United States Ninth Circuit - August 2015 Opinion Summaries

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Pesticide Action Network v. US Environmental Protection Agency
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Environmental Law
In a renewed petition for writ of mandamus compelling the EPA to issue a final response regarding the use of the pesticide chlorpyfiros, the writ is...
08/10/2015 14-72794
Madrigal-Barcenas v. Lynch
United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
On remand from the US Supreme Court, and in light of Mellouli v. Lynch, 135 S. Ct. 1980 (2015), holding that a drug paraphernalia possession...
08/10/2015 10-72049
US v. Fries
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Sentence for conviction for unlawful possession of unregistered destructive devices is affirmed over defendant's contention that the district court...
08/10/2015 13-10654
Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center v. MacWhorter
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Environmental Law
In an action brought under the Endangered Species Act against the U.S. Forest Service concerning its approval of suction dredge mining projects in the...
08/10/2015 13-35453
Northwest Requirements Utilities v. Powerex Corp.
United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Public Utilities
In an action brought by wholesale electricity customers seeking review of FERC orders that require the Bonneville Power Administration, a federal...
08/10/2015 13-70391
US v. Martin
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Tax Law
Sentence and conviction for subscribing false tax returns and fraud-related charges are vacated where the district court abused its discretion by...
08/07/2015 14-30034
Voss v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue
United States Ninth Circuit
Tax Law
In a tax case involving the debt limit provisions for unmarried co-owners seeking to deduct mortgage interest for their qualified residence, the Tax...
08/07/2015 12-73257
Shelton v. Marshall
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Habeas Corpus
Denial of petition for habeas corpus relief from state prisoner's convictions for first degree murder, second degree murder, kidnapping and theft, is:...
08/07/2015 13-15707
US v. Lapier
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine is reversed where because the evidence tended to show multiple...
08/07/2015 13-30279
Briggs v. Marck Sharp & Dohme
United States Ninth Circuit
Class Actions, Drugs & Biotech, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
In a consolidated appeal of five class action complaints filed by plaintiffs alleging that they suffered from pancreatic cancer due to their use of...
08/06/2015 15-55873

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