Ninth Circuit News

2021 Annual Report

Senate Confirms Salvador Mendoza Jr. to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Pro Bono Efforts Serve the Most Vulnerable

First Ninth Circuit Conference Since 2019 Enlightens, Probes, Presents Special Guests

Judge Candy W. Dale Receives Idaho State Bar Distinguished Jurist Award

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Robert J. Faris Reappointed to Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Senate Confirms Roopali H. Desai to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd (Ret.) Obituary, Northern District of Cal

Judge M. Margaret McKeown Awarded Prestigious 2022 Professionalism Award

Senate Confirms Ana Isabel de Alba for Federal Judgeship in Eastern District of California

Demystifying the Courts: Idaho Journalists Institute Promotes Understanding of the Courts and the Judiciary

Senate Confirms Robert Steven Huie for Federal Judgeship in Southern District of California

Ninth Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima Presented with UCLA’s Award for Professional Achievement

Ninth Circuit Announces 2022 Civics Contest Winners

Senate Confirms Sunshine Suzanne Sykes for Federal Judgeship in Central District of California

Chief Judge Emeritus Sidney R. Thomas Receives Honorary Doctorate from Montana State University

Senate Confirms Trina L. Thompson for Federal Judgeship in Northern District of California

2022 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Finalists Announced

Chief Judge Murguia Receives ASU’s Pastor Award for Public Service

Federal Judge in Hawai`i Assumes Additional Duties in Judiciary Governance

Colin Fieman Appointed as New Federal Public Defender for Western District of Washington

Senate Confirms Sherilyn Peace Garnett for Federal Judgeship in Central District of California

Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Emeritus Sidney R. Thomas to Take Senior Status

Senate Confirms Two New Judges for U.S. District Court for District of Nevada

Senate Confirms John Chun for Federal Judgeship in Western District of Washington

Ruth Bermudez Montenegro to Serve as U.S. District Judge for Southern District of California

Senate Confirms Fred W. Slaughter for Federal Judgeship in Central District of California

Jacqueline Scott Corley to Serve as U.S. District Judge for Northern District of California

Ninth Circuit Extends Civics Contest Deadline

Jodi Halim Linker Appointed as New Federal Public Defender for Northern District of California

Chief Judge John M. Roll Remembered

Pacific Island Judges Initiate Innovative Pilot Program to Tackle Family Violence

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for Central District of California

2022 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Opens

Senate Confirms Judge Holly A. Thomas to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for Central District of California

Senate Confirms Justice Gabriel P. Sanchez to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown to Take Senior Status

Senate Confirms Five New Judges for the U.S. District Courts in California and Washington

Senate Confirms Jennifer Sung to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Senate Confirms Judge Lucy Haeran Koh to Seat on U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Gavel Passing Brings New Chief Judge to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Northern District’s Work Opportunity and Resources for Change Team Focuses on Individual Needs

Court of Appeals Reappoints Bankruptcy Judge Laura S. Taylor to Southern District of California

Chief Judge Emeritus J. Clifford Wallace to Receive Duke Law School’s Bolch Prize

Judge M. Margaret McKeown Receives Washington Women Lawyers’ President’s Award

Senate Confirms New Judge for U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington

Obituary of Senior District Judge Fred Van Sickle of Eastern District of Washington

Senate Confirms Lauren J. King for Federal Judgeship in Western District of Washington

Northern District of California Clerk Susan Soong Named Ninth Circuit’s New Circuit Executive

Senate Confirms New Judge for U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Oregon

2020 Ninth Circuit Annual Report

Civics Contest Winners Panel

Ninth Circuit Announces 2021 Civics Contest Winners

Court of Appeals Reappoints Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali to Northern District of California

Court of Appeals Reappoints Bankruptcy Judge Ernest M. Robles to Central District of California

Circuit Executives Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Office - Part II

Ninth Circuit Announces Civics Contest Finalists

Circuit Executives Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Office

Heather E. Williams Reappointed Federal Public Defender for Eastern District of California

Ninth Circuit Extends Deadline for Entries in 2021 High School Civics Contest

Geoffrey Hansen Appointed as Interim Federal Public Defender for Northern District of California

Salina M. Kanai Appointed as New Federal Public Defender for District of Hawai'i

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Focuses on Community

Sentence Mitigation Beneficiaries Spend Holidays at Home instead of in Prison

Senate Confirms New U.S. District Judge for Central District of California

Remote Argument Survey Highlights Positives and Negatives of Streaming During Pandemic

2019 Ninth Circuit Annual Report Available Online!

Judge J. Clifford Wallace Celebrates 50 Years on the Bench

Chief Judge Thomas Congratulates Civics Contest Winners

Congress Weighs Judge and Courthouse Security Bills

Cuauhtemoc Ortega Appointed as New Federal Public Defender for Central District of California

Ninth Circuit Holds First Virtual En Banc Sessions

Ninth Circuit Notes with Sorrow the Passing of Justice Ginsburg

Senate Confirms New Judge for U.S. District Court for District of Arizona

Senate Confirms New Judge for U.S. District Court for Southern District of California

Senate Confirms New Judges for U.S. District Court for Central District of California

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Idaho

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mike K. Nakagawa of the District of Nevada Reappointed

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge Jerome Farris

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Roger L. Efremsky of Northern District of Calif. Reappointed

Ninth Circuit Announces 2020 Civics Contest Winners

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for Eastern District of California

Civics Contest Finalists Announced

US Bankruptcy Judge Victoria S. Kaufman of Central District of California Reappointed

Senate Confirms New Judge for US District Court for District of Arizona

Tech Savvy Ninth Circuit Leading the Way During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown Named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Ninth Circuit Judicial Council Approves Declaration of Judicial Emergency in the Eastern District of California (4/16/20)

Ninth Circuit Judicial Council Approves Declaration of Judicial Emergency in the Central District of California (4/9/20)

Ninth Circuit Judicial Council Approves Declaration of Judicial Emergency in the Southern District of California (4/2/20)

Jon M. Sands Reappointed Federal Public Defender for District of Arizona

Online Tools Make Civics Accessible to Teachers, Parents, and Teens

Ninth Circuit Extends Deadline for Entries in 2020 High School Civics Contest

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Notice and Order on Changes in Operation, Building Closures

Ninth Circuit to Reschedule Oral Arguments of High-Profile Cases in Las Vegas and Cancels UNLV Sitting

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge Raymond C. Fisher

Update on Ninth Circuit Workplace Environment Initiatives

Senate Confirms Joshua M. Kindred on U.S. District Court for District of Alaska

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Nevada

Jamie L. McGrady Appointed as New Federal Public Defender for District of Alaska

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Hold Special Sittings in Phoenix

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Focuses on Voting Rights Milestones

Senate Confirms Lawrence VanDyke to Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Senate Confirms Patrick J. Bumatay to Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Judge Laura S. Taylor Reappointed to Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Senate Confirms Oregon Judge Danielle J. Hunsaker to Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Appoints New Bankruptcy Judge for Eastern District of Washington

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at the University of Hawaii

John T. Gorman Reappointed Federal Public Defender for District of Guam

Tucson Judge Appointed to Serve on Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Amy M. Karlin Appointed as Interim Federal Public Defender for Central District of California

Federal Public Defender for Central California Hilary Lee Potashner to Step Down

Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown to Receive ABA's John Marshall Award

Senate Confirms Karin J. Immergut to U.S. District Court for District of Oregon

Senate Confirms Phoenix Attorney on U.S. District Court for District of Arizona

2018 Ninth Circuit Annual Report Available Online!

Chief Justice Mary E. Fairhurst Receives Ninth Circuit Professionalism Award

Sacramento Attorney Norman C. Hile to Receive Ninth Circuit's John P. Frank Award

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to Convene in Spokane, Washington

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gets New Judge

Central California FPD Hilary Potashner Reappointed

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Winners Announced

Ninth Circuit Committee Issues Workplace Environment Report

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Finalists Announced

New Judge Confirmed for Ninth Circuit

Ninth Circuit Gets New Judge

Ninth Circuit Extends Deadline for Civics Contest Entries

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gets New Judge

Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms

Ninth Circuit Office of Workplace Relations Established

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gets New Judge

Special Sitting Scheduled at Southwestern Law

2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Announced

Ninth Circuit Names First Director of Workplace Relations

Federal Court to Welcome Students for Court Works

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gets New Judge

Maricopa County Judge Confirmed for Federal Judgeship in Arizona

Senate Confirms New Judge for District of Arizona

Arizona Magistrate Judge Nominated for Ninth Circuit Judgeship

New Chief Ninth Circuit Mediator Named

Ninth Circuit Announces Award Presentations

Nominees Named for Western District of Washington

Nominee Named for Ninth Circuit Seat

Circuit Conference to Offer Varied Educational Program

New Ninth Circuit Judge Confirmed

Ninth Circuit Announces 2018 Civics Contest Winners

Judicial Council Acts on Workplace Environment Recommendations

Idaho Attorney Nominated to Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit To Follow New Law Clerk Hiring Plan

Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt Dies

Circuit Committee Begins Workplace Environment Review

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Now Under Way

Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith to Assume Senior Status in 2018

Ninth Circuit Mourns Passing of Judge Harry Pregerson

UNLV Law School to Host Ninth Circuit Sitting

Judicial Conference Videos Now Available

Symposium Focuses on Reviving Civil Discourse

Ninth Circuit Announces Award Presentations

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Returns to San Francisco

Ninth Circuit Announces 2017 Civics Contest Winners

Scams Target Citizens with False Jury Service Claims

Civics Contest Finalists Announced

Federal Court in Yosemite Sets Law Day Event

Court of Appeals Mourns Passing of Judge John T. Noonan, Jr.

Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Offers Cash Prizes, Travel to SF

Kennedy Library and Learning Center Website Launched

Judge William W. Schwarzer of the Northern District of California Passes

Idaho Clerk of Court Gets Judiciary Award

Ninth Circuit Executive Announces Retirement

Federal Judge Marks 50 Years on the Bench

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at Stanford Law

Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain to Take Senior Status

2016 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Videos Now Available

Judge J. Clifford Wallace to Receive A. Sherman Christensen Award

California Judges Appointed to Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

Ninth Circuit John Frank Award Recipient Named

Ninth Circuit Professionalism Award Recipient Named

Federal Defender Steven G. Kalar Reappointed

Judge Peter H. Carroll Reappointed

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to Convene in Montana

Nevada Bar to Honor Judge Procter Hug Jr.

2016 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest Winners Announced

Civics Contest Finalists Announced

Bankruptcy Judge Vincent P. Zurzolo Reappointed

Nominee Named for Nevada Federal Judgeship

Judges to Lead National Committees

Nominees Named for Western District of Washington

Nominee Named for Idaho Federal Judgeship

Court of Appeals to Visit University of Oregon

Ninth Circuit Recalls Shirley M. Hufstedler

Koh Named for Ninth Circuit Judgeship

Chief Bankruptcy Judge Robert Faris Reappointed

Court of Appeals to Visit University of Hawaii

Federal Courts Sponsor Civics Contest

Ninth Circuit Judge Richard Clifton to Step Down

Alaska FPD Richard Curtner Reappointed

Justice Sotomayor Visits Stockton

Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Gains New Duties

Circuit Staff Receives Director's Award

Circuit to Visit Richland, Washington

Ninth Circuit Hosts Corrections Summit

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting

Court Staff Get National Recognition

Alma Mater Honors Judge M. Margaret McKeown

Circuit Judge Barry Silverman Stepping Down

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting

Eastern District of California Gets New Judge

Ninth Circuit Holds Annual Law Clerk Orientation

Judy Clarke to Receive John Frank Award

New Bankruptcy Judge in Western Washington

Civics Contest Winners Announced

Two Named for Ninth Circuit Professionalism Award

Circuit Conference to Convene in San Diego

Ninth Circuit Recalls First Hispanic Judge

2014 Ninth Circuit Annual Report Available Online!

New Bankruptcy Judge in Oregon

Bankruptcy Judge Barry Russell Reappointed

Obama Picks Future Northern District Nominee

2013 Ninth Circuit Annual Report Available Online!

District Judge Vince Chhabria Inducted into Office

New District Judge in Eastern Washington

Northern District Welcomes New Judge

New Judges for California, Washington Courts

Ninth Circuit Judge John B. Owens Seated

Montana Bankruptcy Judge Is Reappointed

Judge Meredith Jury Reappointed to BAP

Judge Meredith Jury Reappointed to BAP

US Courts Issue Warning on Scam Emails

President Renominates 13 to Ninth Circuit Courts

Senate Confirms Nominees for Federal Judgeships in Montana

Justice O'Connor Sits with Ninth Circuit Panel

Court to Video Stream En Banc Proceedings

Ninth Circuit ADR Awards Announced

Students to Participate in CourtWorks Program

Ninth Circuit Judge Susan P. Graber Recognized

Ninth Circuit Appellate Practice Guide Available

First All-Alaskan Appellate Panel Seated

New Bankruptcy Judge in Eastern District of Washington

First African-American Leads Arizona Federal Court

Ninth Circuit Schedules Sitting at University of Hawaii

Courts to Remain Open If Government Shuts Down

Ninth Circuit Holds Annual Law Clerk Orientation

Court of Appeals Plans Special Sitting in Moscow

President Selects 6 for District Courts

Circuit to Offer Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Judiciary Warns Against Further Budget Cuts

Ninth Circuit to Video Stream to Hawaii

Judge Thelton Henderson to Receive Award

New Chief of Bankruptcy Appellate Panel

White House Announces Ninth Circuit Nominees

Ninth Circuit Courts Welcome New Judgeship Bill

Nominee Named for Northern District Bench

Eureka Courthouse Groundbreaking

New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed

New Judge in Nevada

Ninth Circuit BAP Transitions

Justice Kennedy's Guide for Young Readers

Chief Justice Extends Term of Ninth Circuit Jurist

Circuit to Offer Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Chief Justice Extends Term of Ninth Circuit Jurist

Ninth Circuit Contributes Opinions to New Repository

Senate Confirms Judge Charles R. Breyer to USSC

Two Nominees for Federal Judgeships in Montana

New Federal Judge in District of Oregon

FBA Event Focuses on Ninth Circuit Workings

Ninth Circuit Welcomes New Judges

Judge M. Margaret McKeown to Lead FJA

New Federal Defender in Eastern District of California

Exhibit Highlights Career of Late Chief Judge

Ninth Circuit Judges Welcome Chief Justice

Senate Confirms New Judge for Eastern District of California

Supreme Support for Civics Education Campaign

Northern California Bar Hosts Ninth Circuit Luncheon

Judiciary Facing 'Unprecedented' Budget Crisis

Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Senate Confirms New U.S. District Judge for Nevada

Visit by Justice Kennedy to Bolster Civic Education Efforts

Special Sitting at University of Hawaii, Manoa

Colleagues Remember Circuit Judge Otto R. Skopil, Jr.

Circuit Judge Raymond C. Fisher to Step Down

President Renominates Nine to Federal Trial Courts in Ninth Circuit

New District Judge in Central District of California

New Jury Video Coming to Ninth Circuit Trial Courts

New District Judge in Central District of California

Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

Court Moves to In-House Publishing of Opinions

White House Announces Nominees for Central California, Hawaii

New US Bankruptcy Judges Appointed in Arizona

Ninth Circuit ADR Awards Presented in Oregon

CourtWorks Program at U.S. District Court in Phoenix

Federal Courthouses Gain Landmark Status

Ninth Circuit Courts See Changing of the Guard

Judge Laura S. Taylor Appointed to BAP

New Federal Public Defender for Northern California

New Northern California FPD Takes Oath

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at University of Hawaii

New Bankruptcy Judge in District of Alaska

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at Gonzaga Law

New District Judge in Southern District of California

Nominee Named for District of Oregon

Nominees Named for Federal Judgeships in Nevada

Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed in Southern District of California

Ninth Circuit Recognizes Excellence in ADR

Circuit Conference to Recognize California Justice, San Francisco Lawyer

Idaho Hall of Fame Inducts Ninth Circuit Jurist

Ninth Circuit to Reschedule 2013 Circuit Conference

Court Pays Tribute to Late Judge Robert R. Beezer

Eastern District of California Nominee Named

Ninth Circuit Issues Response on Circuit Conference

New Ninth Circuit Judge Confirmed

Ninth Circuit to Offer Remote Viewing of En Banc Proceedings

White House Announces Nominations to Northern District Bench

Judge Morgan Christen Welcomed to Ninth Circuit

Legal Education Group Honors Ninth Circuit Judge

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Judge James R. Browning

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Gets New Judge

Ninth Circuit Recognizes Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain

Court Memorial for Judge James R. Browning Set

Nominee Named for Federal Court in Los Angeles

Justice Kennedy Remembers Ninth Circuit Judge James R. Browning

New Judge for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Ninth Circuit Mourns Passing of Chief Judge Emeritus James R. Browning

New Judge for Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Bankruptcy Court Sees Explosion of Self-Filers

Alaskans Gather for Investiture of Ninth Circuit Judge Morgan Christen

Nominee Announced for Central District Judgeship

Northern California Judge Nominated to U.S. Sentencing Commission

Nevada Lawyers Honor Judge Procter R. Hug, Jr.

Ninth Circuit Mourns Passing of Judge Robert R. Beezer

New District Judge for District of Nevada

Chief Judge Pays Tribute to Departed Colleagues

New Federal Public Defender for Northern California

Court of Appeals to Sit at Arizona Law Schools

Remote Viewing for En Banc Proceedings

New District Judge in Central District of California

Ninth Circuit Courts See Caseloads Rise in FY2011

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at UNLV Boyd School of Law

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at UC Berkeley School of Law

New District Judge in Eastern District of Washington

Minority Bar in Arizona Greets Ninth Circuit Visitor

New Bankruptcy Judge in Central District

Technology Aids Jurors in Deliberations

Nominee Annnounced for Nevada Judgeship

Gay Marriage Ruling Prompts Rally

New Bankruptcy Judge Takes Oath in Oakland

Court of Appeals Appoints New Appellate Lawyer Representatives

Senate Confirms Cathy Ann Bencivengo for Southern California Judgeship

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at University of Hawaii

Production Under Way for New Jury Video

Court of Appeals Schedules Special Sitting at the University of San Diego

Alaska Honors Late Judge Robert Boochever

Special Session Honors Memory of Late Judge Robert Boochever

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