The Iowa Supreme Court filed opinions in four cases this week.
The Iowa Supreme Court expects to file opinions in four cases this week.
Notice of One-Year Treasury Constant Maturity Index for Calculation of Interest on Certain Judgments
This certification of the most recent one-year treasury constant maturity index published by the Federal Reserve in the H15 Report is distributed to the courts in conformance with Iowa Code Section 668.13(3) (2017).
The Iowa Supreme Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at the University of Iowa College of Law this afternoon. The arguments will be live-streamed beginning at 1:30 pm.
The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Court of Appeals, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy on the court that will occur when Judge Michael R. Mullins retires on January 13, 2022. The Commission received notice of the vacancy from Governor Reynolds on September 23, 2021. The Commission has sixty days to send a slate of nominees to the Governor, who makes appointments to the court.
The Iowa Court of Appeals filed 52 opinions on October 6, 2021.
This year, as The Iowa State Bar Association celebrates Pro Bono Month and the legacy of the late Chief Justice Mark Cady, Chief Justice Christensen, on behalf of the Iowa Supreme Court, is encouraging attorneys to pledge to provide at least 22 hours of pro bono service in 2022. You can read Chief Justice Christensen’s letter to Iowa attorneys in full here.
In this month’s episode, we are sitting down with court of appeals judge Michael Mullins out of Washington, Iowa. To learn about his nontraditional path to the bench, the effect his background in social work had on his approach to his legal practice, and the case that left a lasting impact on him over the course of his career, keep listening.
The Iowa Supreme Court named Robert Gast state court administrator for the Iowa Judicial Branch. The state court administrator is responsible for the day-to-day management of Iowa's state court system. Gast is currently the District Court Administrator for the Fourth Judicial District that includes the counties of Audubon, Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie, and Shelby.