Michelle Paup was convicted in a jury trial in federal magistrate court of theft of government property of less than $1,000 for shoplifting at an exchange store on an air force base in Colorado. She appealed to the district court, … Continue reading
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In this article by Zoe Tillman of Buzzfeed, Tenth Circuit Judge Harris Hartz of New Mexico discusses Justice Neil Gorsuch and defends his record.
Sue Ann Apolinar signed up for a rafting trip on the Arkansas River in Colorado. Tragically, while her raft was passing through a rapid called Seidel’s Suck Hole, it capsized. Other passengers were pulled out, but Ms. Apolinar became stuck … Continue reading
“The first task of an appellant is to explain to us why the district court’s decision was wrong.” So begin’s today’s opinion in Nixon v. City and County of Denver, in which the Tenth Circuit again had the unfortunate task … Continue reading
Yesterday the Tenth Circuit voted to deny en banc review in Kerr v. Hickenlooper. Judges Hartz, Tymkovich, Holmes, and Gorsuch dissented. To recap, the Guarantee Clause is located in Article IV, Section 4 of the United States Constitution, and provides … Continue reading
New Mexico’s appellate courts have held that arbitration agreements are unconscionable if they allow one party to bring its most likely claims in court, while requiring the other party to bring its most likely claims in arbitration. This view is reflected … Continue reading
Prof. Gerry W. Beyer of Texas Tech Law School has this post at the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog on the Tenth Circuit’s recent decision in United States v. Tingey (May 29, 2013). Judge Harris Hartz wrote the Court’s opinion.
The Tenth Circuit held yesterday, in Allstate Sweeping, LLC v. Black, that an artificial entity likely cannot bring a hostile work environment claim under the Equal Protection Clause or 42 U.S.C. § 1981. The plaintiff, Allstate Sweeping, LLC, was owned … Continue reading