In the Matter of Lessons Learned From the Judicial Branch Response To COVID-19 (April 28, 2021)
Chief Justice Christensen has signed an order creating the Lessons Learned Task Force to review the formal orders and informal policies or practices adopted by the branch in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and make recommendations to the supreme court on rules, policies, or practices that should be retained, modified, or stopped
In the Matter of Adopting Amendments to Chapter 16 Regarding the Submission of Potentially Dangerous Exhibits (Amended April 12, 2021) (April 9, 2021)
Chief Justice Christensen has signed an amended order adopting an amendment to chapter 16 of the Iowa Court Rules concerning the submission of potentially dangerous exhibits to court clerks. The amendment is effective immediately
In the Matter of Resuming Family Law Trials Postponed by COVID-19 (April 9, 2021)
Chief Justice Christensen has signed an order amending the court’s July 9, 2020 In the Matter of Resuming Family Law Trials Postponed by COVID-19 order. The third amendment replaces the mediation/judicial settlement conference report form with a new streamlined form. The new report form is adopted effectively immediately.