Questions tagged [9th-circuit]

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (in case citations, 9th Cir.) is a federal court of appeals that has appellate jurisdiction over certain U.S. district courts [listed in the accompanying full tag wiki]

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Any precedent for a foreign (non-U.S.) attorney, pro hac vice, was granted permission to represent civil litigants in any U.S. federal or state court?

Question set forth above with particular interest in California. I looked for precedent of this, but this is probably rarely a matter of appeals, and are probably decided in pre-trials. I am aware of ...
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Why are judicial circuits so named?

Why are judicial circuits named "judicial circuits"?
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Are prayers for relief permitted and/or need to be set forth in a sort of hierarchy?

In cases when a plaintiff does not know based on what cause of action or in which prayer the court may or will order relief out of two or more that, in their practical effect, are the same, ...