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Effective June 15, 2020 and until further notice, counsel and parties who wish to file documents or submit paper copies in person are strongly encouraged to use the Clerk’s Office drop box located just inside the front door of the courthouse....
May 28, 2020
The Tenth Circuit will be providing remote public access to telephonic oral arguments from May 5th through 7th at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz4oP87ziTjb7WpRwIGZf0g After that date, the recordings will be available at: https://www.ca10....
May 1, 2020
At 9:00 a.m. MDT on April 30, 2020, the Tenth Circuit will be testing a method of providing remote public access to telephonic oral arguments. After that date, the recordings will be available at https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/oralargument/search.
April 28, 2020
Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich is saddened to announce the passing of the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, who had served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals with distinction since 1977. Judge McKay passed away of natural causes at his daughter’s home in...
March 31, 2020
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $148 to $152 for non-capital work and from $190 to $195 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2020....
January 2, 2020
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico. The term of office is four years, with potential for successive...
October 22, 2019
The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit has issued an order that publicly reprimands U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas for several forms of misconduct, including sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior during...
September 30, 2019
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Kansas.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position is located in Wichita,...
September 24, 2019
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2021 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado.  We are considering splitting the block between law...
June 26, 2019
The order can be found here.  The Judicial Council is also releasing redacted copies of the petitions for review.  Links to those can be found here.
March 11, 2019
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $140 to $148 for non-capital work and from $188 to $190 for capital work performed on or after February 15, 2019....
February 21, 2019
Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure take effect December 1, 2018, and changes to the 10th Circuit local rules take effect January 1, 2019. For additional information and to see a copy and redlined version of both the Fed. R. App. P....
December 3, 2018
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Joel M. Carson to the Court. President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Carson in December 2017....
May 18, 2018
Effective January 22, 2018, Tenth Circuit Rule 34.1(E)(1) was amended by General Order to reflect that audio recordings of oral arguments shall be posted to the court’s website within 48 hours of the argument unless the court orders otherwise....
January 22, 2018
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates went into effect on...
January 3, 2018
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Allison H. Eid to the Court. The Senate confirmed Judge Eid’s nomination on November 2nd....
November 4, 2017
On November 13, 2017, the United States Supreme Court’s electronic filing system will begin operation. While paper will remain the official form of filing as under existing practice, parties represented by counsel will also be required to submit...
October 24, 2017
On Tuesday, September 26, 2017 the court heard oral arguments in 16−2172 Jackson, et al v. Los Lunas Community Program, et al. To download a copy of the recording, use the link below. To save the file to your computer, please do the following: In...
September 26, 2017
DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Michael E. Romero, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on December 21, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
May 23, 2017
Denver, CO -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Honorable Kimberley H. Tyson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado, effective Friday, May 12, 2017. Judge Tyson was previously a director of Ireland...
May 12, 2017
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has upgraded its CM/ECF system to the Next Generation of CM/ECF ("NextGen"). In order to file with this court, you must have an upgraded individual PACER account- shared PACER accounts are no longer permitted....
May 12, 2017
Denver—Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court on April 7, 2017. Judge Gorsuch was appointed to the Tenth Circuit on August 8, 2006. Chief Judge Tymkovich remarked, “Judge Gorsuch has...
May 12, 2017
The hourly rates payable for providing legal representation in CJA matters will increase from $129 to $132 for non-capital work and from $183 to $185 for capital work performed on or after May 5, 2017. The case compensation maximum amounts (...
May 8, 2017
KANSAS CITY - The current 14-year term of office of Robert D. Berger, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Kansas City, Kansas, is due to expire on October 15, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
April 26, 2017
The United States Courts for the Tenth Circuit is requesting proposals for an IT Conference during either the week of August 7th or August 14th in 2017. The week of August 14th is preferred. Please review the attached document below for complete...
February 16, 2017