Nominating petitions are now available for individuals who wish to have their name listed on the ballot to fill District Judicial Nominating Commissioner positions with terms that will expire on January 31, 2030.
Beginning in July 2027, aspiring attorneys will begin taking a new Iowa bar examination.
The Iowa Supreme Court has selected District Judge Rustin Davenport, Mason City, District Judge David Odekirk, Waterloo, and Senior Judge Michael Schilling, Burlington, as Iowa Business Specialty Court judges. They will join current business court District Judges Jeffery Bert, Sarah Crane, Lawrence McLellan, David Nelmark, and John Telleen as Iowa Business Specialty Court judges.
On Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 3:00 p.m., Governor Kim Reynolds will administer the ceremonial oath of office to Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Samuel P. Langholz during a public investiture in the Iowa Judicial Branch Building.
On Tuesday, October 24, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Marion, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Marion High School auditorium, 675 South 15th St. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.
Students and teachers can now find a one-stop resource for a better understanding of the importance of the United States and Iowa Constitutions. The Constitution 2023 page on the Iowa Judicial Branch website includes videos, podcasts, and discussion guides.
On Tuesday, September 19, and Wednesday, September 20, justices of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from six Waverly area high schools and one college to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa. The justices will visit Waverly-Shell Rock High School, Oelwein High School, Vinton-Shellsburg High School, Dike-New Hartford High School, Independence High School, and Wartburg College.
The Iowa Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in three cases in the Carroll High School Auditorium, 2809 North Grant Road, Carroll, September 21, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The hearings are open to the public, and the court encourages people to attend.
On Tuesday, September 19, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Waverly, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Waverly-Shell Rock High School auditorium. 1405 4th Ave SW. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.
The Iowa Supreme Court today announced its 2023-2024 adjudicative term calendar. The schedule includes a special evening session in Des Moines, special sessions at Drake and Iowa law schools, and three special sessions in communities around the state to hear oral arguments.