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. Mitchell
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-4201
United States v. Powell
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3084
United States v. Wells
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5048
Thompson v. Bryant
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6153
United States v. Holyfield
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1236
DeWild v. Raemisch
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1287
Heffington v. Puleo
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3034
United States v. Perryman
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5088
Exby-Stolley v. Board of County Commissioners  
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1412

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Laurie Exby-Stolley sued her former employer, the Board of County Commissioners of Weld County, Colorado (the County), under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). She alleged the County had failed to accom...

Roselle v. Berger & Montague
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1328
Dish Network v. Ghosh
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1131
Morales v. Sessions
Date: October 11, 2018
Docket Number: 18-9504
Arbogast v. State of Kansas
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3012
United States v. Saucedo-Avalos
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3119
United States v. Porter  
Date: October 10, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5000

Justia Opinion Summary: Shannon Porter used over-the-counter tax preparation software to complete and electronically file 123 false tax returns with the IRS. Although the IRS rejected many of the returns and requested refunds, it paid out $180,...