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

January 8-12, 2018

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.


2018-01-08  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, RAWLINSON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-73277
14-72951
Mostafa Mohamed v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Egypt petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decisions denying reopening of proceedings based on changed country conditions.
Immigration BIA Subm.
15-71078Jose Contreras-Ramirez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision affirming the denial of cancellation in the exercise of discretion and determining that the IJ did not err in failing to make a mental competency inquiry. Immigration BIA Subm.
15-71605Kostyantyn Bulanov v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Ukraine petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion seeking to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-10385USA v. Denise Robertson - Appeal from conviction for embezzlement of mail by a postal employee and possession of stolen mail. [2:14-cr-01466-JJT-1] Criminal AZ 15 min
16-15388Henry Tukay v. United Airlines, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination case. [3:14-cv-04343-JST] Civil N. CA Subm.
16-15531Ronald Moore v. Millennium Acquisitions - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [1:14-cv-01402-DAD-SAB] Civil E. CA Subm.


2018-01-09  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, RAWLINSON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-16791
15-16864
Edgar Radillo v. David Long - Two California state prisoners appeal the denials of their habeas corpus petition challenging their convictions for forcible rape, rape in concert, and assault. [2:13-cv-00280-TLN-EFB]
Habeas E. CA Subm.
16-10529 USA v. Jose Cortez-Luna - Appeal from convictions and sentences for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute. [2:16-cr-00074-SRB-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
17-10002 USA v. Enrique Serrato-Navarro      
17-10033USA v. Potter Handy - Briefs filed under seal. [2:16-mc-00185-JAM-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
17-15837USA v. Jeffrey Donnelly - A federal prisoner appeals the denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion challenging his sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [2:16-cv-01251-JCM] Habeas NV 10 min
17-10139USA v. Dianna Woods - Appeal from conviction and sentence for false statements on loan and credit applications. [2:12-cr-00330-WBS-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
88-07283
89-70522
90-70053
98-70929
NLRB v. Ironworkers Local 433 - The International Association of Iron Workers Union, Local 433, requests that the court hear oral argument in support of the Union's motion to modify the consent contempt adjudication filed on November 15, 1991.


Agency 20 min


2018-01-10  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and RAWLINSON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10457USA v. Hans Edling - Appeal from sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [2:15-cr-00300-KJD-NJK-1] Criminal NV 10 min
16-15611Christian Walker v. E. McDaniel - A Nevada state prisoner appeals the district court's judgment on remand dismissing his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for attempted murder with a deadly weapon. [2:04-cv-00929-KJD-PAL] Habeas NV 10 min
17-10057USA v. Louis Matthews - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute and use of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. [2:15-cr-00062-JCM-CWH-2] Criminal NV 10 min
15-17157Valerie E. Campbell v. Gloria Henry - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of her habeas corpus petition challenging her conviction for first degree murder and premeditated attempted murder. [3:06-cv-02225-CRB] Habeas N. CA Subm.
16-10290USA v. Robert Kimmell - Appeal from conviction for drug and firearm offenses. [3:14-cr-00054-RCJ-VPC-1] Criminal NV 15 min
16-15535Danell Pratt v. B. Gower - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for two counts of willful, deliberate, and premeditated attempted murder. [4:13-cv-01225-YGR] Habeas N. CA 15 min


2018-01-11  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, RAWLINSON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-15058Keith Nance v. Allen Miser - Arizona prisoner appeals from summary judgment in his action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act alleging he was denied a religious diet and deprived a shaving waiver. [2:12-cv-00734-SMM] Pr Non-HC AZ 10 min
16-15394Jessie Lewis v. Nancy Berryhill - Jessie Lewis appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Lewis's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [1:14-cv-01654-SMS] Social Security E. CA Subm.
16-16660Amelia Reichley v. Nancy Berryhill - Amelia Reichley appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Reichley's application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [2:15-cv-00572-ESW] Social Security AZ 10 min
16-16122
16-16131
16-16132
Rafael Sandoval v. County of Sonoma - Defendant City of Santa Rosa police officers appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action alleging that the officers violated their Fourth Amendment rights by unlawfully impounding their vehicles. Plaintiffs cross appeal. [3:11-cv-05817-TEH]

Civil N. CA 15 min
16-16332Michael Garedakis v. Brentwood Union School Dist. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. [4:14-cv-04799-PJH] Civil N. CA 15 min
16-56082Nahid Noori v. Bank of America - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [2:15-cv-01467-AB-AFM] Civil C. CA 15 min


2018-01-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, RAWLINSON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10143 USA v. Joseph Martin - Appeals from convictions for sexual abuse and abusive sexual contact. [2:14-cr-00678-DGC-1] Criminal AZ 20 min
16-10147 USA v. Christopher Heikkila      
16-16937Mineworkers' Pension Scheme v. First Solar Inc. - An appeal from the district court's denial of a motion to intervene in a securities fraud case. [2:12-cv-00555-DGC] Civil AZ Subm.
17-15185Clifford Tindall v. First Solar Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of a shareholder derivative action. [2:12-cv-00769-DGC] Civil AZ 15 min
16-16926
16-16927
Thomas McDonald v. Steven Palacios - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's judgment after a bench trial in a securities fraud case. [2:09-cv-01470-MMD-PAL]
Civil NV 20 min


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