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. Bacon
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4106
Dish Network v. Ray
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1013
United States v. Solis
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2027
Sutton v. Pounds
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1174
Todd v. Hansen
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1190
United States v. Rinker
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1227
United States v. McIntyre
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3090
United States v. Hall
Date: August 21, 2018
Docket Number: 18-5032
Ericsson v. Corefirst Bank & Trust
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3181
F & H Coatings v. Acosta  
Date: August 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-9506

Justia Opinion Summary: F & H Coatings, LLC (“F&H”), a commercial and industrial painting contractor, contracted with Boardman L.L.C. (“Boardman”), a manufacturer of steel pressure vessels and tanks, to sandblast and paint a number of vessels a...

Salemi v. Colorado Public Employees
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1085
Macomber v. American Family Mutual Ins.
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1194
McFarland v. City and County of Denver
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1352
Lincoln v. BNSF Railway Company  
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3120

Justia Opinion Summary: Several years after a tank car spill accident, appellants Larry Lincoln and Brad Mosbrucker told their employer BNSF Railway Company (“BNSF”) that medical conditions attributable to the accident rendered them partially,...

Velayo v. Talamayan
Date: August 17, 2018
Docket Number: 18-3103