Chief Justice Christensen signed an order regarding the February 2021 Iowa Bar Examination.
The Iowa Supreme Court expects to file no opinions this week.
The Iowa Court of Appeals filed 58 opinions on November 30, 2020.
In the Balance, Iowa's Judicial Branch podcast has released its fourth episode discussing how Iowa's trial and appellate courts work in unison to help Iowans find resolutions to their disputes.
Chief Justice Christensen signed an order regarding further actions taken in response to COVID-19.
The Iowa Supreme Court filed opinions in three cases this week.
The November 2020 oral argument videos are now posted on YouTube.
The Iowa Supreme Court continues to carefully monitor the COVID-19 pandemic, balancing the need to take measures to reduce the spread of the virus with its commitment to conducting business as necessary. Accordingly, justices and attorneys will conduct November's oral arguments by video conference. As usual, the oral arguments will be live streamed on the Iowa Courts YouTube channel.
Chief Justice Susan Christensen has appointed District Judge Lars G. Anderson, Iowa City, as chief judge of the Sixth Judicial District. Judge Anderson succeeds Chief Judge Patrick Grady who will retire December 31, 2020. Judge Anderson will begin the position of chief judge January 1, 2021.
Chief Justice Susan Christensen has appointed District Court Judge James M. Drew, Hampton, as chief judge of the Second Judicial District. Judge Drew succeeds Chief Judge Kurt Wilke who will retire December 31, 2020. Judge Drew will begin the position of chief judge January 1, 2021.