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
Hobdy v. Raemisch
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1047
McGowan v. Wal-Mart Stores
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1397
Brooks v. Hanson
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1489
Needham v. State of Utah
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4159
Lynch v. Nelson
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-4174
Osterhout v. Morgan
Date: February 19, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7023
Free the Nipple v. City of Fort Collins  
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-1103

Justia Opinion Summary: The city of Fort Collins, Colorado, enacted a public-nudity ordinance that imposed no restrictions on male toplessness but prohibited women from baring their breasts below the areola. In response, Free the Nipple, an uni...

United States v. Christy  
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3122

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2014, CNB auditors conducted a surprise audit of the Burlington, Kansas Central National Bank (“CNB” or “Bank”) vault. The vault was missing $764,000. When they began to suspect defendant Denise Christy, she forged do...

United States v. Campbell
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2033
Christ Ctr Divine Philosophy v. Elam
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-6089
Kile v. United States
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-7004
Flores-Argueta v. Whitaker
Date: February 15, 2019
Docket Number: 18-9556
Johnson v. Raemisch
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1094
Arthur v. Moorehead
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1346
Brown v. Allbaugh
Date: February 14, 2019
Docket Number: 18-5102