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
United States v. Murphy
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3255
United States v. Sandoval
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-2062
Wilson v. Wichita State University
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3102
Morgan v. Carrington Mortgage Services
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-7014
Womble v. Harvanek
Date: December 12, 2017
Docket Number: 17-7023
United States v. Kendall  
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6344

Justia Opinion Summary: Anthony Kendall pleaded guilty to forcibly assaulting a federal officer and inflicting a bodily injury. Kendall had two prior felony convictions: a federal conviction for aggravated assault while carrying a firearm and a...

United States v. Rollins
Date: December 11, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1226
United States v. Benton  
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-3332

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Wayne Benton challenged his sentence. Benton pled guilty to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. His presentence investigation report (PSR) concluded Benton’s 2006 Kansas conviction...

United States v. Asfour
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 16-6231
Jordan v. Pugh
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-1280
Chon v. Obama
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-4122
Gokool v. Oklahoma City University
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-6131
Timoshchuk v. Sessions
Date: December 8, 2017
Docket Number: 17-9518
United States v. Toombs
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3141
Walker v. Heimgartner
Date: December 7, 2017
Docket Number: 17-3151