United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco

August 5-9, 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.


2019-08-05  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: SILER (Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit), HAWKINS, and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10532USA v. Troy Stratos - Appeal from sentence for mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and obstruction of justice. [2:11-cr-00537-TLN-1] Criminal E. CA 10 min
17-15514Eric Wheeler v. Kathleen Alison - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment and judgment following a jury verdict in an action alleging prison officials failed to protect plaintiff from an attack by another inmate, used excessive force, and were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs.   [1:12-cv-00861-DAD-GSA] Pr Non-HC E. CA 15 min
18-15242American Diabetes Ass'n v. US Dept. of the Army - American Diabetes Association appeals the district court's dismissal, due to lack of standing, of the Association's action against the U.S. Department of the Army, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief under the Rehabilitation Act. [5:16-cv-04051-LHK] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-15368BIA Bay Area v. City of Oakland - Appeal from the dismissal of an action challenging a City of Oakland ordinance that requires residential and commercial development projects which exceed certain size thresholds to spend a percent of development costs on acquiring and displaying art or pay a fee for public art installations. [3:15-cv-03392-VC] Civil N. CA Subm.
18-15383Kristy Pryor v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's decision, finding that claimant was no longer eligible for childhood SSI benefits when claimant attained age 18, and denying her application for adult SSI benefits. [2:16-cv-03018-KJN] Social Security E. CA 15 min


2019-08-06  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, SILER (Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit), and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-73940Daya Singh v. William Barr - 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.
17-15983
17-16142
Charles Ridgeway v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Walmart Inc. appeals, and former Walmart truck drivers cross appeal, the district court's judgment in a diversity class action alleging wage claims. [3:08-cv-05221-SI]
Civil N. CA 15 min
17-17533
18-55273
Jimmy Ellison v. Autozone Inc - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's judgment, denying class certification, in their diversity putative class actions against Autozone, Inc., alleging wage and hour violations. [3:10-md-02159-CRB]
Civil N. CA 15 min
17-17522Benjamin Espinosa v. James Dzurenda - Appeal from the dismissal of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that the Nevada Dept. of Corrections' disparate treatment of Humanists violates the Establishment and Equal Protection Clauses. [3:16-cv-00141-RCJ-WGC] Pr Non-HC NV 10 min
18-15208Deborah Quattrocchi v. Allstate Indemnity Company - Deborah Quattrocchi appeals the district court’s order granting Allstate Indemnity Company’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss Quattrocchi’s diversity insurance coverage action. [2:17-cv-01578-JAM-EFB] Civil E. CA Subm.


2019-08-07  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, SILER (Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit), and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-15518Julie Miller-Swift v. MERS - Plaintiff appeals the district court’s dismissal of her diversity action against Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. and other mortgage entities arising from the nonjudicial foreclosure of plaintiff’s real property in Oakland, California. [3:17-cv-03408-VC] Civil N. CA Subm.
17-73269Ibrahim Bare v. William Barr - A citizen of Somalia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal on particularly serious crime grounds, and denial of deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 15 min
18-17008JW Gaming Development v. Angela James - An appeal from the district court's denial of a motion to dismiss fraud and RICO claims as barred by tribal sovereign immunity. [3:18-cv-02669-WHO] Civil N. CA 15 min
19-71522Pinoleville Pomo Nation v. USDC-CASF - A petition for a writ of mandamus concerning a discovery order in litigation regarding an Indian casino. [3:18-cv-02669-WHO] OP N. CA Subm.
18-17010David Garcia v. Wexford Health Sources, Inc. - An interlocutory appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants, on statute of limitations grounds, in an action brought by a former Arizona prison inmate who sustained severe brain injuries during an inmate uprising. [2:13-cv-01591-DJH-DMF] Pr Non-HC AZ 15 min
19-70031Bridgestone Investment Corp. v. USDC-CASF - A petition for a writ of mandamus in securities fraud litigation. [3:18-cv-04865-EMC] OP N. CA 15 min


2019-08-08  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, McKEOWN, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-16823Jeremy Revitch v. DIRECTV, LLC - An appeal from the district court's denial of a motion to compel arbitration in an action under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. [3:18-cv-01127-JCS] Civil N. CA Subm.
17-17530Brent Bailey v. Gatan, Inc. - Relators, ex. rel. United States of America and State of California, appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Gatan, Inc., and its parent corporation Roper Industries in the relators' False Claims Act action. [2:12-cv-00106-MCE-CKD] Civil E. CA Subm.
18-15089RMC of San Jose v. WH Administrators, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's dismissal of an ERISA action brought by a healthcare provider. [5:17-cv-03357-EJD] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-15171Pamela Motley v. Joseph Smith - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants in an action alleging that City of Fresno police officers treat female victims of domestic violence differently than similarly situated victims and fail to provide appropriate police services. [1:15-cv-00905-DAD-BAM] Civil E. CA 15 min
18-15260Guillermo Bonilla-Chirinos v. Thomas Maggiano - An appeal from the district court's order on summary judgment denying qualified immunity to police officers in an action alleging, among other things, that defendants violated plaintiffs' Fourteenth Amendment right to familial association during the execution of an arrest warrant. [2:15-cv-02564-WBS-EFB] Civil E. CA 15 min


2019-08-09  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: HAWKINS, McKEOWN, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-73123Adelberto Silva-Angon v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's decision denying petitioner's motion to suppress. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-73133Martha Romero-Yanez v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's decision denying petitioner's motion to suppress evidence Immigration BIA Subm.
13-73178Juvencio Angon-Paz v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's decision denying petitioner's motion to suppress. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-73180Jose Luevano Benitez v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's decision denying petitioner's motion to suppress. Immigration BIA Subm.
15-16340
15-16393
Blue Lake Rancheria v. David Lanier - Appeals from the district court's grant of summary judgment and a permanent injunction against collection efforts regarding employment insurance benefits paid by the California Department of Economic Development to former employees of a business run by a federally recognized Indian tribe. [2:11-cv-01124-JAM-KJN]
Civil E. CA 15 min
19-15202State of Nevada v. USA - The State of Nevada appeals interlocutorily the district court's order denying its motion for a preliminary injunction, challenging the federal government's plan to ship plutonium from South Carolina to Nevada. [3:18-cv-00569-MMD-CBC] Civil NV Subm.


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