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Latest News and Announcements

Court Closure Due to Storm Nangka - Posted: 07/08/2015
The District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed for business today at 3:00 PM ChST, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 due to the approach of Storm Nangka.

GSA Awards Lease for New U.S. Courthouse in Saipan - Posted: 07/02/2015
SAN FRANCISCO—The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the award of a 20-year lease to EFC Services Corporation for a new federal courthouse in Saipan.

Court Closure Due to Typhoon Dolphin - Posted: 05/15/2015
The District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed for business on Friday, May 15, 2015 due to the approach of Typhoon Dolphin.

CJA Plan (Rev. 02/18/2015) - Posted: 02/23/2015
Adoption of the CJA Plan on February 18, 2015 by the Ninth Circuit Judicial Council on February 15, 2015.

2015 District Conference - Posted: 01/29/2015
The District Court conference is scheduled for Saturday, February 21, 2015.

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Latest Opinions and Decisions

1:10-cv-00009 Docket No. 177 - Posted: 07/24/2015
Junior Larry Hillbroom, an individual v. David J. Lujan, an individual; and 16 Does 1 through 10, inclusive
Decision and Order Denying Defendants Lujan and Israel’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings

1:13-cr-00002 Docket No. 170 - Posted: 06/01/2015
United States of America v. Hong Kong Entertainment (Overseas) Investments, Ltd., dba Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino
Order Denying Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction

1:14-cv-00021 Docket No. 10 - Posted: 05/29/2015
Gary Ramsey v. Esther Muna, Individually and in Her Official Capacity as CEO of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation; Jeanolivia Grant, Individually and in Her Official Capacity as Chief of the OB/GYN Department, Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation; Sherleen Osman, Individually and in Her Official Capacity as Director of Medical Affairs, Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation; Joseph Kevin Villagomez; the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation; the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; and Does 1-10
Decision and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss

1:14-cv-00023 Docket No. 55 - Posted: 05/12/2015
Weilian Lu, by and through her Personal Representative, Xiaojie Ge; Y. Ge, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem, Xiaojie Ge; Xin Hong, an individual, Meilin Zhou, an individual, Xioahua Zhou, an individual, Xiuzhong Zhu, an individual, v. Star Marianas Air, Inc., a corporation, Marianas Air Travel, a Company, Tinian Transportation Management Solutions, Inc., a Corporation, Jae Choi, an individual, Tianing, a company, Top Development, Inc., a corporation, Does 1 through 100
Decision and Order Granting Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Strike

1:15-cv-00002 Docket No. 16 - Posted: 05/06/2015
Universal Group Development Inc., (Saipan) v. Wanzhong Yu and First Hawaiian Bank; First Hawaiian Bank v. Wanzhong Yu, Mingnan Jin and Jinwei Guo; Wanzhong Yu v. Mingnan Jin and Jinwei Guo
Decision and Order Granting Defendant Wanzhong Yu's Motion to Dismiss

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