10th Circuit Court
199 ABA Journal 10th Circuit Court articles.
In 2016, for the first time, states removed or punished electors who declined to cast their ballots for their state’s popular-vote winners in the presidential election. The cases involving such “faithless electors” have worked their way up to the high court just as the nation prepares for another presidential election.
May 13, 2020 3:45 PM CDT
10th Circuit strikes down Kansas voter ID law
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Denver has struck down a Kansas law that required a birth certificate or…
Apr 30, 2020 4:23 PM CDT
Abortion providers in Texas have withdrawn a Supreme Court application to allow medication abortions to continue in the state after a federal appeals court granted the relief that they sought.
Apr 15, 2020 9:54 AM CDT
Judge upholds beach town’s female topless ban
U.S. District Judge James Bredar has upheld a ban in Ocean City, Maryland, on women exposing their breasts in public. Bredar, an appointee…
Apr 9, 2020 4:48 PM CDT
Members of the House Judiciary Committee are calling for “a frank examination of the adequacy of the steps taken to address” sexual misconduct by a federal judge in Kansas.
Feb 7, 2020 10:59 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court added two high-profile cases on Friday to its docket concerning faithless presidential electors and expanded exemptions to mandated contraceptive coverage.
Jan 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
A federal prison’s decision to distribute Prison Legal News to inmates and change its policy has mooted the publication’s censorship lawsuit, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The Denver-based 10th…
Dec 19, 2019 4:08 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted Friday a pro se cert petition to once again consider whether a large part of eastern central Oklahoma is an American Indian reservation, which could call into question hundreds of state convictions.
Dec 16, 2019 10:33 AM CST
Lawyers are asking a judge to overturn Utah’s lewdness law and to toss charges against a Utah woman who appeared topless in front of her stepchildren.
Nov 22, 2019 11:30 AM CST
The owners of a home that was destroyed by police pursuing a fleeing suspect are not entitled to compensation under the takings clause, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Oct 30, 2019 4:17 PM CDT
A federal judge in Kansas has been publicly reprimanded for sexually harassing court employees, having an extramarital relationship with a convicted felon on probation and being late for court engagements.
Oct 1, 2019 10:15 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal wage law protects a worker in Colorado’s state-licensed cannabis industry, even though marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.
Sep 24, 2019 12:49 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld the right of “faithless electors” to disregard state law and vote for the presidential and vice presidential candidates of their choice.
The 10th U.S.…
Aug 22, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis has upheld a Springfield, Missouri, ordinance that bans women but not men from exposing their nipples in public.
May 8, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
The Utah State Bar is investigating complaints that seven lawyers are violating rules of conduct by being involved in polygamous relationships, a felony punishable by five to 15 years in prison.
Apr 22, 2019 9:19 AM CDT
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