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. Colorado & Eastern Railroad Co
Date: February 23, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1374
Vasquez v. Davis
Date: February 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1026
United States v. Ford
Date: February 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2073
United States v. McDaniel
Date: February 23, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3271
Genberg v. Porter  
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1368

Justia Opinion Summary: Carl Genberg was an executive for Ceragenix Corporation when he suspected misconduct by the Company's Board of Directors. When he acted on these alleged suspicions, he was fired. He sued Ceragenix's Chief Executive Offic...

United States v. Stevens
Date: February 22, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6153
Planned Parenthood v. Andersen  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3249

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2016, Kansas sent notices of decisions to terminate its Medicaid contracts with two Planned Parenthood affiliates, Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri (“PPGP”), and Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region...

United States v. Valdez
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3363
Spring Creek Exploration v. Hess Bakken Investment  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1010

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Spring Creek Exploration & Production Company, LLC and Gold Coast Energy, LLC appealed four separate district court orders dismissing contract and tort claims against Defendants Hess Bakken Investments II, LLC...

United States v. Salvador
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1081
ACE American Insurance Company v. Dish Network  
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1140

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals was whether the district court correctly held that ACE American Insurance Company (ACE) had no duty to defend and indemnify DISH Network (DISH) in a law...

United States v. Eskridge
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5092
Martin v. United Airlines
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6112
Bryer v. Conoco Phillips
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6114
United States v. Taylor
Date: February 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6190