Willamette Law Online

(4 summaries)

Brodia Minter

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

TitleExcerptFilling Date
United States v. ParkerAdministrative Law: Actions that take place in the Nation Forest System and affect, threaten, or endanger National Forest land are subject to Forest Service Regulations, even if they take place on a county road subject to easement. (07-31-2014)
WildEarth Guardians v. U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyAdministrative Law: To have constitutional standing an organizations purported injuries must be casually linked to an Environment Protection Agency (EPA) approval of a regional haze plan; further an EPA approval of a plan is not arbitrary and capricious if it considers the relevant factors for approval. (07-17-2014)
Bojnoordi v. HolderImmigration:  The statutory terrorism bar at 8 U.S.C.ยง 1182(a)(3)(B) applies retroactively to material support of a Tier III organization, even if the organization was not officially designated as a terrorist group at the time of the material support. (07-07-2014)
United States v. Christian Criminal Law: A district court abuses it discretion by not considering whether expert testimony would have been relevant and helpful to the jury in determining a defendant's diminished capacity defense.(04-17-2014)