October 19, 2017

Nominees Selected for Vacancy on Second Judicial District Court

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the Second Judicial District Nominating Commission’s selection of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the Second Judicial District Court. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Hon. Sheila Rappaport, effective December 31, 2017. The three nominees are Michael Beaver, Christopher Baumann, and Christine Washburn.

Michael Beaver is currently a partner at Holland & Hart, where he practices employment law. Christopher Baumann works at the State of Colorado Public Defender’s Office. Christine Washburn is a Chief Deputy District Attorney at the Denver District Attorney’s Office.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days in which to appoint one of the nominees to the bench. Comments about the nominees may be emailed to the governor at gov_judicialappointments@state.co.us. For more information about the nominees, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/18/2017

On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

United States v. Mosley

United States v. Graves

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/17/2017

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued two published opinions and seven unpublished opinions.

United States v. Tovilla-Martinez

Dietz v. Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

United States v. Harvey

Musclepharm Corp. v. Liberty Insurance Underwriters, Inc.

United States v. Ellis

United States v. McLean

Castillo v. Las Cruces Police Department

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/16/2017

On Monday, October 16, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and three unpublished opinions.

Sigg v. Allen County, Kansas

United States v. Rodela-Castillo

Bird v. Wyoming Attorney General

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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

Colorado Supreme Court: Announcement Sheet, 10/16/2017

On Monday, October 16, 2017, the Colorado Supreme Court issued one published opinion.

Ronquillo v. People

The summary of this case is forthcoming.

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, 10/13/2017

On Friday, October 13, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and four unpublished opinions.

Cooley v. Town of Kiowa

Ali v. Jones

Brimeyer v. Nelson

United States v. Jordan

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

Colorado Court of Appeals: Announcement Sheet, 10/12/2017

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and 37 unpublished opinions.

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, 10/12/2017

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

Kirk v. Burke

Dudley v. Kansas Department of Corrections

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

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/11/2017

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and three unpublished opinions.

Jones v. Goetz

Johnson v. Patton

Profita v. Regents of the University of Colorado

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

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/10/2017

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and four unpublished opinions.

Brown v. City of Colorado Springs

United States v. Melot

United States v. Billy

Earthgrains Baking Companies, Inc. v. Sycamore

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

Colorado Supreme Court: Announcement Sheet, 10/10/2017

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Colorado Supreme Court issued two published opinions.

City of Arvada ex rel. Arvada Police Department v. Denver Health & Hospital Authority

Fuentes-Espinoza v. People

Summaries of these cases are forthcoming.

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, 10/6/2017

On Friday, October 6, 2017, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

Davis v. Fox

Chrisco v. Holubek

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