United States Ninth Circuit - January 2019 Opinion Summaries

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Booth v. US

United States Ninth Circuit
Government Law, Transportation, Injury & Tort Law
Held that a son was time-barred from claiming that the Federal Highway Administration's negligence caused his father's traffic death while the son was...
01/31/2019 16-17084

American Beverage Association v. City and County of San Francisco

United States Ninth Circuit
Media Law, Health Law, Constitutional Law
In an en banc opinion, addressed the constitutionality of a San Francisco ordinance that requires health warnings to be included in advertisements for...
01/31/2019 16-16072

Frost v. BNSF Railway Co.

United States Ninth Circuit
Transportation, Labor & Employment Law
Revived a railroad employee's claim that he was unlawfully retaliated against for filing an injury report, in violation of the Federal Railroad Safety...
01/30/2019 17-35513

Gilberg v. California Check Cashing Stores, LLC

United States Ninth Circuit
Banking Law, Labor & Employment Law
Revived a job applicant's claim relating to a consumer credit report. Held that the disclosure she received did not comply with the federal Fair...
01/29/2019 17-16263

Gill v. US Department of Justice

United States Ninth Circuit
Government Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
Upheld the federal government's so-called Functional Standard for sharing of terrorism-related information. U.S. citizens who were the subjects of...
01/29/2019 17-16107

Aspic Engineering and Construction Co. v. ECC Centcom Constructors, LLC

United States Ninth Circuit
Military Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Construction
Held that an arbitrator made an "irrational" decision in a contract dispute between two government contractors. Affirmed the district court's...
01/28/2019 17-16510

Karingithi v. Whitaker

United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Held that the Immigration Court had jurisdiction over an alien's removal proceedings even though the initial notice to appear did not specify the time...
01/28/2019 16-70885

Curtis v. Irwin Industries, Inc.

United States Ninth Circuit
Oil and Gas Law, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a worker on an offshore oil platform could not proceed with his California law claim that he was denied overtime pay. The claim was...
01/25/2019 16-56515

Singh v. Whitaker

United States Ninth Circuit
Immigration Law
Granted a man's petition for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision denying his asylum and other claims. The board failed to conduct a...
01/24/2019 16-70823

Harmoni International Spice, Inc. v. Hume

United States Ninth Circuit
International Trade, Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Revived a RICO lawsuit brought by importers of garlic who alleged that rival importers had conspired to harm their businesses. Reversed a dismissal in...
01/23/2019 17-55926