Tenth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Based in Denver, Colorado, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit was created in 1929. Previously, its districts were a part of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. The court has appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

Learn more in detail about the history and the judges who have served on the Tenth Circuit by visiting the Tenth Circuit Historical Society.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Lay v. Royal
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 15-5111
Vargas v. Bear
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6354
Wall v. Tanner Clinic
Date: June 26, 2017
Docket Number: 17-4028
United States v. Carillo  
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 15-2200

Justia Opinion Summary: Jorge Carillo pleaded guilty to, inter alia, conspiring to distribute at least 100 grams of heroin. On appeal, he argued the district court’s acceptance of his guilty plea was at odds with Fed. R. Crim. P. 11(b)(1)(G)-(I...

Kellams v. Berryhill
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1338
Crespo-Gutierrez v. Resendiz Ramirez
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1428
Heard v. Chavez
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-2198
United States v. Arnold (Robert)
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6089
United States v. Delgado-Ornelas
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3053
Requena v. Sheridan
Date: June 23, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3096
Becker v. Cline
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3262
United States v. Burton
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-4108
Vernon v. Dickson
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6299
Farris v. Allbaugh
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6347
Rice v. Trump
Date: June 22, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1009