United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena

July 10-14, 2017
July 27, 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.


2017-07-10  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: PREGERSON, REINHARDT, and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-55872Marilyn Freeman v. Matthew Cate - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging her conviction for stalking, residential burglary, solicitation to commit kidnapping, and misdemeanor battery/child endangerment. [3:10-cv-01987-DMS-MDD] Habeas S. CA 10 min
14-70632Jilsca Oppier v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Indonesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-72462Fnu Charlie v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Indonesia 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
15-50158USA v. Rondale Young - Appeal from conviction for RICO conspiracy, VICAR conspiracy, VICAR murder, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. [2:10-cr-00923-SJO-31] Criminal C. CA 15 min
15-50352 USA v. Shay Paniry - Appeals from convictions for drug trafficking, money laundering, and extortion. [2:13-cr-00511-SJO-5] Criminal C. CA 30 min
15-50364 USA v. Moshe Matsri      


2017-07-11  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: REINHARDT, FERNANDEZ, and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-70194
14-71072
Jirair Stepanian v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Iran 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
14-71412Liliana Lauriano Avila v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-55881George Berardi v. Daniel Paramo - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. [3:13-cv-01598-BTM-BLM] Habeas S. CA 10 min
15-56156LaSane Robertson v. Dave Davey - A California state prisoner appeals the dismissal of his habeas corpus petition as untimely. [2:12-cv-00633-GW-PLA] Habeas C. CA 10 min
16-16146Abisuk Sinsaeng v. Jefferson Sessions - A native of Thailand appeals the district court's denial of his immigration habeas petition challenging his prolonged detention. [2:15-cv-00701-SRB] Habeas AZ Subm.
16-56829Xochitl Hernandez v. Jefferson Sessions - Appeal of class-wide preliminary injunction in an action challenging immigration detainees' bond determinations which do not consider noncitizens' ability to pay. [5:16-cv-00620-JGB-KK] Civil C. CA 20 min


2017-07-12  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: REINHARDT, FERNANDEZ, and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-73009Jose Sandoval v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-50410USA v. Fernando Carrillo - Appeal from conviction for causing injury to government property. [2:15-cr-00086-JAK-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-10407
16-10424
USA v. Michael Higgins - Appeal from orders in two cases denying motions for reduction of sentence. [2:11-cr-00513-DGC-4]
 
Criminal AZ 10 min
16-56085Frank Varela v. Lamps Plus, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's order compelling arbitration in an action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [5:16-cv-00577-DMG-KS] Civil C. CA 15 min
15-71780Kings County v. Surface Transportation Board - California organizations petition for review of the Surface Transportation Board's finding that application of CEQA to block construction of the federally licensed high-speed rail project was foreclosed by federal preemption. [STB-FD-35861] Agency 20 min


2017-07-13  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: REINHARDT, FERNANDEZ, and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-50463USA v. Tony Biddles - Appeal from sentence imposed upon revocation of supervised release. [2:10-cr-00397-DMG-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-50115USA v. Daniel Rivera - Appeal from conviction and sentence for illegal reentry after deportation. [2:15-cr-00347-JFW-1] Criminal C. CA 5 min
16-50096USA v. Edwin Flores - Appeal from conviction for illegal reentry after deportation. [3:15-cr-00268-MMA-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-55177USA v. Ira Spearman - A federal prisoner appeals the denial of his motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to vacate his life sentence in light of the State of California's redesignation of three of his prior felony drug convictions and misdemeanors. [2:93-cr-01027-TJH-1] Habeas C. CA 10 min
15-56890William Espinoza, Jr. v. Stanley Sniff - Plaintiffs, the children and mother of William Espinoza, appeal from the judgment, entered following a jury verdict, in their action alleging that correctional officials were liable for William being attacked by his cellmate. [5:14-cv-00085-JGB-SP] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-07-14  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: PREGERSON, and WARDLAW, Circuit Judges, and CHEN (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-50101USA v. Jose Ramirez - Appeal from conviction for importation of heroin and methamphetamine. [3:15-cr-02819-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
16-50173USA v. Alexandro Necochea-Varela - Appeal from conviction for transportation of illegal aliens. [3:15-cr-02508-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-50248USA v. Ramon Alvarez - Appeal from sentence for making a false statement in connection with an investigation. [2:16-cr-00011-SJO-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
15-55424Felipe Antonio v. Vanareth Yi - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [2:14-cv-04323-SVW-AS] Civil C. CA Subm.
15-56801Seungtae Kim v. BMW Financial Services - An appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial on claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act and California's Identity Theft Law. [2:14-cv-01752-BRO-JC] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-55080Beverly Hills Unif. Sch. Dist. v. FTA - Beverly Hills Unified School District appeals the district court's order denying its motion for a preliminary injunction against the Federal Transit Administration, seeking to stop the planning process for the Westside Subway Extension. [2:12-cv-09861-GW-SS] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-07-27  10:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: REINHARDT, KOZINSKI, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-16315Javier Torres v. Terry Goddard - An appeal from the district court's order denying class certification and granting Arizona law enforcement officials qualified immunity for their actions relating to the seizure of thousands of Western Union wire transfers. [2:06-cv-02482-SMM] Civil AZ 15 min


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