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

January 6-10, 2020
January 21-24, 2020

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.


2020-01-06  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and HILLMAN (Massachusetts), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-15903Jeremiah Thede v. United Airlines, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of a claim as preempted by the Montreal Convention. [4:17-cv-03528-PJH] Civil N. CA Subm.
18-55086Natasha Beckett v. Bank of America - Natasha Beckett appeals the district court's dismissal of her diversity action brought against Bank of America, N.A., alleging claims arising from modification of Beckett's mortgage with BANA and nonjudicial foreclosure on real property. [2:17-cv-08328-PA-AS] Civil C. CA Subm.
18-55484Gwendolyn Mandosia v. Bank of America - Gwendolyn Mandosia appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal  of her diversity action alleging claims after she attempted to modify her mortgage payments to Bank of America, N.A. [2:17-cv-08153-JFW-JPR] Civil C. CA Subm.
18-16350K. Y. v. Rick Schmitt - An appeal from the dismissal, for lack of standing, of an action by a student at San Ramon Valley High School who challenged the school's policy of prohibiting the use of inappropriate language in connection with campaigns for student leadership officer positions. [3:18-cv-00940-MMC] Civil N. CA Subm.
18-16592Liliana Canela v. COSTCO - Costco Wholesale Corporation appeals interlocutorily the district court's order denying Costco's motion for partial summary judgment in an action asserting a claim under California's Private Attorneys General Act. [5:13-cv-03598-BLF] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-16642Everett H. v. Dry Creek Jt. Elem. Sch. Dist. - An appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Rehabilitation Act. [2:13-cv-00889-MCE-DB] Civil E. CA Subm.


2020-01-07  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and HILLMAN (Massachusetts), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-71689Jikun Hou v. William Barr - 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.
17-72170Mandheer 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.
18-15893Paul Schrupp v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action alleging breach of contract and other causes of action concerning a mortgage modification. [2:16-cv-00636-WBS-KJN] Civil E. CA Subm.
17-10487 USA v. Andrew Katakis - Two defendants appeal the district court's denial of their motions for a new trial in a case in which they were convicted of bid rigging in connection with a scheme to suppress competition and defraud banks at home-foreclosure auctions in San Joaquin County, California. [2:11-cr-00511-WBS-2] Criminal E. CA 15 min
18-10027 USA v. Donald Parker      
17-72635Jaspal Sandhu v. William Barr - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' termination of a grant of asylee status on the basis of fraud in the initial application. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-70306Sky-Med, Inc. v. FAA - Sky-Med, Inc. dba Pacific International Skydiving Center petitions for review of a final order of the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration imposing a sanction of $16,500 for violating FAA regulations. [2014-1116] Agency FAA 15 min


2020-01-08  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and HILLMAN (Massachusetts), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10515
18-10082
USA v. Deandre Brown - Appeal from sentence for conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, and coercion; sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, and coercion; and participating in a sex trafficking venture. [2:09-cr-00533-JAM-1]
 
Criminal E. CA 10 min
18-10038USA v. George Vortman - Appeal from conviction for receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography. [3:16-cr-00210-WHA-1] Criminal N. CA Subm.
18-72527Jaime Cedillos Flores v. William Barr - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-17170Curtis Johnson v. Serenity Transportation, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's order denying in part a motion for class certification in a labor law case. [3:15-cv-02004-JSC] Civil N. CA 15 min
19-15068Estate of Wayne Anderson v. John Marsh - An appeal from the district court's denial, on summary judgment, of qualified immunity to Highway Patrol Officer Marsh in an action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that Marsh used excessive deadly force when he shot Wayne Anderson. [1:14-cv-01599-TLN-SAB] Civil E. CA 15 min
19-15313
19-15350
Fernando Del Valle v. Scott Thorne - Appeal from district court's denial of qualified immunity to sheriff's deputies in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that the deputies used excessive force against plaintiff in responding to a domestic disturbance call. [4:17-cv-03611-JSW]
Civil N. CA 15 min


2020-01-09  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and LASNIK (Washington Western), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-71372Reynaldo Villegas v. William Barr - A citizen of the Philippines petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge's denial of the joint petition, filed with his U.S. citizen wife, to remove the conditions on his permanent resident status. Immigration BIA Subm.
17-71001Kamran Kashanian v. William Barr - A citizen of Iran petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge's denial of a waiver of the requirement that he file a joint petition with his U.S citizen spouse to remove the conditions on his permanent resident status. Immigration BIA 15 min
18-10368USA v. Cole Lusby - The United States appeals the district court's order dismissing an indictment charging failure to register as a sex offender. [2:18-cr-00136-APG-PAL-1] Criminal NV 10 min
18-10234USA v. Robert Farrace - Appeal from conviction and sentence for wire fraud in connection with residential-property short sales. [1:15-cr-00160-LJO-SKO-1] Criminal E. CA 15 min
18-15647Arthur Moore v. City of Berkeley - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment for defendants in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that police officers used excessive deadly force when they attempted to restrain and handcuff Xavier Moore. [3:14-cv-00669-CRB] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-72398Robert Katagiri v. Matson Terminals, Inc. - Petition for review of a decision of the Benefits Review Board, affirming the administrative law judge's decision in favor of Matson Terminals, Inc. (employer), and Signal Mutual Indemnity Association in a claim for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.  [BRB No. 18-0149] Agency BRB Subm.


2020-01-10  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and LASNIK (Washington Western), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-16247Collaborative Continuing Educ. v. Starks Realty Group, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's order denying a motion for attorneys' fees under the Lanham Act. [2:16-cv-01641-SRB] Civil AZ 15 min
18-16083Darren Wallace v. City of San Jose - Firefighters appeal from the district court's summary judgment in their action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. [5:16-cv-04914-HRL] Civil N. CA Subm.
18-16184Joseph Mizzoni v. State of Nevada - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by Joseph Mizzoni, a Nevada state prisoner, alleging he was disciplined and placed in solitary confinement for one and a half years without proper procedural protections.  [3:15-cv-00499-MMD-WGC] Pr Non-HC NV 15 min
18-16579Lance Baird v. Samsung Electronics America - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of a diversity putative class action against Samsung Electronics America, Inc., alleging breach of contract and other claims. [4:17-cv-06407-JSW] Civil N. CA Subm.
18-16597JL Beverage Company, LLC v. Beam, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's judgment, after a bench trial, in a trademark infringement action. [2:11-cv-00417-MMD-CWH] Civil NV 15 min


2020-01-21  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges, and MOLLOY (Montana), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-70288Shigang Liu 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.
17-72173Carla Davila v. William Barr - A citizen of Nicaragua 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
18-10402USA v. Christina Williams - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy to buy, receive, alter, and pass counterfeited U.S. obligations. [1:13-cr-00267-LJO-SKO-2] Criminal E. CA 10 min
18-15346Stephen Putnam v. California Attorney General - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for pimping and pandering. [2:17-cv-00832-GEB-EFB] Habeas E. CA 10 min
18-16278Jacqueline Wegner v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA - An appeal from the dismissal of a RICO suit. [2:17-cv-01429-JCM-PAL] Civil NV Subm.
18-16494Erich Heidrich v. Pennymac Financial Services - An appeal from an order compelling arbitration of claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act. [2:16-cv-02821-TLN-EFB] Civil E. CA 10 min
18-70664Patrick Simonelli v. CIR - Taxpayer appeal of a Tax Court decision on a petition for redetermination of federal income tax deficiencies, claiming business and rental property deductions. [17301-14] Tax Court N. CA Subm.
19-10018USA v. Jose Cabrera - Appeal from sentence for illegal reentry after deportation. [3:17-cr-00087-RCJ-CBC-1] Criminal NV Subm.


2020-01-22  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges, and MOLLOY (Montana), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-15189
18-16082
Open Source Security, Inc. v. Bruce Perens - Plaintiff appeals the district court's order dismissing its complaint in its diversity action, alleging defamation; and the order awarding attorneys' fees.  [3:17-cv-04002-LB]
Civil N. CA 15 min
18-15498Keith Ford v. Suzanne Peery - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first-degree murder. [2:15-cv-02463-MCE-GGH] Habeas E. CA 10 min
18-16482Correy Alcantra v. Coyote Valley Band - An appeal from the denial of a request for sanctions. [3:17-cv-07377-VC] Civil N. CA Subm.
19-15214Basilea Mena v. Robert Massie - An appeal from the district court's denial of qualified immunity to Officer Massie in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that Massie used excessive force when attempting to handcuff plaintiff. [4:17-cv-00368-DCB] Civil AZ 10 min
18-16188A. Frost v. LG Electronics, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an antitrust case. [5:16-cv-05206-BLF] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-16229Marino Scafidi v. LVMPD - 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 plaintiff was arrested without probable cause and wrongfully prosecuted. [2:14-cv-01933-RCJ-GWF] Civil NV 15 min


2020-01-23  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges, and SESSIONSIII (Vermont), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-15932RH Kids, LLC v. Carrington Mortgage Services - Mortgage entities appeal the district court's order granting RH Kids, LLC's motion for summary judgment in a diversity action brought by RJRN Holdings, LLC alleging claims arising out of a homeowners association's nonjudicial foreclosure. [2:15-cv-01257-JCM-NJK] Civil NV Subm.
17-16415US Bank v. NV Eagles, LLC - NV Eagles, LLC appeals the district court's judgment in favor of U.S. Bank in its diversity quiet title action seeking a declaratory judgment arising from a nonjudicial foreclosure by a homeowners association of real property in Mesquite, Nevada. [2:15-cv-00786-RCJ-PAL] Civil NV Subm.
17-16569Bank of America v. Tapestry at Town Center HOA - Bank of America, N.A. appeals the district court's judgment in favor of Saticoy Bay LLC and others in a diversity action alleging claims after Tapestry at Town Center Homeowners Association nonjudicially foreclosed on real property. [2:16-cv-00255-JCM-NJK] Civil NV Subm.
17-16577Bank of America v. Thunder Properties, Inc. - Thunder Properties, Inc. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the Bank of America, N.A. in a diversity action alleging claims arising from a Homeowners Association's nonjudicial foreclosure on real property. [3:16-cv-00116-RCJ-VPC] Civil NV Subm.
17-16613Bank of America v. NV Trails Community Assn. - Bank of America, N.A. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Nevada Trails II Community Association, Inc. in a diversity action alleging claims arising out of a nonjudicial foreclosure by a homeowners association. [2:16-cv-00880-JCM-PAL] Civil NV Subm.
17-16664Bank of America v. Travata & Montage at Summerlin - Bank of America, N.A. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Travata and Montage at Summerlin Centre Homeowners' Association and Saticoy Bay, LLC in a diversity action seeking to quiet title. [2:16-cv-00473-JCM-CWH] Civil NV Subm.
17-16718Bank of America v. Travata & Montage HOA - Bank of America, N.A. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the Homeowners' Association and NV Eagles, LLC in a diversity action alleging claims arising from the HOA's nonjudicial foreclosure sale. [2:16-cv-00345-JCM-GWF] Civil NV Subm.
17-16841Bank of America v. NV Eagles, LLC - NV Eagles, LLC appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Bank of America, N.A. in a diversity action alleging claims after a Homeowners Association nonjudicially foreclosed on real property in Las Vegas, Nevada on which BANA held a mortgage loan. [2:16-cv-00286-GMN-GWF] Civil NV Subm.


2020-01-24  8:30 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges, and SESSIONSIII (Vermont), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-10150USA v. Juan Fuentes-Galvez - Appeal from conviction and sentence for illegal reentry after deportation. [4:17-cr-01646-DCB-BPV-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
19-10078USA v. Pedro Garduno-Diaz - Appeal from conviction for illegal reentry after deportation. [4:18-cr-02201-JGZ-BGM-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
18-10476USA v. Po Choe - Appeal from conviction for transportation of illegal aliens for profit. [4:17-cr-01723-JGZ-LCK-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
18-16081Demondray Mayo v. State of Nevada - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for murder with use of a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery, attempted robbery with use of a deadly weapon, and battery with intent to commit a crime. [3:09-cv-00316-MMD-WGC] Habeas NV 10 min
18-16453Noe Silva v. San Pablo Police Department - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants in an action alleging that San Pablo police officers, during an investigation of a reported burglary, wrongfully entered plaintiff's home and ordered a police dog to attack plaintiff. [3:16-cv-04360-VC] Civil N. CA 15 min
18-15772
18-15773
Joseph Hardesty v. Sacramento County - An appeal by Sacramento County from the district court's judgment for plaintiffs entered following a jury trial in action alleging that the County unlawfully stopped plaintiffs from mining, deprived them of their property interests and violated their First Amendment rights. [2:10-cv-02414-KJM-KJN]
Civil E. CA 20 min


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