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

April 8-12, 2019

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.


2019-04-08  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-35931Debra Hatfield v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of claimant's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. 
  [2:17-cv-00105-TLF]
Social Security W. WA Subm.
15-72999Francisco Vega-Anguiano v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Department of Homeland Security's reinstatement of petitioner's 1998 order of removal. Immigration BIA 15 min
17-35996Gene Achziger v. IDS Property Casualty Ins. - Plaintiff appeals the district court's dismissal of a diversity insurance coverage putative class action brought against TDS Property Casualty Insurance Company, and the denial of class certification. [3:14-cv-05445-BHS] Civil W. WA 15 min
18-35074Jan Renfroe v. Citibank, N.A. - Jan Renfroe appeals the district court’s orders denying his motion to remand and granting summary judgment in favor of Citibank, N.A. and other mortgage entities in a diversity nonjudicial foreclosure action. [2:17-cv-00194-SMJ] Civil E. WA Subm.
18-35118G.O. America Shipping Company v. China COSCO Shipping Corp. - An appeal from the district court's dismissal of an admiralty action alleging breach of a contract to repair a cargo vessel. [2:17-cv-00912-MJP] Civil W. WA Subm.


2019-04-09  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-35123Pedro Perez Perez v. Kevin McAleenan - Appeal of district court's dismissal, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, in a case in which appellant Perez challenges, under the APA, denial of his U visa application by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. [2:17-cv-00249-JLR] Civil W. WA 15 min
18-35158Gregoria Marquez v. Harborview Medical Center - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendant, Harborview Medical Center, in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging that plaintiff was improperly terminated from her employment. [2:16-cv-01450-RSM] Civil W. WA 15 min
18-35276WEH Magic Valley Holdings, LLC v. EIH Parent, LLC - WEH Magic Valley Holdings, LLC appeals the district court's judgment in WEH's diversity action against EIH Parent, LLC and James Carkulis alleging claims arising out of a complex commercial transaction. [6:15-cv-00050-SEH] Civil MT 15 min
18-35334Paul Caraway v. Town of Columbus - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging plaintiff was wrongfully terminated from his employment with the Columbus Police Department. [1:16-cv-00139-TJC] Civil MT 10 min


2019-04-10  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-72181Iginio Cruz Calles v. William Barr - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum relief. Immigration BIA 10 min
17-73229Gustavo Amezcua Gonzalez v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
18-35001Michael Allen v. Richard Ives - A federal prisoner appeals the denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2241 habeas corpus petition challenging the sentence imposed following his 1998 guilty plea to drug and firearm offenses. [3:17-cv-00044-HZ] Habeas OR 10 min
16-71678Gregorio Mendoza Cervantes v. William Barr - Citizens of Mexico petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal for lack of jurisdiction of their appeal of an immigration judge's denial of a motion to reopen a negative credible fear determination. Immigration BIA 15 min
18-35073Barbara Davis v. Riverside School District - An appeal from the denial of qualified immunity to Riverside School District officials in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by the grandmother of G.G., who was allegedly abused and killed by his aunt and foster parent. [2:17-cv-00062-SMJ] Civil E. WA 15 min


2019-04-11  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70926Moises Rodriguez-Valla v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of a motion to reconsider the denial of a motion to reopen, and the denial of a motion to reopen. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-71278Mohammed Rahman v. William Barr - A citizen of Bangladesh 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.
17-35883Lawrence Bybee v. Bank of America, N.A. - Lawrence and Theresa Bybee appeal the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Bank of America, N.A. in the Bybees’ diversity action alleging that the bank was negligent in its processing of their loan modification. [6:14-cv-00064-CCL] Civil MT Subm.
17-70100Jesus Villa-Meraz v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
18-35612Friends of the Wild Swan v. Rich Kehr - Plaintiff environmental groups appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Forest Service, in an action challenging the authorization of the Beaver Creek Landscape Restoration Project in the Flathead National Forest in Montana. [9:17-cv-00120-DLC] Civil MT 15 min
18-35208Roque De La Fuente v. Kim Wyman - Appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of plaintiff in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging Washington State's procedures by which minor party or independent presidential candidates may be placed on the State's ballot. [3:16-cv-05801-BHS] Civil W. WA 20 min


2019-04-12  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: W. FLETCHER, CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-36053Tracey Terry v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of claimant's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [3:16-cv-05990-JPD] Social Security W. WA 10 min
18-30032USA v. Daniel Woolem - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of actual methamphetamine, distribution of 5 grams or more of actual methamphetamine, and distribution of 5 grams or more of methamphetamine. [1:16-cr-02079-SAB-1] Criminal E. WA Subm.
18-30141USA v. Walter Harrington - Appeal from sentence for assault by strangling on an Indian reservation. [1:17-cr-02030-SAB-1] Criminal E. WA 10 min
18-35465Said Farzad v. Snohomish County Superior Ct. - Appeal from district court judgment granting a habeas corpus petition on the ground that a prosecution for felony telephone harassment violated the Double Jeopardy Clause. [2:17-cv-01805-MJP] Habeas W. WA 10 min
17-35616Dewayne Bearchild v. Kristy Cobban - An appeal from a judgment following a jury verdict in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by a Montana state prisoner alleging that his constitutional rights were violated when a correctional officer conducted a pat search. [6:14-cv-00012-DLC] Pr Non-HC MT 15 min
17-72922Amazon.Com Inc. & Subsidiaries v. CIR - The Commissioner of Internal Revenue appeals the Tax Court's decision on a petition by taxpayer Amazon.com for redetermination of federal income deficiencies in connection with the valuation of intangible assets involved in a cost sharing arrangement with a foreign subsidiary. [31197-12] Tax Court W. WA 20 min


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