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

April 9-13, 2018

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.


2018-04-09  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: HAWKINS, TASHIMA, and GRABER, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-74046Lucas Martin-Calmo v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Guatemala 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.
16-35308James Busey v. Richland School District - James Busey, the former superintendent of Richland School District, appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action arising from his termination. [2:13-cv-05022-TOR] Civil E. WA 10 min
16-35973Ruth Morris v. The Estate of Storrs M. Bishop - Siblings and the personal representative of the decedent Michael Robinson appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Progressive Northwestern Insurance Company in plaintiffs' diversity insurance coverage declaratory judgment action. [2:16-cv-00006-SEH] Civil MT 10 min
16-35255
16-36029
Greenfield Advisors v. Camilo Salas, III - Camilo Salas and Salas & Co. LC appeal the district court's decision confirming an arbitration in favor of Greenfield Advisors LLC in Greenfield's diversity action, alleging claims arising from a professional services agreement. [2:13-cv-01615-TSZ]
Civil W. WA 15 min
16-35773Peregrine Falcon, LLC v. Piaggio America, Inc. - Piaggio America, Inc. appeals the district court's order denying Piaggio's motion to compel arbitration in an action brought by Peregrine Falcon, LLC and Fast Enterprises, LLC, and removed to federal court under diversity jurisdiction. [1:15-cv-00568-BLW] Civil ID 15 min
16-35315Benito Cervantes v. Foremost Ins. Co. - Benito Cervantes appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Foremost Insurance Company in a diversity insurance coverage action, alleging claims arising after Foremost denied coverage under a commercial mobile home policy. [1:15-cv-03172-SMJ] Civil E. WA Subm.


2018-04-10  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: TASHIMA, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and MIHM (Illinois Central), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-71884Milomir Djuric v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Bosnia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of humanitarian asylum and his motion to reopen removal proceedings. Immigration BIA Subm.
15-35061David Hill v. Brent Reinke - Idaho state prisoner appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging due process rights violations in connection with his transfer to a mental health facility. [1:13-cv-00038-BLW] Pr Non-HC ID 10 min
17-35022Jesse Alderman v. Margaret Gilbert - A Washington state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for rape of a child. [2:15-cv-00618-TSZ] Habeas W. WA 10 min
15-35992Jule Crowell v. Cowlitz County - The families of four individuals, who died in the Cowlitz County jail, appeal from summary judgment in their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 actions alleging that jail employees were deliberately indifferent to the medical needs of pretrial detainees. [3:14-cv-05153-BHS] Civil W. WA 15 min
16-35845Jason VanOrden v. Bannock County - An appeal from a summary judgment in a wrongful death action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law against Bannock County alleging Eighth Amendment violations arising from Jason VanOrden's suicide in the Bannock County jail. [4:14-cv-00303-REB] Civil ID Subm.
16-35306
16-35372
Travis Williams v. Madison County - The Madison County Sheriff's Department appeals from a judgment, entered following a jury verdict, in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by Travis Williams, a former detective, alleging he was terminated without due process. [4:12-cv-00561-JCC-CWD]
Civil ID 15 min


2018-04-11  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: HAWKINS, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and TEILBORG (Arizona), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35395Kye Barker v. Town of Ruston - Kye Barker and D-Song LLC, appeal from the district court's summary judgment in their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that Defendant Town of Ruston, acting through the mayor and police department, set out to drive plaintiffs' tavern out of business. [3:14-cv-05589-BHS] Civil W. WA 10 min
16-35203Walter Daniel v. USA - Walter Daniel appeals the district court's dismissal of his Federal Tort Claims Act action against the United States alleging claims for medical negligence, corporate negligence, and wrongful death. [3:15-cv-05748-RJB] Civil W. WA 15 min
16-35295Joanne Ogden v. Public Utility Dist. No. 2 - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. [2:12-cv-00584-RMP] Civil E. WA 15 min
16-35963Int'l Union of Operating Eng'r v. Lawrence Wasden - The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 370 appeals from the dismissal of its complaint seeking to enjoin the enforcement of Idaho Code §44-2003(3). [4:15-cv-00500-EJL-CWD] Civil ID 20 min


2018-04-12  8:30 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: TASHIMA, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and MIHM (Illinois Central), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-73123Timothy Francis v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Singapore 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
14-73398Nishan Singh v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of India 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.
16-30115USA v. Enrico Ponzo - Appeal from sentence for unlawful possession of firearms. [1:12-cr-00035-EJL-1] Criminal ID 10 min
17-35547USA v. William Mock - A federal prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion to set aside the 2003 determination at his 2003 sentencing that he was a career offender. [2:02-cr-00102-RHW-1] Habeas E. WA 10 min
16-35573William Bown v. Brent Reinke - Idaho Department of Corrections employees appeal from the denial of qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by an inmate alleging deliberate indifference to medical needs in the treatment of his heart attack. [1:12-cv-00262-BLW] Pr Non-HC ID 15 min
16-35997Montanans for Community Dev. v. Jeffrey Mangan - Montanans for Community Development appeals from the district court's summary judgment in its 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging the constitutionality of Montana campaign finance statutes and regulations and their enforcement. [6:14-cv-00055-DLC] Civil MT 20 min


2018-04-13  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: HAWKINS, and McKEOWN, Circuit Judges, and TEILBORG (Arizona), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70079Marco Pindter-Bonilla v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico and Nicaragua 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
16-73082Eladio Clemente-Pacheco v. Jefferson Sessions - 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 15 min
16-35414A Better Way for BPA v. US DOE Bonneville Power Admin. - A Better Way for BPA appeals the district court's dismissal for lack of standing of its Freedom of Information Act action against the U.S. Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration. [3:15-cv-05896-RBL] Civil W. WA 10 min
16-35842Alfonso Senior, Jr. v. Margaret Gilbert - A Washington state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for second degree murder. [2:15-cv-00952-JCC] Habeas W. WA 10 min
15-35569
16-35515
Anne Block v. Snohomish County - Anne Block appeals from the district court's dismissal of her action alleging she was retaliated against after filing public disclosure requests with the City of Gold Bar and Snohomish County. [2:14-cv-00235-RAJ]
Civil W. WA Subm.
16-35586Robert Rose v. Leroy Kirkegard - A Montana state prisoner appeals the district court's order granting in part his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for kidnapping and assault. [9:13-cv-00156-DWM-JCL] Habeas MT 15 min


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