United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena

August 12-16, 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.


2019-08-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: SCHROEDER, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and M. WATSON (Ohio Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-70494Pedro Padilla-Lepe v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of motion to remand and dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's denial of a continuance. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-73656Luis Pleitez-Lopez v. William Barr - A citizen of Guatemala petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an immigration judge's denial of a continuance. Immigration BIA 10 min
18-50310USA v. James Lindsey, Jr. - Appeal from sentence for embezzlement of mail matter as a Postal Service employee. [2:17-cr-00301-SJO-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-50196 USA v. Ronald Grusd - Appeals from convictions and sentences for conspiracy and fraud arising from a kickback scheme in which a radiologist induced doctors to send their workers' compensation patients to his companies for MRIs and ancillary treatments. [3:15-cr-02821-BAS-1] Criminal S. CA 15 min
18-50197 USA v. CA Imaging Network Med'l Grp.      
18-50198 USA v. Willows Consulting Company      
18-55238Michael Okafor v. CA Dept. of Conservation - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. [8:15-cv-01626-CJC-JCG] Civil C. CA 10 min


2019-08-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, D.M. FISHER (Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit), and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-70073Lei Wang v. William Barr - A citizen of China 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.
16-70107Qihong Bao v. William Barr - A citizen of China 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
16-71241Changmin Jiang v. William Barr - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-55160Wilmer Guzman Salguero v. Kirstjen Nielsen - Appellant appeals the district court's dismissal of his action challenging U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service's denial of his application for naturalization. [2:17-cv-03883-VAP-JEM] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55164Allstate Ins. Co. v. Kia Motors America, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's judgment after trial in a trademark infringement suit. [2:16-cv-06108-SJO-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-08-13  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: SCHROEDER, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and M. WATSON (Ohio Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-50054USA v. Nahach Garay - Appeal from conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. [2:17-cr-00188-RGK-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-55381Hussein Ibrahim v. Scott Kernan - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for aggravated assault. [3:17-cv-00696-BEN-AGS] Habeas S. CA Subm.
18-55929Steve Romero v. Mike McDonald - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for premeditated attempted murder with a firearm. [5:10-cv-00462-SVW-SP] Habeas C. CA Subm.
15-72285
15-73435
Maria Gomez v. William Barr - Citizens of the Philippines petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying adjustment of status.
Immigration BIA 15 min
17-56514Gemcap Lending I v. Quarles & Brady LLP - Diversity action alleging professional malpractice and other claims arising out of two opinion letters. [2:14-cv-07937-RSWL-E] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-60090Sam Leslie v. Haig Mihranian - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's denial of a motion to consolidate bankruptcy estates. [17-1048] Bankruptcy C. CA 15 min


2019-08-13  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, D.M. FISHER (Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit), and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-55753Arthur Garcia v. James Robertson - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for conspiracy to commit murder. [2:13-cv-00659-PA-RZ] Habeas C. CA Subm.
16-50471USA v. Erik Peeters - Appeal from conviction for traveling in foreign commerce and engaging in illicit sexual conduct. [2:09-cr-00932-CAS-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-50322USA v. Valentin Fuentes Carreon - Appeal from conviction for being an alien found in the United States after deportation. [8:18-cr-00002-DOC-1] Criminal C. CA Subm.
19-50015USA v. Jose Larios-Avila - Appeal from sentence for illegal entry. [3:18-cr-04079-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
19-55803Blanca Argelia Arias v. Residence Inn by Marriott - Residence Inn by Marriott appeals the district court's order sua sponte remanding back to state court a putative class action, filed by Marriott employees. [2:18-cv-08818-RGK-JPR] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-50411 USA v. Artez Brewer - Appeals arising out of convictions and sentences for conspiracy to commit and aiding and abetting bank robbery. [2:16-cr-00448-R-2] Criminal C. CA 15 min
16-50466 USA v. Robin Pawlak      


2019-08-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: SCHROEDER, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and M. WATSON (Ohio Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-50020USA v. Alberino Magi - Appeal from sentence for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. [2:07-cr-01402-SJO-4] Criminal C. CA Subm.
18-50036 USA v. Sam Battani - Appeals from sentences for conspiracy to defraud the United States, theft of government property, fraudulent use of a social security number, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to commit money laundering; & from sentences imposed upon revocation of supervised release. [8:16-cr-00157-JLS-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-50040        
18-50050 USA v. Adam Battani      
18-50053        
18-55117Tri Huynh v. Debbie Asuncion - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first-degree murder. [8:16-cv-00812-RGK-DFM] Habeas C. CA 10 min
15-72876Jose Cruz Pleitez v. William Barr - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge’s decision denying his motion to reopen in absentia. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-73797Alex Knight v. William Barr - A citizen of Belize and U.S. lawful permanent resident petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of petitioner's appeal of an immigration judge's decision finding him removable based on a conviction for an aggravated felony theft offense. Immigration BIA 15 min
17-73461Jesus Flores v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico and U.S. lawful permanent resident petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an immigration judge's decision finding him removable based on a conviction for an aggravated felony theft offense. Immigration BIA 15 min


2019-08-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, CHRISTEN, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-16981Crista Ramos v. Kirstjen Nielsen - The Secretary of Homeland Security appeals the district court's grant of a preliminary injunction barring the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security's decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status designations for Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, and El Salvador. [3:18-cv-01554-EMC] Civil N. CA 20 min
17-50433
18-50049
USA v. Frankie Ovies - Appeal from conviction for transportation of illegal aliens, and the district court's judgment revoking his supervised release. [3:17-cr-01550-LAB-2]
 
Criminal S. CA Subm.
17-55286David Viens v. Stuart Sherman - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for second degree murder. [2:15-cv-08593-FFM] Habeas C. CA Subm.
17-56410Dewoyne Potts v. John Garza - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for second-degree robbery. [2:07-cv-01312-PSG-AJW] Habeas C. CA 10 min
17-56552Rosa Barta v. Target Corporation - Rosa Barta appeals the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Target Corporation in Barta’s diversity action alleging claims after Barta slipped and fell in a Target store in Mission Viejo, California. [8:16-cv-00786-AG-DFM] Civil C. CA Subm.


2019-08-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: SCHROEDER, and GRABER, Circuit Judges, and LEFKOW (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-73472Craig Potts v. CIR - Taxpayers appeal the Tax Court's determination on a final notice of intent to levy with respect to unpaid federal income tax deficiencies. [12116-16L] Tax Court AZ Subm.
18-72382Craig Potts v. CIR - Taxpayers appeal the Tax Court's summary judgment on a petition for redetermination of a decision sustaining a collection action. [9307-17L] Tax Court AZ Subm.
18-50140USA v. John Romero - Interlocutory appeal from the denial of a motion to dismiss on double jeopardy grounds an indictment charging conspiracy, theft or embezzlement in connection with health care, and making false statements. [5:15-cr-00007-VAP-1] Criminal C. CA Subm.
18-55135Raymond Nichols v. City of Riverside - An appeal from the district court's denial of qualified immunity to police officials in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging Fourth Amendment violations in connection with plaintiffs' arrest.  [5:14-cv-00364-JGB-SP] Civil C. CA 10 min
18-15001Exeltis USA, Inc. v. First DataBank, Inc. - An appeal from the denial of an anti-SLAPP motion. [4:17-cv-04810-HSG] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-70066John Bedrosian v. CIR - Taxpayers petition for review of a notice of deficiency challenging the disallowance of certain professional fee deductions made in connection with taxpayers' use of an allegedly abusive Son-of-BOSS tax shelter. [12341-05] Tax Court C. CA 20 min


2019-08-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges, and WU (California Central), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70900Jose Mendez-Morales v. William Barr - A citizen of Guatemala 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
15-73269Zhaoyang Chen v. William Barr - A citizen of China 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.
18-10162USA v. Sergio Sanchez-Ochoa - Appeal from conviction and sentence for illegal reentry after deportation. [4:16-cr-02213-RCC-JR-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
18-10264USA v. Guadalupe Hernandez - Appeal from the district court's imposition of conditions of supervised release. [1:18-cr-00083-DAD-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
18-15059Prentice Williams v. Jonathon Seals - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that defendant officers violated plaintiff's Fourth Amendment rights in stopping his vehicle and then arresting him. [2:16-cv-00836-NVW] Civil AZ 10 min
18-50107USA v. Noe Lugo - Appeal from conviction and sentence for dealing in firearms without a license and being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. [3:17-cr-00482-JAH-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
18-50184USA v. Michael Peterson - Appeal from conditions of supervised release imposed upon revocation of a prior term of supervised release. [3:15-cr-00534-WQH-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
18-50207USA v. Mario Rubi - Appeal from conviction and sentence for importation of methamphetamine and heroin. [3:17-cr-01581-WQH-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.


2019-08-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: SCHROEDER, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges, and LEFKOW (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71431Yongbin Zou v. William P. Barr - A citizen of China 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.
18-50200 USA v. Elijah Delossantos - Appeals from convictions for being a felon in possession of a firearm and aiding and abetting. [3:17-cr-01151-BAS-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
18-50202 USA v. Regina Wolgamott      
18-50291USA v. Efren Hernandez - Appeal from conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. [2:17-cr-00403-SVW-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-55239
18-55315
Edith Menbreno v. Jonathan Stringer - An appeal from the district court's judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that Los Angeles police officers used excessive deadly force when they shot and killed plaintiffs' son, Manuel Soriano. [2:16-cv-00687-MRW]
Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55480Cynthia Kendrick v. County of San Diego - An appeal from the district court's denial of qualified immunity to police officers in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 arising from the shooting death of Gary Kendrick. [3:15-cv-02615-GPC-AGS] Civil S. CA 15 min
18-55833Ashley Watts v. Christine Maroney - An appeal from the district court's order, on summary judgment, denying qualified immunity to two police officers in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 arising from plaintiff's arrest. [8:17-cv-01099-AG-SK] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-08-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, and CHRISTEN, Circuit Judges, and CHEN (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-10339USA v. Jia Cai - Appeal from judgment revoking probation. [1:16-cr-00322-LEK-1] Criminal HI 10 min
18-50168USA v. Alex Medrano - Appeal from sentence imposed on remand for resentencing for distribution of methamphetamine. [2:14-cr-00556-R-1] Criminal C. CA Subm.
18-55053Bill Taylor v. Cox Communications California - Plaintiff appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Cox Communications California, LLC in a diversity wage-and-hour class action. [2:16-cv-01915-CJC-JPR] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55139Westlake Services, LLC v. Credit Acceptance Corporation - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an antitrust case. [2:15-cv-07490-SJO-MRW] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-71056Aram Tatintsyan v. William Barr - A citizen of Russia 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
18-50175USA v. Miguel Ramirez Gonzalez - Appeal from conviction and sentence for being a removed alien found in the United States and improper entry by an alien. [3:18-cr-01796-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min


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