Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Results 1 - 20 of 368 in Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

  1. Briefs Come in for Oklahoma Lethal Injection CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | FindLaw

    Oral arguments are just about a month away in Glossip v. Gross , the SCOTUS case challenging Oklahoma's use of lethal injections, and the briefs are just beginning to arrive.


  2. Kansas appeals voter citizenship lawsuit to US Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas and Arizona have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to force federal elections officials to require residents of their states to prove their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote. A court notice Wednesday shows the appeal has been filed.


  3. Kansas, Arizona seek rehearing in voter citizenship lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas and Arizona have asked a federal appeals court panel to revisit its decision allowing residents of those states to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship. The states submitted a petition late Monday asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals panel to rehear the case, saying they believe the court overlooked certain legal issues when it ruled against them in November.


  4. Voter citizenship issue goes before federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms. At the crux of the closely watched case in the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver is whether the federal government or states have ultimate authority to regulate voter registration.


  5. Voter citizenship lawsuit looms over 2014 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    After Kansas began requiring residents to prove they were U.S. citizens to register to vote, the League of Women Voters started focusing its voter registration efforts at naturalization ceremonies, where people readily have such documents on them. Now that immigration officials have prohibited them from copying naturalization certificates, new citizens face discrimination and significant roadblocks in registering to vote, the group told a federal appeals court Thursday.


  6. Lawsuit against Aurora, former Police Chief Dan Oates is tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Denver Post

    A U.S. District Court judge in Denver has dismissed a lawsuit filed against former Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates by a now-police commander who claimed he was wrongly demoted for his testimony regarding another officer. In the lawsuit , dismissed on Monday, former Division Chief Ken Murphy said he was wrongly demoted to commander in 2013 just weeks after disobeying a request by Oates to recant his testimony at a disciplinary proceeding against Lt.


  7. Investors in Failed Resort Can Sue Jack Nicklaus, 10th Cir. SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | FindLaw

    A Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus for intentional misrepresentation over a failed luxury golf development, the Tenth Circuit has ruled. The couple, Jeffrey and Judee Donner, who invested $1.5 million in a luxury golf resort, did so at least in part because of claims that one of the greatest professional golfers of all time, Jack Nicklaus, would both design the course and have a house in the development.


  8. Davis Graham & Stubbs partner named 10th Circuit bankruptcy judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Business Journal

    Tom McNamara , a Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP partner, has been named as a new U.S. bankruptcy judge for Colorado by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the law firm announced Friday. "I'm very honored and excited about the appointment and the opportunity to serve the state of Colorado," McNamara said.


  9. Cable One Can't Shake NebuAd Privacy CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | MediaPost

    In a partial defeat for Cable One, a judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the broadband provider of violating the wiretap law by partnering in 2007 with defunct behavioral targeting company NebuAd. The ruling, issued this week by U.S. District Court Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala in the Northern District of Alabama allows Leisha Reaves to proceed with her claim that the Cable One worked with NebuAd to deploy "spyware" that intercepted and monitored broadband users' Web traffic in order to send them targeted ads.


  10. Convicted man's new appeal reaches 10th Circuit CourtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | The Navajo Times

    Andrew John Yellowbear is arguing in his appeal to the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals that he was unlawfully extradited from the Wind River Indian Reservation. Yellowbear, a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, also asserts that the Fremont County Attorney's Office and Riverton Police Department destroyed evidence that would have helped him because they are racist.


  11. 10th Cir. Rejects 'Direct Threat' Jury Instructions in ADA CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | FindLaw

    Jury instructions regarding the "direct threat" affirmative defense in an employment discrimination case required an employer to prove more than legally necessary, the Tenth Circuit ruled on Monday. An employer must only show that he had a reasonable belief that an impaired worker's job performance would pose a significant risk of substantial harm in order to avoid liability.


  12. National Progress On Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Pridesource.com

    In the past year the United States has seen a large shift in marriage equality and the momentum isn't letting up - it's only getting stronger. This time last year 17 states had legalized same-sex marriage compared with 37 states today.


  13. Not following instructions will still get you fired, even when you engage in protected activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | JD Supra

    In Meyers v. Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld judgment for the employer even though the plaintiff had engaged in legally protected activity because she disregarded her supervisor's instructions.


  14. Former principal loses federal lawsuit against Wichita school district over retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Wichita Eagle

    A federal judge has ruled against a former Wichita public school principal who sued the school district, saying she was unjustly pressured to retire amid accusations of state testing improprieties. U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree ordered last week that Pam Stead, former Enterprise Elementary principal, recover nothing from USD 259 and that her lawsuit alleging defamation, false representation, negligence, deprivation of due process and other harms be dismissed.


  15. DISASTERRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Daily Beast

    New records on the Oklahoma execution of Clayton Lockett last year reveal a lack of protocol led to a botched execution, the Tulsa World reported on Monday. More than 5,000 documents released to the newspaper show a paramedic and doctor hastily tried to find a vein to deliver the lethal injection to stay on schedule for another execution slated to begin in less than two hours.


  16. Article on Posthumously Conceived Children and State Intestacy LawsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Law Professor Blogs Network

    Lane Thomasson recently published an article entitled, Burns v. Astrue: "Born in Peculiar Circumstances," Posthumously Conceived Children and the Adequacy of State Intestacy Laws , 91 Denv.


  17. Montana Crow Tribe member pleads guilty in Wyoming poachingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Navajo Times

    Colton Herrera pleaded guilty in Sheridan County Circuit Court on Monday to charges of accessory to taking a big game animal out of season and accessory to taking a big game or antlered animal. After the plea agreement, Herrera was fined a total of $1,790 and had 360 days in jail suspended in lieu of a year of unsupervised probation.


  18. Kansas Senate leaders kill controversial religious freedom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Wichita Eagle

    A controversial religious freedom bill passed by the Kansas House will never make it to the Senate floor or even be considered by the Senate Judiciary Committee. On Tuesday, Senate Vice President Jeff King, R-Independence, officially closed the door on House Bill 2453, which gained international attention and inspired a Twitter hash tag.


  19. Oklahoma bill abolishes state marriage licensesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Washington Times

    An Oklahoma bill that passed one legislative chamber this week rewrites the state's marriage-licensing process, and asks clergy and notaries to sign off on new marriage papers. The Oklahoma House of Representatives voted Tuesday to change state law to require couples to get a marriage certificate from an authorized member of the clergy after a formal ceremony.


  20. Franklin County considers $100,000 settlement with women recorder firedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Columbus Dispatch

    County officials will likely approve spending $100,000 to avoid a lawsuit from two women who say Franklin County Recorder Terry J. Brown wrongly fired them. The county commissioners will discuss the settlement during their business meeting tomorrow morning.