United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Calendar for William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington

October 21-25, 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  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: IKUTA, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges, and DORSEY (Nevada), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-72349Nerly Melendez-Escalante v. William Barr - A citizen of Honduras 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.
18-35043Allen Wisdom v. Jeremy Gugino - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's denial of turnover and recusal motions. [1:17-cv-00254-DCN] Bankruptcy ID 10 min
18-35967Mary Johnson v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios - Mark Johnson appeals the district court's order approving final settlement, certifying a class, and granting only in part the motion for attorneys' fees in Johnson's diversity action against MGM Holdings, Inc. [2:17-cv-00541-RSM] Civil W. WA Subm.
18-35642Colin Bancroft v. Minnesota Life Ins. Co. - Colin Bancroft appeals the district court’s summary judgment in favor of Minnesota Life Insurance Company in a diversity insurance coverage action, alleging claims arising from coverage under a life insurance policy. [2:17-cv-01312-JLR] Civil W. WA 15 min
18-30012 USA v. Baltazar Garcia - Appeals from convictions for drug trafficking offenses. [2:16-cr-00287-JLR-3] Criminal W. WA 20 min
18-30013 USA v. Angel Carreno      
18-30014 USA v. Hector Ibarra      


2019-10-22  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: CLIFTON, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-72231Baldev Manhani v. William Barr - A citizen of India petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision concluding that he was ineligible for a waiver of inadmissibility under INA section 237(a)(1)(H) due to the frivolous asylum application bar. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-35550Viorel Angheloiu v. PeaceHealth - An appeal from an order compelling arbitration in a labor law case. [3:17-cv-05891-BHS] Civil W. WA Subm.
18-35660James Elsey, II v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court's decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security's denial of claimant's application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [3:17-cv-05633-JPD] Social Security W. WA Subm.
18-35794Michelle Ford v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court’s decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security’s partial denial of claimant’s application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act.  [2:18-cv-00099-BAT] Social Security W. WA Subm.
18-35728Little Butte Prop. Water Assn. v. Ken Bradley - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in favor of Little Butte Property Owners Association and Chelan County in an action pertaining to a property easement. [2:17-cv-00162-RMP] Civil E. WA Subm.
18-35441Muckleshoot Indian Tribe v. Tulalip Tribes - Muckleshoot Indian Tribe appeals the district court's dismissal of its action against other tribes, seeking a determination of the Tribe's usual and accustomed fishing grounds and stations  under the Treaties of Point Elliot and Medicine Creek. [2:17-sp-00002-RSM] Civil W. WA 20 min


2019-10-23  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: IKUTA, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-71414Alberto Zavala Borja v. William Barr - 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 Subm.
18-71817Fednel Jacinthe v. William Barr - A citizen of Haiti 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.
18-35172Edward Stevens v. Terema Carlin - The State of Idaho appeals the district court's judgment granting relief on a habeas corpus petition challenging a conviction for the murder of an eleven-month-old baby. [3:14-cv-00403-REB] Habeas ID 15 min
18-71705City of Burien v. FAA - City of Burien petitions for review of a decision by the Federal Aviation Administration to approve a new flight path at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Agency FAA 15 min
19-35277Blocktree Properties, LLC v. Grant County PUD - An appeal from the denial of plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to enjoin Grant County PUD No. 2 from implementing its “Evolving Industries” electricity rate class, which substantially increased the cost of electricity supplied to evolving industries. [2:18-cv-00390-RMP] Civil E. WA 15 min


2019-10-24  9:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: CLIFTON, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges, and RAKOFF (New York Southern), District Judge
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-30119USA v. Randall Fox - Appeal from conviction for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships. [2:16-cr-00100-JCC-2] Criminal W. WA Subm.
18-35833Barry Stimpson v. Midland Credit Mgmt., Inc. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. [4:17-cv-00431-BLW] Civil ID 10 min
18-35950The Bank of New York Mellon v. Karen Smith - The Bank of New York Mellon appeals the district court’s dismissal, as untimely, of its diversity action alleging claims arising out of a judicial foreclosure of real property in Seattle owned by Karen Smith. [2:18-cv-00764-TSZ] Civil W. WA Subm.
18-35785Wendy Jones v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court’s decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security’s denial of claimant’s application for disability insurance benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act from the alleged onset date of June 30, 2012 until August 1, 2016.  [3:17-cv-05682-JPD] Social Security W. WA Subm.
18-35839Phillip Brown v. Andrew Saul - Claimant appeals the district court’s decision affirming the Commissioner of Social Security’s denial of claimant’s application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. [2:17-cv-01470-RBL] Social Security W. WA 15 min
18-35880Nancy Setterquist v. Law Office of Ted D. Billbe - Nancy Setterquist appeals the district court's Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) dismissal of her diversity action alleging legal malpractice against Ted Billbe, based on an underlying marital dissolution action in Washington state court. [2:18-cv-01131-JCC] Civil W. WA 15 min


2019-10-25  8:00 am  7th Floor Courtroom 2, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, Seattle Washington
Before: CLIFTON, IKUTA, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-17214Edward Stolz v. Safeco Insurance Co. - Edward Stolz appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Safeco Insurance Company in a diversity insurance coverage action alleging breach of contract and other claims. [2:14-cv-02060-RFB-NJK] Civil NV 10 min
17-73351Yang Xiang v. William Barr - A citizen of China 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
18-30096USA v. Gerald Carlson - Appeal from conviction for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. [3:17-cr-05188-RBL-1] Criminal W. WA 10 min
18-35598Justin Harter v. Megan Brennan - Justin Harter appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of the Postmaster General in an action alleging employment discrimination. [2:16-cv-00438-SMJ] Civil E. WA 15 min
18-35940Teresa Titus v. ZestFinance, Inc. - Appeals from the district court's denial of motions to compel arbitration of claims concerning loans made by a tribal corporation. [3:18-cv-05373-RJB] Civil W. WA 15 min
19-35035Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Christopher Savage - Alliance for the Wild Rockies appeals the district court’s order dissolving a preliminary injunction entered against the Miller West Fisher Project. [9:09-cv-00160-DWM] Civil MT 15 min


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