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
Worthen v. United States
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 15-4166
United States v. Nelson  
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3292

Justia Opinion Summary: After Stephen Nelson was arrested in a private residence, one officer continued searching the residence and found two firearms. The government attributed the firearms to Nelson, and he was indicted for possession of a fi...

Aery v. Nuckolls
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-5176
United States v. Burtons
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6091
Kirby, Jr. v. Ware
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6142
McElhaney v. Bear
Date: August 17, 2017
Docket Number: 17-7026
Carbajal v. O'Neill
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-1409
GCIU-Employer Retirement Fund v. Coleridge Fine Arts
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3007
Leatherwood v. Rios
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6370
Cain v. Frawner
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2074
United States v. Nevarez-Barela
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2092
United States v. Pacheco-Soto
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2097
Webb v. Scott
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-4048
Arp v. McCollum
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-5063
Harper v. Guthrie
Date: August 16, 2017
Docket Number: 17-8001