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Posts by Marissa Gaal

Posted on November 29, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month we are highlighting an essential role in Iowa’s Judicial system: the court reporter. I spoke with Laura McFall,...

Posted on October 25, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month we are discussing electronic search warrants. In 2017, the Iowa Legislature amended Iowa Code Chapter 808 to allow...

Posted on September 27, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month I spoke with District 6 Judge Kevin McKeever about Iowa’s jury service. To learn more about the history...

Posted on August 30, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month, in recognition of the upcoming Constitution Day, celebrated on September 17 every year, I sat down with Justice...

Posted on July 26, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month I spoke with Juvenile Court Officer Chris Castrey about what a typical day might look life for a...

Posted on June 28, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

This month we are breaking down the Iowa Judicial Branch budget, which was approved earlier this month. I sat down...

Posted on May 31, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

Welcome back to another episode of In the Balance, the Iowa Judicial Branch podcast. Today, we are going to walk...

Posted on April 26, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

Welcome back. This month I spoke with Judge Patrick McElyea about what a typical day might look like for a...

Posted on March 29, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

In this month’s episode, I am sitting down with District 4 Court Administrator Laura Kyndesen to talk about her experience...

Posted on February 22, 2022 at 12:00 AM by Marissa Gaal

In recognition of Black History Month, this episode will be covering the first case heard by our state’s supreme court,...
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