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Iowa Supreme Court
Schedules Special Evening Session in Des Moines
Des Moines, January 25,
2017— The Iowa
Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case State of Iowa v. Eddie
Raymond Tipton during a special evening session in Des Moines, Monday,
February 13, at 7:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the fourth floor of
the Judicial Branch Building, 1111 East Court Avenue.
The evening session is open
to the public and provides an opportunity for Iowa residents, who may not be
able to attend the court's regular morning and afternoon sessions, to watch the
court conduct oral arguments.
State of Iowa vs.
case no. 15-1515, from Polk County District Court
Defendant appeals from his
convictions for passing a lottery ticket with the intent to defraud and for
tampering with lottery equipment with the intent to influence the winnings.
Defendant challenges the sufficiency of the evidence to support the
convictions, argues the charges should have been dismissed as time barred under
Iowa Code section 802.5, and claims there were numerous trial errors.
Attorneys' briefs for the
case and a guide to oral arguments are posted on the Iowa Judicial Branch
Proceedings will be
streamed live from the Iowa Judicial Branch website at: http://www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Courts/Supreme_Court/Oral_Argument_Videos/.
A public reception with the
supreme court justices will follow the oral arguments on the second floor of
the Judicial Branch Building.
For more information, visit
the Iowa Supreme Court page on the Judicial Branch website at:
Note to Editors: News media are invited to attend the
oral arguments. Court rules apply regarding still camera, video camera, audio
recording devices, and other electronic devices used during the oral arguments.
Information on expanded media coverage is available on the Iowa Judicial Branch
website at: http://www.iowacourts.gov/For_the_Media/Expanded_News_Media_Coverage/
The Iowa Court Rules
regarding cameras and other electronic devices in courtrooms are on the Iowa
Legislature website at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/CR/LINC/04-30-2014.chapter.25.pdf
Iowa Supreme Court
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Des Moines, IA 50319