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

December 4-8, 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.


2017-12-04  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and PIERSOL (South Dakota), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-56174Tobias Partners v. City of Los Angeles - Tobias Partners appeals from the district court's summary judgment in its action alleging constitutional violation arising from the City of Los Angeles' application of its Rent Escrow Account Program to Tobias' rental property. [2:14-cv-09176-GW-PLA] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-55428California Sea Urchin Comm. v. Rachel Jacobson - Fishermen plaintiffs appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and environmental groups in plaintiffs' action seeking to set aside a FWS action eliminating a regulation immunizing fishermen. [2:13-cv-05517-DMG-CW] Civil C. CA 15 min
15-56672California Sea Urchin Comm'n. v. Michael Bean - Fishing organizations appeal the district court's summary judgments in favor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and environmental groups in an action challenging the Service's termination of a sea otter translocation program. [2:14-cv-08499-JFW-CW] Civil C. CA 20 min
16-50339USA v. Keith Gartenlaub - Appeal from conviction for possessing child pornography. [8:14-cr-00173-CAS-1] Criminal C. CA 25 min


2017-12-04  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, and BEA, Circuit Judges, and WHALEY (Washington Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-74013Gretel Garcia-Gonzalez v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of Guatemala 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.
15-70822Edgar Chavez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him ineligible for relief based on his possession of marijuana conviction. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-55528Unite Here Local 30 v. Volume Services, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action seeking arbitration of a union grievance pursuant to the Labor Management Relations Act. [3:15-cv-01670-MMA-WVG] Civil S. CA 10 min
16-55717Buffy Roney v. Michael Miller - An appeal from the dismissal of a copyright infringement case. [2:15-cv-09652-R-AS] Civil C. CA Subm.
15-56800
17-55530
Cheri Fu v. City National Bank - Appeals from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's summary judgment on non-dischargeability claims and from the bankruptcy court's subsequent summary judgment. [8:15-cv-00676-CJC]
Bankruptcy C. CA 20 min


2017-12-04  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: D.W. NELSON, and REINHARDT, Circuit Judges, and STEEHIII (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-73058David Sarkisian v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of Israel petition 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
14-73376Margarito Rodriguez Tovar v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying adjustment of status. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-60077Prometheus Health Imaging, Inc v. UST - United States Trustee - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's dismissal of a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition for bad faith. [15-1422] Bankruptcy C. CA Subm.
16-55482Hibu, Inc. v. Plotkin Financial, Inc. - Hibu, Inc. formerly known as Yellowbook Inc. appeals the district court's judgment in favor of Plotkin Financial, Inc. in Hibu's diversity action alleging breach of contract and related claims for advertising services in Yellow Book. [8:14-cv-01543-CJC-JCG] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55503Brand Tarzana Surgical Inst. v. ILWU-PMA Welfare Plan - An appeal from the district court's judgment on a medical service provider's claims for benefits under an ERISA plan. [2:14-cv-03191-FMO-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55523Christopher Alarcon v. Vital Recovery Services, Inc. - An appeal from an order compelling arbitration in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [3:15-cv-00992-LAB-KSC] Civil S. CA 15 min


2017-12-04  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: TASHIMA, and BERZON, Circuit Judges, and KENNELLY (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-70225Henri Calderon-Rodriguez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' three-judge decision denying cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
17-55446Sue Eicherly v. Kathleen O'Leary - Appeal from dismissal of plaintiffs' complaint brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging that state court judges and officers conspired with each other and others to enforce illegal leases and loans pertaining to a mobile home park. [8:16-cv-02233-CJC-KES] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-56425Great Lakes Reinsurance UK PLC v. In and Out Fashion, Inc. - Great Lakes Reinsurance UK PLC appeals the district court's order granting partial summary judgment to In and Out Fashion, Inc. ("IOF") in Great Lakes' diversity insurance coverage action, concerning Great Lakes' duty to defend its insured, IOF. [2:15-cv-05889-CAS-MRW] Civil C. CA 15 min
14-50515 USA v. Craig Shults - Four defendants appeal their convictions and sentence for wire fraud in connection with the sale of foreclosed properties to investors via seminars and webinars. [8:12-cr-00090-AG-1] Criminal C. CA 30 min
14-50536 USA v. Joseph Haymore      
14-50545 USA v. Paul Licausi      
15-50540 USA v. Sylvia Melkonian      


2017-12-05  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and PIERSOL (South Dakota), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-70378
14-73760
Luis Urcino v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decisions denying his motion to continue and his motion to reopen.
Immigration BIA 10 min
14-73477Sokha Leng v. Jefferson Sessions - Petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that petitioner, who claims to be stateless, is a citizen of Cambodia, and denying his application for protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-73807Wenzhuang Li v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his application for asylum and withholding of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-55548Moldex-Metric, Inc. v. McKeon Products, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in a trademark case. [2:11-cv-01742-GHK-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55549Annette LeRoux v. C.P.A. Insurance Co. - An appeal from the dismissal of a RICO case for lack of standing. [8:14-cv-01540-JVS-JCG] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55615Anthony Ferreira v. Padraigin Browne - Objector Padraigin Browne appeals the district court's order denying her application for $212,500 in attorneys' fees and $7,500 service award after the final approval of a 2015 Settlement arising from Multidistrict Litigation. [3:11-md-02238-DMS-RBB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2017-12-05  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, BEA, and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-99004Richard Benson v. Kevin Chappell - California state prisoner Richard Benson appeals the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction and capital sentence for four counts of first degree murder. [2:94-cv-05363-AHM] DP HC C. CA 30 min


2017-12-05  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: D.W. NELSON, and REINHARDT, Circuit Judges, and STEEHIII (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-72593Santiago Martinez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Guatemala petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying special rule cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-73265Bernardo Guzman-Aranda 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.
14-73902Shaukat Khan v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Pakistan 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.
17-50157USA v. Pedro Anaya-Granados - Appeal from sentence for being a removed alien found in the United States in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. [3:16-cr-02836-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
16-55417Rosanto Ordinario v. LVNV Funding, LLC - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [3:13-cv-02804-LAB-NLS] Civil S. CA Subm.
16-55439Anthony Johnson v. Storix, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's judgment, after a jury trial, in an action under the Copyright Act. [3:14-cv-01873-H-BLM] Civil S. CA Subm.


2017-12-05  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: TASHIMA, and BERZON, Circuit Judges, and KENNELLY (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55354John Vandenburg v. County of Riverside - John and Claudia Vandenburg appeal from summary judgment in their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action arising from the execution of an allegedly falsely obtained search warrant of their home by County of Riverside Sheriff's Department's anti-gang unit. [5:15-cv-00720-R-SP] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-55421Tammy Cameron v. Lauren Brown - Tammy Cameron appeals from the district court's summary judgment in favor of the County of Los Angeles and Detective Lauren Brown in Cameron's 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging Fourth Amendment violations and unlawful arrest. [2:15-cv-00774-RGK-JPR] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-56321Dan J. Harkey v. Howard Grobstein - An appeal of the district court's dismissal of an appeal of the bankruptcy court's assumption order. [8:16-cv-01336-DSF] Bankruptcy C. CA 10 min
16-55466Raymond Newberry v. County of San Bernardino - Appeal from summary judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that County of San Bernardino officials improperly obtained and executed an administrative warrant to conduct a no notice sweep of the Edgehill Apartments. [5:14-cv-02298-JGB-SP] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55470Western World Insurance Co. v. Prof'l. Collection Consult. - Professional Collection Consultants appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Western World Insurance Company in Western's diversity insurance coverage action. [2:15-cv-02342-MWF-VBK] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-06  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and COLLINS (Arizona), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-72261Issam Yaacoub v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Lebanon 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.
13-57002Martino Recchia v. City of LA Dept. Animal Svcs. - Martin Recchia appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his action alleging that municipal animal control workers improperly seized and euthanized birds from his homeless encampment in violation of the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments. [2:12-cv-07468-DDP-MRW] Civil C. CA 10 min
14-56615Sigitas Raulinaitis v. Ventura County Sheriffs Dept. - Sigitas Raulinaitis appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against the Ventura County Sheriff's Office challenging the denial of his application for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. [2:13-cv-02605-MAN] Civil C. CA 10 min
15-15786William Plise v. Shelley Krohn - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's partial summary judgment in an adversary proceeding seeking denial of discharge. [2:14-cv-00186-GMN] Bankruptcy NV 15 min
15-60032Tennille Plise v. Shelley Krohn - An appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's order sustaining an objection to a claim against a chapter 7 bankruptcy estate. [14-1474] Bankruptcy NV Subm.
16-55286Jacob Gregoire v. CHP - California Highway Patrol officer Sergio Flores appeals from an order denying his motion for qualified immunity in an action brought by Jacob Gregoire under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging unlawful arrest/seizure and excessive force. [3:14-cv-01749-GPC-DHB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2017-12-06  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KELLY, JR. (Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit), CALLAHAN, and BEA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55632Nutrition Distribution v. IronMag Labs - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Lanham Act. [2:15-cv-08233-R-JC] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-55691Richard Palm v. LADWP - Richard Palm appeals from the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaint alleging that he was retaliated against in his employment after he reported numerous labor code violations. [2:15-cv-03533-PSG-PLA] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-55648Seth Wallack v. Matthew Wright - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment on claims for breach of fiduciary duty. [3:11-cv-02996-GPC-KSC] Civil S. CA 15 min
16-55664James Wang v. Sony Pictures Entertainment - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. [2:14-cv-08883-BRO-PJW] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55768April Bain v. California Teachers Ass'n - Three California teachers appeal from the district court's dismissal of their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging First Amendment violations in connection with paying union dues. [2:15-cv-02465-SVW-AJW] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-06  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CANBY, and REINHARDT, Circuit Judges, and BLOCK (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-72885Anping Zhou 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 Subm.
16-50134USA v. Aaron Ramos - Appeal from conviction and sentence for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and distribution of methamphetamine. [2:13-cr-00403-CAS-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-50380USA v. Bogar Agudo-Monroy - Appeal from conviction for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. [3:15-cr-01631-AJB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-55288Ralph Villalobos v. TWC Administration - Ralph Villalobos appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of his former employer, the TWC Administration LLC, in Villalobos's diversity action, alleging various employment-related claims. [2:15-cv-02808-R-PLA] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55406US ex rel. David Vatan v. QTC Medical Services, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the False Claims Act. [2:14-cv-08961-PA-SS] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55426Sherif El Dabe v. Calavo Growers, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of a securities fraud case. [2:15-cv-00400-GW-AS] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-06  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: W. FLETCHER, BERZON, and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-99001
17-15560
Jose Echavarria v. Timothy Filson - The State of California appeals the district court's judgment conditionally granting Jose Echavarria's second amended habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction and capital sentence for the murder of an FBI agent. [3:98-cv-00202-MMD-VPC]
DP HC NV 30 min


2017-12-07  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and COLLINS (Arizona), Chief District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55573Douglas Hopper v. American Arbitration Assn. - Douglas Hopper, MD, appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of his action, brought under diversity jurisdiction, against the American Arbitration Association, Inc. [2:16-cv-01124-RGK-AGR] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-55602Matthew Lopez v. NAC Marketing Co. - Matthew Lopez appeals the district court's order denying the motion of Lopez's counsel, Newport Trial Group, motion for attorneys' fees and costs under a catalyst theory pursuant to Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1021.5. [3:15-cv-02522-AJB-JLB] Civil S. CA Subm.
17-50140USA v. Theresa Campbell - Appeal from judgment revoking supervised release. [2:16-cr-00387-BRO-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-55671Tammy Franks v. City of Santa Ana - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. [8:15-cv-00108-JVS-DFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55711Liberty Insurance Underwriters v. Davies Lemmis Raphaely Law - Davies Lemmis Raphael Law Corporation appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Liberty Insurance Underwriters, Inc. in Liberty's diversity insurance coverage declaratory judgment action. [2:15-cv-00859-DMG-JC] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55729
16-55746
Attebury Grain LLC v. Vicente Cortez - Vicente Cortez and Grayn Company appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Attebury Grain LLC in a diversity action, alleging claims arising from the transfers of assets from debtor Superior Grain, Inc. to Cortez and Grayn. [2:15-cv-05258-R-PJW]
Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-07  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KELLY, JR. (Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit), CALLAHAN, and BEA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-72410Juan Garcia-Moreno v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of an immigration judge's affirmance of an asylum officer's negative reasonable fear determination in reinstatement removal proceedings. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-72661Jorge Balderas-Jaramillo v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of an immigration judge's affirmance of an asylum officer's negative reasonable fear determination in expedited removal proceedings. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-55276Edward Luck v. University of San Diego - Edward Luck appeals the district court's judgment in favor of University of San Diego and Ami Carpenter in Luck's diversity action alleging various claims after Luck was terminated as Dean of School of Peace Studies. [3:13-cv-03088-JLS-BGS] Civil S. CA 10 min
16-55451Nu Image, Inc. v. IATSE - An appeal from the dismissal of a labor law case. [2:15-cv-05704-CAS-AFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55471Daniel Fernandez v. California Highway Patrol - California Highway Patrol officer Daniel Howard appeals from the dct's order, on summary judgment, denying his motion for qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by Daniel Fernandez alleging substantive due process claims. [8:15-cv-00021-JLS-DFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-56203Stephanie Delzer v. Nancy A. Berryhill - Stephanie Delzer, on her own behalf and on behalf of her two minor children, appeals the district court's judgment affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's decision finding that Delzer was not entitled to child insurance benefits. [8:12-cv-00094-GW-MRW] Social Security C. CA 15 min


2017-12-07  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: REINHARDT, and NGUYEN, Circuit Judges, and BLOCK (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55226Dianna Montez v. Chase Home Finance, LLC - Dianna Montez appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b) dismissal of her diversity putative class action brought against Chase Home Finance, LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co., alleging various violations of California and federal law. [3:11-cv-00530-JLS-MDD] Civil S. CA 10 min
16-56338Nicolas Torrent v. Yakult U.S.A., Inc. - Nicolas Torrent appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 41 dismissal of his diversity action alleging that Yakult U.S.A. Inc. violated California law by misleadingly labeling the health benefits of its fermented dairy beverages. [8:15-cv-00124-CJC-JCG] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-55532Shavonda Hawkins v. The Kroger Co. - Shavonda Hawkins appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of her diversity putative class action brought against The Kroger Company, alleging various claims, arising from Kroger's sale of Kroger Bread Crumbs. [3:15-cv-02320-JM-BLM] Civil S. CA 10 min
16-71020Charles Okonkwo v. CIR - Taxpayers appeal the Tax Court's decision on a petition for redetermination of federal income tax deficiencies, seeking deductions for expenses related to rental property while it was being rented below market rate to taxpayers' daughter. [23496-13] Tax Court C. CA Subm.
16-56562Martin Wells v. UPRR - Union Pacific Railroad Company appeals interlocutorily the district court's rulings in a class action brought by landowners claiming ownership interests in lands traversed by or adjacent to railroad rights-of-way owned by Union Pacific. [8:15-cv-00718-JVS-DFM] Civil C. CA 20 min


2017-12-07  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: TASHIMA, W. FLETCHER, and BERZON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55041Melanie Barber v. Nestle USA, Inc. - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of a diversity action brought against Nestle USA, Inc., alleging that Nestle is obligated to inform consumers that its cat food products may include seafood which was sourced from forced labor. [8:15-cv-01364-CJC-AGR] Civil C. CA 25 min
16-55211Donna De Rosa v. Tri-Union Seafoods, LLC - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of their diversity putative class action alleging various causes of action, challenging seafood manufacturers' failure to disclose their use of forced labor in their product supply chains. [2:15-cv-07540-CJC-AGR] Civil C. CA 5 min
16-55212Jessica Hughes v. Big Heart Pet Brands - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of their diversity action against Big Heart Pet Brands and others, challenging seafood manufacturers' failure to disclose their use of forced labor in their product supply chains. [2:15-cv-08007-CJC-AGR] Civil C. CA 5 min
16-55280Christina Wirth v. Mars, Inc. - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of their diversity putative class action alleging that Mars, Inc. and other manufacturers of pet food products violated various California laws. [8:15-cv-01470-DOC-KES] Civil C. CA 5 min
16-15444Robert Hodsdon v. Mars, Inc. - Robert Hodsdon appeals the district court's dismissal of Hodsdon's diversity putative class action brought against the Mars, Inc., alleging violations of California's Unfair Competition Law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and False Advertising Law. [3:15-cv-04450-RS] Civil N. CA 5 min
16-15789Laura Dana v. The Hershey Co. - Laura Dana appeals the district court's dismissal of Dana's diversity putative class action brought against the Hershey Company alleging violations of California's Unfair Competition Law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and False Advertising Law. [3:15-cv-04453-JCS] Civil N. CA 5 min
16-15794Elaine McCoy v. Nestle USA, Inc. - Elaine McCoy appeals the district court's dismissal of McCoy's diversity putative class action brought against the Nestle USA, Inc., alleging violations of California's Unfair Competition Law, Consumer Legal Remedies Act and False Advertising Law. [3:15-cv-04451-JCS] Civil N. CA 5 min
16-17060Ronald Fleshman, Jr. v. Volkswagen, AG - Proposed intervenor Ronald Fleshman appeals the district court's denial of his motion to intervene in a multidistrict-litigation proceeding under Fed. R. Civ. P. 24, and as a statutory matter of right, in The United States v. Volkswagen AG. [3:15-md-02672-CRB] Civil N. CA 15 min
16-16731
16-17035
16-17155
16-17157
16-17158
16-17166
16-17168
16-17181
16-17183
16-17185
Ronald Fleshman, Jr. v. Volkswagen, AG - Objectors and class members seeking to opt out, appeal the district court's order approving a mulitdistrict class settlement in In re: Volkswagen "Clean Diesel"Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation. [3:15-md-02672-CRB]








Civil N. CA 20 min
16-55604
16-55625
FNBN Rescon I LLC v. Craftsmen Homes, LLC - FNBN Rescon I LLC and Stearns Bank appeal the district court's judgments, following a six-day jury trial, and order granting attorneys' fees, to Craftsmen Homes, LLC and others in diversity actions. [8:13-cv-00474-DOC-RNB]
Civil C. CA 20 min


2017-12-07  1:30 pm  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, and BEA, Circuit Judges, and WHALEY (Washington Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55084Melinda Mandviwala v. Five Star Quality Care - Five Star Quality Care, Inc. appeals the district court's order denying Five Star's motion to compel arbitration in a diversity putative class action brought by a nurse in California, alleging violations of various California labor laws. [8:15-cv-01454-VAP-SP] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-08  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, and GOULD, Circuit Judges, and ROGERS (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-50560USA v. Kristhel Beltran-Flores - Appeal from conviction and sentence for importation of methamphetamine. [3:15-cr-01081-BEN-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
15-55561Kennard Davis v. A. Malfi - An appeal from the dismissal of a habeas corpus petition as untimely. [2:06-cv-04744-JVS-JEM] Habeas C. CA 10 min
16-50051USA v. Vladislav Tcherniavsky - Appeal from conviction and sentence for conspiracy and health care fraud. [2:13-cr-00668-TJH-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-56005Mary Gordon v. County of Orange - Mary Gordon, successor in interest for decedent Mathew Gordon, appeals from the district court's summary judgment in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging County of Orange jail officials were deliberately indifferent to her son Mathew's medical needs. [8:14-cv-01050-CJC-DFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-56051Lecia Shorter v. Leroy Baca - Lecia Shorter appeals from the district court's judgment, entered following a jury verdict, in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment violations while she was a pretrial detainee at a county jail. [2:12-cv-07337-JCG] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-56064Larry Trujillo v. County of Los Angeles - Larry Trujillo appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging deliberate indifference to his medical needs while he was a pretrial detainee. [2:14-cv-05431-PSG-MRW] Civil C. CA 15 min


2017-12-08  8:45 am  Courtroom 2, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KELLY, JR. (Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit), CALLAHAN, and BEA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55715Mary Dureau v. Mark Allenbaugh - Mary Dureau appeals the district court's order denying her request for damages for malpractice and negligence in a diversity action. [2:15-cv-01494-BRO-SP] Civil C. CA 10 min
14-73488Hongjiang Chuai v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum and withholding of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-50085The People of the State of CA v. Pauline Clay - Appeal from district court order remanding to state court a child-stealing criminal prosecution that had been removed to federal court. [8:16-cr-00007-JAK-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-50107 USA v. Joshua Hester - Appeal from order setting a restitution payment schedule. [3:10-cr-02967-BTM-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
16-50123 USA v. Marco Luis      
16-50111USA v. Bridgette Jackson - Appeal from conviction and sentence for conspiracy, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft. [2:15-cr-00326-R-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
11-55562Derris Hurth v. County of Los Angeles - Derris Hurth appeals from the district court's judgment in Hurth's action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that his Fourth Amendment rights were violated when he was unlawfully detained, searched and arrested for loitering. [2:09-cv-05423-SVW-PJW] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-55213Osama Fahmy v. Jay-Z - An appeal from the district court's judgment after trial on a claim that the rap song "Big Pimpin'" infringed a copyright in an Egyptian song. [2:07-cv-05715-CAS-PJW] Civil C. CA 20 min


2017-12-08  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: TASHIMA, W. FLETCHER, and BERZON, Circuit Judges
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14-71828Mihran Nersisyan v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Armenia 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


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