United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon

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  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: TASHIMA, McKEOWN, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-36056Terry Hedin v. Haun Castillo - Federal prisoner appeals from summary judgment in action alleging that prison officials imposed restrictions on his religious exercise when they reduced the number of Asatru religious items and by reducing the number of days for Yule celebration. [3:14-cv-01504-CL] Pr Non-HC OR 10 min
16-35288Carla Sammons v. Regence BCBS Oregon - An appeal from the district court's judgment in an ERISA action challenging a denial of health insurance benefits. [3:15-cv-01703-SI] Civil OR 15 min
16-35767Clatsop Residents Against WalM v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Clatsop Residents Against Wal-Mart appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in an action challenging the Corps' decision to issue a permit to fill protected wetlands areas. [3:15-cv-00737-MO] Civil OR 15 min
16-35798Anana Roberts v. Nancy Berryhill - Anana Razumny Roberts appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Roberts's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [6:15-cv-01460-CL] Social Security OR Subm.
17-35569FSEEE v. USFS - Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics appeals the district court's summary judgment in an action alleging that the Community Protection Line was constructed without complying with the National Environmental Policy Act. [2:16-cv-00293-TOR] Civil E. WA Subm.


2018-05-15  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: McKEOWN, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges, and BASHANT (California Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35688Glacier Films (USA), Inc. v. Andrey Turchin - An appeal from an order denying attorneys' fees in a copyright case. [3:15-cv-01817-SB] Civil OR 10 min
16-35991Jonathan Hunsaker v. USA - An appeal from the district court's reversal of the bankruptcy court's award of damages against the United States in an adversary proceeding. [6:16-cv-00386-MC] Bankruptcy OR 10 min
16-72640Victoria Dieringer v. CIR - Appeal of Tax Court decision on petition for redetermination of federal income tax deficiency, challenging the valuation of a charitable deduction and an accuracy-related penalty. [21992-13] Tax Court OR 10 min
16-35817Margarita Vejo v. Portland Public Schools - Two employees of the Portland Public Schools appeal from the denial of their motion for qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by a student-counseling intern who alleged wrongful termination. [3:14-cv-01656-AA] Civil OR 15 min
16-35912James DeHoog v. Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV - An appeal from the dismissal of an antitrust case. [1:15-cv-02250-CL] Civil OR 15 min
17-35452Lee Burrington v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC - Lee Burrington appeals the district court's judgment on the pleadings in favor of Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC and Bank of America, NA in a diversity action, alleging claims arising from the mortgage loan modification process. [9:15-cv-00168-DWM] Civil MT 15 min


2018-05-16  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: TASHIMA, McKEOWN, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35435Mercy Medical Center v. Oregon Nurses Association - An appeal from the district court's order confirming an arbitration award in a labor law case. [3:15-cv-00699-PK] Civil OR Subm.
16-71810Omar Gallardo-Torres 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
17-35091Guadalupe Gonzalez v. Mark Nooth - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his sentence for three counts of first-degree sexual abuse. [2:15-cv-02126-SI] Habeas OR 10 min
15-35986Brian Carlos v. Patenaude & Felix A.P.C - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [3:14-cv-00921-MO] Civil OR 15 min
16-35216Kristin Samuelson v. Oregon State University - An appeal from the dismissal of a Title IX case. [6:15-cv-01648-MC] Civil OR 15 min
16-35410Denise Ramirez v. Nancy Berryhill - Denise Ramirez appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Ramirez's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under of the Social Security Act. [1:15-cv-00070-AA] Social Security OR Subm.


2018-05-17  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: TASHIMA, McKEOWN, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35724Dain Sansome v. Glenn Fairall - An appeal from the district court's denial of a motion for reconsideration of the district court's dismissal of plaintiffs' 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging civil rights violations during a criminal prosecution. [6:15-cv-02267-AA] Civil OR Subm.
16-35738Sean Hoard v. J. Hartman - Oregon state prisoner appeals from the district court's judgment, entered following a jury verdict, in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging excessive force. [2:13-cv-02161-BR] Pr Non-HC OR 10 min
17-35102Charles Shorb v. Mark Nooth - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the dismissal of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree rape. [2:14-cv-02005-SB] Habeas OR 10 min
16-35431M. S. v. Kate Brown - Appeal from the dismissal of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that the voter rejection of Oregon Ballot Measure 88, the Driver Card Law, violated plaintiffs' rights by arbitrarily denying them driving privileges based on their national origin. [6:15-cv-02069-AA] Civil OR 15 min
16-35518Sweeney Gillette v. Malheur County - Appeal from the dismissal of a 42 USC § 1983 action filed against a variety of local and state officials in Oregon and Idaho alleging constitutional violations arising from a multi-jurisdictional investigation of plaintiffs' cattle ranch. [2:14-cv-01542-SU] Civil OR Subm.
18-55313Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam v. USDHS - A native and citizen of Sri Lanka appeals the district court's dismissal for lack of jurisdiction of his petition for a writ of habeas corpus challenging his order of expedited removal [3:18-cv-00135-AJB-AGS] Habeas S. CA 15 min


2018-05-18  8:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: McKEOWN, and PAEZ, Circuit Judges, and LASNIK (Washington Western), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-35619IDS Property Cas. Ins. Co. v. Michelle Mullins - IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company appeals the district court's judgment in favor of Michelle and Ryan Mullins in IDS's diversity insurance coverage action, concerning attorneys' fees. [6:14-cv-01344-MC] Civil OR 10 min
17-35010Eileen Fast v. Angels Management, Inc. - Eileen Fast appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Angels Management, Inc. dba Gold Beach Resort in Fast's diversity action seeking damages for injuries sustained when she tripped and fell in the Golden Beach Resort parking lot. [6:16-cv-00060-MC] Civil OR Subm.
17-35041Cobbler Nevada, LLC v. Thomas Gonzales - An appeal from the dismissal of an action under the Copyright Act. [3:15-cv-00866-SB] Civil OR 10 min
16-35523Robert Boydstun, IV v. U.S. BanK - An appeal from the district court's judgment in an action under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [3:11-cv-00429-HZ] Civil OR 15 min
16-35717Jim Miller v. Eric Olsen - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an ERISA case. [3:15-cv-00571-AC] Civil OR 15 min
17-35592AT&T Corp. v. Jackson Utilities, LLC - AT&T Corp. appeals the district court's judgment, following a four-day bench trial, in AT&T's diversity action against an excavator, Jackson Utilities, LLC, for negligence and negligence per se for damages. [2:15-cv-00039-BMM-JCL] Civil MT 15 min


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