United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Anchorage District Courthouse Alaska

August 15-17, 2017

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.


2017-08-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Anchorage District Courthouse Alaska
Before: GRABER, CLIFTON, and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35889Vivian Dietz-Clark v. HDR. Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an ERISA action challenging a denial of disability benefits. [3:15-cv-00035-JWS] Civil AK 10 min
16-30100USA v. Paul Stockler - Appeal from sentence for willful failure to file tax returns. [3:14-cr-00059-RRB-1] Criminal AK Subm.
16-30165USA v. Daniel Morgan - Appeal from sentence for failure to register as a sex offender. [4:15-cr-00028-RRB-1] Criminal AK Subm.
17-35018USA v. David Geozos - Appeal from denial of 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion challenging a sentence under the Armed Career Criminal Act. [3:15-cv-00227-RRB] Habeas AK 10 min
15-35973Alaska Interstate Construction v. Crum & Forster Specialty Ins. - Alaska Interstate Construction, LLC appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company, Inc. in AIC's diversity insurance coverage action. [3:14-cv-00126-RRB] Civil AK 15 min


2017-08-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Anchorage District Courthouse Alaska
Before: GRABER, CLIFTON, and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-30000USA v. Francis Cox - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy to murder federal officials, solicitation to commit a crime of violence, and unlawful possession of destructive devices and firearms. [3:11-cr-00022-RJB-1] Criminal AK 15 min
15-30169USA v. Etienne Devoe - An appeal from a conviction for conspiracy to distribute drugs and conspiracy to launder money. [3:13-cr-00079-RRB-6] Criminal AK 10 min
15-35243USA v. Sidney Greene - A Federal prisoner appeals the denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion challenging his conviction and sentence for attempted sex trafficking of children and conspiracy to defraud the government. [3:13-cv-00138-TMB] Habeas AK 10 min
15-35906Universal Welding & Fab. v. USACE. - Universal Welding & Fabrication, Inc. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Universal's action, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief from a final permit. [4:14-cv-00021-TMB] Civil AK 15 min
16-30082USA v. Jason Jayavarman - Appeal from conviction for attempted sexual exploitation of a child and attempting to aid and abet another person's travel with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct. [3:13-cr-00097-SLG-1] Criminal AK 15 min
16-35516Country Mutual Insurance Co. v. Ashley Leffler - Ashley Leffler appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Country Mutual Insurance Company in a diversity insurance coverage action seeking to recover for injuries she received while a passenger in an all-terrain vehicle. [3:15-cv-00027-JWS] Civil AK Subm.


2017-08-17  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Anchorage District Courthouse Alaska
Before: GRABER, CLIFTON, and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35261Donna Klecka v. Daniel Cox - Donna Klecka appeals from the district court's summary judgment in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that police officer Daniel Cox used excessive force against her. [3:14-cv-00129-JWS] Civil AK Subm.
16-35287Stanton Buch v. USA - Stanton Buch and Sharon Stinus appeal the district court's dismissal, based on the Feres doctrine, of a Federal Tort Claims Act action, alleging that U.S. Army personnel failed to provide appropriate psychiatric care to Buch. [3:15-cv-00136-HRH] Civil AK Subm.
16-35699Michael Dullen v. American Automobile Assoc. - Michael and Karen Dullen appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of American Automobile Association in the Dullens' diversity insurance coverage action. [4:16-cv-00003-SLG] Civil AK Subm.
16-70081Orville Layton v. USAF - Orville Layton, who is a Department of Defense attorney-advisor, petitions pro per for review of a decision of a Merits System Protection Board's decision, denying Layton's request under the Whistleblower Protection Act. [SF-1221-14-0805-W-1] Agency Subm.
16-35470Petro Star, Inc. v. BP Oil Supply Co. - Petro Star, Inc. appeals the district court's judgment, on remand from this court and pursuant to a bench trial, in favor of BP Oil Supply Co. in Petro's diversity action, alleging breach of contract, arising from a $30 million refund. [3:11-cv-00064-RRB] Civil AK 15 min
15-35940Oceana, Inc. v. Nat'l Marine Fisheries Serv. - Oceana, Inc. and Greenpeace appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of National Marine Fisheries Service in Oceana's action challenging recent authorization of increased industrial fishing in the western and central Aleutian Islands. [3:14-cv-00253-TMB] Civil AK 20 min


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Federal Building & US Courthouse
222 West 7th Avenue
Anchorage AK 99513


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