United States Ninth Circuit - April 2017 Opinion Summaries

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Wildwest Inst. v. Kurth
United States Ninth Circuit
Environmental Law
In a suit brought by environmental groups under the Endangered Species Act, challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Secretary of the...
04/28/2017 14-35431
Prather v. Sprint Communications, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Government Contracts, Injury & Tort Law, Communications Law
In a False Claims Act suit brought the U.S. Government against Sprint Communications, the district court's order denying appellant's Fed. R. Civ. P....
04/28/2017 14-17434
City of L.A. v. AECOM Servs., Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Government Contracts, Contracts, Contracts, Construction
In third-party claims brought by the City of Los Angeles for breach of contract and contribution against contractors that allegedly breached their...
04/24/2017 15-56606
US v. Fryberg
United States Ninth Circuit
Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure
Conviction for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person in violation of 18 U.S.C. section 922(g)(8) is affirmed where: 1) a return of service...
04/21/2017 16-30013
Weeden v. Johnson
United States Ninth Circuit
Habeas Corpus, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a habeas corpus petition challenging petitioner's California felony-murder conviction for her role in a bungled robbery that occurred when she was...
04/21/2017 14-17366
US v. Johnson
United States Ninth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A restitution order on a government appeal in a case in which the defendant was convicted of wire fraud, is affirmed where under 18 U.S.C. section...
04/21/2017 15-30350
Andrews v. Marshall
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure
In a pro se prisoner’s excessive force claim, the district court's dismissal for failure to exhaust administrative remedies under the Prison...
04/21/2017 15-56057
California Pub. Utilities Comm'n v. Fed. Energy Reg. Comm'n
United States Ninth Circuit
Public Utilities, Administrative Law, Oil and Gas Law
In a petition for review brought by various entities challenging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)'s calculation of certain refunds...
04/21/2017 01-71934
Kwan v. SanMedica Int'l
United States Ninth Circuit
False Advertising, Injury & Tort Law
In a suit alleging that defendants made claims concerning its product, SeroVital, that were unsubstantiated, the district court's ed. R. Civ. P....
04/21/2017 15-15496
CITA - The Wireless Ass'n v. City of Berkeley
United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Communications Law, Government Law
In an action seeking a preliminary injunction to stay enforcement of a City of Berkeley ordinance requiring cell phone retailers to inform prospective...
04/21/2017 16-15141

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