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

March 6-10, 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.


2017-03-06  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: FISHER, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and MAHAN (Nevada), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-35459Les Helgeson v. Tillamook County - Les Helgeson appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his action against Tillamook County brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for damages arising from defendants' decision to terminate his concealed handgun permit. [3:13-cv-01222-PK] Civil OR 10 min
15-35998Robert Harvey v. Jeri Taylor - An appeal from the denial of a habeas corpus petition alleging ineffective assistance of counsel. [2:13-cv-01425-PK] Habeas OR Subm.
16-35012Noel Reyes-Mauro v. Brigitte Amsberry - An appeal from the denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging a conviction for robbery and kidnapping. [2:14-cv-00802-SB] Habeas OR 10 min
14-35608Speed's Auto Services Group v. City of Portland - Speed's Auto Services Group appeals the district court's summary judgment in its 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging the City of Portland's regulations pertaining to sedan businesses. [3:12-cv-00738-AC] Civil OR 15 min
14-35682Estate of Colton Peterson v. David Krueger - Former Missoula police detective David Krueger appeals from the order denying him qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by the Estate of Colton Peterson who committed suicide after being questioned by Krueger. [9:12-cv-00123-DLC] Civil MT 10 min
16-35055
16-35056
16-35421
Adalberto Flores-Haro v. Stephen Slade - Law enforcement officials appeals from the district court's denial, on summary judgment, of their motion for qualified immunity in an action brought by Adalberto Flores-Haro alleging that defendants used excessive deadly force against him. [3:12-cv-01616-MO]

Civil OR 15 min


2017-03-07  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, FISHER, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-74326Bhinder Singh v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-30002USA v. Jared Atchley - Appeal from conviction for possession of an unregistered firearm. [6:14-cr-00006-SEH-1] Criminal MT Subm.
16-30086USA v. Sergio Diaz-Hinojos - Appeal from conviction for illegal reentry after deportation. [9:15-cr-00018-DLC-1] Criminal MT 10 min
14-35506Janell Howard v. City of Coos Bay - Janell Howard appeals from a summary judgment in her action alleging that the City of Coos Bay and City Manager Rodger Craddock retaliated against her, in violation of the First Amendment, in connection with her employment application. [6:12-cv-01372-MC] Civil OR 15 min
14-35599Varazdat Davtian v. Safeco Insurance Co. of Oregon - Varazdat Davtian appeals the district court's judgment, following a jury trial, in favor of Safeco Insurance Company of Oregon in Davtian's diversity insurance coverage action, alleging breach of contract arising from a home fire. [6:12-cv-01211-MC] Civil OR Subm.
14-35931
15-35445
William Paatalo v. JPMorgan Chase Bank - An appeal from the district court's judgment in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Montana state law. [1:13-cv-00128-SEH-CSO]
Civil MT 10 min
15-35445William Paatalo v. The Mackoff/Kellogg Law Firm - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [1:13-cv-00128-SEH] Civil MT 15 min


2017-03-08  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, FISHER, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-30396USA v. Leland Lapier, Jr. - Appeal from sentence for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. [4:13-cr-00027-BMM-1] Criminal MT Subm.
16-30033USA v. Dan Wallen - An appeal from a conviction for three counts of taking a threatened species (a grizzly bear) in violation of the Endangered Species Act. [9:15-cr-00011-DLC-1] Criminal MT 10 min
16-35033Brandon Long v. Richard Coursey - An appeal from the denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging a conviction for attempted rape and other crimes. [2:13-cv-02139-SB] Habeas OR Subm.
14-35485Rene Bolduc v. ICWUSA.com, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's judgment, after a jury trial, in an action under Title VII and Oregon state law. [1:13-cv-00816-PA] Civil OR Subm.
14-35701Jessica Seaich v. Nancy Berryhill - Jessica Seaich appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Seaich's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under the Social Security Act. [9:13-cv-00193-JCL] Social Security MT Subm.


2017-03-09  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, FISHER, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-36197Robert Alexander v. Max Williams - Oregon state prisoner Robert Alexander appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging deliberate indifference to medical needs in the treatment of his back injury. [6:11-cv-06215-PK] Pr Non-HC OR 10 min
14-36038Sherri Roberts v. Lame Deer Public Schools - Sherri Roberts appeals from the district court's summary judgment in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging she was illegally terminated, without sufficient procedural due process, from her tenured job as a teacher with the Lame Deer Public Schools. [1:12-cv-00083-SEH] Civil MT Subm.
14-36057Robert Williams v. Sally Jewell - Robert Williams, individually and as trustee, appeals the district court's dismissal of an action against federal officials and First American Title Company, alleging a title dispute for real property on the Flathead Indian Reservation. [9:14-cv-00075-DWM] Civil MT Subm.
14-35605Adrianus Alkemade v. Quanta Indemnity Co. - Adrianus and Rachelle Alekmade appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Quanta Indemnity Co. and General Fidelity Insurance Company in a diversity insurance coverage action. [6:12-cv-00844-MC] Civil OR 15 min
14-35632Michele Belanger v. Nancy Berryhill - Michele Belanger appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Belanger's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [6:07-cv-01727-AA] Social Security OR Subm.
14-35640Scott Nance v. May Trucking Company - Scott Nance and Frederick Freedman appeal the district court's judgment in their class action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Oregon state law against May Trucking Co. [3:12-cv-01655-HZ] Civil OR 10 min


2017-03-10  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: LEAVY, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and BENITEZ (California Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35320Thomas Erickson v. Rick Courtney - An appeal from the denial of a habeas corpus petition challenging a conviction for sex crimes. [2:12-cv-01466-BR] Habeas OR 10 min
15-35830Lymon Henson v. Mark Nooth - An appeal from a habeas corpus petition challenging a jury conviction for manslaughter and other crimes. [2:12-cv-01353-AA] Habeas OR 10 min
15-35877Carl Simington v. Jeff Premo - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for one count of third-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree robbery. [6:14-cv-01252-SI] Habeas OR 10 min
16-30047USA v. Ernest Johnson, Jr. - An appeal from the denial of a motion for a sentence reduction. [3:98-cr-00398-MA-2] Criminal OR Subm.
15-35952Leslee Scallon v. Scott Henry's Winery Corp. - Henry Enterprises, Inc. appeals interlocutorily the district court's order denying nominal defendant HEI's motion to stay all claims under ORS 60.592 in a diversity action brought by minority shareholders against HEI and others. [6:14-cv-01990-MC] Civil OR 15 min
14-36097
15-35003
Mountain West Holding Co. v. State of Montana - Mountain West Holding Co. appeals the district court's summary judgment in its action challenging the Montana Department of Transportation's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program. [1:13-cv-00049-DLC]
Civil MT 20 min


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