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. Gehrmann
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1208
United States v. McMahan
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3308
Tennyson v. Raemisch
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1347
Moya v. Garcia  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2037

Justia Opinion Summary: Mariano Moya and Lonnie Petry were arrested based on outstanding warrants and detained in a county jail for 30 days or more prior to their arraignments. These arraignment delays violated New Mexico law, which required ar...

Nealis v. CoxCom
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5042
United States v. Cone
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-5064
United States v. Hebert  
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-8028

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Kyle Hebert was convicted by jury on four counts of possession of child pornography. He was sentenced to 120 months’ imprisonment and 15 years’ supervised release. On appeal, Hebert challenged the dis...

United States v. Salazar Benitez
Date: April 24, 2018
Docket Number: 17-8094
United States v. Victorio
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1219
United States v. Williams  
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3071

Justia Opinion Summary: Trayon Williams was convicted of possessing a firearm after a felony conviction. To apply the federal sentencing guidelines, the district court classified Williams’s prior conviction for aggravated battery under Kansas l...

Genberg v. Porter
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1368
United States v. Riddle
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4143
United States v. Johnson
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4146
Stine v. Fox
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1267
Le v. Aldridge
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6151