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Archives for May 21, 2018

Colorado Supreme Court: Announcement Sheet, 5/21/2018

On Monday, May 21, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court issued six published opinions.

Colorado Union of Taxpayers Foundation v. City of Aspen

City & County of Denver v. Dennis

Jim Hutton Educational Foundation v. Rein

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. v. Fisher

People v. Ehrnstein

Parocha v. Parocha

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Neither State Judicial nor the Colorado Bar Association provides case summaries for unpublished appellate opinions.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

Hon. Joel M. Carson Appointed to Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals announced the appointment of Hon. Joel M. Carson to the Tenth Circuit. Judge Carson was nominated in December 2017, and his nomination was confirmed by the Senate on May 15, 2018. Prior to his appointment, Carson was a partner at Carson Ryan LLC in New Mexico, where he specialized in oil and gas law, regulatory issues, litigation, and appellate law. He was also a part-time magistrate judge for the District of New Mexico. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas Tech University and his law degree from the University of New Mexico. His chambers will be in Roswell, New Mexico.

For more information about the appointment, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 5/18/2018

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and one unpublished opinion.

Phan v. Hipple

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions.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