The Iowa Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases at the Chautauqua conference in Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, 1405 Highway 71, Okoboji, May 31, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. The oral arguments are open to the public and the court encourages people to attend.
The Iowa Supreme Court expects to file opinions on these cases tomorrow.
The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy that will occur when Justice Bruce B. Zager retires September 3, 2018. The Commission has sixty days to send a slate of nominees to the Governor, who makes appointments to the court.
The Iowa Supreme Court has approved $254,818 in grants to non-profit programs that provide legal assistance to low-income Iowans with civil legal problems. The court awarded grants to twelve different organizations throughout Iowa. The grants are funded by the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Account (IOLTA) program. With this year's grants, the supreme court has awarded more than $24.8 million in IOLTA grants since the program began on July 1, 1985.
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)
Iowa Supreme Court Opinions filed on May 18, 2018.
The Iowa Court of Appeals filed 28 opinions today.
Iowa Supreme Court Justice Bruce B. Zager, Waterloo, announced his retirement effective September 3, 2018. Justice Zager’s judicial career spans 19 years, including 12 years on the district court bench. He began serving on the supreme court March 23, 2011.
The Iowa Court of Appeals filed 68 opinions today.
The Justices of the Iowa Supreme Court, former colleagues, and friends remember Iowa Supreme Court Justice Jerry L. Larson, Harlan, today as a dedicated public servant whose long career combined a profound respect for the rule of law, an unwavering support for fair and impartial courts, and a great fondness for his hometown and the Shelby County Courthouse.