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

March 12-16, 2018
March 19-21, 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.


2018-03-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, and BEA, Circuit Judges, and BENITEZ (California Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-74005Baigalmaa Batsukh v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mongolia 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
15-71520Delia Aguirre Ochoa 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 10 min
15-72519Rabah Selmane v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Algeria 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.
16-35614Aqua Star (USA) Corp. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety - Aqua Star (USA) Corp. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America in a diversity insurance coverage action seeking to recover for losses caused by computer hacking. [2:14-cv-01368-RSL] Civil W. WA 10 min
17-15289MP Nexlevel of California, Inc v. CVIN, LLC - MP Nexlevel of California, Inc. appeals the district court's judgment in favor of CVIN, LLC dba Vast Networks in MP's diversity action in a case involving disputes over a large-scale broadband infrastructure construction project. [1:14-cv-00288-LJO-EPG] Civil E. CA 15 min


2018-03-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: PAEZ, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and VITALIANO (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10061USA v. Steven Ford - Appeal from conviction for making a threat to take the life of the President of the United States. [3:16-cr-00016-HDM-WGC-1] Criminal NV Subm.
17-10106USA v. Juan Nunez - Appeal from conviction for transportation of illegal aliens. [4:16-cr-01385-DCB-BPV-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
17-10114
17-10115
USA v. Gabriel Rivero - An appeal from a jury conviction for smuggling goods from the United States. [4:16-cr-00713-FRZ-BGM-1]
 
Criminal AZ 10 min
17-15093SPRAWLDEF v. FEMA - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal, as moot, of their action against FEMA, alleging violations of the National Environmental Policy Act in conjunction with FEMA's catastrophic fire prevention plan for the East Bay Hills. [3:15-cv-02331-LB] Civil N. CA 15 min
16-56057
16-56287
Michael Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin - Appeals from the district court's judgment after a jury trial on a copyright infringement claim regarding the song "Stairway to Heaven." [2:15-cv-03462-RGK-AGR]
Civil C. CA 20 min


2018-03-12  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges, and SELNA (California Central), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-71858Stetco Bogdan-Adrian v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Romania 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.
14-72198Martin Petkov v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Bulgaria 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.
16-15603Zachary Barian v. USA - Arizona state prisoner appeals pro se from the dismissal, for lack of jurisdiction, of his action brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act alleging he was negligently exposed to chemical agents while recreating in the prison yard. [2:14-cv-01102-WBS-CKD] Pr Non-HC E. CA Subm.
16-15588Bd of Trustees Glazing Health v. Shannon Chambers - The Nevada Labor Commissioner appeals the district court's summary judgment holding that Nevada Senate Bill 223 is preempted by ERISA. [2:15-cv-01754-KJD-VCF] Civil NV 15 min
16-16677Steven O'Brien v. R.C. Willey Home Furnishings - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination action under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Nevada state law. [2:15-cv-00329-RCJ-CWH] Civil NV 15 min
16-55845Holly Hall v. Seaworld Entertainment - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of their diversity putative class action against Sea World Entertainment, Inc., alleging claims concerning their purchase of admission tickets to SeaWorld parks and the treatment of orcas. [3:15-cv-00660-CAB-RBB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2018-03-12  9:30 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and FEINERMAN (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10054USA v. Deshawn Ray - Appeal from conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, and aggravated identity theft. [2:11-cr-00216-MCE-1] Criminal E. CA 10 min
16-10103USA v. Gaylene Bolanos - An appeal from a jury conviction for conspiracy and making false claims against the United States. [1:13-cr-00362-AWI-BAM-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
16-10283USA v. Isaack Paopao - Appeal from conviction and sentence for conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine and four counts of using a communications facility to commit a drug-trafficking offense. [3:13-cr-00327-CRB-2] Criminal N. CA 10 min
16-15704Jose Gutierrez v. Brian Williams - A Nevada state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for narcotics offenses. [2:10-cv-00109-JCM-NJK] Habeas NV 10 min
15-16223Peter Fugawa v. L. Dearmond - California state prisoner Peter Fugawa appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging excessive force. [1:11-cv-00966-LJO-SKO] Pr Non-HC E. CA 15 min
15-71772
15-71909
The Chippewa Cree Tribe v. USDOI - The Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy Reservation, Montana and Ken St. Marks petition for review of an order by the Dept of the Interior under the whistleblower provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Agency DOI 15 min


2018-03-13  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: FERNANDEZ, and McKEOWN, Circuit Judges, and BENITEZ (California Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71480
15-71809
Silia Ramirez-Garcia v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying relief based on her conviction for a drug trafficking offense.
Immigration BIA Subm.
15-72561Salvador Murgo Pulido v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying cancellation of removal because he assisted in alien smuggling. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-16005Douglas Clark v. Jeffrey Beard - California prisoner appeals from a summary judgment in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging a California prison regulation which prohibits inmates from filing more than one non-emergency appeal every 14 days. Cal. Code Regs., 15. [4:11-cv-03520-YGR] Pr Non-HC N. CA 10 min
16-15725LN Management LLC Series v. IRS - Appeal of district court's summary judgment in action to quiet title and for declaratory relief regarding priority of federal tax lien on real property over homeowners association lien. [2:14-cv-00658-GMN-NJK] Civil NV 15 min
17-15215Steven Morales v. USA - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal of their Federal Tort Claims Act action against the United States, alleging wrongful death and property damage based on the U.S. Geological Survey's placement of a cable across Verde River canyon. [3:14-cv-08110-JJT] Civil AZ 15 min
17-15220Thomas Cunningham v. Identiv, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of a securities fraud action. [3:15-cv-05775-CRB] Civil N. CA 15 min


2018-03-13  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: PAEZ, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and VITALIANO (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-10308USA v. Roderick Vanga - Appeal from conviction and sentence for escape from custody. [2:14-cr-00184-GEB-1] Criminal E. CA 10 min
15-16482Joseph Duran v. Randy Grounds - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for murder and other crimes. [2:14-cv-00094-JAM-GGH] Habeas E. CA Subm.
15-17234Alexander Jasso v. Greg Lewis - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for attempted first-degree murder. [3:14-cv-00802-JD] Habeas N. CA 10 min
16-10467USA v. Ludibeth Hernandez-Acosta - An appeal from a conviction by guilty plea and sentence for conspiracy, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and illegal reentry. [4:15-cr-01864-DCB-BGM-1] Criminal AZ 15 min
17-10151USA v. Sanjiv Kakkar - Appeal from conviction and sentence for making false statements to a financial institution and wire fraud. [5:13-cr-00736-EJD-1] Criminal N. CA 15 min


2018-03-13  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, BERZON, and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10124USA v. Deljuan Bankston - The United States appeals a sentence imposed for possession of a firearm by a felon. [3:15-cr-00381-SI-1] Criminal N. CA 10 min
17-10206USA v. Howard Nickles, III - The United States appeals a sentence imposed for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [4:16-cr-00356-PJH-1] Criminal N. CA 10 min
15-72903Carol Stephen v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Iraq petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that her controlled substance conviction was an aggravated felony drug trafficking offense. Immigration BIA 15 min
15-55506
16-55780
Securities and Exchange Comm'n v. Mitchell Stein - Willie Gault, former President and co-CEO of Heart Tronics, Inc., and its attorney Mitchell Stein, appeal the SEC's civil enforcement actions for violating federal securities laws, and permanently enjoining them and ordering disgorgement. [8:11-cv-01962-JVS-AN]
Civil C. CA 30 min
11-73445Serijanti Kusnanto v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Indonesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min


2018-03-13  9:30 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and FEINERMAN (Illinois Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71074Jagraj Singh v. Jefferson Sessions - 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.
15-71603Gabriel Esquivel Barajas v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of Mexico petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-73290Dirga Gharti v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Nepal 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.
17-15039Tsuneyoshi Suruki v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC - Tsuneyoshi Suruki appeals the district court's dismissal of Suruki's diversity action against Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC and other mortgage entities, alleging claims after Suruki defaulted on his mortgage loan. [3:15-cv-00773-JST] Civil N. CA Subm.
17-15202Christine Moorehead v. Hi-Health Supermart Corp. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination action. [2:14-cv-02542-JJT] Civil AZ 15 min


2018-03-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: FERNANDEZ, McKEOWN, and FUENTES (Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10433USA v. Ashley Thomas - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy, causing a financial institution to fail to file a currency transaction report, and money laundering. [1:14-cr-00228-LJO-SKO-7] Criminal E. CA 10 min
16-10463USA v. Cameron Bell - An appeal from a jury conviction for unlawful possession of a firearm. [2:15-cr-00054-JCM-CWH-1] Criminal NV Subm.
16-10484USA v. Phillip Sanderson - Appeal from sentence for receipt of child pornography. [3:15-cr-00043-MMD-WGC-1] Criminal NV 10 min
15-72908Rajeev Kapil v. Jefferson Sessions - Petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' precedential decision in Matter of R-K-K, 26 I. & N. Dec. 658 (BIA 2015) (denying asylum relief on adverse credibility grounds). Immigration BIA Subm.
16-16866
16-17080
17-15550
Asante v. California Dept. of Health - Appeals from the district court's partial summary judgment holding that California's reimbursement scheme for inpatient hospital services violated the dormant Commerce Clause for out-of-state hospitals. [3:14-cv-03226-EMC]

Civil N. CA 15 min


2018-03-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: PAEZ, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and VITALIANO (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71693Hector Quinteros Zavala v. Jefferson Sessions - 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 10 min
16-15737Deonnes Williams v. LVMPD - Deonnes Williams appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that correctional officers used excessive force against him during his booking process following his arrest. [2:13-cv-01340-GMN-NJK] Civil NV 10 min
16-17137Robert White v. Square, Inc. - Robert White, a bankruptcy attorney, appeals the district court's dismissal of his diversity putative class action against Square, Inc., seeking statutory damages arising when Square, allegedly discriminated against bankruptcy attorneys. [3:15-cv-04539-JST] Civil N. CA 10 min
16-17216Bobby Dutta v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [3:14-cv-04292-CRB] Civil N. CA Subm.
17-15196Robert Segalman v. Southwest Airlines Co. - An appeal from the dismissal of claims under the Air Carrier Access Act. [2:11-cv-01800-MCE-DB] Civil E. CA 10 min
17-15490Steven Williams v. Lori Kohler - California state prisoner Steven Williams appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging deliberate indifference to medical needs in the treatment of a fungal infection in his leg. [3:13-cv-05213-VC] Pr Non-HC N. CA Subm.
16-16529Peter Bergna v. James Benedetti - A Nevada state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for first degree murder. [3:10-cv-00389-RCJ-WGC] Habeas NV Subm.


2018-03-14  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: BERZON, and BEA, Circuit Judges, and BERG (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-16111Albert Lucero v. Kim Holland - A California state prisoner appeals his jury conviction for premeditated attempted murder and other crimes. [1:10-cv-01714-AWI-SKO] Habeas E. CA 10 min
16-73486Lorenzo Alvarez-Cerriteno v. Jefferson Sessions - A native and citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge's decision finding him removable and denying cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-10060 USA v. Alexander Sakhanskiy - Codefendants appeal their jury conviction for arson and other crimes. [2:13-cr-00160-MCE-1] Criminal E. CA 15 min
16-10061 USA v. Larisa Sakhanskiy      
16-17139Sanjiv Kaul v. Mentor Graphics Corp. - Sanjiv Kaul and other minority shareholders of Calypto Design Systems, Inc. appeal the district court's dismissal of their diversity action alleging that Mentor Graphics Corporation breached its fiduciary duty as the majority shareholder. [5:16-cv-02496-BLF] Civil N. CA 15 min
16-73690Antonio Sicat v. Jefferson Sessions - A native and citizen of the Philippines petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge's decision denying his motion to reopen his removal proceedings conducted in absentia. Immigration BIA 10 min
17-16876
17-17408
John Heineke v. Santa Clara University - Appeals from the denial of two motions for a preliminary injunction regarding a university professor's suspension pending his administrative appeal from his dismissal. [5:17-cv-05285-LHK]
Civil N. CA 15 min


2018-03-14  9:30 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-10331USA v. LaGranger Jones - An appeal from a sentence for conspiracy and distribution of methamphetamine. [2:15-cr-00061-GEB-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
16-10425USA v. Ceasar Rodriguez - An appeal from a conviction and sentence for possession of counterfeit securities. [4:15-cr-01285-CKJ-DTF-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
16-10523USA v. Nicholas Cooper - Appeal from sentence for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. [3:16-cr-08004-JJT-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
15-73386Lutfi Ghousheh v. Jefferson Sessions - A Palestinian citizen petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him barred from relief from removal based on the terrorism bar. Immigration BIA 15 min
16-15771Terrance Varner v. Dave Davey - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction and sentence for second degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon. [3:14-cv-02218-EMC] Habeas N. CA 15 min
16-15852Jajuan Stroman v. Dave Davey - A California state prisoner appeal the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for second degree murder. [3:14-cv-02245-EMC] Habeas N. CA 15 min


2018-03-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: FERNANDEZ, McKEOWN, and FUENTES (Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35532Mark Wilhelm v. US Dept. of Navy BCNR - Mark Wilhelm appeals the district court's dismissal of his action against the US Department of the Navy Board for the Correction of Naval Records, challenging his court-martial conviction and the refusal to correct his court-martial record. [2:15-cv-00276-TOR] Civil E. WA Subm.
16-56502Martin Vogel v. La Amapola, Inc. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [2:16-cv-03327-R-RAO] Civil C. CA Subm.
14-36055
16-35607
USA v. King Mountain Tobacco Company, - Taxpayer King Mountain Tobacco Co., Inc. appeals the district court's summary judgment in an action to collect delinquent federal excise taxes on manufacture of tobacco products. [2:12-cv-03089-RMP]
Civil E. WA 20 min
16-35956USA v. King Mountain Tobacco Co. - King Mountain Tobacco Company, Inc. appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the United States in an action, alleging that King Mountain is a tobacco manufacturer subject to the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act. [1:14-cv-03162-RMP] Civil E. WA 5 min
16-72940Jose Garcia-Martinez v. Jefferson Sessions - A native and citizen of Mexico and 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 and denying cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA 15 min


2018-03-15  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: PAEZ, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and ADELMAN (Wisconsin Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71091Sandra Restrepo-Perez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Colombia who fears domestic violence by her former common-law partner, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her motion to reopen and reconsider the denial of asylum and related relief. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-72069Ahmed Al Dahri v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Yemen petitions for review of the denial of asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
15-72175Yuhai Zhang 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.
16-16047Kyle Everett v. Randall Whitney - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's judgment, after a bench trial, in an adversary proceeding regarding a lease agreement. [3:14-cv-03465-MMC] Bankruptcy N. CA 15 min
17-15052Kyle Everett v. Thomas Capital Investments - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's judgment, after a bench trial, in an adversary proceeding seeking to avoid and recover transfers. [3:15-cv-06321-MMC] Bankruptcy N. CA Subm.
17-15374Kyle Johnson v. Pluralsight, LLC - Kyle Johnson appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of Johnson's diversity putative class action against Pluralsight, LLC, alleging violations of California's Automatic Renewal Law, and Unfair Competition Law. [2:16-cv-01148-MCE-CKD] Civil E. CA 15 min


2018-03-15  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and BERZON, Circuit Judges, and BERG (Michigan Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10268USA v. Kenneth Carter - Appeal from judgment revoking supervised release and the sentence imposed upon revocation. [1:11-cr-00074-LJO-1] Criminal E. CA 10 min
17-10410USA v. Ray Grant - Appeal from judgment revoking supervised release and the sentence imposed upon revocation. [1:10-cr-00170-LJO-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
17-10424USA v. Damion Sleugh - Appeal from denial of motion to unseal a codefendant's subpoena applications. [4:14-cr-00168-YGR-2] Criminal N. CA 10 min
17-15668Total Recall Technologies v. Palmer Luckey - Total Recall Technologies appeals the district court's judgment, lifting a stay and granting summary judgment in favor of defendants Palmer Luckey and Oculus VR, LLC in Total Recall's diversity action. [3:15-cv-02281-WHA] Civil N. CA 15 min
17-16560Sierra Club, Inc. v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service appeal the district court's judgment in a Freedom of Information Act action brought by the Sierra Club, Inc. seeking documents related to a proposed Clean Water Act regulation. [3:15-cv-05872-EDL] Civil N. CA 15 min
17-16783hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn Corporation - LinkedIn Corp. appeals the district court's order preliminarily enjoining it from preventing hiQ Labs, Inc., from accessing data on LinkedIn's website. [3:17-cv-03301-EMC] Civil N. CA 15 min


2018-03-15  9:30 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-72645Dorna Miller v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that the Immigration Judge lacked jurisdiction to reopen her reinstated removal order. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-10542USA v. Desean Gardner - The United States appeals an order granting a defendant's motion for reduction of sentence based on a retroactive amendment to the Sentencing Guidelines governing drug offenses. [4:09-cr-00203-CW-1] Criminal N. CA 10 min
17-10055USA v. Joseph Young - Appeal from sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [2:14-cr-00323-GMN-NJK-1] Criminal NV 10 min
16-16911Hong Nguyen Gardner v. Chevron Capital Corp. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act. [3:15-cv-01514-JD] Civil N. CA 10 min
16-16925Sandra Coulbourn v. Crane Co. - An appeal from the district court's judgment, after a jury trial, in a products liability case concerning asbestos-containing products. [3:13-cv-08141-SRB] Civil AZ 15 min
16-56511Freeman Investment Management v. Frank Russell Company - Freeman Investment Management Co., LLC appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Frank Russell Company in Freeman's diversity action, alleging trade secret misappropriation and other claims concerning stock market indexes. [3:13-cv-02856-JLS-RBB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2018-03-15  2:00 pm  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, GRABER, and BERZON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-16661Manuel Ortega Melendres v. Maricopa County - Maricopa County appeals from a second injunctive order, instituting reforms for the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, and appointing an independent investigator and disciplinary officer to oversee investigations and make disciplinary orders. [2:07-cv-02513-GMS] Civil AZ 30 min


2018-03-16  8:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, FUENTES (Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit), and BEA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-73684
16-71490
Israel Simon Lopez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum and withholding of removal, and the denial of his motion to reopen.
Immigration BIA 10 min
16-10416USA v. Charles Bell, Jr. - Appeal from conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [2:14-cr-00138-JAD-VCF-1] Criminal NV 10 min
16-10365USA v. Tracey Brown - An appeal from a jury conviction and sentence for Hobbs Act robbery and firearms offenses. [2:11-cr-00334-APG-GWF-1] Criminal NV Subm.
16-10486USA v. German Rodarte - An appeal from a jury conviction for conspiracy and transportation of illegal aliens. [4:15-cr-02139-RCC-BPV-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
16-10501USA v. Richard Ward - Appeal from conviction for unlawful possession of an unregistered firearm. [2:14-cr-00306-LDG-NJK-1] Criminal NV 10 min
17-55150State of California v. Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel - Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel and others appeal the district court's judgment in an action brought by the State of California and the United States, seeking to stop the operation of a tribal Class II bingo gaming system. [3:14-cv-02724-AJB-NLS] Civil S. CA 15 min


2018-03-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: PAEZ, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and ADELMAN (Wisconsin Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-73246Davicin Nwadinobi v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Nigeria petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum and withholding of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-17148Matthew Mitchell v. David Tillett - An appeal from the district court's dismissal of a petition to vacate an arbitration award against an America's Cup sailor. [3:15-cv-04044-VC] Civil N. CA Subm.
16-17173Michael Kelly v. Nancy Berryhill - Michael Kelly appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Kyle's application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [2:15-cv-00455-MHB] Social Security AZ 10 min
16-17274Pima Cty Ofc Children's Cnsl v. State of Arizona - Pima County Office of Children's Counsel, as Guardian Ad Litem for A.E., appeals from a Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b) dismissal, for failure to prosecute, of its action alleging that A.E. was wrongfully removed from his father's custody. [2:15-cv-00272-SPL] Civil AZ 10 min
17-10142 USA v. Russell Gilmore - Interlocutory appeal from denial of motion to enjoin prosecutions for a marijuana manufacturing conspiracy. [2:13-cr-00300-GEB-2] Criminal E. CA 10 min
17-10149 USA v. Richard Hemsley      
17-15021Felisa Tunac v. USA - Felisa Tunac appeals the district court's dismissal of her Federal Tort Claims Act action against the United States, alleging that medical providers with the Department of Veterans Affairs caused the death of her husband, Randy Tunac. [2:16-cv-00982-ROS] Civil AZ 10 min
17-15209Laborers' International Union v. Mammoth Pacific, LP - Defendants' counsel appeal the district court's order imposing sanctions in an action under the Clean Air Act. [2:14-cv-01612-MCE-KJN] Civil E. CA Subm.
17-35094David Rahmany v. Subway Sandwich Shops - An appeal from an order compelling arbitration. [2:16-cv-01416-JCC] Civil W. WA Subm.


2018-03-16  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WALLACE, and BERZON, Circuit Judges, and MUELLER (California Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-72538Carlos Sanchez-Mendoza v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of El Salvador 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
15-73192An-Di Pan v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Apppeals' denial of her motion seeking to reopen asylum proceedings based on changed circumstances. Immigration BIA Subm.
17-10006USA v. Marcel King - An appeal from the revocation of supervised release. [3:10-cr-00455-WHA-1] Criminal N. CA 10 min
17-55275Ziba Youssofi v. Credit One Financial - An appeal from an order compelling arbitration. [3:15-cv-01764-AJB-RBB] Civil S. CA 15 min


2018-03-16  9:30 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-17258Numa Barnes v. Homeward Residential, Inc. - Numa Barnes appeals the district court's dismissal of the diversity action brought against Homeward Residential, Inc. and other mortgage entities, challenging their right to pursue a non-judicial foreclosure on Barnes' residence. [3:13-cv-03227-RS] Civil N. CA Subm.
16-16415Charles Ward v. United Airlines, Inc. - Charles Ward, a pilot for United who lives in California, appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of United Airlines, Inc. in Ward's diversity class action alleging deficiencies on pay stubs for airline pilots. [3:15-cv-02309-WHA] Civil N. CA 15 min
17-55471Felicia Vidrio v. United Airlines, Inc. - Flight attendants Felicia Vidrio and Paul Bradley ("Plaintiffs") appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of United Airlines, Inc. in a diversity action alleging illegal wage statements under Cal. Labor Code § 226 and PAGA. [2:15-cv-07985-PSG-MRW] Civil C. CA 5 min
17-15124Dev Oman v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. - Delta flight attendants appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Delta Air Lines, Inc. in plaintiffs' diversity putative class action, alleging that Delta violated California Labor Code § 226. [3:15-cv-00131-WHO] Civil N. CA 15 min
17-15322Todd Shook v. Indian River Transport Co. - Long-distance truck drivers appeal the district court's judgment in favor of their former employer, Indian River Transport Co., alleging violations of California's employment laws in a diversity action under the Private Attorneys General Act of 2004. [1:14-cv-01415-WBS-BAM] Civil E. CA 15 min


2018-03-19  2:00 pm  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges, and KORMAN (New York Eastern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70024Haixin Sun 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


2018-03-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and TASHIMA, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-35462
17-35463
17-35465
17-35466
17-35467
17-35502
18-35111
18-35152
National Wildlife Federation v. NMFS - Appellants appeal, on remand from prior appeals, district court's order in action relating to operation of Federal Columbia River Power System brought by environmental and recreational groups and intervenor, seeking an injunction. [3:01-cv-00640-SI]






Civil OR 20 min


2018-03-20  10:30 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco - En Banc
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and GRABER, McKEOWN, WARDLAW, W. FLETCHER, PAEZ, RAWLINSON, CALLAHAN, IKUTA, CHRISTEN, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-15791
15-15794
15-16561
15-16659
16-15003
16-15004
16-15005
16-15118
16-16033
Alec Marsh v. J. Alexander's LLC - Appeals from the dismissal of actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act concerning tip credits toward servers' and bartenders' wages. [2:14-cv-01038-SMM]







Civil AZ 30 min


2018-03-20  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco - En Banc
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and McKEOWN, WARDLAW, W. FLETCHER, BERZON, CALLAHAN, M. SMITH, N.R. SMITH, CHRISTEN, NGUYEN, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-16161
14-17272
Rahinah Ibrahim v. US Dept. of Homeland Security - Under Seal [3:06-cv-00545-WHA]
Civil N. CA 30 min


2018-03-20  1:00 pm  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: BEA, MURGUIA, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-35152David Decker v. Rob Persson - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the district court's order denying his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for felony murder. [6:13-cv-01415-SI] Habeas OR 10 min


2018-03-21  2:00 pm  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and D.W. NELSON, GRABER, McKEOWN, W. FLETCHER, BERZON, MURGUIA, CHRISTEN, NGUYEN, HURWITZ, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-16072
16-16073
American Beverage Assn. v. City & County of San Francisco - Plaintiffs appeal from the denial of their motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin the enforcement of San Francisco's Ordinance No. 100-15, which requires advertisers of sugar-sweetened beverages to display warnings. [3:15-cv-03415-EMC]
Civil N. CA Subm.


2018-03-21  3:30 pm  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GRABER, BERZON, and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-36052Gail Craig v. Nancy Berryhill - Gail Craig appeals the district court's order denying his application for attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, after this court set aside the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Craig's application for benefits. [3:12-cv-05469-RBL] Social Security W. WA 10 min


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