2013 Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Case Law

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Cillo, et al v. City of Greenwood Vilage, et al  
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1395

Justia Opinion Summary: The City of Greenwood Village, Colorado fired Police Sergeant Patrick Cillo after an incident involving officers under his command. Sgt. Cillo alleged the City's real motive for firing him was opposition to the union cha...

Eller v. Trans Union  
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1419

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Gerald Eller argued that since the 1990's, defendant-appellee Trans Union, LLC included multiple erroneous entries on his credit report. In this third case against the company, plaintiff brought his c...

United States v. Rodriguez  
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2203

Justia Opinion Summary: The Tenth Circuit answered the question posed by the issue on appeal in this case with a "yes:" whether a police officer who observed a handgun tucked in the waistband of a convenience store employee had reasonable suspi...

United States v. Hunter  
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3323

Justia Opinion Summary: Hoping to remain in the United States from her native Jamaica, Defendant-Appellant Shannakay Hunter married a United States citizen. The government regarded the marriage as a sham and charged defendant with conspiracy an...

Eisenhour v. Weber County, et al  
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4190

Justia Opinion Summary: Marcia Eisenhour sued Weber County, three of its county commissioners, and a state judge. According to Eisenhour, the judge sexually harassed her and the County retaliated against her for reporting the harassment. She cl...

United States v. Jones
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5122
United States v. Glaria-Ramirez
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8078
Santos-Osborne v. Holder
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9567
Chappell v. Monday
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6178
Eckardt v. Jones
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6201
Stouffer v. Workman  
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6293

Justia Opinion Summary: An Oklahoma jury convicted Bigler Jobe "Bud" Stouffer of first degree murder and shooting with intent to kill. He was sentenced to death for the murder and to life imprisonment for the shooting. The Oklahoma Court of Cri...

Maatougui v. Holder, Jr.  
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-9546

Justia Opinion Summary: An immigration judge found petitioner Nadia Maatougui removable for marriage fraud in 2004. Petitioner then asylum and four other forms of relief from removal. The Immigration Judge denied the requests, and the Board of...

Bank of America v. Dakota Homestead
Date: December 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1177
United States v. Bergman
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1299
United States v. Anwar  
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2015

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Daud Anwar pled guilty to making false threats to destroy buildings. The district court sentenced him to 24 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Defendant appealed only the four-lev...

Diversey v. Schmidly, et al  
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2058

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Andrew Diversey sued several administrators and members of the Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico (UNM) for infringing his copyright to an unpublished dissertation. The district court di...

United States v. Madrid-Apodaca
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2171
Rooks v. Drug Enforcement
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3203
Zoutomou v. Kennecott Utah Copper
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4064
United States v. Ontiveros
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1354
Myers v. Koopman  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1482

Justia Opinion Summary: Jeremy Myers challenged the district court's dismissal of his malicious prosecution claim, alleging violations of his Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights. Specifically, he argued that Detective Brian Koopman obtained...

Wild Horse Observers v. Jewell
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2190
Vazirani v. Heitz  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3183

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-appellant Anil Vazirani was an independent insurance agent who owned and managed Vazirani & Associates Financial, LLC and Secured Financial Solutions, LLC. Vazirani contracted with Aviva Life and Annuity Compan...

FDIC v. Arciero, et al  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6287

Justia Opinion Summary: In an effort to save Quartz Mountain Aerospace, some of its investors and directors took out large loans from First State Bank of Altus for the benefit of the company. The Bank failed, and the Federal Deposit Insurance C...

Graham v. Sheriff of Logan County, et al  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6302

Justia Opinion Summary: Two prison guards had sexual intercourse with Plaintiff-Appellant Stacey Graham while she was in solitary confinement at the Logan County Jail in Oklahoma. The guards confessed and were fired immediately. Plaintiff sough...

Self v. I Have a Dream Foundation-Colo
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1090
Panagoulakos v. Yazzie, et al  
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2003

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Officer Patricia Yazzie appeals the district court's denial of qualified immunity in this case that alleged wrongful arrest and imprisonment (Count I) and illegal seizure of property (Count II). This case was a...

United States v. Eccleston
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2112
United States v. Silouangkhoth
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4014
United States v. Lopez
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1461
United States v. Begay
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2202
United States v. Gomez
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3171
Amerson v. United States
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3239
Ali v. Jones
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6093
United States v. Green
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6224
Ali v. Holder
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9544
Angell v. Fairmount Fire Protection Dist
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1465
Republican Party of New Mexico, et al v. King, et al  
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2015

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Tenth Circuit in this case centered on a matter of state campaign finance regulations in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling in "Citizens United v. FEC," (558 U.S. 310 (2010)). Before "Citizens Unite...

Blum, et al v. CIR  
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9005

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioners Scott and Audrey Blum appealed a Tax Court decision upholding the actions of the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) invalidating a financial transaction as lacking economic substance and impos...

United States v. Zaccardi
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4106
United States v. Stanley
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5102
Glover v. Fox
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6259
United States v. Archuleta  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2026

Justia Opinion Summary: A jury convicted Defendant Nathan Archuleta of possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with intent to distribute, and being a felon in...

United States v. Pursley
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1328
Crownhart v. Fulton
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1448
Staker v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4070
United States v. Garza
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6154
United States v. Pena
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2243
Wadsworth v. The Word of Life Center  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1142

Justia Opinion Summary: The sole issue presented to the Tenth Circuit in this appeal stemmed on whether the bankruptcy trustee could avoid an entire annual transfer or only a portion exceeding 15% a restricted debtor's gross annual income to a...

United States v. Warren  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3136

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Steven Carmichael Warren pled guilty to a second armed bank robbery, and the district court imposed a sentence of 25 years. Appellant challenged the procedural reasonableness of that sentence, arguing the factu...

Hershey v. ExxonMobil Oil Corporation
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3309
Schell v. Jones
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6267
Bynum v. Municipality, City & County
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1109
Ngiendo v. Social Security Administration
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3174
Tang v. Holder
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9555
Hayes v. Falk
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1201
United States v. Hughes
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4047
United States v. Williams
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6097
Griffin v. Hickenlooper
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1126
Arellano v. Medina
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1264
Garza v. Burnett
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 10-4121
United States v. Flores-Lopez
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5196
Love v. Daniels
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1219
United States v. Allen
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5118
United States v. Santana-Gomez
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6033
United States v. Barocio-Mendez
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6128
Schreibvogel v. WY D.O.C. State Warden
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8065
Steadfast Insurance Company v. Agricultural Insurance Company
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 10-5113
United States v. Hill  
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5176

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Vernon Hill was convicted for bank robbery. He appealed the denial of his motion for a new trial. The government changed its theory about defendant's two brother's involvement in the robbery; the government pro...

Banks v. Astrue
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5220
Schell v. Vaughn
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6271
Gash v. Client Services
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1138
King v. Midland Credit Management
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1225
Lee v. Cozza-Rhodes
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1303
Pinson v. Berkebile
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1399
United States v. Tiller
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3069
United States v. Norwood
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6045
Taylor v. Taylor  
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2163

Justia Opinion Summary: Cross-Appellee/Appellant Eloisa Taylor appealed a decision of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) that affirmed a United States Bankruptcy Court decision. The bankruptcy court granted summary judgme...

Hagos v. Werholtz
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1124
United States v. Thiel
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1251
United States v. McBrayer
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6101
Brotherhood of Locomotive v. BNSF Railway Co.
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8025
United States v. Forster
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2230
Cross Continent Development v. Town of Akron, Colorado
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1391
Rogers v. Alezopulos
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6264
Krchmar v. Colvin
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5063
Rosales-Rodriguez v. Holder
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9527
Sherpa v. Holder
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9552
In re: Bryan
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1485
Tadlock v. LaHood
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3116
United States v. Saavedra
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2149
Johnson v. Medina
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1324
United States v. $285,350.00 in U.S. Currency
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6081
Billey v. Jones
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6153
Rubio-Montano v. Holder
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9518
Onysko v. Administrative Review Board
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9529
Air Methods Corporation v. OPEIU, et al  
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1433

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Air Method Corporation terminated a helicopter pilot, Jeff Stackpole, following a 2010 incident. Defendant Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 109 (OPEIU) represented Mr. Stackpole throu...

United States v. Jeffcoat
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1238
Warren v. No Named Respondent
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1386
United States v. Barraza-Flores
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2052
United States v. Lerma
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2100
United States v. Ramirez-Sosa
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2110
Fitzpatrick v. Monday
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6166
United States v. Solon
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8058
Vititoe v. Colvin
Date: November 29, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1484
Barwick v. Behnke
Date: November 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1241
Carbonell v. Falk
Date: November 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1398
Battle v. State of New Mexico
Date: November 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2168
United States v. Espinoza
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2162
United States v. Davis
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3246
United States v. Jackson  
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2169

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Jeremiah Jackson appealed his conviction and sentence for the deaths of two women accidentally killed while defendant was fleeing police following a bank robbery. Defendant appealed, arguing that the...

Debord v. Mercy Health System of Kansas, et al  
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3072

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Sara Debord filed suit against her employer, Mercy Health Services of Kansas, for sexual harassment and retaliation in violation of Title VII. Petitioner claimed Mercy knew or should have known that her superv...

United States v. Brantley
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7063
Adams v. Fedex Ground Package System
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1162
Savannah v. Collins
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1245
Frye v. Raemisch
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1356
Johnson v. United States
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1384
Washington v. Correia
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3098
Maley v. State of Kansas
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3213
Gardner v. Arrowchis
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4122
Ute Mesa Lot 1, LLC v. First Citizens Bank & Trust, et al  
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1134

Justia Opinion Summary: Ute Mesa, a Colorado real estate developer, received a multi-million dollar loan to construct a single family home on property it owned in Aspen. To secure the loan, United Western Bank prepared a deed of trust incorrect...

Little v. Portfolio Recovery Associates
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3266
United States v. Eccleston
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2112
United States v. Gasca
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3227
United States v. Armendariz-Perez
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1346
United States v. Basnett  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7074

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Richard Basnett, was convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm and sentenced to 37 months of imprisonment (with 2 years of supervised release). He appealed his conviction and sentence, arguing that the sent...

Cox v. Lockheed Martin Corporation
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1038
In re: Hauck
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1180
Cole v. Trammell  
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5133

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Benjamin Cole was convicted of one count of first degree murder of a child (his nine-month-old daughter), for which he was sentenced to death. He appealed the district court's denial of his petition for writ o...

United States v. Crowe  
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1405

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Vicki Dillard Crowe was convicted by a jury on eight counts of mail fraud, and eight counts of wire fraud for her participation in a mortgage fraud scheme. The district court sentenced defendant to sixty months...

Countryman v. Farmers Insurance Exchange
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1456
United States v. Castillo-Najer
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3340
United States v. Rentz  
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4169

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Philbert Rentz fired a single gunshot that wounded one victim and killed another. He was charged with two separate counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence. Defendant moved to dismiss the second cou...

United States v. Brewster
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1418
United States v. Harris  
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5174

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Germain Harris was convicted on federal weapons and drugs charges stemming from the arrest and conviction of Alonzo Johnson for the contract killing of a Tulsa businessman. Harris challenged his convictions, ar...

Bledsoe v. Colvin
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5213
Sanchez Porras v. Holder
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9516
Hart v. Capgemini U.S. LLC Welfare
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1001
United States v. Nash
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3217
Long v. Fulmer
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6156
United States v. Galindo
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3186
United States v. Oyegoke-Eniola  
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3314

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Eni Oyegoke-Eniola challenged his sentence following his guilty plea to charges of mail fraud, and making a false statement on an immigration document. He raised four errors on appeal: (1) that the district cou...

Calderon-Rodriguez v. Terry
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2107
Wilson v. Jones
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5053
Jeffrey v. CP Kelco U.S.
Date: November 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7005
The Republic of Ecuador, et al v. Bjorkman  
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1402

Justia Opinion Summary: Since the early 1990s, Chevron and its predecessor Texaco, Inc., have defended litigation concerning Texaco's operations in Ecuador and the environmental contamination it allegedly produced. This litigation started in th...

United States v. Chavez  
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2126

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Reydecel Chavez, a Mexican native, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm, and reentry of a removed alien. He appealed the distric...

Hernandez v. Ridley, et al  
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6188

Justia Opinion Summary: Jose Hernandez, Jr., and Salvador Hernandez were killed by a motorist while they were performing road construction in Oklahoma. Their representative sued their employer, Duit Construction Company, and the motorist and al...

Beattie v. Smith
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3053
United States v. Stutson
Date: November 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6171
Blackmon v. Sutton, et al  
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3199

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellee Brandon Blackmon brought a 42 U.S.C. 1982 action against various members of the juvenile detention center in Sedgwick, Kansas, alleging they violated his Fourteenth Amendment rights as a pre-trial deta...

Hall v. Daniels
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1287
NM Off-Hwy Vehicle Alliance v. U.S. Forest Service
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2116
United States v. Copeland
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5111
duBois v. Payne County Bd County Comm'rs
Date: November 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6144
Dinse v. Carlisle Foodservice Products
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6178
Lightfoot v. Principal Life Ins. Company
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6322
Morrison v. Cox
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5034
Thomas v. Rios
Date: November 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6191
Mascio v. Gronewoller
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1312
Lobato v. State of NM Environment Dept., et al  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2128

Justia Opinion Summary: Michael Lobato was a probationary employee at the New Mexico Environmental Department (NMED). Before completing his probationary period, Lobato was fired. Lobato, who is Hispanic and of Mexican ancestry, alleged that th...

United States v. Pickard  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3142

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendants-Appellants William Pickard and Clyde Apperson appealed the district court’s decision to deny their motion to unseal the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”)’s file on one of its confidential informants. Upo...

Roberts v. IBM  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5169

Justia Opinion Summary: George Roberts said IBM fired him because of his age. He argued an instant message exchange between two of the company’s human resources managers referencing his "shelf life" played a direct role in his eventual discharg...

Myklatun, et al v. Halliburton Energy Services, et al  
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6148

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Bjorn Myklatun and his company, Plaintiff Oil Innovation, brought claims of tortious interference, fraud, and civil conspiracy against Chemical Equipment and Specialties, Inc. (CESI); its parent company, Flotek...

Morales v. Holder
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9583
Glynn v. Heimgartner
Date: November 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3154
Bleck v. City Of Alamosa
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1139
United States v. Acey
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6321
United States v. Cash  
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7072

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Michael Lynn Cash was pulled over after police observed him commit a traffic violation. During the stop, police saw in plain view an artificial bladder device. He also learned that defendant was on th...

United States v. Cash
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7079
Blaylock v. Tinner
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3151
Fitzgerald v. US Bank
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4072
United States v. Flores
Date: November 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8023
Magnus, Inc. v. Diamond State Insurance Co.
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3091
Wright v. City of Topeka, Kansas
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3244
United States v. De La Torre
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7084
United States v. Gutierrez
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2029
United States v. Espinoza
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8030
Antillon-Mendez v. Holder
Date: November 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9528
Bethel v. United States of America
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1417
Bettis v. Hall
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3198
Johnson v. City of Murray
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4198
United States v. Zaler
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1343
Jackson v. NM Dep. of Corr. Prob & Parole
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2140
Suttles v. Colvin
Date: October 31, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5041
Kowalsky v. S & J Operating Company
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3150
West v. Dobrev  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4159

Justia Opinion Summary: Respondent Stanislav Dobrev from sought a custodial arrangement from a Utah State court more favorable than the arrangement he received from a French court a few weeks prior. Petitioner and Respondent divorced in France;...

Zisumbo v. Ogden Regional Medical Center
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4191
United States v. Ponce  
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5032

Justia Opinion Summary: Julio Ponce appealed an Oklahoma district court’s denial of his motion to suppress evidence obtained pursuant to a search warrant that Ponce claimed issued without probable cause. A federal grand jury charged Ponce with:...

Portillo-Castro v. Holder
Date: October 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9539
Bhomengo v. Hospital Shared Services
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1226
United States v. Ocampo-Gutierrez
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1296
Fogle v. Elliott, Jr.
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1372
United States v. Calvin
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3040
Velasco v. Holder  
Date: October 29, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9513

Justia Opinion Summary: Petitioner Arturo Velasco appealed an order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) that dismissed his appeal of an immigration judge's (IJ) order denying his application for cancellation of removal under the Immigrati...

Marquez v. Board of County Commissioners
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2209
Batubara v. Holder  
Date: October 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9549

Justia Opinion Summary: An Indonesian couple appealed the denial of their applications for withholding of removal and relief under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). Upon review, the Tenth Circuit found the application was untimely, and ther...

United States v. Madrigal-Espino
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1300
Cook v. Aagard
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4214
Frazier v. Werholtz
Date: October 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1135
Giannangeli v. Target National Bank
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1344
United States v. Griffin
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3282
United States v. Smith
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3289
Gardner v. Wilkins
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4156
Rosales v. Milyard
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1183
Lucero v. Medina
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1300
United States v. Fleming
Date: October 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8041
Cheatham v. Cline
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3138
Sherratt v. Utah Department of Corrections
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4061
Hess v. Trammell
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5091
Craft v. Null
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6089
Lacey v. Homeowners of America
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6129
Whitmore v. Dowling
Date: October 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6162
United States v. Davis
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3264
N. Laramie Range Alliance v. FERC  
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9567

Justia Opinion Summary: This matter arose from efforts by Wasatch Wind Intermountain, LLC to establish two wind energy projects. These efforts drew the ire of the Northern Laramie Range Alliance, which objected to Wasatch’s certification to sel...

United States v. Martinez
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2016
United States v. Robles
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3179
Tijerina, Sr. v. Patterson
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4074
United States v. Velasco
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5009
United States v. Wilson
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5019
Chase v. Divine
Date: October 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5081
United States v. Melot  
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 10-2121

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, appellant Bill Melot was convicted of one count of endeavoring to impede the administration of the Internal Revenue Code, one count of attempting to evade or defeat tax, six counts of willful failure...

Social Security Law v. Colvin
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5192
Hall v. Falk
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1291
Williams v. Fauclk
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1353
United States v. Baum
Date: October 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8012
Lebere v. Abbott, et al  
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1090

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Kent LeBere was convicted for second-degree murder and second-degree arson. He received a 60-year sentence. He applied for habeas relief, arguing the State relied on perjured testimony and withheld po...

United States v. DeYoung
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4202
United States v. Turrentine
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6209
Marquez v. Johnson
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1021
Kim v. Falk
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1293
Wagner v. Michie
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4082
United States v. Vasquez
Date: October 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8062
Bison Pipeline LLC v. 102.84 Acres of Land
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 11-8052
United States v. Baker
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3329
Hudson v. Miller
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1281
Ferguson v. Shinseki
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3009
Lee v. State of Utah
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4046
United States v. Washington
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6131
Golden v. Ford
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6173
Mendenhall v. Parker
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7032
United States v. Ledesma
Date: October 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8015
Dodd v. Trammell
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6225
OneSource Commercial Property v. City and County of Denver
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1315
United States v. Benford
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6299
Silver v. Vassel
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2091
United States v. Ortiz-Quezada
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2113
Wilson v. Colvin
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5016
United States v. Howard
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7014
Cano-Manzanero v. Holder
Date: October 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9526
Landrith v. Schmidt
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3302
United States v. Rufai  
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6034

Justia Opinion Summary: At a joint trial, a jury acquitted Defendant-Appellant Olalekan Rufai and Adedayo Adegboye of one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, and convicted them of five counts of aiding and abetting health care frau...

United States v. Adegboye  
Date: October 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6035

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a joint trial with Co-Defendant Olalekan Rufai, a jury convicted Defendant-Appellant Adedayo Adegboye of five counts of aiding and abetting health care fraud. On appeal, appellant argued that the trial evidence...

United States v. Edmond
Date: October 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5094
Anderson v. Private Capital Group
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4153
United States v. Green
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7054
Adams v. EMC Mortgage Corporation
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1154
Sensabaugh v. Hickenlooper
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1217
Kramer v. Vigil
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1265
Fawley v. GEO Group, Inc.
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2085
Barrera v. Kroskey
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3162
Inuwa v. Jones
Date: October 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5067
Denver Health v. Beverage Distributors
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1355
Perez v. Kubie
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1388
Boulware v. Baldwin
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4148
Sierra Club v. Bostick
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6201
Bowens v. Sterling Correctional Facility
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1160
Rozenberg v. Knight
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1174
United States v. Sines
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1205
Frazier v. Flores
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1240
United States v. Drayton
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3148
Onyeabor v. Centennial Pointe Owners Assn.
Date: October 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4037
Gragert v. Lake
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6137
United States v. Jenkins
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6289
Warner v. Ed Bozarth Chevrolet
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1297
United States v. Raifsnider
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3071
Mohammed v. Metropolitan Life Insurance
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4041
Schubert v. Jones
Date: October 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7019
United States v. Goodwin
Date: October 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3177
SEC v. Thompson  
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4182

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Tenth Circuit in this case stemmed from a civil-enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") against Defendant-Appellant Ralph Thompson, Jr., in connection with an all...

Martinez v. Rocky Mountain Bank
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-8076
United States v. Willis
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5166
AllCare Hospice v. Sebelius
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7081
United States v. Pena
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2063
Barnes v. Spirit Aerosystems
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3043
United States v. Peach
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3104
United States v. Dale
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3128
Lambros v. Maye
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3159
Anita v. United States
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3182
Cowan v. Standifird
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5025
United States v. De Loera-Hernandez
Date: October 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6102
Newland v. Sebelius
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1380
Frederick v. Metropolitan State College
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1505
Andersen v. Colvin
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4181
Cosenza-Cruz v. Holder
Date: October 3, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9516
United States v. Loman
Date: October 2, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6170
EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch  
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5110

Justia Opinion Summary: Abercrombie & Fitch appealed the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the court’s denial of summary judgment in favor of Abercrombie, on the EEOC...

United States v. Alvarez  
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3238

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Sergio Alvarez was charged with one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. He pled guilty to the possession with inten...

Medina-Mejia v. Holder
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9594
United States v. Smith
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1151
United States v. Betche
Date: October 1, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5047
Evert v. United States
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 12-8090
Kelly v. McKune
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3137
United States v. Foy
Date: September 30, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3157
United States v. Sanchez
Date: September 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2050
United States v. Suarez-Garcia
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1270
United States v. Gonzalez-Lince
Date: September 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1294
Olson v. The City of Golden, Colorado
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1454
United States v. Navarro
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1078
Castro v. Kondaur Capital
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1095
United States v. Summers
Date: September 25, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8054
Sudduth v. Raemisch
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1466
United States v. Haggerty  
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1093

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Tyre S. Haggerty pled guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon. He appealed the convictions, a...

United States v. Miller
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6120
Webster v. Jones
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6145
Nunn v. Kastner
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6186
Ellis v. Dowling
Date: September 24, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6187
Salazar v. City of Commerce City
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1390
United States v. Martinez-Martinez
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2154
Novell, Inc. v. Microsoft Corporation  
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4143

Justia Opinion Summary: Novell, Inc. filed suit against Microsoft Corporation, alleging anti-trust violations. The matter went to trial in 2011, ending in deadlock. The district court concluded Microsoft's conduct did not offend section 2 of t...

Braswell v. Cincinnati Incorporated, et al  
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5128

Justia Opinion Summary: Derek Braswell suffered a horrific workplace accident: while operating a press brake manufactured by Cincinnati, Inc., his right arm was crushed, and eventually had to be amputated. Despite warnings, Braswell reached int...

United States v. Wesley
Date: September 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3149
THI of New Mexico v. Spradlin
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2182
Vreeland v. Davis
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1170
United States v. Coleman
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2118
United States v. McCalister
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5061
United States v. Eskridge
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5086
Castellanos-Pineda v. Holder
Date: September 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9519
United States v. Wilson
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1512
Market Center East Retail Prop, et al v. Lurie, et al  
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2053

Justia Opinion Summary: Debtor-Appellant Market Center East Retail Property, Inc. appealed the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel's affirming of the bankruptcy court's award of attorney's fees to Appellees Barak Lurie and his firm, Lurie & Park. Lurie...

Garrett v. ReconTrust Company, N.A.
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4060
Loera v. Colvin
Date: September 19, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2020
Young v. Berkebile
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1259
Johnson v. Vaughn
Date: September 18, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5060
Society of Professional Eng. v. Spirit Aerosystems
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3345
Dale K. Barker Co., P.C. v. Sumrall
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4147
United States v. Tolliver  
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5077

Justia Opinion Summary: Following a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of two counts of using fire to commit a felony, and two counts of arson. He was sentenced to 430 months’ imprisonment. Defendant appealed his conviction and sentence, argui...

Fletcher, et al v. United States, et al  
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5078

Justia Opinion Summary: The federal government moved the Osage Nation to the State of Oklahoma. Years later, the Nation discovered its new home contained mammoth reserves of oil and gas. The federal government appropriated itself as trustee, to...

Coleman v. Colvin
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5189
United States v. Lujan
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2098
Kozlowicz v. Jewell
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4095
In re: Payne
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5103
Dart Cherokee Basin Operating v. Owens
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-603
Robinson v. United States
Date: September 17, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6135
Dodd v. Workman  
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6225

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Rocky Eugene Dodd was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder in Oklahoma state court and received two death sentences. Defendant made an 28 U.S.C. 2254 application for relief at the federal district cou...

United States v. Stover
Date: September 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6169
Glaser v. Everett
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1292
Warren v. State of Kansas
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3127
Conway v. McCollum
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6136
Dugan v. Amtex Security
Date: September 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7004
United States v. Billy
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2120
Leo v. Garmin International
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3114
Thornton v. Jones
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6021
United States v. Ruiz
Date: September 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6032
United States v. Washington
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2045
Lull v. Colvin
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5017
Leatherwood v. Whetsel
Date: September 11, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6073
Niemi v. Burgess
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1233
Landrith v. Schmidt
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3302
Landrith v. Bank of New York Mellon
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3080
Clay v. State of Oklahoma
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6119
Lopez v. Holder
Date: September 10, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9522
Bushco, et al v. Shurtleff, et al  
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4083

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellants Buschco Corp., Companions, LLC and TT II, Inc. are escort services. The State of Utah brought suit in federal district court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. Appellants claimed certain ame...

Bowie v. Franklin
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6055
Flores v. United States Attorney General
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6126
Shue v. Custis
Date: September 9, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8027
Ingram v. Faruque, et al  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6341

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Delbert Ingram appealed a district court dismissal of his claims against Defendants-Appellees Dr. Hashib D. Faruque, Dr. Yan Feng, Donna Delise, Kyle Inhofe, Lt. Michael Stevenson, and Captain Tim Col...

Niemi, et al v. Burgess, et al  
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1233

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellee John Niemi and several investors intended to build a large luxury ski condominium complex. Niemi was unable to find traditional financing for the project, and turned to Florida businessman, Defendant M...

Guinn v. Jeffco Combined Courts
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1231
TKO Energy Services v. M-I
Date: September 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5028
Howell v. Trammell  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 02-6324

Justia Opinion Summary: Two petitions for habeas relief arising from the murder conviction and death sentence of Michael Howell were before the Tenth Circuit. Howell's first petition came before the Court in 2002. After the Supreme Court ruled...

United States v. Rickett
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2165
United States v. Lee
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3073
Farrell-Cooper Mining Company v. US Department of the Interior, et al  
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7045

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellant Farrell-Cooper Mining Company and Defendant-Appellant Oklahoma Department of Mines appealed a district court's dismissal of their claims for declaratory and injunctive relief against the Department of...

Buck v. CF&I Steel
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1017
Holt v. McBride
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1084
Brown v. Cozza-Rhodes
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1194
Armstrong v. Sebelius
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1218
United States v. Bussie
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2095
Hunt v. Riverside Transportation
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3100
Manning v. State of Kansas
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3168
Tiedemann v. Bigelow
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4066
United States v. Cudjoe
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6096
United States v. Zapata-Reyes
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8016
United States v. Cardoza-Sarabia
Date: September 5, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8049
ECCO Plains, LLC., et al v. United States  
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1559

Justia Opinion Summary: The Federal Depository Insurance Corporation (FDIC), acting as receiver of the New Frontier Bank, used proceeds from the sale of cattle belonging to a limited liability company (LLC) to pay down a loan of one of the two...

United States v. Mabry  
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3036

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Bruce Mabry was arrested for a parole violation. During the arrest, officers found a sawed-off shotgun and subsequently charged defendant with its possession. He moved to suppress the evidence of the...

Billinger v. Weinhold
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3124
iFreedom Direct v. First Tennessee Bank National
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4164
Heard v. Addison  
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5060

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant David Glen Heard pled guilty to two counts under Oklahoma’s lewd molestation statute. In pleading guilty, defendant admitted that he positioned himself in a Tulsa Wal-Mart store so as to be able to "look under...

CL Frates v. Westchester Fire  
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6274

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Court in this matter concerned interpretation of an errors-and-omissions policy. The policy excluded coverage for claims "arising out of" bankruptcy or insolvency. The dispute grew from a stop-loss p...

United States v. Graham
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3165
Hooper v. Jones
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6048
Davis v. Bear
Date: September 4, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6109
United States v. Brooks  
Date: August 29, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3317

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Anthony Brooks was convicted of armed bank robbery. He appealed his conviction, arguing: (1) the evidence at trial was insufficient; (2) the district court erred by admitting DNA evidence linking him...

Alvey v. Astrue
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5200
Schrock, et al v. Wyeth Inc., et al  
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6078

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs-Appellants Susan and Steven Schrock filed suit against manufacturers of the drug metoclopramide, alleging that Susan's use of the generic drug caused her to develop tardive dyskinesia. In a series of orders, t...

United States v. Burciaga-Alcantar
Date: August 28, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3083
Sa'Ra v. Clements
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1362
Duran v. Bravo
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2087
National Credit Union Admin. v. Nomura Home Equity Loan, et al  
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3295

Justia Opinion Summary: The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) placed two credit unions, U.S. Central Federal Credit Union and Western Corporate Federal Credit Union (WesCorp), into conservatorship. Then, as liquidating agent, NCUA sue...

Ponis v. Hartley
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1120
Stevenson v. Timme
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1147
Ash-Shahid v. Roberts
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3141
December v. Utah Dept of Corrections
Date: August 27, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4081
Doe v. Heil
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-1335
Williams v. Workman
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5048
United States v. Lujan-Lopez
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1462
Ardizzone v. Jones
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6288
Chavez v. Trani
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1027
Villalobos v. Colvin
Date: August 26, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2005
Cunningham v. University of New Mexico Board
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 11-2103
United States v. Holmes  
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1164

Justia Opinion Summary: The government sued Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellant James Holmes to collect taxes owned on his now-defunct business, Colorado Gas Compression, Inc. The district court granted final judgment in favor of the government...

United States v. Escalante-Bencomo
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1392
Rodriguez v. State Of Colorado
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1266
United States v. King
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3160
United States v. Alvarado-Bon
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4079
Henderson v. Parker
Date: August 23, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7028
Warner, Jr. v. Patterson
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4171
Rouse v. Romero
Date: August 22, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2121
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. v. TFG-California, L.P.
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 11-4175
United States v. Avila  
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3047

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Ramiro Avila was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. After the district court denied Defendant's motion to suppress, he entered an unconditional guilty plea to...

Chrismon v. Astrue
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 12-5184
Crownhart v. Suthers
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1272
Medina v. Weber
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1273
Keeler v. Aramark
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3117
United States v. Allison
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3131
Kaufman, Jr. v. Miller
Date: August 21, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5020
Queen, et al v. TA Operating, LLC  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 11-8090

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs Richard and Susan Queen sued Defendant TA Operating, LLC for an injury Mr. Queen sustained when he slipped and fell in a parking lot operated by TA. During the court of the proceedings, the Queens filed for Ch...

Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1175

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue in this appeal was whether Colorado's notice and reporting obligations for retailers who do not collect sales or use taxes violate the Commerce Clause. The Tenth Circuit did not reach that merits question: beca...

Genova v. Banner Health, et al  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1314

Justia Opinion Summary: Dr. Ron Genova sued Banner Health after the hospital terminated his employment. He argued among other things that Banner retaliated against him for complaints about working conditions. In addition, Dr. Genova brought a c...

United States v. Gauger
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4161
United States v. McKye  
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6108

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Brian McKye was charged with eight counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. The district court refused to give the jury his tendered instruction that would ha...

Adams v. Laramie County School District
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 12-8057
Meek v. Jordan
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1249
United States v. Rosario
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3015
United States v. Ruiz-Arreola
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3102
United States v. Card
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4031
Pierson v. Bassett
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8019
United States v. Hodge
Date: August 20, 2013
Docket Number: 13-8020
Pratt v. Petelin  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3282

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff-Appellee Jennifer Pratt sued Joseph Petelin, M.D. for medical negligence. The district court submitted four factual theories of negligence to the jury, which returned a general verdict against Dr. Petelin. Dr....

Cooper v. NCS Pearson, Inc.  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1096

Justia Opinion Summary: Julia Copeland Cooper appealed the grant of summary judgment that dismissed on statute of limitations grounds her Copyright Act claims against NCS Pearson, Inc. for co-ownership of a psychological test. The statute of li...

Cordova v. Dowling
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1364
Carolina Casualty Insurance v. Nanodetex Corporation, et al  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2110

Justia Opinion Summary: The New Mexico Supreme Court recognized a new tort called "malicious abuse of process," which subsumed causes of action for malicious prosecution and abuse of process. Nanodetex Corporation and two of its principals (the...

United States v. James
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3291
Wells v. Colvin  
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6234

Justia Opinion Summary: In a social security disability or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) case, an administrative law judge (ALJ) must evaluate the effect of a claimant's mental impairments on her ability to work using a "special technique"...

United States v. Lopez-Carillo
Date: August 19, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6246
United States v. Brooks  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Numbers: 11-3346, 11-3351, 12-3035

Justia Opinion Summary: Mark Brooks and Marcus Quinn were arrested in a large Kansas City–area drug distribution operation. They were charged with and convicted of various drug conspiracy charges and sentenced to thirty-five years’ and thirty y...

United States v. Anaya  
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3010

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant-Appellant Alfred Anaya was indicted on one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine ("meth"), and marijuana; and on two counts of intimidation of federal...

Sherpa v. Holder
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9547
Todd v. Bigelow
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4056
Fowlke v. CIR
Date: August 16, 2013
Docket Number: 13-9000
Grant v. Trammel  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 11-5001

Justia Opinion Summary: While serving a long sentence in state prison for a series of armed robberies, John Grant won a job as a kitchen worker. Grant was soon fired after he was caught fighting with another inmate. He came to bear a grudge aga...

Walker, et al v. BuildDirect.com Technologie  
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6261

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Tenth Circuit in this case centered on a written consumer contract for the sale of goods and whether it incorporated by reference a separate document entitled "Terms of Sale" which was available on t...

Singleton v. Plough
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1167
Decker v. Roberts
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3084
United States v. Munoz-Pena
Date: August 15, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6036
Grosvenor v. Qwest Corporation, et al  
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1095

Justia Opinion Summary: Qwest Corporation and Qwest Broadband Services, Inc. appealed a district court order granting partial summary judgment. After Richard Grosvenor filed a putative class action, Qwest moved to compel arbitration under the F...

Gonzales v. Artspace Affordable Housing
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4070
United States v. Collins
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6291
Girard-Lara v. Holder
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9591
Maunz v. Zupan
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1230
United States v. Prince
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3092
United States v. King
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3164
United States v. Arias-Lopez
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6043
Cleveland v. Havanek
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6084
Escobar v. Trammell
Date: August 14, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6113
Moore v. McKune
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3326
Dutcher, et al v. Matheson, et al  
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4150

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs filed a class-action lawsuit in state court, alleging that the defendants had conducted non-judicial foreclosure sales that did not comply with Utah law. After removal, the district court dismissed the complai...

Korban v. Boostpower U.S.A.
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-6284
McCafferty v. Preiss Enterprises
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-8039
Reddick v. CIR
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9014
Rana v. Holder
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9568
United States v. Stanley
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1034
Nyanjom v. Hawker Beechcraft, Inc.
Date: August 13, 2013
Docket Number: 13-3113
Tri-State Truck Insurance, LTD v. First National Bank of Wamego
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3264
Water Pik, Inc. v. Med-Systems, Inc.  
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1065

Justia Opinion Summary: Med-Systems, Inc., sells its products under the federally registered trademark SinuCleanse and two similar marks. Water Pik, Inc., which traditionally sold oral irrigators and showerheads, registered the trademark SINUSE...

Warner v. CitiMortgage
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-1192
United States v. Naramor  
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 12-7053

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Robbie Naramor pled guilty to mailing a threatening communication to a state judge. With no plea agreement to consider, the district court varied upward from the sentencing range calculated under the United Sta...

Dreismeier v. Werholtz
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1141
United States v. McKenzie
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2018
Young v. Attorney General of NM
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2067
United States v. Becknell
Date: August 12, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5027
Wing v. Buchanan
Date: August 9, 2013
Docket Number: 12-4123
Long v. Miller
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6083
United States v. Lake
Date: August 8, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7017
United States v. Huffman
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 11-3370
Talavera v. Wiley, et al  
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 12-3129

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Carmen Talavera suffered a stroke while visiting a store, incurring permanent disabilities that she attributed to the medical malpractice of personnel at the Southwest Medical Center (SWMC). Plaintiff brought c...

Borwick v. T-Mobile West Corporation
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1023
In re: Harper
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-1085
D'Addabbo v. President Barack Obama
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-4080
Thomas v. Adrahtas
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-6003
United States v. Walston
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7006
Williams v. Ezell
Date: August 7, 2013
Docket Number: 13-7025
Henderson v. Board of County Commissioners
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2057
Delcid-Zelaya v. Holder
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 12-9589
Walters v. Colvin
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-2087
United States v. Davis
Date: August 6, 2013
Docket Number: 13-5035
Duvall v. Putnam City School Dist. No. 1
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 11-6250
United States v. Sanchez  
Date: August 5, 2013
Docket Number: 12-2084

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant Edwin Sanchez, Sr. appealed his conviction on one count of possession with intent to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana. He received a 78-month sentence. Defendant argued: (1) there were factual erro...