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

September 18-21, 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.


2017-09-18  11:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and FISHER, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
10-99005Robert Poyson v. Charles Ryan - Arizona state prisoner Robert Allen Poyson appeals the district court's denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his jury conviction and capital sentence for murder and armed robbery. [2:04-cv-00534-NVW] DP HC AZ 20 min


2017-09-19  10:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco - En Banc
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and KOZINSKI, McKEOWN, BERZON, TALLMAN, CALLAHAN, BEA, M. SMITH, IKUTA, NGUYEN, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-35574Alaska Airlines v. Judy Schurke - Alaska Airlines, Inc., appeals from the district court's summary judgment holding that the Railway Labor Act did not preempt a flight attendant's claim under the Washington Family Care Act. [2:11-cv-00616-JLR] Civil W. WA 30 min


2017-09-19  8:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: LUCERO (Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit), GRABER, and HURWITZ, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-17439John Doe v. PriceWaterHouseCoopers Health - An appeal from the district court's judgment in an ERISA action challenging the denial of a claim for disability benefits. [4:13-cv-02710-JSW] Civil N. CA 15 min


2017-09-19  10:00 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: GOULD, CLIFTON, and WATFORD, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-15146Anthony Chernetsky v. State of Nevada - Appeal by a Nevada state prisoner from the district court's partial summary judgment in his action alleging that defendants violated his constitutional rights relating to his religious practices as a Wiccan. [3:06-cv-00252-RCJ-WGC] Pr Non-HC NV 15 min


2017-09-19  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco - En Banc
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and REINHARDT, KOZINSKI, GRABER, McKEOWN, W. FLETCHER, RAWLINSON, N.R. SMITH, NGUYEN, WATFORD, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-16585FTC v. AT&T Mobility LLC - AT&T Mobility LLC appeals interlocutorily the district court's order denying its motion to dismiss the suit filed by the Federal Trade Commission, asserting that AT&T engaged in acts and practices in violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act. [3:14-cv-04785-EMC] Civil N. CA 30 min


2017-09-20  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco - En Banc
Before: THOMAS, Chief Judge, and REINHARDT, KOZINSKI, McKEOWN, WARDLAW, GOULD, CALLAHAN, IKUTA, NGUYEN, HURWITZ, and FRIEDLAND, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-56059
14-56078
G.W. Palmer & Co. v. AgriCap Financial Corp. - Appeals from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act. [2:08-cv-05250-GW-FFM]
Civil C. CA 30 min


2017-09-20  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor Rm 307, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: BERZON, WATFORD, and OWENS, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
13-99002
17-15768
17-71510
Cary Williams v. Timothy Filson - Nevada state prisoner Cary Williams appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction and capital sentence for first-degree murder. [2:98-cv-00056-PMP-VCF]

DP HC NV 30 min


2017-09-20  1:00 pm  Courtroom 1, 3rd Floor Rm 338, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: TALLMAN, CLIFTON, and IKUTA, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-16078
15-17420
15-17422
15-17475
15-17532
15-17533
15-17534
16-15000
16-15001
16-15035
16-15595
Douglas O'Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. - In eleven interlocutory appeals arising out of four actions, Uber Technologies, Inc. drivers allege that they have been misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees, and raise arbitration and class certification issues. [3:13-cv-03826-EMC]









Civil N. CA 30 min


2017-09-21  9:00 am  -, James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse, San Francisco
Before: HAWKINS, McKEOWN, and DAVIS (Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit), Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
14-35201Steven Petersen v. Lewis County - Steven Petersen appeals the district court's summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that Lewis County police officer McKnight used unconstitutional deadly force when he shot and killed Petersen's son in responding to a 911 call. [3:12-cv-05908-RBL] Civil W. WA 10 min


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