United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii

October 21-24, 2019

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.


2019-10-21  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: GRABER, M. SMITH, Jr., and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-74044John Bumatay v. William Barr - A citizen of the Philippines and U.S. lawful permanent resident petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision concluding that he is removable based on a controlled substance offense. Immigration BIA Subm.
17-71200Wattana Kotchai v. William Barr - Citizens of Thailand petition for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of their applications for asylum. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-10237USA v. Michael Terui - Appeal from conviction for sexual exploitation of minors. [1:17-cr-00107-JMS-1] Criminal HI Subm.
18-16632Christopher Deedy v. Russell Suzuki - The State of Hawaii appeals the district court's order granting a habeas corpus petition asserting that a state-court retrial on murder and firearm charges was barred by the Double Jeopardy Clause. [1:18-cv-00094-DKW-RLP] Habeas HI 10 min
17-16360Kealii Makekau v. State of Hawaii - Five registered Hawaii voters appeal from the district court's order denying their motion for attorneys' fees and expenses pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1988, and 52 U.S.C. § 10310. [1:15-cv-00322-JMS-RLP] Civil HI 15 min
18-15738
18-15817
Bridge Aina Le'a, LLC v. State of Hawaii Land Use Comm. - An appeal from a judgment for plaintiff following a 10-day jury trial and an award of $1 in nominal compensation in an action arising out of a decision by defendant State of Hawaii Land Use Commission to reclassify a parcel of land from urban use to agricultural use. [1:11-cv-00414-SOM-KJM]
Civil HI 15 min


2019-10-22  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: GRABER, M. SMITH, Jr., and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-16299Charles Lima v. ECMC - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [1:15-cv-00242-KSC] Civil HI 10 min
17-71288Wendian Xu v. William Barr - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum and withholding of removal. Immigration BIA 10 min
18-16098Jay Friedheim v. Dane Field - An appeal from the district court's order denying a request for attorneys' fees in a bankruptcy case. [1:16-cv-00183-JMS-KJM] Bankruptcy HI Subm.
13-71916Ali Fares v. William Barr - A citizen of Tunisia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision denying his application for a waiver of removability under INA § 237(a)(1)(H). Immigration BIA 15 min
18-16692Hyun Park v. City and County of Honolulu - An appeal from the dismissal of an action arising from the accidental shooting of plaintiff by an off-duty police officer. [1:17-cv-00142-ACK-KSC] Civil HI 15 min


2019-10-23  9:30 am  Moot Courtroom, University of Hawaii, Richardson Law, Manoa
Before: GRABER, M. SMITH, Jr., and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10275
17-10277
USA v. Steven Wang - Appeals from sentences in two cases for mail fraud, visa fraud, money laundering, willful failure to pay over tax, and conspiracy to commit visa fraud. [1:10-cr-00085-FMTG-1]
 
Criminal Guam 10 min
18-10450USA v. Roland Eguchi, Jr. - Appeal from judgment revoking supervised release. [1:08-cr-00714-SOM-1] Criminal HI 10 min
18-16090Stephanie Dixon v. EDU-HI - An appeal from the district court's judgment on the pleadings in an employment discrimination case. [1:16-cv-00110-DKW-KJM] Civil HI 10 min
16-70918Joseph Fugow v. William Barr - A native and citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' determination that his conviction for false imprisonment is a crime involving moral turpitude. Immigration BIA 15 min
16-73272Kanisto Otto v. William Barr - A citizen of Micronesia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge's decision denying adjustment of status based on his attempted assault conviction. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-16523John Toma v. University of Hawaii - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [1:16-cv-00499-RLP] Civil HI Subm.


2019-10-24  9:00 am  Courtroom 250L, Honolulu Bankruptcy Courthouse Hawaii
Before: GRABER, M. SMITH, Jr., and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70927Ligong Gu v. William Barr - A citizen of China, present in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' three-board-member decision finding petitioner inadmissible and ineligible for relief under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA 10 min
17-70026Joefry Noble v. William Barr - A citizen of the Philippines, present in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' three-board-member decision dismissing his appeal of an Immigration Judge’s decision finding him removable while present in the CNMI. Immigration BIA 10 min
18-10153USA v. Marc Hubbard - Appeal from conviction for wire fraud arising from the defendant's fraudulent representations that he was a successful concert promoter. [1:12-cr-01133-LEK-1] Criminal HI Subm.
17-16518Juan Quinones v. UnitedHealth Group Inc. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment on claims concerning Medicaid benefits. [1:14-cv-00497-LEK-RLP] Civil HI Subm.
18-10096USA v. Mohammed Islam - Appeal from conviction for mail fraud and fraud in foreign labor contracting. [1:17-cr-00001-2] Criminal NMI 15 min
18-16249Theresa Kimes v. Kathryn Matayoshi - An appeal from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under the Rehabilitation Act and Hawaii state law. [1:16-cv-00264-JMS-RLP] Civil HI Subm.
18-16708Ronald Barranco v. 3D Systems Corp. - Plaintiff appeals the district court's judgment in a diversity action against 3D Systems Corporation, alleging claims arising after plaintiff sold two 3-D printing businesses to 3D Systems  [1:13-cv-00412-LEK-RLP] Civil HI 15 min


Location Addresses


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Courtroom @ Suite 250 L
1132 Bishop Street
Honolulu HI 96813


University of Hawai'i at Manoa
William S. Richardson School of Law
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu HI 96822-2350


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