10th Circuit Court

Constitutional Law

Federal judges OK same-sex marriage in Arizona and Wyoming; SCOTUS declines Alaska stay

Trials & Litigation

Jury awards record $4.65M in death of homeless street preacher restrained by sheriff’s deputies

Trials & Litigation

Imprisoned for plotting to kill federal judge, law grad wants to play the violin in supermax

Court Security

See the video: Inmate slammed into window frame during court hearing files $5M civil rights lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Same-sex marriages in Utah don’t have to be recognized pending appeal because of SCOTUS stay

Criminal Justice

Marshal who shot and killed defendant in federal court during trial won’t be prosecuted, DOJ says

U.S. Supreme Court

Utah asks Supreme Court to uphold its same-sex marriage ban

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit rules Utah gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional

Obituaries

10th Circuit Judge William Holloway Jr. dies

Court Security

Federal judge provides for jury counseling after marshal fatally shoots defendant in court

Court Security

Defendant shot dead by marshal after charging witness stand during trial, officials say

Judiciary

New federal courthouse looks like ‘a gigantic air conditioner compressor’

Evidence

Facial recognition database leads feds to fugitive 37 years after prison escape

Civil Rights

Jailed based on mistaken identity, some who did nothing wrong are held days, weeks or months

International Law

Swiss bank exec faces US extradition in $20B tax case, due to vacation in Italy

Labor & Employment

Appeals court rules for Abercrombie in headscarf case

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit says judge erred in denying payment to lawyer who challenged execution method

Disability Law

Judge says 2 cities can maintain pit bull bans that accommodate service animals

Labor & Employment

Law prof files discrimination charge, alleges ‘stark inequality’ in pay for men and women

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge sequesters 19 lawyers in jury room, tells them to ‘identify genuine issues’ by 2 pm