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

May 14-18, 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.


2018-05-14  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-70754Leli Tan v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Indonesia 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
16-55973Asa Alphonso v. Stuart Sherman - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction for rape and other crimes. [3:14-cv-00884-L-JMA] Habeas S. CA Subm.
16-73285Misael Vences Maya v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him removable for a controlled substance offense based on his conviction under California Health & Safety Code § 11377. Immigration BIA Subm.
15-56950Michael Rose v. A. Hedgpeth - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first degree murder and other crimes. [5:11-cv-01654-MMM-JPR] Habeas C. CA 15 min
16-55565Jon Astor-White v. Daniel Strong - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Copyright Act. [2:15-cv-06326-PA-RAO] Civil C. CA 15 min


2018-05-15  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-15448Cory Hoch v. John Sanzberro - California civil detainee appeals from a summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that a Psychiatric Technician violated his Fourth Amendment rights against unlawful search by directing staff to search his room for contraband. [1:10-cv-02258-AWI-DLB] Pr Non-HC E. CA 10 min
16-56621Margie Bedolla v. Labor Ready Southwest - Objector Margie Bedolla and others appeal the district court's order granting final approval of a class action settlement that was brought by a class of day laborers against Labor Ready Southwest. [2:09-cv-04266-DDP-AGR] Civil C. CA Subm.
16-56623Maxine Dugas v. Lockheed Martin Corp. - Maxine Dugas appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Lockheed Martin Corporation in Dugas's diversity action alleging workplace discrimination. [2:15-cv-09488-RGK-AFM] Civil C. CA 15 min
16-56657
16-56740
Mark Mann v. County of San Diego - In 16-56740, the County of San Diego appeals from a summary judgment in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that the County improperly removed plaintiffs' children and subjected them to a medical exam. Plaintiffs cross appeal. [3:11-cv-00708-GPC-BGS]
Civil S. CA 15 min
16-56706Claudio Arce v. USA - Claudio Arce appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) dismissal of Arce's action alleging claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act, arising from Arce's alleged wrongful deportation in violation of a mandatory stay. [2:16-cv-02419-PSG-MRW] Civil C. CA 15 min


2018-05-15  1:00 pm  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-15068
18-15069
18-15070
18-15071
18-15072
18-15128
18-15133
18-15134
UC Regents v. USDHS - In appeals from cases challenging the rescission of DACA, the government appeals the district court's orders denying in substantial part the government's motion to dismiss and entering a preliminary injunction; plaintiffs cross appeal. [3:17-cv-05211-WHA]






Civil N. CA 30 min


2018-05-16  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35885George Aydelotte v. Town of Skykomish - George Aydelotte appeals from the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging certain officials in the town of Skykomish, Washington, harassed him in retaliation for exercising his First Amendment rights. [2:14-cv-00307-RSL] Civil W. WA 15 min
17-55125Office Depot, Inc. v. AIG Specialty Insurance Co - Office Depot, Inc. appeals the district court's judgment in Office Depot's diversity insurance coverage action against AIG Specialty Insurance Company and American International Specialty Lines Insurance Company. [2:15-cv-02416-SVW-JPR] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-55261Kathleen Sonner v. Schwabe North America - Kathleen Sonner appeals the district court's order granting Schwabe North America, Inc.'s motion for summary judgment, and denying Sonner's motion for class certification in Sonner's diversity putative class action, alleging false advertising claims. [5:15-cv-01358-VAP-SP] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-55293Dean Seymour v. State Farm General Insurance - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of State Farm General Insurance Company in plaintiffs' diversity insurance coverage action, alleging breach of contract, bad faith, negligence, and negligent misrepresentation. [5:15-cv-01252-DSF-JPR] Civil C. CA Subm.


2018-05-17  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-70294Christony Harahap v. Jefferson Sessions - Citizens of Indonesia petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of their motion to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-56830Scott Teutscher v. William Woodson - Former plaintiff's counsel appeals the district court's denial of his motion to intervene in an ERISA case. [5:06-cv-01208-RHW-OP] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-50176USA v. Luiz Baptista - Appeal from conviction for use of a passport obtained by false statements and aggravated identity theft. [8:15-cr-00095-AG-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
16-50364 USA v. Armando Vera - Two defendants appeal their sentences for drug crimes. [8:08-cr-00280-JVS-2] Criminal C. CA 15 min
16-50366 USA v. Salvador Vera      
15-56647
15-56658
Francisco Bates v. Metro. Interp. & Transl., Inc. - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. [3:12-cv-00460-JM-MDD]
Civil S. CA 15 min


2018-05-18  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, NGUYEN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-55177Carlo Moersch v. Charles Zahedi - Charles Zahedi appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Carlo Moersch in a diversity action under California's Uniform Foreign Country Money Judgments Recognition Act, seeking recognition of a foreign judgment. [8:16-cv-00151-CJC-KES] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-55179Bruce Albertson, Jr. v. Nancy Berryhill - Bruce Albertson appeals the district court's order denying his motion for attorneys' fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act after this court remanded for an award of benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-02508-JPR] Social Security C. CA Subm.
17-55253Larry Benson v. Life Ins. Co. of No. America - An appeal from the dismissal of an ERISA case. [2:16-cv-05019-GW-E] Civil C. CA 10 min
16-56601Intercontinental Indus. Corp. v. Wuhan State Owned Indus. - An appeal from the dismissal of an action pursuant to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. [2:10-cv-04174-JAK-E] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-55116Susan Mellen v. Marcella Winn - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of defendants in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that plaintiff was wrongfully convicted and sentenced for a crime she did not commit. [2:15-cv-03006-GW-AJW] Civil C. CA 15 min


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Pasadena CA 91105


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