United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon

July 10,11, 2017
July 13,14, 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  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: WATFORD, and OWENS, Circuit Judges, and CHHABRIA (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-70296Miguel Pacheco-Miranda v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Department of Homeland Security's reinstatement of the expedited removal order entered against him. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-35819Thomas Hoy v. Yamhill County - Thomas Hoy appeals from the order denying his motion to extend the time to file a notice of appeal from the district court's judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action arising out of his employment termination. [3:13-cv-01098-HZ] Civil OR Subm.
16-30202USA v. Leon Seminole - Appeal from conviction for strangulation and assault resulting in serious bodily injury. [1:15-cr-00062-SPW-1] Criminal MT 10 min
15-35077Sterling Savings Bank v. Thornburgh Resort Co. - Thornburgh Resort Company appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Sterling Savings Bank on its claims in Sterling's diversity action involving an $11 million loan that Sterling made to Parker Group Investments, LLC. [3:12-cv-00255-KI] Civil OR 15 min
16-60025Clark's Crystal Springs Ranch v. Jeremy Gugino - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's decision affirming the bankruptcy court's substantive consolidation judgment. [15-1010] Bankruptcy ID Subm.
16-60026Jay Clark v. Jeremy Gugino - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's judgment in an adversary proceeding seeking a denial of discharge. [15-1065] Bankruptcy ID Subm.


2017-07-11  9:30 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BERZON, WATFORD, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35088Darren Lamear v. Nancy Berryhill - Darren Lamear appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Lamear's application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [3:13-cv-01319-AC] Social Security OR 15 min
15-35119Benson Tower Condo Owners Assn v. Victaulic Company - Victaulic Company appeals the district court's judgment, following a jury trial and verdict, in favor of Benson Tower Condominium Owners Association in the Association's diversity action alleging negligence and strict product liability. [3:13-cv-01010-SI] Civil OR 15 min
15-35484Bank of New York Mellon v. Nicholas Lee Watt - An appeal from the district court's decision vacating the bankruptcy court's confirmation of a chapter 13 plan. [3:14-cv-02051-AA] Bankruptcy OR 15 min
15-35509Jacobus Rentmeester v. Nike, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action alleging that Nike, Inc., infringed Jacobus Rentmeester's copyright in a photograph of Michael Jordan. [3:15-cv-00113-MO] Civil OR 15 min
15-35604OR Bureau of Labor & Indus. v. Chandler Apartments - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in a fair housing case. [6:13-cv-01776-MC] Civil OR 15 min


2017-07-13  9:30 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BERZON, WATFORD, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35987Michael O'Callaghan v. City of Portland - Michael O'Callaghan appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging the City of Portland's anti-camping ordinance (Portland City Code 14A.50.020), which prohibits sleeping on public property. [3:12-cv-00201-BR] Civil OR 15 min
15-35845Robert Martin v. City of Boise - An appeal from a summary judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging two City ordinances (Boise Municipal Code §§ 9-10-02, 6-01-05(A)), which make it a criminal offense under certain circumstances to sleep outside in public places. [1:09-cv-00540-REB] Civil ID 20 min
16-35474
16-35475
Galilea, LLC v. AGCS Marine Ins. Co. - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's orders regarding arbitration of claims in an admiralty action. [1:15-cv-00084-SPW]
Civil MT 15 min
15-35089Central Oregon Landwatch v. Kent Connaughton - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's summary judgments in favor of the United States Forest Service and intervenor City of Bend, Oregon in an action challenging a special use permit for a new water supply pipeline project. [6:13-cv-02027-AA] Civil OR 20 min


2017-07-14  9:30 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: WATFORD, and OWENS, Circuit Judges, and NAVARRO (Nevada), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-71747
14-73303
Eladio Gomez-Velazco v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the final administrative removal order entered by the Department of Homeland Security.
Immigration BIA 10 min
16-35286Travis Easter v. Steve Franke - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for four counts of first-degree sexual abuse. [2:11-cv-00906-JE] Habeas OR Subm.
16-35522Leslie Rogge v. Marion Feather - A federal prisoner appeals the denial of habeas corpus petition challenging the computation of his sentence. [3:15-cv-01732-HZ] Habeas OR Subm.
15-35592Lee Walters v. Vitamin Shoppe Industries, Inc - Lee Walters appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of his action against Vitamin Shoppe Industries, Inc., alleging breach of contract, breach of warranty, unjust enrichment, and fraud on behalf of a nationwide class. [3:14-cv-01173-PK] Civil OR 15 min
15-35687Sharon Hammer v. City of Sun Valley - Sharon Hammer and James Donoval appeal from the district court's summary judgment in their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging, in part, due process violations in connection with Hammer's termination as a city administrator for City of Sun Valley. [1:13-cv-00211-EJL-REB] Civil ID 15 min
15-35832Friends of the Wild Swan v. Dan Vermillion - An appeal from the dismissal pursuant to a settlement agreement of an action under the Endangered Species Act. [9:13-cv-00066-DLC] Civil MT Subm.


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Portland OR 97204-1369


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