United States Ninth Circuit - April 2012 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Dorsey
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Evidence
In a prosecution for crimes stemming from a conspiracy to traffic in stolen motor vehicles and then witness tampering, the judgment and sentence...
04/30/2012 10-30278
Crowley v. Nevada
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Elections
In a case in which an unsuccessful candidate for county justice of the peace sued the state and county clerk in federal district court, alleging they...
04/26/2012 10-17887
US v. Backlund
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In a prosecution of two individuals for illegally residing on National Forest Service land in violation of 36 CFR section 261.10(b), one conviction is...
04/26/2012 10-30264
Buckwalter v. Nevada Board of Medical Examiners
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Health Law
In a suit under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 brought by a doctor against members of a state medical board in their individual capacities, alleging that the...
04/26/2012 11-15742
US v. Apel
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Military Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Transportation
A conviction on three counts of trespassing on an air force base is reversed in light of US v. Parker, 651 F.3d 1180 (9th Cir. 2011), which held that...
04/25/2012 11-50003
Rivas v. Napolitano
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In a challenge to a consulate's denial of an immigrant visa petition, the district court's order granting the defendants' motion to dismiss for lack...
04/25/2012 09-56843
Western Watersheds Project v. Dep't of the Interior
United States Ninth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Government Law
In a long-running dispute involving federal grazing permits in Idaho, in which a conservation group prevailed in district court, an award of...
04/25/2012 10-35836
US v. Milovanovic
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Government Law
In a prosecution for honest services fraud against contractors who administered commercial truck drivers' licenses tests on behalf of a state, the...
04/24/2012 08-30381
In re Jacobson
United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Property Law & Real Estate
In bankruptcy proceedings in which the trustee filed a complaint claiming that certain money and property belonged to the bankruptcy estate, the...
04/23/2012 10-60040
Meras v. Sisto
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus, Evidence
The district court's order denying a petition for a writ of habeas corpus is affirmed, where the state court did not unreasonably apply clearly...
04/23/2012 09-15399

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