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

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 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KLEINFELD, PAEZ, and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-50132USA v. Raul Mejia - Appeal from conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. [3:17-cr-00809-CAB-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
18-50186USA v. Jose Rojas-Martinez - Appeal from sentence for attempted entry into the United States after deportation. [3:17-cr-04445-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
19-56119Randolph Fitch v. Shaw Industries, Inc. - Shaw Industries, Inc. appeals the district court's order sua sponte remanding to state court a class action brought by Randolph Fitch against Shaw for wage and hour violations under California law. [2:19-cv-00590-RGK-MAA] Civil C. CA Subm.
19-56121Leonard Williams v. Warner Music Group Corporation - Warner Music Group Corporation appeals the district court's order sua sponte remanding to state court a class action that Warner had removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act. [2:18-cv-09691-RGK-PJW] Civil C. CA Subm.


2019-10-22  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, and OWENS, Circuit Judges, and RESTANI (International Trade), Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-55464Allen Hammler v. William Muniz - A California state prisoner appeals the judgment dismissing his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for rape, forced oral copulation, and false imprisonment. [2:12-cv-04700-JGB-SP] Habeas C. CA Subm.
18-55514Allana Baroni v. CIT Bank N.A. - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court award of attorneys' fees in an adversary proceeding. [2:17-cv-07947-SVW] Bankruptcy C. CA Subm.
18-55986Brett Hagewood v. William Gore - An appeal from the dismissal, for delay of service of process, of an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging excessive force. [3:16-cv-03126-W-BLM] Civil S. CA Subm.
18-55992Robert Rains v. USA - Taxpayers appeal the district court's denial of their motions to quash Internal Revenue summonses issued to third parties. [2:17-mc-00074-DMG-MRW] Civil C. CA Subm.
18-55283The Boeing Company v. KB Yuzhnoye - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment on claims for breach of contract under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. [2:13-cv-00730-AB-AJW] Civil C. CA Subm.
18-55807USA ex rel. Arthur Afionyan v. PLS Diabetic Shoe Company - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the False Claims Act. [2:16-cv-03268-JFW-KS] Civil C. CA Subm.


2019-10-22  11:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KLEINFELD, PAEZ, and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-55560Janet Wheeler v. Home Depot USA, Inc. - Plaintiff appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of her former employer, Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., in a diversity action alleging employment claims. [3:15-cv-02236-CAB-AGS] Civil S. CA 10 min
16-55698
16-55922
Carl Haynes v. Home Depot USA, Inc. - Plaintiff appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of his former employer, Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., in a diversity action alleging employment claims after Home Depot terminated his job; and plaintiff's attorneys appeal sanctions. [3:15-cv-01038-CAB-JLB]
Civil S. CA 15 min


2019-10-23  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KLEINFELD, and CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges, and RESTANI (International Trade), Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-10285 USA v. Josie Arvizu - Appeals from conviction for conspiracy and transportation of illegal aliens for profit. [4:17-cr-01056-JGZ-BPV-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
18-10296 USA v. Erika Hernandez-Nunez      
18-50273USA v. Mario Buenrostro-Lopez - Appeal from conviction for illegal reentry after deportation. [3:17-cr-03825-JAH-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
18-50305USA v. Omar Hernandez - Appeal from conviction for transportation of illegal aliens. [5:17-cr-00166-PSG-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
13-74391Gustavo Tejeda v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico and U.S. lawful permanent resident petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision finding him removable based on a controlled substance conviction. Immigration BIA 15 min
16-70161Jose Hernandez Rojas v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of cancellation of removal based on convictions of two crimes involving moral turpitude and denying voluntary departure based on the lack of good moral character. Immigration BIA Subm.


2019-10-23  2:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KLEINFELD, CALLAHAN, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-56621
17-56710
Sara Dees v. County of San Diego - An appeal from a judgment as a matter of law in favor of plaintiffs and the conditional grant of a new trial in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that social workers violated plaintiffs' Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights during an investigation. [3:14-cv-00189-BEN-DHB]
Civil S. CA 20 min
18-55831Patrick Russell v. Jocelyn Lumitap - An appeal from the denial, on summary judgment, of defendants' motion for qualified immunity in an action alleging that jail officials were deliberately indifferent to the medical needs of Patrick John Russell, a pretrial detainee who died from a ruptured aortic dissection. [8:17-cv-00125-JLS-DFM] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-10-24  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: CALLAHAN, OWENS, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-71195Juan Alvarado Hernandez v. William Barr - A citizen of Guatemala petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-71577Jose Cabrera v. William Barr - A citizen of El Salvador 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.
17-56084Michael Hopkins v. R. Bustos - An appeal from a summary judgment for prison officials in an action brought by a developmentally disabled California prison inmate who alleged that the prison's failure to provide him with adequate assistance with reading and writing frustrated his ability to file grievances. [3:15-cv-00788-JLS-PCL] Pr Non-HC S. CA 10 min
17-56770Nicholas Razo v. Ashley Furniture Industries - Appeal of the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. in a diversity action alleging violations of California law concerning DuraBlend used in Ashley furniture. [2:16-cv-00630-MWF-MRW] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-56857Calvary Chapel Bible Fellows v. County of Riverside - An appeal from a summary judgment in favor of the County of Riverside in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that certain provisions of the County's land use ordinance facially violate the Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. [5:16-cv-00259-PSG-DTB] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-15022
18-16727
TDN Money Systems, Inc. v. Everi Payments, Inc. - TDN Money Systems, Inc. appeals the district court’s judgment in favor of Everi Payments, Inc. in a diversity action alleging claims arising from a dealer resale agreement; and Everi appeals the denial of its motion for attorneys' fees. [2:15-cv-02197-JCM-NJK]
Civil NV 15 min


2019-10-24  2:00 pm  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: KLEINFELD, CALLAHAN, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-50422USA v. Omar Dominguez-Valencia - Appeal from conviction and sentence for attempted reentry after deportation. [3:11-cr-01750-BTM-1] Criminal S. CA Subm.
17-56706Norman Shaw v. Bank of America - An appeal from the district court's dismissal of an action under the Truth in Lending Act. [3:12-cv-01207-DMS-BLM] Civil S. CA 10 min
18-55377Friends of Oceano Dunes v. John Ainsworth - An appeal from the district court's abstention order in an action under the Endangered Species Act. [2:17-cv-08733-VAP-MRW] Civil C. CA 15 min


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