Iowa Judicial Branch
 
September Job Opportunities
Monday, September 18, 2017
The following job opportunities are available: Specialty Court Coordinator, Clerk of Court, Pottawattamie, Project Manager, Assistant District Court Administrator, Law Clerks, Director of Human Resources, Judicial Specialist 2, Legal Assistant 1, Certified Shorthand Reporters.
Court Selects Two New Business Court Judges
Friday, September 22, 2017
The Iowa Supreme Court selected District Judge Sean W. McPartland, Cedar Rapids, and District Judge Lawrence P. McLellan, Des Moines, as Iowa Business Specialty Court judges.
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Division III, Professional Regulation of the Iowa Court Rules
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Bar Exam Results for July 2017
Friday, September 15, 2017
  
Supreme Court Most Recent Opinions
Friday, September 15, 2017
Amendments to Iowa Court Rules
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order approving amendments to chapter 1 of the Iowa Court Rules, including to Iowa's rule on cy pres distributions in class action money judgment matters and clarifying two rule references to rule 1.904(2) motions. The Chief Justice has also signed an order amending the fees relating to admission to practice in chapter 31, funding of the attorney disciplinary system under rule 39.5, and CLE accreditation under rule 42.4(2).
  
Court of Appeals Most Recent Opinions
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Special Iowa Supreme Court Constitution Day Program for Iowa High Schools
Thursday, September 07, 2017
The Iowa Judicial Branch will join the Iowa Department of Education and The Iowa State Bar Association to present a Constitution Day program for Iowa high school students on Wednesday, September 20.
Supreme Court Further Review Orders
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments at Des Moines Hoover High School
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
On Tuesday, September 19, the court will hear oral arguments at the Des Moines Hoover High School auditorium, 4800 Aurora Avenue. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.
Notice of One-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Index for Calculation of Interest
Monday, August 21, 2017
Supreme Court Announces 2017-2018 Adjudicative Term, including Special Sessions
Monday, August 21, 2017
Iowa Judicial Branch Warns of Jury Scam
Thursday, August 17, 2017
July 2017 Oral Argument Videos Available Online
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The Tuesday, July 11, 2017, Iowa Supreme Court oral argument videos are now posted on the Iowa Judicial Branch website.
Supreme Court Further Review Orders
Friday, July 14, 2017
Supreme Court Commission Report Highlights the Need to Close the Justice Gap in Iowa
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Notice of One-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Index for Calculation of Interest
Monday, July 10, 2017
Nuccio Named State Court Administrator for the Iowa Judicial Branch
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Supreme Court Further Review Orders
Friday, June 30, 2017
Iowa Supreme Court Adjudicative Term to End June 30
Friday, June 30, 2017
  
Supreme Court Most Recent Opinions
Friday, June 30, 2017
Held over for resubmission
Friday, June 30, 2017
Case No. 15-1408, Schmidt vs. State of Iowa
Supreme Court Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Des Moines, June 28, 2017 Today, the Iowa Supreme Court approved the Fiscal Year 2018 Iowa Judicial Branch budget that begins July 1, 2017.
In the Matter of the Uniform Bond Schedule Promulgated by the Judicial Council
Friday, June 23, 2017
Effective July 1, 2017
In the Matter of Courthouse Security
Monday, June 19, 2017
Notice of One-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Index for Calculation of Interest
Monday, June 12, 2017
Court Approves Grants to Support Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Iowans
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
All Court Offices Closed Friday, May 26
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Further Review Orders
Monday, April 24, 2017
Request for Public Comment on Proposed New Iowa Rule of Juvenile Procedure and Recommendations of Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee
Friday, April 21, 2017
Bar Exam Results for February 2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Justices to Meet with Charles City Area Students
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
On Tuesday, April 4, and Wednesday, April 5, justices of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from seven Charles City area schools to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa.
March 2017 Oral Argument Videos Available Online
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Charles City
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
On Tuesday, April 4, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Charles City. The proceeding will take place in the Old Charles City Middle School auditorium, 500 North Grand Avenue.
Supreme Court Further Review Orders
Friday, March 03, 2017
Family Law Trial Procedure Pilot Project
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Seventh Judicial District selected as site
February 2017 Oral Argument Videos Available Online
Monday, February 27, 2017
Adopting Amendment to Iowa Rule of Appellate Procedure
Thursday, February 23, 2017
6.1103(4)(b) and forms 7 and 10 of rule 6.1401.
Public Meeting Notice
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Adopting Amendment to Iowa Rule of Appellate Procedure
Thursday, February 16, 2017
6.102(2)(b)
Order Requesting Public Comment
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Orders signed regarding the Informal Family Law Trial Pilot Project and requesting public comment on proposal from Family Law Task Force
Supreme Court Further Review Orders
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Video Tour of Iowa Judicial Branch Building Now Online
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Discover some of the special features in the Iowa Judicial Branch Building and the interesting stories behind them by watching a new video tour online, and then come and see the building for yourself.
Court Schedules Special Evening Session in Des Moines
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
January 2017 Oral Argument Videos Available Online
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
40th Anniversary of the Iowa Court of Appeals
Friday, January 20, 2017
Further Review Orders from January 12, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Condition of the Judiciary Message--January 11
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Chief Justice Cady's Condition of the Judiciary speech and supporting materials.
December 2016 Oral Arguments Available Online
Friday, December 23, 2016
Order Adopting Iowa Court Rules in Chapter 31
Friday, December 16, 2016
Order Adopting Amendment to Rule of Appellate Procedure 6.803(3)
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
IOLTA Grant Applications
Thursday, December 01, 2016
Applications for grants under the Interest on Lawyer Trust Account (IOLTA) program are now being accepted.
State Court Administrator to Retire September 7, 2017
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Order Adopting the Iowa Rules of Electronic Procedure as Chapter 16 of the Iowa Court Rules
Monday, November 21, 2016
Orders adopting amendments to various Iowa Court Rules signed
Friday, November 18, 2016
Chapter 6, Rules of Appellate Procedure, Rules of Criminal Procedure 2.29 and 2.30, Rules 1.904(2) and 6.101, Rule 22.12, Senior Judges, Rules 39.18, 34.17, and 34.18, Death and Disability Planning
Court Reselects Cady as Chief Justice
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Further Review Orders from November 8, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Order Extending Deadline for Child Support Guidelines Report
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Family Treatment Courts Reunite Families and Save Taxpayers Money
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Further Review Orders from October 11, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Orders Requesting Public Comment on Proposed new Iowa Rule of Civil Procedure 1.431(10)
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Also an order regarding the report of the Family Law Case Processing Reform Task Force.
September 2016 Oral Argument Videos Available Online
Friday, September 30, 2016
Special Grant to Support Foreclosure Prevention and Community Redevelopment
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Adoption of Chapter 5 of Iowa Court Rules
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order adopting the nonsubstantive restyling of the Iowa Rules of Evidence contained in chapter 5 of the Iowa Court Rules.
Appointment of Members to Serve on the Iowa Access to Justice Commission
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Final Rules for EDMS
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Bar Exam Results for September 2016
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Notice of One-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Index for Calculation of Interest
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Further Review Orders from September 8, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
Information about Iowa Judges and Retention Election Available
Monday, September 12, 2016
Supreme Court Announces 2016-2017 Adjudicative Term
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Orders Requesting Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Iowa Court Rules
Monday, August 29, 2016
Amendments to Court Rules Regarding Exempt and Retired Attorney License Statuses
Friday, August 19, 2016
Amendments to chapters 39, 41, and 42 of the Iowa Court Rules.
Adoption of amendments to ENMC Rules
Friday, July 22, 2016
Critelli Selected as Incoming Director of Office of Professional Regulation
Monday, July 18, 2016
Court Approves Grants to Support Civil Legal Services for Low Income Iowans
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Adoption of Selection of Alternate Jurors Rule
Thursday, June 30, 2016
No. 14-0830 State vs. Pettijohn
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Order signed by Chief Justice Cady approving grant year funding
Sunday, June 26, 2016
In the Matter of Establishment of the Iowa Access to Justice Commission.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Court Approves Fiscal Year 17 Budget
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Appointments to the 2016 Iowa Child Support Guidelines Review Committee
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Nonsubstantive Restyling of the Iowa Rules of Evidence
Monday, May 02, 2016
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order seeking public comment on a proposed nonsubstantive restyling of the Iowa Rules of Evidence, chapter 5 of the Iowa Court Rules.
No. 13-1357 Davenport v. Paulsen
Friday, April 08, 2016
Court Mourns the Passing of Former Chief Justice W. Ward Reynoldson
Monday, March 28, 2016
Request for Public Comment on Proposed Exempt Attorney License Status in Iowa
The deadline for submitting comments is 4:30 p.m. on May 20, 2016
No. 13-1269 State v. Dowell
In Memoriam
Retired Justice James H. Carter, 81, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, February 27, 2016
No. 13-2027 In re the Detention of Ben Sanders
Adoption of Fee and Registration Rule for Admission Pro Hac Vice Before Iowa Courts and Administrative Agencies
Iowa Business Specialty Court Will Continue as Part of Iowa's Court System
Establishment of Iowa Business Specialty Court
Amendments to Iowa Court Rules on Professional Regulation (January 26, 2016)
Electronic Filing in the Appellate Court
All appeals will be filed through the EDMS system with the supreme court clerk's office beginning February 1, 2016.
Amended Effective Date for ICR 39.18
State of the Judiciary Message--January 13
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