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. Ybarra
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-2142
Castanon v. Cathey
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-6141
United States v. Swan
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 19-8068
United States v. Mann
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-5029
United States v. Haynes
Date: September 28, 2020
Docket Number: 20-6011
United States v. Ansberry  
Date: September 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1048

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant David Ansberry attempted to detonate a bomb in front of the Nederland, Colorado police station. He pled guilty to use or attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction against a person or property in the United...

United States v. Briscoe
Date: September 23, 2020
Docket Number: 19-3261
Carson v. Golz
Date: September 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1242
United States v. Traywicks
Date: September 21, 2020
Docket Number: 19-6173
United States v. Lawson
Date: September 21, 2020
Docket Number: 20-6001
Marks v. Colorado Dept. of Corrections
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1114
Aubrey v. Koppes  
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1153

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Kimberly Aubrey worked for the Weld County, Colorado, Clerk and Recorder’s office. She became unable to work for a time due to posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (“PRES”), a rare condition characteriz...

Wind v. United States Incorporated
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-1222
Smith v. PacerMonitor
Date: September 18, 2020
Docket Number: 20-5042
Alabassi v. T.I.B. Insurance Brokers
Date: September 17, 2020
Docket Number: 19-1183