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Archives for January 28, 2016

Comment Period Open for Proposed Changes to Colorado Appellate Rules

The Colorado Supreme Court is soliciting comments regarding proposed changes to the Colorado Appellate Rules. The changes affect Rule 3.4, “Appeals from Proceedings in Dependency and Neglect,” and the corresponding forms, JDF 545 through 549. The proposed changes to Rule 3.4 include minor changes, such as changing the word “record” to “transcript” in some places, and major changes, including the court’s continued jurisdiction over the case, composition of the record on appeal, inclusion of information about the Indian Child Welfare Act, and more. A redline of the proposed changes is available here.

Comments regarding the proposed changes may be submitted in writing to Christopher Ryan, Clerk of the Colorado Supreme Court, via email or via U.S. mail to 2 E. 14th Ave., Denver, CO 80203. Comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. on April 6, 2016. Comments will be posted on the State Judicial website after the comment period has closed.

For all of the Colorado Supreme Court’s adopted and proposed rule changes, click here.

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 1/28/2016

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued two published opinions and 23 unpublished opinions.

Ravenstar, LLC v. One Ski Hill Place, LLC

Denver Health & Hospital Authority v. City of Arvada

Summaries of these cases are forthcoming, courtesy of The Colorado Lawyer.

Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions. The case announcement sheet is available here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 1/27/2016

On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and 11 unpublished opinions.

United States v. Romero

Harris v. Gallagher

United States v. Neel

United States v. Wilson

United States v. Warren

Manning, II v. Patton

Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. v. Universal American Mortgage Co., LLC

United States v. Grigsby

Dawson v. Audet

Libretti v. Courtney

United States v. Page

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.