9th Circuit Court

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Judiciary

9th Circuit upholds Arizona’s restrictions on judicial campaign activities

Judiciary

Arizona governor wants the state out of the 9th Circuit

Real Estate & Property Law

9th Circuit blasts judge who ruled for rancher, boots him from grazing-rights case

Constitutional Law

En banc 9th Circuit nixes conviction of vet who wore unearned medals, cites free speech

Criminal Justice

Ex-lawyer serving time in rare dog-maul murder case asks 9th Circuit to nix conviction

Death Penalty

9th Circuit overturns judge who deemed California’s death-penalty system ‘dysfunctional’

Judiciary

9th Circuit hotline addresses mental decline in aging federal judges

Evidence

9th Circuit: Child porn evidence doesn’t have to be tossed, though NCIS violated federal law

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer charged in marijuana operation case says state and federal laws ban prosecution

Death Penalty

9th Circuit panel vacates death row inmate’s conviction because of biased jury selection

Criminal Procedure

9th Circuit OKs doubling of prison term for defendant who laughed at sentencing

Internet Law

Amazon’s display of competitor brands doesn’t violate trademark, 9th Circuit says in reversal

Copyright Law

Yoga poses are about healing, and not copyrightable, says 9th Circuit

Entertainment & Sports Law

Antitrust law applies to NCAA, but payments to college athletes may be banned, 9th Circuit rules

Trials & Litigation

9th Circuit rejects Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s attempt to remove judge in racial profiling case

Copyright Law

Copyright holders must consider fair use before sending takedown notices, 9th Circuit says

Trials & Litigation

Once-convicted lawyer turns tables on feds, seeks $215K for defense fees in $52M mortgage-fraud case

Disability Law

Trial court should not have dismissed law student’s disability complaint, 9th Circuit says

First Amendment

Appeals court rules against anti-Muslim group seeking bus ads with false terrorist-reward claims