CORDOZA v. PAC. STATES STEEL CORP., 01-16638, 02-15110
The district court did not commit clear error or exceed its authority under Fed. R. Civ. P. 53, in supervising a special master and setting his compensation. A special master has the right to appeal orders affecting him or her, when the orders are final or collateral.
- Argued 11/04/2002
- Submitted 11/04/2002
- Decided 02/20/2003
- Published 02/20/2003
McKEOWN, Circuit Judge:, Before: McKEOWN and PAEZ, Circuit Judges, and POLLAK, District Judge.
United States Ninth Circuit
Tamar Pachter, San Francisco, CA, for amicus curiae U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Robert A. Goodin, San Francisco, CA, for defendants-appellants, Bruce Train, Hans Lemcke, Theodore Sorensen, Passco Administrative Services, Inc., and Passco Development Co., LLC., Arthur Lazear, Oakland, CA, for plaintiffs-appellees, Eldon T. Cordoza, et al., Charles Reese, Oakland, CA, for real party in interest-appellee, Community Redevelopment Agency-Union City., Larry W. Telford, San Franciso, CA, and Walter J. Sears, III and Scott Smith, Birmingham, AL, for real party in interest-appellee Rust International Inc.