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

November 6-9, 2017

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.


2017-11-06  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: FERNANDEZ, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and TIGAR (California Northern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35838Sarah Patterson v. James Van Arsdel - Sarah Patterson appeals from the dismissal of her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging false imprisonment by release officer James Van Arsdel after he obtained a warrant to revoke Patterson's release agreement and arrest her. [3:14-cv-00501-BR] Civil OR 10 min
15-35943Warren Roberts v. Pacific Spine Specialists - Warren Roberts and his professional corporation, the Aspen Spine and Neurosurgery Center, appeal from the dismissal of their lawsuit against multiple defendants alleging wrongful and discriminatory acts in connection with Roberts' employment. [3:13-cv-01136-SI] Civil OR 10 min
16-70549Jones Stevedoring Co. v. Steven Popovich - Jones Stevedoring Company petitions for review of a decision of the Benefits Review Board denying Jones Stevedoring Company's request for relief from compensation liability under Section 8(f) of the Longshore Act. [BRB No. 2015-0182] Agency Subm.
15-35790
16-35484
Amy Baldin v. Wells Fargo Bank - Amy Baldin appeals the district court's summary judgment, and award of attorneys fees, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. in a diversity action alleging defamation arising from information provided by Wells Fargo to various credit reporting agencies. [3:12-cv-00648-AC]
Civil OR Subm.
15-35847Katherine Blumenkron v. Barton Eberwein - Katherine and David Blumenkron appeal from the district court's summary judgment in their 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action challenging the designation of an area in Multnomah County, Oregon, that includes Plaintiffs' land, as a rural reserve. [3:12-cv-00351-BR] Civil OR 15 min
16-35299Jose Arteaga-Ruiz v. USA - Jose Arteaga-Ruiz appeals the district court's dismissal of his Federal Tort Claims Act action against the United States alleging claims of negligence, false imprisonment, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. [4:14-cv-00061-BLW] Civil ID 15 min


2017-11-07  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: FERNANDEZ, W. FLETCHER, and MELLOY (Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-71664Erik Olivares-Calixto v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of an immigration judge's negative reasonable fear determination in reinstatement removal proceedings. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-71223Gabriel Benito-Sanchez v. Jefferson Sessions - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of an immigration judge's decision affirming an asylum officer's negative reasonable fear determination in reinstatement removal proceedings. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-30182USA v. Nathen Adams - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy to distribute explosives without a license in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 844(n). [1:15-cr-00139-SPW-1] Criminal MT Subm.
16-10327USA v. Landon Rudolfo - Appeal from conviction for trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts. [1:15-cr-00813-DKW-1] Criminal HI 15 min
17-35381Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Mary Farnsworth - Alliance for the Wild Rockies appeals the district court's denial of its motion for a preliminary injunction against federal officials seeking to enjoin two post-wildfire logging projects in Idaho Panhandle National Forest. [2:16-cv-00433-BLW] Civil ID 15 min


2017-11-08  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: FERNANDEZ, W. FLETCHER, and MELLOY (Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35106Blake Atkin v. Conrad Myers - An appeal from the district court's imposition of sanctions in a RICO suit. [4:12-cv-00244-MJP] Civil ID 10 min
16-30251USA v. Aleksandr Malimon - Appeal from denial of a renewed motion for reduction of sentence based on Sentencing Guidelines Amendment 782. [3:10-cr-00396-SI-3] Criminal OR 10 min
16-35682Robert Neuman v. Mark Nooth - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his sentence for first-degree burglary. [2:14-cv-00828-SB] Habeas OR Subm.
15-35410Danny Snapp v. BNSF Railway Co. - An appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [3:10-cv-05577-RBL] Civil W. WA 15 min
16-35571Native Ecosystems Council v. Leanne Marten - Plaintiffs appeal the district court's order dissolving an injunction that enjoined the Lonesome Wood 2 Project, a logging project, in the Gallatin National Forest in Montana. [9:13-cv-00064-BMM] Civil MT 15 min
16-35957Olympic Forest Coalition v. Coast Seafoods Company - An appeal from the district court's order denying a motion to dismiss an action under the Clean Water Act concerning an oyster hatchery. [3:16-cv-05068-RBL] Civil W. WA 15 min


2017-11-09  9:00 am  2nd Floor Courtroom, The Pioneer Courthouse, Portland Oregon
Before: TASHIMA, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges, and LASNIK (Washington Western), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-35774Amy Ho v. Megan J. Brennan - Amy Ho, a United States Postal Service employee, appeals pro se the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of her Title VII action for discrimination and retaliation. [3:14-cv-01998-MO] Civil OR 10 min
16-35223Lence Family Trust v. Elmer Christensen - Lence Family Trust appeals, on remand from this court, the district court's order in favor of Elmer Christensen and Landtech Enterprises Ltd, Co. in Lence's diversity action, alleging various claims arising out of the sale of Landtech Ltd., Co. [9:12-cv-00171-DWM] Civil MT Subm.
15-35683Technical Security Integration v. Philadelphia Indemnity Ins. - Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company appeals the district court's order denying its motion to compel arbitration and stay proceedings in a diversity insurance coverage case brought by Technical Security Integration, Inc. [3:14-cv-01895-SB] Civil OR Subm.
15-35752Trina Towne v. Nancy Berryhill - Ginger Swain appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of Swain's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [6:14-cv-01113-BR] Social Security OR Subm.
16-35587Gerald Miller v. George Baldwin - An Oregon state prisoner appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for the murder of his two wives. [3:96-cv-00114-CL] Habeas OR 15 min


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Portland OR 97204-1369


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