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Archives for November 1, 2016

Finalists Selected for Judgeship on 10th Judicial District Court

On Monday, October 31, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the selection of three finalists for a vacancy on the Tenth Judicial District Court. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Hon. David W. Crockenberg, effective Dec. 17, 2016. The three finalists are Allison Ernst of Pueblo, Gregory Styduhar of Pueblo, and Steven Fieldman of Pueblo West.

Allison Ernst is a partner at Becker & Ernst in Pueblo, a firm that practices personal injury, DUI defense, criminal defense, and family law. Gregory Styduhar is the Pueblo County Attorney. Steven Fieldman is a Pueblo County Court Judge, where he was appointed in 2007.

Comments regarding the finalists can be emailed to the governor at gov_judicialappointments@state.co.us. Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from October 31 in which to select one of the nominees for appointment. For more information about the nominees, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Rehearing En Banc Denied in Planned Parenthood v. Herbert

On Friday, October 28, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Planned Parenthood Association of Utah v. Herbert. The original opinion issued on July 12, 2016, and subsequent to that opinion’s issuance, a poll was called sua sponte to consider en banc rehearing. A majority of active judges voted to deny rehearing.

Judge Briscoe and Judge Bacharach wrote separate concurrences of the decision to deny rehearing. Judge Gorsuch wrote a separate dissent, in which he was joined by Chief Judge Tymkovich, Judge Hartz, and Judge Holmes.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 10/31/2016

On Monday, October 31, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and four unpublished opinions.

Moore v. Lind

Jimenez v. State of Utah

United States v. Young

United States v. Stine

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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