United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Pasadena, California

August 25-29, 2014

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.


2014-08-25  9:00 am  Pasadena Courtroom 1, Pasadena, California
Before: O'SCANNLAIN and RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges; and RAKOFF (New York Southern), Senior District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-57035De Lester v. Maurice Junious - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his theft conviction. [2:11-cv-07247-MWF-OP] Habeas C. CA 10 min
13-50343USA v. Eric Lopez-Salas - Eric Lopez-Salas appeals the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to making a false statement to the FBI. [2:12-cr-00961-GAF-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
13-50450USA v. Alvaro Mejia - Alvaro Mejia appeals the judgment revoking his supervised release and the sentence imposed upon revocation. [2:06-cr-00243-SJO-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
10-56677Charles Piper v. D. Uribe, Jr., Warden - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction of unlawful possession of ammunition and evading a police officer in willful or wanton disregard for safety. [2:05-cv-05984-AHM-JC] Habeas C. CA 15 min
11-55166Jose Ornelas v. Gary Sandor - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction of forcible rape and sodomy, claiming jury misconduct and ineffective assistance of counsel. [2:07-cv-00930-DOC-JC] Habeas C. CA 15 min
13-70717Luis Gomez v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of a waiver of inadmissibility in conjunction with adjustment of status. Immigration BIA 15 min


2014-08-26  9:00 am  Pasadena Courtroom 1, Pasadena, California
Before: O'SCANNLAIN and RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges; and GLEASON (Alaska), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-56107Jeffrey Lungberg v. Larry Scribner - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction of aggravated sexual assault and lewd acts with a child, claiming prosecutorial misconduct. [5:07-cv-01521-GAF-AGR] Habeas C. CA 10 min
13-50290USA v. Cesar Pulido-Estrada - Cesar Pulido-Estrada appeals his conviction by conditional guilty plea to being an alien found in the United States following deportation. [2:12-cr-00032-DDP-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
13-50505USA v. Lazaro Limon-Juvera - Lazaro Limon-Juvera appeals his jury conviction of being a deported alien found in the United States. [3:13-cr-00951-AJB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
11-57094Joseph Arredondo, Jr. v. Gary Sandor - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of engaging in sexual acts with two underage girls at his church. [5:10-cv-01115-CAS-MRW] Habeas C. CA 15 min
11-57154Richard Cox v. Leland McEwen - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of murder and assault on a child causing death. [5:10-cv-01174-GAF-SS] Habeas C. CA 15 min
12-72099William Argueta Pena v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of El Salvador in expedited removal proceedings petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision concluding that it lacked jurisdiction over the appeal. Immigration BIA 15 min


2014-08-27  9:00 am  Pasadena Courtroom 1, Pasadena, California
Before: O'SCANNLAIN and RAWLINSON, Circuit Judges; and RAKOFF (New York Southern), Senior District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
09-71574Aram Sargsyan v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Armenia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion to reopen asserting changed country conditions and seeking derivative asylum relief under the Child Status Protection Act. Immigration BIA 10 min
11-56181Nathaniel Flowers v. Scott McEwen - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of attempted murder and related offenses, claiming a violation of Brady v. Maryland. [2:09-cv-03119-JST-SS] Habeas C. CA 10 min
14-50008USA v. Enoch Montaque - Enoch Montaque appeals the sentence imposed upon revocation of supervised release. [3:12-cr-07084-BEN-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
10-71973Yufeng Tao v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 15 min
12-56661Michael Williams v. Securitas Security Services - Michael Williams appeals the district court's denial of his motion for reconsideration of the dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction of his action against Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. [2:12-cv-01885-GHK-SS] Civil C. CA 15 min
12-56678St. Vincent Medical Center v. Mega Life and Health Insurance - St. Vincent Medical Center appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company in St. Vincent's diversity action alleging claims for breach of oral and written contract and negligent misrepresentation. [2:12-cv-02694-SVW-CW] Civil C. CA 15 min


2014-08-28  9:00 am  Pasadena Courtroom 1, Pasadena, California
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, RAWLINSON and BYBEE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-56929Dennis Victorian v. Vimal Singh - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition, contending that the trial court should not have excused a holdout juror or should have declared a mistrial. [2:07-cv-05514-JVS-FMO] Habeas C. CA 10 min
11-56949Freddy Curiel v. Amy Miller - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's dismissal of his untimely habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of special circumstance murder and street terrorism for the benefit of a criminal street gang. [8:10-cv-00301-DDP-FMO] Habeas C. CA 10 min
12-55307Steven Fue v. Martin Biter - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's dismissal of his untimely habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction of carjacking and related offenses. [2:11-cv-02436-DMG-MRW] Habeas C. CA 10 min
12-56436
12-56609
Jack Noe v. FDIC - Jack and Carolyn Noe appeal the district court's judgment in favor of the FDIC (as receiver for Washington Mutual Bank) and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., on claims under the Truth in Lending Act. [2:08-cv-07140-GHK-FMO]
Civil C. CA 15 min
12-56737Bank of Manhattan v. FDIC - The FDIC, as receiver for First Heritage Bank, N.A., appeals the district court's judgment in favor of Bank of Manhattan, N.A., on a claim for breach of contract. [2:10-cv-04614-GAF-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min
12-56676Kyle Brownfield v. Jaguar Land Rover N. America - Kyle Brownfield appeals the district court's judgment, following a jury trial, in favor of Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC, on a claim that Jaguar violated California's Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act. [8:11-cv-00309-JAK-VBK] Civil C. CA 15 min
12-56689Ines Ibrahim v. Bayer Corp Disability Plan - Ines Ibrahim appeals the district court's judgment in her ERISA action challenging the termination of short-term disability benefits. [2:10-cv-09150-SJO-MAN] Civil C. CA 15 min
13-50094USA v. Osayanse Obarghedo - Osayanse Obarghedo appeals his jury conviction and sentence for possession of fifteen or more unauthorized access devices (credit cards in the names of others). [2:12-cr-00186-ABC-1] Criminal C. CA 15 min
13-55328Andre Burton v. Kevin Chappell - Warden Kevin Chappell appeals the district court's grant of a habeas corpus petition by a California state prisoner challenging his jury conviction and capital sentence for murder, attempted murder, and robbery. [2:91-cv-01652-AHM] Habeas C. CA 15 min


2014-08-29  9:00 am  Pasadena Courtroom 1, Pasadena, California
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, RAWLINSON and BYBEE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-73629Tjhin Lisa v. Eric Holder, Jr. - Citizens of Indonesia petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of their applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
11-70054Charles Kowaas v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Indonesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-70721Harryanto Moe v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Indonesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min


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