United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Phoenix, Arizona

October 6-10, 2014

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.


2014-10-06  9:00 am  Ceremonial Courtroom, Phoenix, Arizona
Before: D.W. NELSON, SILVERMAN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-70739Gloria Ibarra-Hernandez v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding her removable based on her conviction for taking the identity of another. Immigration BIA 10 min
11-72401Graciela Hernandez De Martinez v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying relief based on her conviction for criminal impersonation by assuming a false identity with intent to defraud. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-73312Juan Rodriguez v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying cancellation of removal, based on his conviction for criminal impersonation. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-70422Cesar Munoz-Ruvalcaba v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him inadmissible, subject to removal as charged, and statutorily ineligible for relief, including cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 15 min
13-16204Lori LeClair v. Carolyn Colvin - Lori LeClair appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of LeClair's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-00655-SRB] Civil AZ 15 min
13-17082NAAMJP v. Rebecca Berch - The National Association for the Advancement of Multijurisdiction Practice and private attorneys appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action challenging the standards for admission on motion to the Arizona Bar. [2:12-cv-01724-BSB] Civil AZ 15 min


2014-10-07  9:00 am  Ceremonial Courtroom, Phoenix, Arizona
Before: D.W. NELSON, SILVERMAN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-73381Edgar Leal v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexcio petitions for review of the precedential Board of Immigration Appeals decision, Matter of Leal, 26 I. & N. Dec. 20 (BIA 2012), holding that felony endangerment under Ariz. Rev. Stat. 13-1201 is a crime involving moral turpitude. Immigration BIA 15 min
11-73668Baudel Velazquez-Soberanes v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him removable for his convictions for two crimes involving moral turpitude. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-70534Guillermo Perez-Aguilar v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that his conviction for endangerment is a categorical crime involving moral turpitude. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-10307USA v. Bennett Williams - Bennett Williams appeals the district court's judgment revoking his supervised release and the sentence imposed upon revocation. [2:13-cr-50030-GMS-1] Criminal AZ 10 min


2014-10-08  9:00 am  Ceremonial Courtroom, Phoenix, Arizona
Before: D.W. NELSON, SILVERMAN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-16811Carl West v. City of Mesa - Carl West appeals from the district court's order dismissing, on statute of limitations grounds, his civil rights action alleging abuse of process and malicious prosecution in connection with his conviction for conspiracy to commit armed robbery. [2:12-cv-00657-JWS] Civil AZ 10 min
12-17381Wells Fargo Bank v. Mariposa Road Self-Storage - Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., appeals the dismissal as moot of its appeal from the bankruptcy court's confirmation of a chapter 11 plan. [4:11-cv-00641-FRZ] Bankruptcy AZ 10 min
13-10427USA v. Jorge Soto-Castelo - Jorge Soto-Castelo appeals the sentence imposed following his jury conviction of illegal reentry after deportation. [4:12-cr-02236-RCC-HCE-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
12-16634Sunita Patel v. Maricopa County - Sunita Patel appeals the district court's summary judgment in her civil rights action allleging that she was arrested during a political protest in downtown Phoenix, detained for 15 hours, and repeatedly interrogated about her immigration status. [2:11-cv-01489-NVW] Civil AZ 15 min
13-10464USA v. Marlon Moore - Marlon Moore appeals his jury conviction and sentence for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. [2:12-cr-01335-DGC-1] Criminal AZ 15 min
13-15682Edwin Pellecier v. Jerry Sternes - An Arizona state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of murder and aggravated assault. [4:05-cv-00159-FRZ] Habeas AZ 15 min


2014-10-09  9:00 am  Ceremonial Courtroom, Phoenix, Arizona
Before: WALLACE, SILVERMAN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-17246Margaret Smith v. Carolyn W. Colvin - Margaret Smith appeals the district court's decision reversing the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Smith's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:11-cv-01242-JAT] Civil AZ 10 min
12-17661Robert Smith v. City of Payson - Robert Smith appeals the district court's summary judgment in his civil rights action alleging false arrest and imprisonment, malicious prosecution, and retaliatory arrest by City of Payson police officers. [2:10-cv-02650-MEA] Civil AZ 10 min
13-10622USA v. Pablo Navarrette - Pablo Navarette appeals his jury conviction and sentence for sixteen counts of making a false statement in connection with the acquisition of a firearm. [2:12-cr-00924-GMS-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
13-10337 USA v. Randolph Rodman - Randolph Rodman and Idan Greenberg appeal their jury convictions and sentences for their roles in a conspiracy to unlawfully transfer machine guns. [2:10-cr-01047-ROS-2] Criminal AZ 20 min
13-10351 USA v. Idan Greenberg      
12-16727USA v. World Food Association Org. - The World Food Association Organization, S.A., Inc., appeals the district court's summary judgment in a civil forfeiture action. [2:11-cv-00504-SRB] Civil AZ 15 min


2014-10-10  9:00 am  Ceremonial Courtroom, Phoenix, Arizona
Before: WALLACE, SILVERMAN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-72258Raul Zavala-Arrevalos v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion to remand on the basis of mental incompetence. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-16977Tom Bean v. Pearson Education, Inc. - Photographer Tom Bean appeals the dismissal of his action for copyright infringement. [3:11-cv-08030-PGR] Civil AZ 10 min
10-16771Tom Bean v. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Pub. - Photographer Tom Bean appeals the dismissal of his action for copyright infringement. [3:10-cv-08034-DGC] Civil AZ 15 min
12-16497Michael Salman v. City of Phoenix - Michael Salman and his wife Suzanne Salman appeal from the dismissal of their action alleging that unconstitutional zoning ordinances prevent them from holding private bible study groups and worship at their home in Phoenix, Arizona. [2:12-cv-01219-JAT] Civil AZ 15 min
12-16624OR Public Employees Retirement v. Apollo Group - Oregon PERS and other plaintiffs appeal the dismissal of their securities fraud class action against an education company and its officers and directors. [2:10-cv-01735-JAT] Civil AZ 15 min


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