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In the Balance Podcast

logo for the In the balance podcast featurea set of scales and wreath in gold on a blue and white backgroundWelcome to In the Balance: An Iowa Judicial Branch Podcast. This podcast expands on our promise of open and transparent courts, taking you beyond the courtroom doors to learn about the Iowa judicial system and the many people who keep our state’s courts operating efficiently and fairly. In each monthly episode, we will explore the in’s and out’s of our state-level court system, host interviews with judges and justices, and shine a light on Iowa’s rich judicial past, present, and future.

Look for new episodes the last Tuesday of every month on iTunes, Spotify, and our website, www.iowacourts.gov. Like and subscribe wherever you listen to receive notifications when new episodes are available.

 

Posted on January 30, 2024 at 2:36 PM by Abhash Shrestha

Welcome back. In this episode of in the balance we focus on the benefits of the Iowa Business Courts. I...

Posted on December 26, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

A quick update: this will be my last month hosting the In the Balance podcast for the Iowa Judicial Branch....

Posted on November 28, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

Listen here! This month I am going to walk you through the evolution of the Iowa court system, taking us...

Posted on October 31, 2023 at 9:12 AM by Marissa Gaal

Listen here! Welcome back. This month I chatted with Tre Critelli, executive director of the office of professional regulation, about...

Posted on September 13, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

In honor of Constitution Day on September 14, In the Balance is releasing an early episode on the topic of...

Posted on August 29, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month I spoke with Richard Lyford, who has worked with the Iowa Judicial Branch over the past 20 years...

Posted on July 25, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

Welcome back. This month I spoke with Richard Gordon, Iowa’s statewide treatment courts coordinator about his role in the many...

Posted on June 27, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month I sat down with Justice David May, the most recent appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court. To learn...

Posted on May 30, 2023 at 8:08 AM by Marissa Gaal

May marked the 20th anniversary of the Iowa Judicial Branch building's opening. In honor of the anniversary, I sat down...

Posted on April 25, 2023 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month I connected with the Iowa Appellate Clerk of Court, Donna Humpal, to discuss what a day in her...
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