United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Seattle, Washington

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  Seattle 7th Floor Courtroom 2, Seattle, Washington
Before: PAEZ, BYBEE and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-73721Victor Diaz-Cortez v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying his request for a continuance, and finding him removable and denying his applications for cancellation of removal and voluntary departure. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-70997Maria Santana Santana v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Department of Homeland Security's reinstatement of her expedited removal order. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-35435Juan Garcia-Herrera v. Nathalie Asher - A citizen of Mexico appeals the district court's dismissal of his 28 U.S.C. § 2241 habeas corpus petition challenging his removal. [2:12-cv-01711-RSM] Habeas W. WA 10 min
13-35830Thomas Richey v. Steven Sinclair - A Washington state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his guilty plea to attempted murder. [3:13-cv-05231-BHS] Habeas W. WA 10 min
12-30391USA v. Samuel Geren Jones - Samuel Geren Jones appeals his jury conviction of Interstate Transportation in Aid of Racketeering Act, and multiple counts of Wire Fraud, arising from fraudulent schemes involving a condominium development and a computer business. [2:10-cr-00180-EJL-2] Criminal ID 15 min
13-35344Marisa Bavand v. OneWest Bank FSB - Marisa Bavand appeals the district court's summary judgment in her action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act regarding non-judicial foreclosure proceedings initiated against her real property. [2:12-cv-00254-JLR] Civil W. WA 15 min
13-35403Keamia Powell v. Herbert Slemp - Sgt. Herbert Lee Slemp of the Washington State Patrol, appeals from the denial of his motion for qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by Keamia Powell who was shot in the back during the execution of a search warrant. [2:13-cv-00077-TOR] Civil E. WA 15 min


2014-10-07  9:00 am  Seattle 7th Floor Courtroom 2, Seattle, Washington
Before: PAEZ, BYBEE and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-30012USA v. Steven McCracken - Steven McCracken appeals his jury conviction of Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. [3:11-cr-05295-RBL-2] Criminal W. WA 15 min
13-35650Hoyt Crace v. Robert Herzog - A prison superintendent appeals the district court's grant of a 28 U.S.C. § 2254 habeas corpus petition by a Washington state prisoner challenging his jury conviction and life sentence for assault. [3:12-cv-05672-RBL] Habeas W. WA 15 min
13-35078County of Shoshone, Idaho v. USA - The County of Shoshone of the State of Idaho appeals the district court's judgment in the County's action seeking to quiet title to a right-of-way against the United States to Eagle Creek Road [2:09-cv-00505-REB] Civil ID 20 min
13-35354
13-35412
Litton Loan Servicing v. Robert Blendheim - Ocwen Loan Servicing LLC appeals the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's orders regarding avoidance avoidance of a lien in a chapter 13 case. [2:11-cv-02004-MJP]
Bankruptcy W. WA 20 min


2014-10-08  9:00 am  Seattle 7th Floor Courtroom 2, Seattle, Washington
Before: PAEZ, BYBEE and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-30059USA v. Donato Vega - Donato Valle Vega appeals his jury conviction and sentence for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(B). [3:10-cr-05629-RBL-1] Criminal W. WA 15 min
13-35384Norman Lewis v. Washington State University - Norman Lewis appeals from summary judgment in his action alleging that Washington State University violated his due process rights when it removed him from his position as Project Director of a $40 million grant without providing him a hearing. [2:12-cv-00475-RHW] Civil E. WA 15 min
13-35773Tulalip Tribes v. Suquamish Indian Tribe - Tulalip Tribes appeals the district court's summary judgment in its action regarding treaty fishing rights at the mouth of the Snohomish River. [2:05-sp-00004-RSM] Civil W. WA 15 min
13-35925
13-35928
Hoh Indian Tribe v. State of Washington - Appellant Tribes appeal the district court's rulings in Subproceeding 09-01 of US v. Washington)in which the Makah Tribe sought a determination of the boundaries of Quinault and Quileute's treaty-time fishing places in the Pacific Ocean. [2:70-cv-09213-RSM]
Civil W. WA 20 min
13-35655City of Spokane v. Federal National Mortgage Assn - The City of Spokane, Washington appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of Spokane's class action brought against the Federal National Mortgage Association and other federal mortgage entities. [2:13-cv-00020-LRS] Civil E. WA 20 min


2014-10-09  9:00 am  Seattle 7th Floor Courtroom 2, Seattle, Washington
Before: PAEZ, BYBEE and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72309Swaraj Singh v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-35189Jason Marr v. USA - A federal prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion to vacate his guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. [1:12-cv-00185-BLW] Habeas ID 10 min
13-35726James Alexander v. Maggie Miller-Stout - A Washington state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition, claiming vindictive prosecution. [2:11-cv-00187-JCC] Habeas W. WA 10 min
13-35368Joseph Etherage v. USA - BRIEF SEALED [3:11-cv-05091-BHS] Civil W. WA 15 min
13-35370Eric Reiber v. City of Pullman - Eric Reiber, a Fire Captain with the City of Pullman, Washington, and coworkers, appeal from a judgment reverseing a jury verdict and from summary judgment in their action against alleging they were retaliated against for reporting misconduct. [2:11-cv-00129-TOR] Civil E. WA 15 min
13-35418Leroy Lindquist, Jr. v. Carolyn W. Colvin - Leroy Lindquist appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Lindquist's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [3:11-cv-05803-RBL] Civil W. WA 15 min


2014-10-10  9:00 am  Seattle 7th Floor Courtroom 2, Seattle, Washington
Before: PAEZ, BYBEE and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-71362Antonio Salazar-Arzola v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying his application for adjustment of status. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-71727Kulbinder Singh v. Eric Holder, Jr. - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min


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