Five en banc cases scheduled for oral arguments in San Francisco December 9-11 will be live streamed. The link to the live stream is here or visit www.ca9.uscourts.gov and click on the link labeled “En Banc Video Streaming.” Return here for information about the cases.
Digital files containing audio and video recordings of court proceedings are available online at http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/media/.
Keep in mind that the courthouse is just a few blocks from UC Hastings, so you can attend these hearings live -- but if your schedule doesn't allow that, the live stream is now available.
Brown v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 12-17623
Wal-Mart appeals the district court’s order granting class certification to all California Wal-Mart cashiers in a diversity action alleging that Wal-Mart failed to provide them with seats in violation of California law.
Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy, Inc., 12-56130
Plaintiff appeals the district court’s summary judgment in favor of her former employer, CVS Pharmacy, in a diversity putative class action seeking to recover penalties under the California Labor Code Private Attorney General Act of 2004, after CVS allegedly violated California law by failing to provide suitable seats to CVS clerks/cashiers.
Henderson v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, 13-56095
Plaintiff bank tellers appeal the district court’s order denying their motion for class certification in a diversity action alleging that Chase violated California law by failing to provide them with suitable seats during the course of their employment.
Doe v. City of San Mateo, 11-15583
Jane Doe appeals from the district court’s summary judgment dismissal of her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that City of San Mateo police officers failed to provide medical assistance after she alleged that she had been raped. Doe also alleged that she was strip searched after being brought to jail on a public intoxication charge.
White v. University of California, 12-17489
Plaintiffs appeal the district court’s dismissal of their action under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, challenging a decision by the University of California to grant a request by the Kumeyaay Cultural Repatriation Committee to transfer two 9,000-year-old skeletons and 25 cultural items to the La Posta Band of Diegueño Indians. Plaintiffs/Appellants are scientists who wish to study these remains.
Leigh v. Jewell, 13-16473
Laura Leigh, a journalist and credentialed media for Horseback Magazine, appeals the district court’s order denying preliminary injunctive relief. Leigh seeks to prevent federal and Nevada state agencies from limiting public access to gathers of wild horses in the Silver King Herd Management Area.
Gonzalez-Marquez v. Holder, 12-71861
Luis Alberto-Gonzalez-Marquez, a native and citizen of Mexico and lawful permanent resident, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals’ dismissal of his appeal of an Immigration Judge’s decision rejecting his claim that he is a United States citizen and finding him removable. Petitioner claimed U.S. citizenship through his naturalized stepfather, who allegedly acknowledged petitioner under the law of their then-domicile in Mexico when he was six years old.
Ambat v. City & County of San Francisco, 11-16746
Plaintiff sheriff’s deputies appeal the district court’s grant of summary judgment in their action under Title VII and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, challenging the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department’s policy of excluding male deputies from working in the female inmate housing units of San Francisco County jails.
Malaney v. UAL Corp., 12-15182
Plaintiff airline travelers and travel agents appeal the district court’s dismissal of their action under the Clayton Antitrust Act against UAL Corp., United Airlines Inc., and Continental Airlines Inc., seeking injunctive relief to prevent United and Continental from merging.
Nava v. Seadler, 12-15203
Plaintiff appeals the district court’s judgment after a jury verdict in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging the use of excessive force when she was mistakenly suspected of being a participant in a bank robbery and, as a result, was extracted from her car at gunpoint, handcuffed tightly, and ignored when she complained of pain from the handcuffs.
Samsung Electronics v. Panasonic, 12-15185
Samsung appeals the district court’s dismissal of its Sherman antitrust action alleging antitrust conspiracy and monopolization in the market for secure digital memory cards used in portable electronic devices.
Oliver v. SD-3C, LLC, 12-16421
Indirect purchasers of secure digital memory cards appeal the district court’s dismissal of their Sherman antitrust action alleging a conspiracy to fix the price of the cards through an anti-competitive patent licensing scheme.