneys' fees in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [3:14-cv-05799-RBL] Civil W. WA Subm.
16-30073USA v. Richard Springs - Appeal from order directing Bureau of Prisons to administer medication to restore criminal defendant to competency. [2:14-cr-00071-JLQ-1] Criminal E. WA 10 min
14-35479Rick Hammond v. Nancy Berryhill - Rick Hammond appeals the district court's decision precluding him from litigating certain issues based on a prior 2007 decision in which the court issued a partially favorable decision in his application for Social Security disability benefits. [9:13-cv-00034-DLC] Social Security MT 15 min
14-35598
14-35816
Julianne Panagacos v. John Towery - Appeal from a summary judgment in an action alleging that civilian army employees spied on participants in Port Militarization Resistance, a political movement based in Olympia and Tacoma, Washington and shared information with the Olympia Police. [3:10-cv-05018-RBL]
Civil W. WA 20 min


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