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Common Legal Terms

Explore our legal glossary in both English and Spanish to better understand commonly used legal terms in the judicial system.

Iowa Courts History

Learn more about Iowa's civil rights history, county courthouse history, and past justices here.

Videos and Brochures

Find great resources for teachers and students, or any curious citizens, about Iowa's court system and more here.

Judicial Selection and Retention

Discover how Iowa's merit selection operates and the role of Iowans in retaining their judges.

Judicial Branch Building and Courthouse Tours

Schedule a tour for your group of 20 or more people today.

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