For Students and Teachers
of county courthouses in Iowa can be arranged through the clerk of court
office or other government office in the courthouse.
Judicial Branch Building in Des Moines
Ask a Judge to visit your classroom. If a
judge's schedule allows, a visit to the classroom can be an opportunity to meet
and talk about the role and daily life of a judge.
Guide to Iowa's
Court System is a 16 page overview of Iowa's court structure, civil,
criminal and appellate procedure and Iowa's case load.
at a Glance
is a seven page summary of court structure and procedure laid out in an easy-
is a public service project for high schools by the Young Lawyers Division of
the Iowa State Bar Association. This
We the Jury (Copies of We
the Jury dvd are available for classroom use as a public
service. Please send an email request
via the Contact Us page
and include your name and mailing address.)
iCivics is a web-based education project designed to
teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our
democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who is
concerned that students are not getting the information and tools they need
for civic participation, and that civics teachers need better materials and