Tag Archives: Judge Nancy Moritz

CA10: Destruction of innocent homeowner’s property by police was not a taking

The Tenth Circuit’s non-precedential opinion in Lech v. Jackson (by Judge Nancy Moritz) has attracted national attention due to the obvious unfairness of the result — city police destroy a home to arrest an armed criminal who barricaded himself there, … Continue reading

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10th Circuit approves “a little judicial jiu-jitsu” in Rocky Flats nuclear class action

Litigation over radioactive pollution at Colorado’s Rocky Flats nuclear power plant has been ongoing since the early 1990s, but the Tenth Circuit is trying to bring it to an end, as evidenced by yesterday’s decision in Cook v. Rockwell International … Continue reading

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