United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington

April 6-10, 2015

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.


2015-04-06  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: HAWKINS, RAWLINSON and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-36214Karl Tobey v. Jeffery Uttecht - Washington state prisoner Karl Tobey appeals the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction of first-degree child rape. [2:12-cv-00440-RAJ] Habeas W. WA 10 min
14-30099USA v. Mary McCulley - Mary McCulley appeals her conviction by guilty plea and sentence for false impersonation of an officer of the United States in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 912. [2:13-cr-00007-SEH-1] Criminal MT Subm.
14-35076Rodney Garrott v. Pat Glebe - Washington state prisoner Rodney Garrott appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition alleging that he was denied due process because a corrections officer presented false testimony in a prison disciplinary proceeding. [2:13-cv-00887-BHS] Habeas W. WA Subm.
14-35753State of Idaho v. Coeur D'Alene Tribe - The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho appeals the district court's preliminary injunction against Texas Hold'em poker tournaments held at the tribe's reservation casino. [2:14-cv-00170-BLW] Civil ID 15 min
14-35819Cascadia Wildlands v. Jim Thrailkill - Environmental groups appeal from the district court's denial of a preliminary injunction in an action challenging a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's biological opinion authorizing the Douglas Fire Complex Recovery Project in southern Oregon. [6:14-cv-01236-TC] Civil OR 15 min
15-35162Jocelyn Allen v. The Boeing Company - The Boeing Company appeals the district court's order granting Jocelyn Allen's motion to remand to state court her putative class action because the action was not a mass action under the Class Action Fairness Act, and the parties lacked diversity. [2:14-cv-00596-RSM] Civil W. WA 15 min


2015-04-07  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: FERNANDEZ, RAWLINSON and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-35952Duane Belanus v. Phil Clark - Montana state prisoner Duane Belanus appeals from the district court's dismissal of his action alleging that police officers illegally entered and searched his home, his storage shed, and his property at work in connection with his arrest. [6:12-cv-00051-DLC] Pr Non-HC MT 10 min
13-35154Chet Wilson v. Joan Copperwheat - Chet Wilson appeals from the district court's 28 U.S.C. § 1915A dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that his prison transitional leave was revoked by the Oregon Department of Corrections in violation of his constitutional rights. [6:12-cv-02149-KI] Pr Non-HC OR 10 min
13-35740
13-35758
Jose Garcia v. Derrick Perez - Washington state prisoner Jose Garcia appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his action alleging that officers Derrick Perez and Mike Morehouse attacked him while he was detained in jail and then denied him medical treatment. [2:12-cv-03114-LRS]
Pr Non-HC E. WA 15 min
13-30176USA v. Miguel Morales-Mata - Miguel Morales-Mata appeals his conviction by guilty plea and sentence for possession of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. [3:12-cr-05401-RBL-1] Criminal W. WA Subm.
14-35182David Schubert v. Bernard Warner - David Schubert appeals the district court's order on remand denying his habeas corpus petition challenging his California conviction of the second-degree murder of his wife. [2:08-cv-00660-RSL] Habeas W. WA Subm.
13-35466S Bar B Ranch v. Omimex Canada - S Bar B Ranch appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Omimex Canada, Ltd. in S Bar's diversity putative class action alleging Omimex wrongfully calculated royalties from natural gas sales. [1:10-cv-00112-RFC] Civil MT 20 min


2015-04-08  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: FERNANDEZ, HAWKINS and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-35306Michael Hayes v. CCA - Michael Hayes appeals from the district court's summary judgment and from a judgment entered following a jury trial in his action challenging the conditions of confinement during his incarceration at the Idaho Correctional Center. [1:09-cv-00122-BLW] Pr Non-HC ID 15 min
13-35999Michael Sheridan v. Brent Reinke - Idaho state prisoner Michael Sheridan appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging retaliation and deliberate indifference to his medical needs, specifically his post-traumatic stress disorder. [1:10-cv-00359-EJL] Pr Non-HC ID 15 min
13-35329
13-36200
Meridian Joint School District v. D. A. - Meridian Joint School District No. 2 appeals the district court's decision that a student was entitled to an evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, a stay-put order, and an award of attorneys' fees. [1:11-cv-00320-CWD]
Civil ID 20 min
14-35081D. A. v. Meridian Joint School District - A student and his parents appeal the district court's summary judgment upholding a hearing officer's decision that M.A. was not eligible for special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. [1:12-cv-00426-CWD] Civil ID 20 min


2015-04-09  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: FERNANDEZ, RAWLINSON and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-71816Marco Martinez-Seren v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Honduras petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum and withholding of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
12-72416Ebrahima Kabba v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Sierra Leone 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 Subm.
14-30047USA v. Kevin Nessland - Kevin Nessland appeals his conviction, following a bench trial, of three counts of receipt of child pornography. [2:13-cr-00010-DLC-1] Criminal MT Subm.
13-30278USA v. G. Brown - G. Brown appeals his jury conviction of possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and structuring financial transactions to avoid reporting requirements. [3:11-cr-05351-BHS-1] Criminal W. WA Subm.
13-35433
13-35434
Nathaniel Caylor v. The City of Seattle - City of Seattle police officers appeal from the denial of qualified immunity in an action brought by Nathaniel Caylor and his son W.C., alleging officers unreasonably used excessive force during a response to a 911 call. [2:11-cv-01217-RAJ]
Civil W. WA 15 min
13-35743Estate of James L. Slater Jr. v. King County - The Estate of James Slater appeals from the district court's summary judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that a King County Sheriff's deputy unjustifiably shot and killed James Slater during a response to a 911 domestic disturbance call. [2:12-cv-01132-MJP] Civil W. WA 15 min


2015-04-10  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: HAWKINS, RAWLINSON and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-70726Dzmitry Dauksh v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Belarus 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 Subm.
13-35526Edwin Jonas, III v. Linda Jonas - Edwin Ritter Jonas, III, Esq., appeals the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order dismissing his chapter 11 bankruptcy case. [9:12-cv-00128-DLC] Bankruptcy MT Subm.
14-35302Blacktail Mountain Ranch Co., v. Linda Jonas - Edwin Jonas and his business, Blacktail Mountain Ranch Co., a Nevada Limited Liability Company, appeal from the district court's dismissal of an action brought, in part, against the attorney who represented Edwin's former wife, Linda Jonas. [9:13-cv-00090-DWM] Civil MT Subm.
13-35406Elva Garcia v. Cintas Corp. No. 3 - Elva Garcia appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of her former employer Cintas Corporation No. 3 in Garcia's diversity action alleging various disability claims. [2:12-cv-03064-RMP] Civil E. WA 15 min
13-35479Carl Schroeder v. USA - Carl Schroeder, Relator in a qui tam action, appeals the district court's order granting the United States' motion to dismiss him as a relator, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. § 3730(d)(3), arising from his False Claims Act action. [2:09-cv-05038-LRS] Civil E. WA 15 min
13-35490Robert Jamtaas v. Carolyn W. Colvin - Robert Jamtaas appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Jamtaas's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income. [3:12-cv-05157-BHS] Civil W. WA 15 min


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