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

September 9-13, 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.


2019-09-09  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: OWENS, R. NELSON, and MILLER, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-70223Zhou Haung 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 Subm.
18-50179USA v. Anthony Ped - Appeal from conviction and sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. [2:16-cr-00775-JAK-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-50127 USA v. Joshua Perez - Appeals from criminal judgments in a case in which three defendants were convicted of assaulting a federal correctional officer. [5:16-cr-00129-RGK-1] Criminal C. CA 15 min
18-50143 USA v. Luis De La Rosa      
18-50150 USA v. Andy Real      
18-50334USA v. Hua Leung - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy and laundering of monetary instruments. [2:15-cr-00701-ODW-3] Criminal C. CA Subm.
18-56138USA v. Anahit Shatvoryan - A federal prisoner appeals the denial of her 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion seeking to correct her sentence for health care fraud conspiracy. [2:18-cv-01426-TJH] Habeas C. CA 10 min
18-55407
18-55479
CFPB v. Cashcall, Inc. - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appeals, and CashCall, Inc. and other defendants cross appeal, the district court’s judgment in a civil enforcement action under the Consumer Financial Protection Act. [2:15-cv-07522-JFW-RAO]
Civil C. CA 20 min


2019-09-09  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: RAWLINSON, BENNETT, and BADE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-70354Rafik Suleymanyan v. William Barr - A citizen of Armenia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of his motion seeking to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA 10 min
16-71409Walfred Lopez Lopez 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.
16-71676Lijuan Qiao 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 Subm.
16-72990Luis Sanchez-Carriosa 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.
17-56069
17-56208
Gary Romanchuk v. SCUF & CWUF Joint Benefit Fund - An appeal and a cross-appeal from the district court's order denying summary judgment in an ERISA case. [2:15-cv-08180-AB-KS]
Civil C. CA 15 min
18-15463
18-15469
IMDB.com Inc v. Xavier Becerra - Appeal from summary judgment for plaintiffs in an action challenging, on First Amendment grounds, Assembly Bill 168, which prohibits commercial online entertainment service providers from disclosing a subscriber's age if the subscriber requests that the information not be disclosed. [3:16-cv-06535-VC]
Civil N. CA 20 min


2019-09-10  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, BENNETT, and MILLER, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-55297The People of the State of CA v. Pauline Hunter - Appeal from the district court's order remanding to the Los Angeles Superior Court a criminal case removed by the defendant on the ground that, as guardian ad litem, she is a federal officer. [2:18-cr-00082-JAK] Civil C. CA 10 min
18-55402Leilani Lake 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.  [3:16-cv-03021-GPC-JMA] Social Security S. CA 10 min
18-55731Keith Speir v. 2425 W. Fifth St., CRE, LLC - Debtors appeal the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's dismissal of their adversary proceeding against a creditor. [2:17-cv-06871-DOC] Bankruptcy C. CA 10 min
17-50215 USA v. Deverick Mathis - Appeals from convictions and sentences for drug offenses. [2:11-cr-00794-DMG-1] Criminal C. CA 15 min
17-50230 USA v. Marcus Dennis      
18-50070USA v. Javed Asefi - Appeal from conviction for RICO conspiracy, bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, and submitting false statements in a citizenship application. [8:16-cr-00113-JLS-10] Criminal C. CA 15 min
18-55211Doyma Michel v. CBP - Plaintiff appeals the district court's summary judgments in favor of Safariland, LLC and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection in a Federal Tort Claims Act action. [3:16-cv-00277-GPC-AGS] Civil S. CA 15 min


2019-09-10  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: RAWLINSON, IKUTA, and BADE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-72412Silvia Perdomo Euceda v. William Barr - A citizen of Honduras petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' dismissal of her appeal of an Immigration Judge's denial of her motion to suppress, as well as her application for asylum and related relief. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-71456Shaohua Chang v. William Barr - A citizen of China petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of asylum. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-50387USA v. Elionai Lopez-Gonzalez - Appeal from conviction for misdemeanor illegal reentry. [3:18-mj-20271-JMA-AJB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
18-55249Bayless Engineering, Inc v. AUCRA - AUCRA appeals the district court’s denial of its motion to vacate an arbitration award, and granting the motion of Bayless Engineering, Inc. to confirm the arbitration award in this diversity action. [2:17-cv-07734-SVW-RAO] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-56856AUCRA v. Barker Management, Inc. - AUCRA appeals the district court’s order denying its motion to vacate an arbitration award, and granting Barker Management, Inc.’s motion to enforce the arbitration award in a diversity action. [8:17-cv-01529-JVS-DFM] Civil C. CA Subm.
17-56789
17-56897
18-55156
Strategic Partners, Inc. v. Vestagen Protective Tech. Inc. - Appeals from the district court's judgment after a jury trial in an action under the Lanham Act. [2:16-cv-05900-RGK-PLA]

Civil C. CA 20 min


2019-09-11  9:00 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: OWENS, R. NELSON, and MILLER, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
18-10175USA v. Betty Madrid - Appeal from conviction for conspiracy and transportation of an illegal alien for profit. [4:16-cr-02180-RM-BGM-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
18-50268USA v. Christopher George - Appeal from sentence for mail fraud affecting a financial institution, wire fraud, wire fraud affecting a financial institution, and conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud. [5:12-cr-00065-VAP-2] Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-55452Kenneth Clark v. Matthew Cate - A California state prisoner appeals the district court's judgment dismissing as untimely his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for second-degree murder. [5:10-cv-01081-DMG-JCG] Habeas C. CA 10 min
18-10252USA v. William Kennemer - Appeal from conviction and sentence for engaging in the business of dealing firearms without a license. [4:17-cr-00603-CKJ-LAB-1] Criminal AZ Subm.
18-55150Impex Enterprises Limited v. SPWA - Impex Enterprises Limited appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, Inc. in Impex's diversity action alleging breach of contract. [2:17-cv-01044-SJO-SK] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55253Timothy Ryan v. Brant Putnam - An appeal from the dismissal of a complaint brought by a surgeon at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center alleging his employer retaliated against him after he reported alleged misconduct by fellow physicians. [2:17-cv-05752-R-RAO] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-09-11  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: RAWLINSON, IKUTA, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10358
18-10037
USA v. Michael Quiroz - Appeal from conviction and restitution in a case in which the defendant was convicted of conspiracy and wire fraud in connection with a mortgage-fraud scheme. [4:11-cr-00794-RCC-DTF-3]
 
Criminal AZ Subm.
17-50366
18-50006
USA v. Mark Gelazela - Appeal from conviction for wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud investors regarding high-yield financial products. [8:15-cr-00080-DOC-3]
 
Criminal C. CA 10 min
18-55102Philip Rogers v. Debbie Asuncion - A California state prisoner appeals the denial of his habeas corpus petition challenging his conviction for offenses including gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. [2:16-cv-00901-JC] Habeas C. CA 10 min
18-55338Curtin Maritime Corp. v. Santa Catalina Island Company - An appeal from the dismissal of an antitrust case. [2:16-cv-03290-TJH-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55492Demetrice Sightler v. David Nisleit - An appeal from the district court's order, on summary judgment, denying a motion for qualified immunity brought by police officers in an action alleging that plaintiff was unlawfully detained and subjected to excessive force. [3:15-cv-02235-LAB-RNB] Civil S. CA Subm.
18-56657USA v. Tarek Obaid - Claimant appeals interlocutorily the district court's denial of his motion to dismiss the government's civil forfeiture complaint against certain stock in Palantir Technologies. [2:17-cv-04446-DSF-PLA] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-09-12  9:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: WARDLAW, BERZON, and BADE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
16-70150Maria Enriquez-Orellana 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.
16-72454Anna Akopian v. William Barr - A citizen of Georgia petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of her motion seeking to reopen removal proceedings based on changed country conditions. Immigration BIA Subm.
16-72784Zhen Wang 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
17-56494Warren Mauran v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Warren Mauran appeals the district court’s summary judgment in favor of his former employer, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in Mauran’s diversity employment discrimination action. [2:16-cv-07808-RGK-JC] Civil C. CA 15 min
17-56853Nolan Lewis v. William Mossbrooks - Plaintiff appeals the district court's judgment, largely in favor of the United States as to Lewis's action alleging claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act, other federal laws, and California state law. [2:15-cv-08756-JFW-E] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55003Lindsay Rogers v. W. Univ. of Health Sciences - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [2:16-cv-07681-MWF-AGR] Civil C. CA 15 min


2019-09-12  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: RAWLINSON, IKUTA, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-10461USA v. Jemara Butler - Appeal from judgment revoking supervised release. [4:06-cr-00811-CKJ-DTF-2] Criminal AZ Subm.
17-50439USA v. John Schiefer - Appeal from a sentence imposed upon revocation of supervised release. [2:07-cr-01240-ODW-1] Criminal C. CA Subm.
18-50012USA v. Daniel Pick - Appeal from conviction for production and use of counterfeit devices, and aggravated identity theft. [2:16-cr-00695-DSF-1] Criminal C. CA 10 min
17-50003USA v. Michael Wallenstein - Appeal from conviction for making threats against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election campaign. [2:16-cr-00550-BRO-1] Criminal C. CA 15 min
18-50099USA v. William Johnson - Appeal from conviction for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. [2:17-cr-00592-JFW-1] Criminal C. CA 15 min
18-55750Thomas Misik v. Thomas D'Arco - An appeal from the district court's affirmance of the bankruptcy court's judgment after a trial in an adversary proceeding. [2:17-cv-05629-AB] Bankruptcy C. CA Subm.


2019-09-13  8:30 am  Courtroom 1, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: BERZON, R. NELSON, and BADE, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
15-71965Benjamin Gonzalez-Gonzalez v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' decision dismissing his appeal of an Immigration Judge’s decision finding him removable and ineligible for cancellation of removal or a waiver under former INA § 212(c) Immigration BIA Subm.
15-73499Maria Torres Valdivia v. William Barr - A citizen of Mexico petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' denial of withholding of removal and protection under the Convention Against Torture. Immigration BIA Subm.
18-50043USA v. Arian Cebreros - Appeal from misdemeanor conviction for impeding a federal officer. [3:17-cr-00800-PCL-JAH-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
18-50250USA v. Jonathan Acosta-Ramirez - Appeal from conviction for misdemeanor eluding examination and inspection by immigration officers. [3:18-mj-03755-LAB-1] Criminal S. CA 10 min
16-56755Samuel Arrington v. City of Los Angeles - An appeal from a judgment following a jury trial in an action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that Los Angeles police officers used excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment during plaintiff's arrest. [2:12-cv-04698-GW-AGR] Pr Non-HC C. CA 15 min
18-55041Keo Ratha v. Phatthana Seafood Co., Ltd. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. [2:16-cv-04271-JFW-AS] Civil C. CA 20 min


2019-09-13  9:30 am  Courtroom 3, Richard H. Chambers US Court of Appeals, Pasadena
Before: RAWLINSON, OWENS, and BENNETT, Circuit Judges
Case No. Title Nature Origin Time / Side
17-56223Kathleen Eisenberg v. Citibank, N.A. - Kathleen Eisenberg appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Citibank, N.A. and other mortgage entities in a diversity action alleging claims arising from an attempted mortgage loan modification and the nonjudicial foreclosure of Eisenberg's house in Calabasas. [2:13-cv-01814-CAS-JPR] Civil C. CA Subm.
18-15212Nicole Weber v. Allergan, Inc. - Nicole Weber appeals the district court's summary judgment in favor of Allergan, Inc., in a diversity action alleging claims arising out of injuries Weber suffered after the implantation of silicone gel breast implants manufactured by Allergan. [2:12-cv-02388-SRB] Civil AZ 15 min
18-55020Jane Winter v. Gardens Regional Hospital - Jane Winter, ex rel. United States, appeals the district court's dismissal of her qui tam False Claims Act action against Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center, Inc. dba Tri-City Regional Medical Center. [2:14-cv-08850-JFW-E] Civil C. CA 15 min
18-55259Corinna Ruiz v. Paradigmworks Group, Inc. - An appeal from the district court's summary judgment in an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act. [3:16-cv-02993-CAB-BGS] Civil S. CA 15 min
18-55353
18-55356
Precise Aerospace Mfg., Inc. v. MAG Aerospace Industries, LLC - Precise Aerospace Manufacturing, Inc. appeals, and MAG Aerospace Industries, LLC cross appeals, the district court's judgment in a diversity action alleging claims and counterclaims of breach of contract and fraud. [2:17-cv-01239-RGK-JC]
Civil C. CA 15 min


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