United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco

July 18-22, 2016

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.


2016-07-18  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and EDMUNDS (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-16116Daniel Hansen v. Robinson Nevada Mining Co. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [2:13-cv-00750-JCM-VCF] Civil NV Subm.


2016-07-19  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and EDMUNDS (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-10444USA v. Artemio Pena-Torrecillas - Artemio Pena-Torrecillas appeals his conviction and sentence for drug, firearm, and money laundering offenses. [2:11-cr-00731-SRB-2] Criminal AZ Subm.
14-10420USA v. Curtis Manuel - Curtis Manuel appeals his sentence for abusive sexual contact of a minor. [2:14-cr-00065-GMS-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
15-10061
15-10131
USA v. Luis Saiz - Luis Saiz appeals his conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, his conviction for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and the judgment revoking his supervised release. [4:14-cr-00295-CKJ-BGM-2]
 
Criminal AZ Subm.
15-15374Dario Cannon v. Gerald Janda - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first-degree murder, assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and possession of a firearm by a felon. [3:13-cv-02419-TEH] Habeas N. CA 10 min
14-16124Michael Sansoe v. Ford Motor Co. - Ford Motor Company appeals the district court's order denying Ford's motion to strike Michael Sansoe and Eric Frazer's complaint pursuant to California's anti-SLAPP statute, arising from a diversity putative class action. [4:13-cv-05043-PJH] Civil N. CA 15 min
15-10241USA v. Michael Kaplan - Michael Kaplan, M.D. appeals his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit adulteration arising from the reuse of single-use rectal needle guides during prostate biopsies. [2:13-cr-00377-GMN-CWH-1] Criminal NV 15 min
14-72553
14-72602
Helping Hand Tools v. USEPA - Helping Hands Tools and Center for Biological Diversity petition for review, challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's issuance to Sierra Pacific of a prevention of significant deterioration permit under the Clean Air Act.
Agency EPA 20 min


2016-07-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-17624US ex rel. Scott Driscoll M.D. v. Todd Spencer M.D. Med'l Grp - Scott Driscoll, M.D., relator, ex rel. United States and California, appeals the district court's dismissal, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) and 9(b), of his qui tam action against Todd Spencer, M.D. Medical Group, Inc. [1:11-cv-01776-LJO-SMS] Civil E. CA Subm.
13-71990Shuai Su v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of China 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 Subm.
14-15531Mark Haynie v. Kamala Harris - An appeal from the dismissal of an action in which plaintiffs alleged they were wrongfully arrested for possession of weapons that officers mistakenly believed were assault weapons banned under the California Assault Weapons Control Act. [3:10-cv-01255-SI] Civil N. CA 15 min
14-16439
14-16536
David Teece v. Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) - David Teece appeals the district court's orders concerning attorneys' fees, and the order concerning the parties' stipulation in a diversity action brought against Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) B.S.C. and three of its officers, which cross appeal. [3:13-cv-03603-WHA]
Civil N. CA 15 min
14-16496Monte Law v. Carolyn Colvin - Monte Law appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Law's application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [2:13-cv-01480-SRB] Social Security AZ 15 min
14-16588
15-15254
USA v. SF Green Clean, LLC - SF Green Clean, LLC appeals the district court's orders confirming an arbitration award in an action brought by the United States after the parties arbitrated their dispute about possession of property located in the Presidio of San Francisco. [4:14-cv-01905-JSW]
Civil N. CA 15 min
14-16624Cheuk Yan v. Lombard Flats, LLC - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order that a state court judgment against a chapter 11 debtor was void because it was entered in violation of the discharge injunction. [4:13-cv-04735-PJH] Bankruptcy N. CA 15 min


2016-07-21  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-15885Isabel Varela v. Debra Johnson - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of her habeas corpus petition challenging her conviction for first-degree murder. [2:13-cv-00013-JKS] Habeas E. CA 10 min
15-10238USA v. Ivan Bugakov - Ivan Bugakov appeals his conviction for imparting or conveying false information without being willful and malicious and falsely conveying information regarding an attack against a mass transportation system. [4:12-cr-01444-FRZ-LAB-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
15-10260USA v. Terance Prigge - Terance Prigge appeals his conviction for conspiracy, money laundering, and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. [2:13-cr-01363-GMS-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
14-15700S. Wilson v. Loretta E. Lynch - S. Rowan Wilson appeals the district court's dismissal of her action against the U.S. Attorney General, challenging the constitutionality of provisions that criminalized the sale and possession of a firearm by the holder of a state marijuana card. [2:11-cv-01679-GMN-PAL] Civil NV 15 min
14-16456Reco Prianto v. Experian Information Solutions - An appeal from the district court's judgment on the pleadings in an action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [3:13-cv-03461-TEH] Civil N. CA 15 min
14-16457Michael Grady v. Jonathan Levin - Michael and Jennifer Grady appeal the district court's dismissal of their action brought against individual defendants, Tri-City National Bank, and intervenor FDIC, alleging claims arising from a loan against the Gradys' home. [2:11-cv-02060-JAT] Civil AZ Subm.
14-16485FTC v. Jonathan Eborn - Jonathan Eborn appeals the district court's judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission in an action alleging that Eborn and his co-defendants took $29,497,320 under false pretenses by marketing work-at-home kits. [2:09-cv-01112-GMN-VCF] Civil NV 15 min


2016-07-22  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and TALLMAN, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-10423USA v. Luis Villegas-Lugo - Luis Villegas-Lugo appeals his sentence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. [2:09-cr-00212-ROS-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
15-10271USA v. Robert Luong - Robert Luong appeals his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute marijuana. [2:13-cr-01709-GMS-9] Criminal AZ Subm.
14-15650Jerry Vierra v. James Nuti, Jr. - Deputies from the Cochise County Sheriff's Office appeal the district court's order denying qualified immunity in this action brought by Jerry Vierra pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that he was unlawfully arrested and detained. [4:13-cv-00771-DCB] Civil AZ Subm.


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