Tag Archives: Judge Carolyn McHugh

10th Circuit affirms injunction against ban aimed at jury nullification advocacy outside courthouse

On Friday, the Tenth Circuit has affirmed a preliminary injunction entered against a Colorado state trial court to prevent it from enforcing a rule prohibiting expressive activities in a plaza outside the courthouse. The rule was targeted at advocates of … Continue reading

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10th Circuit reduces $25.5 million punitive award to $1.95 million

Last week, the Tenth Circuit issued its decision in a closely-watched punitive damages case, Lompe v. Sunridge Partners, LLC. The case arose from a lawsuit filed by Amber Lompe, a 20-year old college student in Wyoming, who suffered carbon monoxide … Continue reading

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10th Circuit rejects habeas claim in Ryder death penalty case

James Chandler Ryder believed that the apocalypse would occur on January 1, 2000, and planned to flee to the Yukon, where he believed he could survive that event. Daisy Hallum and her son, Sam, were storing supplies that Mr. Ryder … Continue reading

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Senate confirms Judge Carolyn McHugh to Tenth Circuit

Today the Senate voted 98-0 to confirm Utah Court of Appeals Judge Carolyn McHugh to the Tenth Circuit. Thomas Burr has this story about today’s events in the Salt Lake Tribune. For my previous posts on Judge McHugh’s nomination, please see … Continue reading

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“Senate set to elevate Utah judge to 10th Circuit”

According to this report by Thomas Burr in the Salt Lake Tribune, the Senate is likely to confirm Judge Carolyn McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals to the Tenth Circuit. You can read my previous posts about President Obama’s … Continue reading

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“Utahn lauded as 10th Circuit appeals court pick”

How Appealing has this post about yesterday’s Senate confirmation hearing for Utah Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Carolyn McHugh, who seems likely to be our next judge on the Tenth Circuit. You can read my earlier post about Presiding Judge … Continue reading

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Obama appoints Judge Carolyn McHugh to the Tenth Circuit

President Obama has named Judge Carolyn McHugh of the Utah Court of Appeals to the Tenth Circuit, according to this report in the Salt Lake Tribune. The White House’s announcement is here.  Judge McHugh’s Wikipedia page, which seems more informative than … Continue reading

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