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10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Federal appeals court revives former DU student’s claim that anti-male bias led to his expulsion

The lawsuit, which was first filed in August 2017 after a sexual assault claim was brought against the student, now heads back to a federal district court


Federal appeals court to consider future of lawsuit over Colorado’s TABOR

The 1992 Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights requires that tax increases be approved by voters

Politics and Government

Opinion: Politicians’ challenge to Colorado’s TABOR is without merit

For almost three decades, TABOR has been a godsend for Colorado taxpayers.

Opinion Columns

Federal court weighs whether Colorado law can require web designer to make websites for same-sex couples

The case is reminiscent of the Masterpiece Cakeshop challenge that went to the U.S. Supreme Court

Crime and Courts

Federal court rules not all Colorado drug convictions can lead to deportation, prevent green card approval

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeal sided with an immigrant from the Bahamas who has been in the country for decades. His attorneys hope the case will help hundreds of others remain in the U.S.

Crime and Courts

Coal company says its freshly bulldozed road in roadless area near Paonia is legal

Colorado mining regulators this week ordered Mountain Coal to stop building roads after a federal court ruling blocked the West Elk Mine from expanding into the Sunset Roadless Area.


A federal court ruled a coal company couldn’t build a road on public land near Paonia. The company did it anyway.

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in early March eliminated an exception that allowed a coal mine expansion in the Sunset Roadless Area


U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado’s presidential electors case. Here’s why the state thinks it will win.

The key question in a case that could affect the entire Electoral College: Do presidential electors have to follow the popular vote?


Colorado attorney general asks federal appellate court to reconsider revival of lawsuit challenging TABOR

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived the legal action, dating back to 2011, with a ruling in July

Politics and Government

Colorado’s presidential electors don’t have to vote for candidate who wins the state, federal appeals court rules

The decision in the “faithless electors” case could have major ramifications for future presidential elections in the U.S. and could ultimately go to the U.S. Supreme Court for review

Politics and Government

Nicolais: Michael Bennet’s “equal is not equal” highlighted a tragic legacy in public schools

Sixty-five years removed from Brown v. Education, the racial divide it meant to eradicate still permeates many school districts

Opinion Columns

Nicolais: IT’S ALIVE! Colorado’s undead TABOR lawsuit lurches forward

The absurd history of case against TABOR seems as ridiculous as Mel Brooks classic

Opinion Columns

Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

Politics and Government

Unemployment claims by federal employees up in Colorado as government shutdown drags on

Patent office and federal courts running out of reserve funds while SNAP faces end-of-the-month funding deadlines


Colorado and the 2018-19 federal shutdown: What’s open, what’s not and what’s kind of open

You can still file a patent but not an IPO. National parks are open but the bathrooms are closed. US Courts are open for another week or so.

Politics and Government

A Denver-based appeals court is investigating ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh. Here’s why nothing will likely come from it.

The Denver-based 10th Circuit Court of Appeals' investigation of ethics complaints against Brett Kavanaugh will likely end with a whimper, legal experts say

Crime and Courts