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Supreme Court to Hold Special Session in Quad Cities
Moines, February 28, 2012—On
April 10, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Bettendorf. The
court proceedings will take place at the Pleasant Valley High School
auditorium, located at 604 Belmont Road. The session will begin at 7 p.m.
will hear attorneys argue in two cases yet to be announced.
court hears cases on appeal, which involves the review of a decision of another
court. During oral arguments, the court does not conduct trials, hear
witnesses, or admit new evidence. The court determines whether legal errors
were committed in the rendering of the lower court's judgment or order. The
supreme court can affirm—uphold the decision or order of the lower court,
reverse—set aside the decision or order, or remand—send the case back to the
lower court with instructions, including instructions to hold a new trial.
Supreme Court is composed of seven justices, each appointed by the governor
from a slate of three nominees selected by the state judicial nominating
commission. Court members are: Chief Justice Mark Cady, and Associate Justices
David Wiggins, Daryl Hecht, Brent Appel, Thomas
Waterman, Edward Mansfield, and Bruce Zager.
information, visit http://www.iowacourts.gov/Supreme_Court.
Note to Editors: News media are invited to attend the
oral arguments. Court rules regarding expanded media coverage apply.
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Moines, IA 50319