United States Ninth Circuit - March 2010 Opinion Summaries

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Guerrero-Silva v. Holder
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S., the petition is dismissed where petitioner's drug conviction under...
03/31/2010 05-77420
National Meat Ass'n. v. Brown
United States Ninth Circuit
Agriculture, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Environmental Law
(Industry: Food & Beverage)

In the State of California's appeal from a preliminary injunction prohibiting the enforcement of California Penal Code section 599f, which banned the...
03/31/2010 09-15483
Geographic Expeditions, Inc. v. Estate of Lhotka
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Injury & Tort Law
(Industry: Travel & Leisure)

In proceedings arising from an individual's death from high altitude sickness while on an expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro, district court's dismissal...
03/31/2010 09-15069
Thompson v. Frank
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In the state's appeal from a district court's order staying a habeas petition filed by a Hawaii state prisoner, the appeal is dismissed where, because...
03/30/2010 08-16982
Ledezma-Garcia v. Holder
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of the BIA's order removing petitioner from the U.S. based on his commission of an aggravated felony of sexually molesting a...
03/29/2010 03-73648
Chawla v. Holder
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming a denial of petitioner's asylum application, the petition is granted where none of the...
03/26/2010 05-74823
US v. Castro
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for attempted reentry into the U.S. after removal is vacated where defendant's prior conviction under California Penal Code...
03/26/2010 09-50164
Daniel v. Coleman Co.
United States Ninth Circuit
Evidence, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In a wrongful death action against the manufacturer of a propane heater, judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) there was no post-sale duty to...
03/26/2010 08-35592
Brooks v. Seattle
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an action against a city and its police officers claiming the officers used excessive force when they tased plaintiff three times to effect her...
03/26/2010 08-35526
US v. Dewey
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's drug conspiracy sentence is affirmed where: 1) the court generally did not review challenges to the effectiveness of defense counsel on...
03/26/2010 08-30450

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