United States Ninth Circuit - March 2012 Opinion Summaries

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Lorenzo Cruz v. International Collection Corp.
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Debt Collection
In a suit alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA): 1) the district court's grant of summary judgment against a collection...
03/08/2012 09-17449
US v. Whitney
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In a case in which a defendant entered into a plea agreement with the government in which he agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to...
03/07/2012 10-10118
Kilgore v. KeyBank, NA
United States Ninth Circuit
Banking Law, Consumer Protection Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Education Law
In an action against a bank and its loan servicer, alleging violations of California's Unfair Competition Law in connection with private student loans...
03/07/2012 09-16703
Wagner v. County of Maricopa
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Evidence
In a suit by the estate of a man whose death followed alleged mistreatment and the threat of further incarceration in a county jail, the judgment of...
03/07/2012 10-15501
Klestadt & Winters LLP v. Cangelosi
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Procedure, Sanctions
Appeal of a district court's order imposing sanctions is dismissed, where: 1) the district court was sitting in bankruptcy, so 28 USC section 1291...
03/06/2012 10-16970
Oyeniran v. Holder
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
A Nigerian national's petition for review of decisions by the BIA is granted, where: 1) collateral estoppel bound the BIA to its prior determinations...
03/06/2012 09-73683
US v. Loughner
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Health Law
In an appeal from involuntary medication and extension of commitment orders brought by the person indicted for the 2011 shooting of Rep. Gabrielle...
03/05/2012 11-10339
US v. Lequire
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Insurance Law
(Industry: Services)

In a prosecution of an insurance agency's treasurer for embezzlement of premiums collected by the agency but not remitted to an insurance company, the...
03/05/2012 11-10066
San Luis & Delta-Mendota Water Authority v. Dep't of the Interior
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Water Law
In a suit by water agencies contending that the Department of Interior abused its discretion in failing to apply certain releases of water against the...
03/02/2012 09-17594
Nevada v. Bank of America Corp.
United States Ninth Circuit
Class Actions, Consumer Protection Law, Banking Law, Civil Procedure
In a parens patriae lawsuit brought by the state of Nevada against a bank and several related entities, alleging that the defendants misled Nevada...
03/02/2012 12-15005

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