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

August 28-31, 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.


2017-08-28  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges, and ILLSTON (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-71266Nan Jiang v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of China petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of their applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-71742Marcelo Martinez-Cedillo v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that his conviction for child endangerment constitutes a crime of child abuse. Immigration BIA 10 min
14-73507
15-71240
Lakhwinder Sanghera v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that his conviction for willful harm to a child was a crime of child abuse.
Immigration BIA 10 min
15-10350USA v. Anthony Boscarino - Appeal from sentence for wire fraud, money laundering, making false statements, tax evasion, felon in possession of a firearm, and making a false statement in connection with a firearm purchase. [4:10-cr-01942-CKJ-JR-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
15-17316Carl West v. City of Mesa - Carl West appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging abuse of process and malicious prosecution after his conviction was overturned. [2:12-cv-00657-DGC] Civil AZ Subm.
15-17461Christopher Alexander v. City of Mesa - Christopher Alexander appeals from the dismissal of his action against the FBI, the City of Mesa and their officers and agents, alleging wrongful prosecution, and witness and evidence tampering in a state court criminal trial. [2:14-cv-00754-SPL] Civil AZ Subm.


2017-08-28  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: W. FLETCHER, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and FREUDENTHAL (Wyoming), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-71868Xiao Guo v. Jefferson Sessions - 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
14-72535Abraham Gebregziabher-Tekle v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of Ethiopia petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of their applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
14-72632Aiying Zhao v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-55744Rosanne Carbajal v. Wells Fargo Bank - Rosanne Carbajal appeals the district court's dismissal of Carbajal's diversity action against Wells Fargo Bank, NA, alleging claims arising from a mortgage loan modification and non-judicial foreclosure of Carbajal's home. [2:14-cv-07851-PSG-PLA] Civil C. CA Subm.
16-60016Jun Yang v. Fund Management Int'l - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's summary judgment in an adversary proceeding concerning the nondischargeability of a judgment debt. [15-1057] Bankruptcy C. CA 15 min
15-17167
15-17232
16-16887
County of Mohave v. Lexon Surety Group - County of Mohave appeals the district court's judgment entered in favor of Lexon Surety Group LLC and Lexon Insurance Company in a diversity action; Valley Springs Estates appeals the dismissal of its 3rd-party complaint; and Lexon appeals. [3:14-cv-08011-DJH]

Civil AZ 20 min


2017-08-29  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges, and ILLSTON (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-70037Rogelio Alcantar Hernandez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his application for adjustment of status. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-72128Luis Luna-Magdaleno 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 Subm.
15-56258Peter Kravitz v. Dov Charney - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's sua sponte Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b) dismissal for failure to prosecute in their diversity derivative shareholder action against American Apparel, Inc. [2:14-cv-05230-MWF-JEM] Civil C. CA Subm.


2017-08-29  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: W. FLETCHER, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and FREUDENTHAL (Wyoming), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-50167USA v. Adrian Zitlalpopoca-Hernandez - Appeal from sentence for prostitution-related offenses in foreign commerce and harboring aliens. [3:08-cr-04304-BEN-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-50171
16-50172
USA v. Pedro Hernandez-Quintania - Appeals from illegal reentry conviction and a judgment revoking supervised release. [3:14-cr-01225-LAB-1]
 
Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-55329Nutrivita Laboratories, Inc. v. VBS Distribution, Inc. - An appeal from the denial of a motion for attorneys' fees under the Copyright Act and the Lanham Act. [8:13-cv-01635-CJC-DFM] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-55198VBS Distribution, Inc. v. Nutrivita Laboratories, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's denial of a motion for a preliminary injunction in an action under the Lanham Act. [8:16-cv-01553-CJC-DFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-17130BNSF Railway Company v. CDTFA - An appeal from a preliminary injunction against implementation of California Senate Bill 84, which imposes a fee on hazardous materials transported by rail in California. [3:16-cv-04311-RS] Civil N. CA 15 min
16-56468Royal Alliance Assocs., Inc. v. Lorelei Mooney - An appeal from the district court's order compelling arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. [2:16-cv-02379-PA-AFM] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-08-30  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: TASHIMA, FISHER, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55165Khalid Hamed v. Nancy Berryhill - Khalid Hamed appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Hamed's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under the Social Security Act. [8:14-cv-01639-KES] Social Security C. CA Subm.
15-16316
15-16317
15-16319
15-16321
15-16323
15-16489
USA v. US Board of Water Comm'r - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's Order No. 1340, remanding to the Nevada State Engineer his Ruling No. 6271, and remanding the Order and Report of the California State Water Resources Control Board concerning water rights. [3:73-cv-00125-RCJ-WGC]




Civil NV 31 min
15-16342Mineral County v. Walker River Irrigation Dist. - Mineral County and intervenor Walker Lake Working Group appeal the district court's dismissal of the amended complaint in intervention in a matter that has been litigated for over a century concerning the Walker River and its tributaries. [3:73-cv-00128-RCJ-WGC] Civil NV 20 min
15-16478
15-16479
USA v. Walker River Irrigation Distri - The United States and the Walker River Paiute Tribe appeal the district court's dismissal of their action against Walker River Irrigation District and others, concerning water rights in the Walker River. [3:73-cv-00127-RCJ-WGC]
Civil NV 20 min


2017-08-30  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: W. FLETCHER, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and BARKER (Indiana Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-55320William King v. County of Los Angeles - An appeal from a summary judgment in an action alleging due process violations in connection with plaintiff's placement in administrative segregation for over six years pending civil commitment proceedings under the Sexually Violent Predator Act. [2:10-cv-06592-TJH-AGR] Pr Non-HC C. CA 10 min
15-56889Qadeer Azam v. Jerry Brown - An appeal from the dismissal of claims arising from a foreclosure and an eviction. [8:14-cv-01812-CJC-JCG] Civil C. CA Subm.
15-60082Allana Baroni v. Wells Fargo Bank - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's summary judgment in an adversary proceeding. [14-1579] Bankruptcy C. CA 10 min
15-56599
15-56668
Robin Curran v. United of Omaha Life Ins. - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's judgment after a bench trial in an ERISA case. [3:12-cv-01935-JLS-BLM]
Civil S. CA 15 min
15-56799Allen Wiseley v. Amazon.com, Inc. - Allen Wiseley appeals the district court's order granting Amazon.com, Inc.'s motion to compel arbitration in a diversity putative class action alleging California state law claims related to false advertising and unfair business practices. [3:15-cv-00096-BAS-DHB] Civil S. CA 15 min
15-56976Jim Maxwell v. County of San Diego - Jim Maxwell appeals from summary judgment and jury trial judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action arising from the shooting and subsequent death of Kristin Marie Maxwell-Bruce by her husband, Sheriff Deputy Lowell Bryan. [3:07-cv-02385-JAH-JLB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2017-08-31  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: FISHER, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges, and BARTLEIII (Pennsylvania Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-56677Tony Adjian v. JP Morgan Chase Bank - Tony Adjian appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Adjian's former employer, JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA, in Adjian's diversity action, alleging wrongful termination and other causes of action. [2:14-cv-08445-DMG-AJW] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-60015Frank Mayor v. Edward Wolkowitz - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order imposing contempt sanctions. [15-1227] Bankruptcy C. CA 15 min
16-15254
16-15314
Leah Bilyeu v. Morgan Stanley LTD Plan - An appeal and a cross-appeal in an ERISA case regarding long-term disability benefits. [2:08-cv-02071-SRB]
Civil AZ 10 min


2017-08-31  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: W. FLETCHER, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and BARKER (Indiana Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-56482Christopher Smith v. Larry Small - Appeal from denial of habeas corpus petition challenging conviction for forcible sex crimes. [3:10-cv-02429-BAS-JLB] Habeas S. CA Subm.
15-70626Arturo Lara-Aguilera v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decisions terminating his removal proceedings and denying his motion to reopen. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-50160USA v. Thomas Hidalgo - Appeal from conviction for distribution of a controlled substance. [2:13-cr-00402-PA-1] Criminal C. CA Subm.
17-50026USA v. Virginio Martinez - Appeal from sentence for being found in the United States following deportation. [8:16-cr-00122-DOC-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
14-56356David Fierro v. Clark Ducart - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for robbery and special-circumstance murder. [2:94-cv-03198-GHK-AJW] Habeas C. CA 15 min
13-56292
14-55374
Heriberto Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles - The County of Los Angeles appeals from a jury trial judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by state prisoners who alleged that they were subject to excessive force in violation of the Eighth Amendment. [2:10-cv-06342-CBM-AJW]
Civil C. CA 20 min


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