Opinions

Opinions are ordinarily posted to this website by 10:00 am Pacific Time. Memorandum Dispositions are posted up until 4:00 pm Pacific Time. There is no charge to view or download these documents from our website. Please note that opinions and dispositions are also available from the PACER system shortly before they are posted to this site. PACER is a fee based system. Click here to open a PACER account and find out more about fees. PACER account holders may register as non-party users of the court's Appellate ECF system to obtain immediate email notification of the filing of opinions and dispositions in specific cases. Click here to register as a non-party user.


Please contact the clerk's office at 415-355-8000 for Published Opinions posted before January 3, 2005.
Ninth Circuit opinions (along with those of several other circuits) dating back to January 2008 are available for free with advanced search capabilities at the Government Printing Office's Federal Digital System here.

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