United States Ninth Circuit - December 2016 Opinion Summaries

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Lkhagvasuren v. Lynch

United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
In a petition for review brought by a Mongolian citizen who sought asylum and other relief from removal based on his actions whistleblowing...
12/30/2016 13-71778

Kupfer v. Salma

United States Ninth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law
In an action concerning the statutory cap on a landlord’s claims against a tenant in bankruptcy as set forth in § 502(b)(6), the district court is...
12/29/2016 14-16697

Great Basin Resource Watch v. BLM

United States Ninth Circuit
Administrative Law, Environmental Law
In an action brought by plaintiffs challenging the Bureau of Land Management's approval of a proposed molybdenum mining operation near Eureka, Nevada,...
12/28/2016 14-16812

Marilley v. Bonham

United States Ninth Circuit
Class Actions, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law
In an action brought by a class of nonresident commercial fishers challenging California’s nonresident fee differential for commercial fishing...
12/21/2016 13-17358

Mohamed v. Uber Technologies

United States Ninth Circuit
Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In a motion to compel arbitration, judgment is (1) reversed when the district court assumes the authority to decide whether the parties’ arbitration...
12/21/2016 15-16178

Rainero v. Archon Corp.

United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Securities Law
In a class action suit brought on behalf of a class of preferred stock shareholders, the court affirmed where the district court’s dismissal is for...
12/21/2016 14-17106

Barapind v. Gov’t of the Republic of India

United States Ninth Circuit
International Law
In an action seeking relief from extradition, the court affirmed a dismissal based on lack of subject matter jurisdiction where defendants failed to...
12/21/2016 14-16983

US v. Shields

United States Ninth Circuit
White Collar Crime, Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions arising from the capitalization and operation of real estate development business are affirmed where there is not a reversible plain...
12/21/2016 14-10561

Fowler Packing Co. v. Lanier

United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
In an action involving an equal protection claim and a bill of attainder claim, the district court’s judgment is (1) reversed where justification for...
12/20/2016 16-16236

US v Yepiz

United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure
Convictions arising out of alleged membership or association with a gang are (1) remanded when there is insufficient fact-finding in connection with...
12/20/2016 07-50051