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

May 8-12, 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.


2017-05-08  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BYBEE, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-35531Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. v. Astoria Baker - Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. appeals the district court's default judgment in its action alleging infringement of its trademark for karaoke accompaniment tracks. [6:13-cv-02021-TC] Civil OR Subm.
14-35962Lee Morris v. Northwest Trustee Services - Dorothy and Lee Morris appeal the summary judgments in favor of Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in the Morrises' diversity action arising from the non-judicial foreclosure sale of their property. [3:12-cv-01183-SI] Civil OR 10 min
14-36018Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. v. Canton Phoenix - Slep-Tone Entertainment Corp. appeals the district court's dismissal of its action alleging infringement of its trademark for karaoke accompaniment tracks. [3:14-cv-00764-PK] Civil OR Subm.
14-35669Donald Long v. Gordon Gill - Donald Long appeals from the district court's order reducing a jury trial award and from its order denying attorneys' fees to the second chair attorney who represented Long in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging the seizure of his car. [6:11-cv-06284-MC] Civil OR Subm.
14-35771Lauren Rother v. Leslie Lupenko - An appeal from the district court's denial in part of a request for attorneys' fees in an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour law. [3:08-cv-00161-MO] Civil OR 15 min
16-35628PGE v. LMIC - Sureties appeal interlocutorily the district court's order granting Portland General Electric Company's motion for a preliminary injunction, arising from PGE's diversity action concerning a performance bond and arbitration. [3:16-cv-00495-HZ] Civil OR 15 min


2017-05-09  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BYBEE, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-36052USA v. Donna Dickson - Donna Dickson appeals the district court's judgment of forfeiture for the United States in the government's action, alleging that $17,980 in U.S. Currency found in a FedEx shipping parcel represented proceeds traceable to controlled substances. [3:12-cv-01463-MA] Civil OR Subm.
14-35717USA v. Charles Guerrero - Charles Guerrero appeals the district court's judgment of civil forfeiture, following a jury verdict and on remand, forfeiting $11,500 in United States Currency. [3:10-cv-00097-MO] Civil OR 15 min
14-35817Marc Kardell v. Lane County - Marc Kardell appeals from the summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that he was terminated from his position as an Assistant County Counsel for Lane County, Oregon in retaliation for exercising his First Amendment rights. [6:13-cv-00736-MC] Civil OR 15 min
14-35882Rodney Hollowell v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination action. [3:12-cv-02128-AC] Civil OR Subm.
15-35336Oregon Wild v. BLM - Scott Timber Co. and Carpenters Industrial Council, intervenor-defendants, appeal the district court's partial grant of summary judgment in favor of Oregon Wild and Cascadia Wildlands in an action against the US Bureau of Land Management. [6:14-cv-00110-AA] Civil OR Subm.


2017-05-10  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BYBEE, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-35716Timothy Barnes v. Chase Home Finance, LLC - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Truth in Lending Act. [3:11-cv-00142-PK] Civil OR 10 min
14-35745Tricia Cooper v. Intel Corp. LTD Plan - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an ERISA action challenging the denial of long term disability benefits. [3:13-cv-01852-HZ] Civil OR Subm.
14-36025Bruce Hampton v. Fred Steen - Appeal from the district court's dismissal of a complaint brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and other federal and state statutes in an action arising from debt collection proceedings. [2:12-cv-00470-AA] Civil OR Subm.
15-35060Shaun Lowry v. Sherwood Charter School - Shaun Lowry appeals the district court's summary judgment in his action brought on behalf of his children arising from their alleged sexual harassment when they were students at Sherwood Charter School. [3:13-cv-01562-HZ] Civil OR 15 min
15-35519Sterling Cunio v. Kate Brown - An Oregon state prisoner appeals from the district court's order dismissing, on abstention grounds, his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging Oregon's bifurcated sentencing scheme for juveniles convicted of crimes in adult court. [6:14-cv-01647-TC] Pr Non-HC OR 15 min


2017-05-11  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BYBEE, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and ZOUHARY (Ohio Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-36102Rogue Truck Body, LLC v. USA - Taxpayer appeal of a district court's summary judgment in favor of the United States on a complaint challenging the imposition of excise taxes under 26 U.S.C. § 4051. [1:13-cv-00265-CL] Civil OR Subm.
16-30029USA v. Matthew Hanson - Appeal from sentence for distribution and possession of child pornography. [6:13-cr-00378-AA-1] Criminal OR Subm.
16-30094USA v. Christopher White - Christopher White appeals his conviction by guilty plea to transportation of a minor for prostitution. [3:14-cr-00216-SI-1] Criminal OR Subm.
14-35677Rod Eslami v. FNMA/Fannie Mae - Rod Eslami appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of his diversity action brought against Fannie Mae and Wells Fargo Bank, bringing a quiet title action to challenge the non-judicial foreclosure of his home. [3:13-cv-00837-HA] Civil OR 15 min
14-36001Aline Miller v. Ford Motor Co. - The Ford Motor Company appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Aline Miller in Miller's diversity products liability action alleging a defect in Miller's vehicle, a Ford Escape that was manufactured and sold by Ford. [6:14-cv-00785-TC] Civil OR 15 min
15-30388 USA v. Ronald Joling - Ronald and Dorothea Joling appeal their convictions and sentences for conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with a scheme to evade federal income taxes. [6:11-cr-60131-AA-1] Criminal OR Subm.
15-30389 USA v. Dorothea Joling      


2017-05-12  8:30 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: BYBEE, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and ZOUHARY (Ohio Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-35031Kristina Slayter v. Commissioner Social Security - Kristina Slayter appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Slayter's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under the Social Security Act. [6:12-cv-01297-JO] Social Security OR 10 min
14-35988Daniel Stringer v. USDA - Daniel Stringer appeals the dismissal of his Federal Tort Claims Act action which he brought against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking to recover for injuries he sustained while snowmobiling in the Deschutes National Forest in Oregon. [6:13-cv-01902-MC] Civil OR 10 min
14-36032YuanXiang Zhang v. Bing's Restaurant, Inc. - An appeal from the denial of a motion to set aside a default judgment. [3:13-cv-00838-MO] Civil OR 10 min
14-35915Carla Pederson v. Klamath County - Carla Pederson appeals the district court's summary judgment in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that officers of the Klamath County Sheriffs Office violated her Fourth Amendment rights to be free from unreasonable searches. [1:12-cv-00725-CL] Civil OR 15 min
14-35985
16-35222
Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. v. Willowood USA - Willowood USA, LLC and Brian Heinze appeal the district court's summary judgments in favor of insurers in diversity insurance actions. [6:13-cv-01923-MC]
Civil OR 15 min
14-73502John Brennan v. USDHS - John Brennan petitions for review of a final order of the Transportation Security Administration imposing a civil penalty against him for interfering with TSA officers in the performance of their screening duties. [12-TSA-0092] Agency Subm.


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