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

November 16-20, 2015

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.


2015-11-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS , Chief Judge; and IKUTA and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-15484D. Blankenship, Jr. v. Leonard Vare - Nevada state prisoner D. E. Blankenship, Jr. appeals the district court's denial of his 28 U.S.C. § 2254 habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction of sexually assaulting one of his daughters. [3:08-cv-00641-LRH-VPC] Habeas NV 10 min
12-70589Luis Morales-Munoz v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying his application for cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-74320Fernando Guillen-Gutierrez v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him ineligible for relief based on his conviction of a drug trafficking aggravated felony and a controlled substance violation. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-10036USA v. Domingo Agustin-Simon - Domingo Agustin-Simon appeals his conviction and sentence for conspiracy, hostage taking, bringing in illegal aliens, harboring illegal aliens, and using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence. [2:11-cr-01622-DGC-5] Criminal AZ Subm.
15-15257
15-70592
Virginia Van Dusen v. Swift Transportation Co - An appeal from, and a mandamus petition challenging, an order regarding arbitration in an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law. [2:10-cv-00899-JWS]
Civil AZ 15 min


2015-11-16  9:30 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: KLEINFELD, WARDLAW and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-71560Alejandro Camarillo-Ortega v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
11-73051Anush Alexanyan v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Azerbaijan 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
13-10249USA v. Tevin Tan - Tevin Tan appeals his conviction for manufacturing at least 100 marijuana plants. [2:10-cr-00262-WBS-1] Criminal E. CA 10 min
13-17267Jeremy Rocha v. County of Tulare - Jeremy Rocha appeals from the dismissal of his action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law alleging that his rights were violated in connection with the seizure of marijuana and a firearm from his residence. [1:13-cv-00796-LJO-GSA] Civil E. CA 10 min
13-10491USA v. Richard Pulley, Jr. - Richard Pulley, Jr. appeals his conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [2:05-cr-00368-LKK-1] Criminal E. CA 15 min
15-35559Alaska Wilderness League v. Sally Jewell - Environmental groups appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of federal defendants in an action challenging an incidental take regulation that sets out the permissible methods for the taking of Pacific walruses in the Chukchi Sea. [3:15-cv-00067-SLG] Civil AK 20 min


2015-11-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, RAWLINSON and DAVIS (Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-71700Chander Narang v. Loretta E. Lynch - Citizens of India 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.
12-71627Sandeep Singh v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10
12-73108Sodhi Singh v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-16449Marjorie Knoller v. Walter Miller - Marjorie Knoller appeals the denial of her habeas corpus petition challenging her conviction for second degree murder. [3:12-cv-00996-JST] Habeas N. CA 10 min
13-15636FDIC v. Frank Ortwine - Frank and Polly Ann Ortwine and Interbanc Investment Partners, LP appeal the district court's judgment in favor of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, as receiver for Valley Capital Bank, NA, in the FDIC's action. [2:10-cv-01178-GMS] Civil AZ Subm.
13-16644
14-15130
Gina Burkhead v. Stewart Title Guaranty Co - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment and award of attorneys' fees in an action regarding investment in a condominium project in Mexico. [2:10-cv-01687-SRB]
Civil AZ 20 min


2015-11-16  9:00 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: O'SCANNLAIN and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges; and MORRIS (Montana), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-10175USA v. Melissa Beecroft - Melissa Beecroft appeals restitution and forfeiture orders issued in a case in which she was convicted of conspiracy and fraud arising out of a complex mortgage fraud scheme. [2:08-cr-00064-RLH-GWF-3] Criminal NV 10 min
14-10395USA v. Carmen Mosley - Carmen Mosley appeals the sentence, restitution, and forfeiture imposed for her convictions for conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud. [2:13-cr-00267-KJD-PAL-2] Criminal NV Subm.
14-10435USA v. Theresa Marcianti - Theresa Marcianti appeals her conviction for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud; bank fraud; wire fraud; and aiding and abetting, arising from a mortgage fraud scheme. [2:11-cr-00452-PMP-CWH-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-10532USA v. Dino Sisneros - Dino Sisneros appeals his conviction and sentence for wire fraud and money laundering arising from a fraudulent real estate investment scheme. [4:12-cr-00174-CKJ-LAB-1] Criminal AZ 20 min
14-15657Jorge Rico v. Clark E. Ducart - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for multiple offenses including kidnapping for robbery, kidnapping to facilitate a carjacking, and second degree robbery. [3:12-cv-06127-EMC] Habeas N. CA 10 min
13-15675Curtis Morrison v. Mark Peterson - Curtis Morrison, a California state prisoner, appeals from the district court's dismissal of his action alleging that California Penal Code § 1405 and defendant's refusal to submit items for DNA testing violate his due process rights. [5:11-cv-01896-LHK] Pr Non-HC N. CA 15 min


2015-11-17  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS , Chief Judge; and IKUTA and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-73252Christian Absolom v. Loretta E. Lynch - Citizens of South Africa 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 10 min
13-16075
13-16083
Richard Pike v. Sean Munson - Current and former Elko County Sheriff's deputies appeal from the district court's order denying their motion for qualified immunity in an action brought by a former Elko County employee alleging Fourth Amendment violations and harassment. [3:12-cv-00283-RCJ-VPC]
Civil NV Subm.
14-16839Maximilliano Cisneros v. Renee Baker - Nevada state prisoner Maximilliano Cisneros appeals the dismissal of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for second-degree murder. [3:13-cv-00033-MMD-VPC] Habeas NV Subm.
13-10569USA v. Keith Woolridge - Keith Woolridge appeals his jury conviction for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, mail fraud, and aggravated identity theft. [1:12-cr-00031-AWI-BAM-4] Criminal E. CA Subm.
13-16458Allen Davis v. USA - The United States appeals the district court's partial grant of summary judgment in a tax refund action. [3:11-cv-04316-EDL] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-16599Stephen Morris v. Ernst & Young - Stephen Morris and Kelly McDaniel, former Ernst & Young employees, appeal the district court's order granting Ernst & Young's motion to compel arbitration in an overtime dispute. [5:12-cv-04964-RMW] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-17075
14-15791
Misael Avila v. Naimat Kadah Int'l - Appeals from the district court's order enforcing a settlement agreement in an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act and the California Labor Code. [5:11-cv-01771-PSG]
Civil N. CA 15 min


2015-11-17  9:30 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: NOONAN, WARDLAW and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72114Jose Gomez-Diaz v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-16741James Gund v. County of Trinity - Trinity County Sheriff's Corporal Ron Whitman appeals from the denial of his motion for qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action brought by James and Norma Gund alleging that Whitman exposed them to an attack by a third party. [2:13-cv-00452-TLN-CMK] Civil E. CA 10 min
15-15124Christopher Burgess v. D. Runnels - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his first-degree murder conviction. [2:03-cv-01196-GEB-GGH] Habeas E. CA 10 min
13-10592USA v. Alfred Sapse - Alfred Sapse appeals his conviction and sentence for conspiracy, mail fraud, and wire fraud, in connection with a placenta-implantation operation. [2:10-cr-00370-KJD-GWF-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-16633Mesquite Grove Chapel v. Pima County Bd of Adjustment - Mesquite Grove Chapel and Deb Fazio appeal from the district court's summary judgment in their action alleging that Pima County violated the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act when it denied them a permit to build a chapel. [4:10-cv-00769-JR] Civil AZ 15 min
13-16639Arizona Students' Assn v. Arizona Board of Regents - Arizona Students' Association appeals from the district court's dismissal of its action against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging that the Regents' revision of its policy governing the collection of Association student fees was retaliatory. [2:13-cv-00306-JWS] Civil AZ 15 min


2015-11-17  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, RAWLINSON and DAVIS (Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-73840Wenguo Zhou v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10
13-73294Chenli Chu v. CFTC - Chenli Chu petitions for review of a decision of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission after Chu filed an administrative complaint against Peregrine Financial Group and its manager, James Kelly, alleging violations of the Commodity Exchange Act. [07R 029] Agency CFTR Subm.
14-10174USA v. Jaime Espinoza-Medina - Jaime Espinoza-Medina appeals the sentence imposed following his guilty plea to illegal reentry after deportation. [4:13-cr-00767-CKJ-JR-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
13-16698City National Bank v. Charleston Associates - An appeal from the district court's reversal of the bankruptcy court's judgment in an adversary proceeding concerning ownership of rights under an easement agreement regarding a shopping center development. [2:11-cv-02023-MMD-PAL] Bankruptcy NV 15 min
13-72929
13-72948
SSA Terminals and Homeport Ins v. Robert Carrion - SSA Terminals and Homeport Insurance Company petitions for review, and Robert Carrion cross petitions for review, of a final order of the Benefits Review Board in a claim arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. [12-0601]
Agency BRB 15 min


2015-11-17  9:00 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: FERNANDEZ and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges; and MORRIS (Montana), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-16827Iris Biotechnologies v. Heller Ehrman - Iris BioTechnologies, Inc., appeals the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's denial of its motion to allow a late filing of a claim against a chapter 11 debtor. [3:12-cv-06232-JSW] Bankruptcy N. CA Subm.
13-16989Timothy Barry v. J. Bishop - California state prisoner Timothy Barry appeals from summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that he was forced to kneel, while handcuffed, on the hot asphalt of the prison yard in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights. [2:08-cv-01722-PMP-GWF] Pr Non-HC E. CA 10 min
14-10163USA v. Bret Ogilvie - Bret Ogilvie appeals his jury conviction for conspiracy to defraud the United State, corruptly interfering with the IRS, and making false claims against the United States. [3:12-cr-00121-LRH-WGC-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-16656Phillip Lyons v. Jay Barth - Nevada state prisoner Phillip Lyons appeals from the district court's judgment entered following a jury verdict in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that he was subjected to excessive force and retaliation. [3:05-cv-00400-JCM-VPC] Pr Non-HC NV 15 min
13-16657Cuprite Mine Partners v. John Anderson - John Anderson and others appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Cuprite Mine Partners LLC in Cuprite's diversity action arising from a state law partition action involving a group of patented lode mining claims. [4:12-cv-00286-DCB-LAB] Civil AZ 15 min
13-16682Jodi Bourg v. Aetna - Jodi Bourg appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Aetna, Inc. in Bourg's diversity action alleging that she was wrongfully terminated. [1:13-cv-00955-LJO-BAM] Civil E. CA 15 min


2015-11-18  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS , Chief Judge; and IKUTA and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72385Jesus Padilla Camacho v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him inadmissible and ineligible for cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-10436USA v. Jasen Dushane - Jasen Dushane appeals the district court's judgment revoking his supervised release and the sentence imposed upon revocation. [3:09-cr-00016-LRH-VPC-1] Criminal NV Subm.
14-10257USA v. Jasen Dushane - Jasen Dushane appeals his conviction for possessing stolen mail, access device fraud, and aggravated identity theft. [2:11-cr-00476-TLN-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
13-16696Alex Tomek v. Apple, Inc. - Alex Tomek appeals the district court's dismissal for failure to state a claim in his diversity putative class action, alleging that Apple used deceptive and misleading marketing and sales of its 2011 MacBook laptop computers. [2:11-cv-02700-MCE-DAD] Civil E. CA Subm.
13-16724Valgene Sutherland v. Red Bull Distribution - Valgene Sutherland appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Red Bull Distribution Company, Inc. in Sutherland's diversity action alleging wrongful termination and negligent supervision. [2:12-cv-00718-PMP-CWH] Civil NV Subm.


2015-11-18  9:30 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: KLEINFELD, WARDLAW and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72635Frank Dawson v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Belize petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion to terminate proceedings. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-73035Snezhana Jakupi v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Albania 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 Subm.
13-71030Enele Tuifagalele v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Fiji petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his untimely motion seeking reopening of removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA 10 min
14-10306
14-10307
USA v. Douglas Lopez-Vivas - Douglas Lopez-Vivas appeals his conviction for illegal reentry after deportation and the judgment revoking his supervised release. [4:13-cr-01677-JGZ-JR-1]
 
Criminal AZ 10 min
13-16727David Lee Zimmerman v. Carolyn Colvin - Shelly Weiner appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Weiner's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Title II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-00598-JAT] Civil AZ 15 min
13-16748Peter Rollins v. Raymond Mabus, Jr. - Peter Rollins appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the Secretary of the Navy in Rollins' employment discrimination action, alleging that various disciplinary actions were directed against him because of his race. [5:12-cv-02047-PSG] Civil N. CA Subm.
13-16754TRP Entertainment v. Barrie Cunningham - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in a trademark infringement action. [2:08-cv-00579-LDG-CWH] Civil NV Subm.
13-16996Carmen Cortes v. County of Santa Clara - Carmen Cortes appeals the district court's summary judgment in her employment discrimination action against the County of Santa Clara. [5:11-cv-03645-EJD] Civil N. CA 15 min


2015-11-18  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, RAWLINSON and PARKER, JR. (Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-71701Sadhvi Verma v. Loretta E. Lynch - Citizens of India 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 10
13-73687June Shaw v. CIR - A taxpayer appeals the Tax Court's denial of her petition for redetermination of federal income tax deficiencies for 2009. [8172-12] Tax Court N. CA Subm.
14-10390USA v. Mala Shorty - Mala Shorty appeals his conviction for aiding and abetting false statements in connection with acquisition of a firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. [3:10-cr-08100-GMS-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
13-16808Ministerio Roca Solida v. Sharon McKelvey - United States Fish and Wildlife Service employee Sharon McKelvey appeals from a denial of her motion for qualified immunity in an action brought by a non-profit religious organization alleging its church camp was deprived of its water rights. [2:12-cv-01488-RCJ-VCF] Civil NV 10 min
13-16840ACP, Inc. v. Skypatrol - ACP, Inc. appeals the district court's dismissal of its diversity action brought against Skypatrol, LLC and Gordon Howard Associates, Inc. dba PassTime USA, alleging breach of contract. [4:13-cv-01572-PJH] Civil N. CA 10 min
13-70004Gurdeep Singh v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min


2015-11-18  10:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: RAWLINSON, PARKER, JR.(Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit) and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-16800Callie Maidhof v. Mitchell Celaya - Mitchell Celaya, former Chief of Police of the University of California Police Department at Berkeley, California, appeals from the district court's denial of qualified immunity in a civil rights action by protesters alleging retaliation. [3:11-cv-04971-LB] Civil N. CA 15 min


2015-11-18  9:00 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: O'SCANNLAIN, FERNANDEZ and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-71364Natalie Burke v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Jamaica petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying a continuance and deferral of removal under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
12-73458Qianchang Wu v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-10373USA v. Eric Christian - The United States appeals the district court's order dismissing as moot a case in which this court had vacated Eric Christian's conviction for making threats through interstate commerce and remanded for a new trial. [2:09-cr-00303-JCM-VCF-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-16790HM Hotel Properties v. Peerless Indemnity Insurance - HM Hotel Properties appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Peerless Indemnity Insurance Company in HM's diversity insurance coverage action, alleging breach of contract and bad faith. [2:12-cv-00548-DGC] Civil AZ Subm.
13-16802Gregory Johnson v. Carolyn Colvin - Gregory Johnson appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of his application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act. [4:12-cv-01580-PJH] Civil N. CA Subm.
13-73130San Francisco Drydock v. Camilo Zapanta - San Francisco Drydock and Signal Mutual Indemnity Ass'n, Ltd. petition for review of a decision of the Benefits Review Board awarding disability benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to Camilo Zapanta. [13-0215] Agency BRB 15 min


2015-11-18  4:00 pm  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, RAWLINSON and PARKER, JR. (Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-16684Ctr for Biological Diversity v. USFS - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's dismissal for lack of Article III standing of their action brought against the U.S. Forest Service alleging endangerment to wildlife caused by exposure to spent lead ammunition in the Kaibab National Forest. [3:12-cv-08176-SMM] Civil AZ 20 min


2015-11-19  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: MELLOY (Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit), IKUTA and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-73994Lusine Zakaryan v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Armenia 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
14-10447USA v. Benjamin Ruiz - Benjamin Ruiz appeals the district court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained pursuant to the execution of a warrant that authorized the search of his computer. [1:12-cr-00236-LJO-SKO-1] Criminal E. CA Subm.
13-16845Melanie Rincon v. AFSCME - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an employment discrimination action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [3:12-cv-04158-MEJ] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-16864Chartis Property Casualty Co v. Robert Alpert - Robert and Hillary Alpert appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Chartis Property Casualty Company in a diversity insurance coverage action, alleging that the Alperts were not entitled to coverage under two insurance policies. [2:11-cv-02067-SMM] Civil AZ 15 min
13-16879James Eagle v. Bill Alexander Auto. Center - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. [2:11-cv-01148-JAT] Civil AZ 15 min


2015-11-19  9:30 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: NOONAN, WARDLAW and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-74112Rajesh Kumar v. Loretta E. Lynch - 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.
14-10446USA v. Jesus Castro-Delfin - Jesus Castro-Delfin appeals his conviction and sentence for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine and Importation of Methamphetamine. [4:13-cr-01038-JGZ-JR-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
13-16878Luis Hernandez v. The City of San Jose - San Jose police officers Luis Hernandez and Cindy Calderon appeal the district court's summary judgment in their action alleging that they suffered workplace retaliation in violation of their First Amendment rights to free speech and association. [5:12-cv-02952-HRL] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-16886Kenneth Palmer v. Carolyn Colvin - Kenneth Palmer appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Palmer's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-01786-JAT] Civil AZ 15 min


2015-11-19  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: McKEOWN, RAWLINSON and PARKER, JR. (Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-73091Jose Jauragui-Garcia v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of cancellation of removal. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-70618Vladislav Zubcu v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Moldova petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
14-10494USA v. Erik Holman - Erik Holman appeals his conviction and sentence for conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and wire fraud, arising from a fraudulent billing scheme. [2:11-cr-00457-JCM-CWH-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-60107Washington Group International v. USA - Washington Group International, Inc., appeals the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirmance of a ruling that a confirmed chapter 11 plan did not bar USAID's assertion of claims under the False Claims Act and the Foreign Assistance Act. [12-1572] Bankruptcy NV 15


2015-11-19  10:15 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: SCHROEDER and SILVERMAN, Circuit Judges; and GARBIS (Maryland), Senior District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
11-70723Eyama Authur v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Cameroon petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her motion to reopen asserting that prior counsel provided ineffective assistance. Immigration BIA 10 min


2015-11-19  9:00 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: FERNANDEZ and M. SMITH, Circuit Judges; and SCHEINDLIN (New York Southern), Senior District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72514Edgar Ortega-Sanchez v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Guatemala 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.
13-17197Ferdinand Reynolds v. Kirk Gerstel - California state prisoner Ferdinand Reynolds appeals from the district court's judgment, entered following a jury trial, in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against a prison dentist and others alleging deliberate indifference to his dental treatment. [1:09-cv-00680-SAB] Pr Non-HC E. CA 10 min
14-10472USA v. Cornelius Dozier, IV - Cornelius Dozier, IV appeals the district court's judgment imposing forfeiture and its amended judgment ordering restitution in a case in which Dozier pleaded guilty to four counts of armed bank robbery. [2:12-cr-01879-DGC-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
11-73484
12-70821
Baltazar Magallon-Del Toro v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decisions denying his motions to reopen and to reconsider.
Immigration BIA Subm.
13-16917UTHE Technology Corp v. Aetrium, Inc. - UTHE Technology Corp. appeals the district court's summary judgment in its action seeking treble damages under RICO following an arbitration award. [3:95-cv-02377-WHA] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-16925William Barnett v. So Cal Edison LTD Plan - William Barnett appeals the district court's summary judgment in his ERISA action challenging the termination of long term disability benefits. [1:12-cv-00130-LJO-SAB] Civil E. CA 10 min


2015-11-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: MELLOY (Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit), IKUTA and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-72799Ronald Gomez v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of El Salvador petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of cancellation of removal and special rule cancellation under the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-17119David Reyes v. Christopher Smith - California state prisoner David Reyes appeals from the district court's order dismissing his action for failure to exhaust administrative remedies under the Prison Litigation Reform Act. [2:12-cv-00652-KJM-CMK] Pr Non-HC E. CA 10 min
13-17380April Dominguez v. Carolyn Colvin - April Dominguez appeals the district court's decision remanding to the agency for further proceedings following an appeal of the decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying Dominguez's application for supplemental security income. [2:12-cv-01589-BSB] Civil AZ 10 min
14-10497USA v. Rosa Hernandez-Castro - Rosa Hernandez-Castro appeals the sentence imposed for her conviction by guilty plea to conspiracy to possess heroin with the intent to distribute. [4:13-cr-01577-CKJ-JR-1] Criminal AZ 10 min
13-16965Merriweather Franklin v. Carolyn Colvin - Merriweather Franklin appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Franklin's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [4:12-cv-03503-PJH] Civil N. CA 15 min
13-16982Deborah Tamburri v. SunTrust Mortgage, Inc. - Deborah Tamburri appeals the district court's judgment in her action under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and California state law against SunTrust Mortgage, Inc., and other defendants, arising from foreclosure proceedings. [3:11-cv-02899-JST] Civil N. CA Subm.
13-16992E. Trabert Graebner v. Wm. Page & Associates - E. Berita Trabert Graebner and others appeal the district court's summary judgment in favor of Wm. Page & Associates, Inc. in a diversity action alleging that Page used material misrepresentations and omissions when selling investments. [3:12-cv-01694-WHA] Civil N. CA 15 min


2015-11-20  9:30 am  Courtroom 2, 3rd Floor Rm 330, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: KLEINFELD, WARDLAW and PAEZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-71108Parminder Singh v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his untimely motion seeking to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA Subm.
15-10039USA v. Paul Wommer - Paul Wommer appeals the sentence imposed on remand for resentencing for structuring financial transactions, tax evasion, and making and subscribing a false return, statement, or other document. [2:10-cr-00596-GMN-GWF-1] Criminal NV Subm.
13-16995Linda McKinzie v. Carolyn Colvin - Linda McKinzie appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of McKinzie's application for supplemental security income under Title XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-00587-JAT] Civil AZ Subm.
13-17042Kimberley Daprizio v. Harrah's Las Vegas - An appeal from the dismissal on the ground of judicial estoppel of an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. [2:10-cv-00604-GMN-NJK] Civil NV Subm.


2015-11-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: W. FLETCHER, RAWLINSON and PARKER, JR. (Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-71920Manuel Lopez-Islava v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding that his burglary conviction was a crime of violence. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-70117Jose Magana-Pena v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' order finding him removable and ineligible for relief based on his conviction for burglary. Immigration BIA Subm.
13-10642
14-10115
USA v. Ivory Coast - The Ivory Coast appeals the judgment against it in a proceeding to adjudicate its interest in funds forfeited in a case in which Michael Shor and N'Guessan Yao were convicted of conspiracy to export arms in violation of a UN embargo. [5:10-cr-00434-RMW-1]
 
Criminal N. CA 15 min
13-17073Marguerite Hiken v. Department of Defense - Marguerite Hiken appeals the district court's attorneys' fee award entered in her Freedom of Information Act action brought against the U.S. Department of Defense. [4:06-cv-02812-YGR] Civil N. CA 15 min


2015-11-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor Rm 260, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: M. SMITH and N.R. SMITH, Circuit Judges; and SCHEINDLIN (New York Southern), Senior District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
12-71317Yuli Velarde Flores v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding her inadmissible. Immigration BIA Subm.
12-72798Rene Herrera-Castanola v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him removable. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-74216Elton Mendoza Rizo v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of Nicaragua petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
13-70138
13-74106
Arief Jacobson v. Loretta E. Lynch - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his applications for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture.
Immigration BIA Subm.
13-17020Harvey Ottovich v. Chase Home Finance, LLC - Harvey and Mark Ottovich appeal the denial of their motion for reconsideration of the dismissal of their action under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [3:10-cv-02842-WHA] Civil N. CA Subm.
13-17048Lawrence Willyard v. Carolyn Colvin - Lawrence Willyard appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Willyard's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under the Social Security Act. [2:12-cv-00736-ROS] Civil AZ 15 min


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