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Opinions of the Iowa Court of Appeals 


Most Recent Opinions  

Summaries for Most Recent Opinions 

Click here for summaries of selected opinions most recently filed by the Iowa Court of Appeals. 


Opinions of the Iowa Court of Appeals will be filed at 10:00 a.m. on the dates listed below: 





January 11 

April 19 

August 2 

November 22 

January 25 

May 3 

August 16 

December 6 

February 8 

May 17 

September 13 

December 20 

February 22 

June 7 

September 27 


March 8 

June 21 

October 11 


March 22 

July 6 

October 25 


April 5 

July 19 

November 8 








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Opinions Expected  Next Filing Date 

 A list of cases on which the Iowa Court of Appeals is expected to rule will be posted at 10:00 a.m. one day preceding each opinion filing day. 


Opinions Archive 

This archive contains opinions from 1998 to the present. Summaries of opinions are archived for opinions filed between 1998 to April 12, 2006 only.  


Opinions released before April 2006 and available in the archives are posted in Word format. Opinions released after April 2006 are posted to the website in PDF (Portable Document Format).   Note: To open a PDF you must have the free Acrobat Reader installed. PDF format preserves the original appearance of a document without requiring you to possess the software that created that document. For more information about PDF read:  Using the Adobe Reader  




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