July 23, 2019

Archives for November 23, 2015

Hon. Christopher Cross to Retire from 18th Judicial District Court

On Friday, November 20, 2015, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced an upcoming vacancy on the Eighteenth Judicial District Court occasioned by the retirement of Hon. Christopher Cross, effective February 8, 2016. Hon. Christopher Cross was appointed to the Eighteenth Judicial District Court bench in January 2009, where he oversees a civil and criminal docket. Prior to his appointment, he had been a county court judge in Arapahoe County. He was a Deputy District Attorney in Denver for six years, followed by 13 years in private practice. He received his law degree from the University of Denver and his undergraduate degree from Denison University in Ohio.

Applications are already being accepted for another vacancy in the Eighteenth Judicial District, and all applications received by December 1 will be considered for this vacancy as well. Those who previously submitted applications for the vacancies created by the retirement of Hon. Angela Arkin and Hon. Gerald Rafferty may apply for the new vacancy with the same previously submitted materials. Application forms are available on the State Judicial website or from the ex officio chair of the Eighteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission, Justice Richard Gabriel. Application forms must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on December 1, 2015.

For more information about the vacancy, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 11/20/2015

On Friday, November 20, 2015, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

United States v. Brown

Burnett v. Miller

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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

Colorado Supreme Court: Announcement Sheet, 11/23/2015

On Monday, November 23, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued three published opinions.

People v. Childress

Ritzert v. Board of Education of the Academy School District 20

People v. Swietlicki

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Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions.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.