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. Jackson
Date: July 12, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2082
United States v. Morrell
Date: July 12, 2024
Docket Number: 24-2047
Tovar-Mendoza v. Martinez, et al.
Date: July 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2186
United States v. Tao  
Date: July 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3013

Justia Opinion Summary: Feng Tao, a tenured professor at the University of Kansas (KU), was involved in federally funded research while secretly developing a relationship with Fuzhou University in China. Tao was charged with ten federal crimes,…

Rhoades, et al. v. Stitt, et al.
Date: July 11, 2024
Docket Number: 23-6048
Brown v. Unified School District No. 501
Date: July 10, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3253
United States v. Savage
Date: July 10, 2024
Docket Number: 24-8003
United States v. B.N.M.  
Date: July 10, 2024
Docket Number: 24-9900

Justia Opinion Summary: A juvenile male, B.N.M., was accused of participating in the murder of his girlfriend’s parents when he was fifteen years old. The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma transferred him to…

Rueb v. Williams, et al.
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-1249
United States v. Sanchez
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-2037
United States v. Sweet  
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5049

Justia Opinion Summary: The case involves Alexander Sweet, who initiated online communications with a 15-year-old girl, M.L.C., when he was 26. Over time, their relationship escalated to include the exchange of sexually explicit photos, sexual…

Seymore v. Tulsa Technology Center
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-5127
Tufaro v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma  
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 23-6039

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Anthony Tufaro, a former Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma (OU), filed a lawsuit against OU and three of its doctors after his contract was not renewed.…

Crownhart v. People of the State of Colorado, et al.
Date: July 9, 2024
Docket Number: 24-1208
Zhu v. Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Date: July 8, 2024
Docket Number: 23-3176

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