Today is the last day of the 2017-18 Iowa Supreme Court adjudicative term. During the term, 109 cases were submitted to the court. The court decided 106 cases by majority written opinions and held over three cases for resubmission.
The Iowa Supreme Court Opinions filed on June 29, 2018.
There will be an additional filing later today.
Today, the State of Iowa Judicial Nominating Commission posted the interview schedule for the twenty-two Iowans who applied with the commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that will occur when Justice Bruce Zager retires September 3, 2018.
The Iowa Supreme Court expects to file opinions on these cases tomorrow.
Twenty-two Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that will occur when Justice Bruce Zager retires September 3, 2018.
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order rescinding and replacing the June 25, 2018, order regarding small claims forms in Chapter 3 of the Iowa Court Rules.
Chief Justice Cady has signed an order requesting public comment on proposed amendments to the Iowa Child Support Guidelines
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 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.