10th Circuit Court

180 ABA Journal 10th Circuit Court articles.

Chief justice refers ethics complaints against Kavanaugh to 10th Circuit

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. has referred ethics complaints filed against Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings to the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

10th Circuit grants immunity to social workers in child abuse case
When the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a case of child abuse it called “horrific,” it stressed that it wasn’t pleased with its own ruling.
ICE detainees may proceed as a class in forced labor lawsuit, 10th Circuit says
The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday upheld class certification for immigrants who say they were forced to clean their detention facility for free under threat of punishment.
Retired federal judge won’t be disciplined over allegations of coerced sex with teen

A retired federal judge accused of coerced sex with a teen can’t face judicial discipline because the alleged wrongdoing took place before he took the bench, a committee of federal…

Senate Judiciary Committee advances 10th Circuit nominee to replace Gorsuch on party-line vote
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday advanced the nomination of Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid to fill Justice Neil Gorsuch’s seat on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Trump announces 11 more judicial nominees, including a judge from his SCOTUS list

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced 11 more judicial nominees, including three to federal appeals courts.

One of the nominees is Colorado Supreme Court Justice Allison Eid, who was on…

Frozen trucker case is among decisions said to illustrate Gorsuch’s legal approach

Conservatives and liberals both agree that the case of the frozen trucker is among the decisions that best illustrate how Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch sees the law.

Liberals say…

Judicial Conference asks Congress for 57 new US judgeships, including five on this appeals court

The Judicial Conference of the United States is recommending that Congress create 57 new Article III judgeships, including five new judgeships for the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of…

Secretive billionaire lobbied for Gorsuch’s 10th Circuit nomination; the two men have longtime ties

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch obtained his seat on the Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a secretive billionaire with whom he has longtime ties lobbied for…

Gorsuch could be more conservative than Justice Clarence Thomas, study concludes

If U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wins confirmation, he could be the most conservative justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, according to an analysis by two political science professors.

Gorsuch writes reader-grabbing opinions with fact summaries that are ‘a form of wry nonfiction’

The late Justice Antonin Scalia was known for his memorable legal writing, filling his opinions with little-used words such as “argle-bargle” and barbs aimed at those who disagree with him.

Meet Neil Gorsuch, said to be a leading SCOTUS contender

Maybe FantasySCOTUS is right.

The website is taking reader votes on the Trump shortlister most likely to be nominated, and Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Denver-based 10th U.S.…

SEC uses an unconstitutional method to hire in-house judges, federal appeals court rules

A federal appeals court created a circuit split last week when it ruled the five administrative law judges hired by the Securities and Exchange Commission are appointed in violation of…

Inmate’s 43-minute execution didn’t violate clearly established law, 10th Circuit rules

A botched execution that continued for 43 minutes, causing the condemned man to writhe and grimace in pain, didn’t violate clearly established law regarding cruel and unusual punishment, a…

City Ten Commandments display violates establishment clause, 10th Circuit rules

A Ten Commandments display on the city hall lawn in Bloomfield, New Mexico, violates the establishment clause, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

The Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court…

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