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40th Anniversary of the Iowa Court of Appeals

Des Moines, January 20, 2017— Forty years ago this month, the newly formed Iowa Court of Appeals heard oral arguments and issued opinions for the first time. The Iowa Legislature created the five-member court to ease the overcrowded Iowa Supreme Court docket. At the time, it was taking about two...
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Condition of the Judiciary Message--January 11

Des Moines, January 10, 2017— On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the House Chambers, Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court will address a joint convention of the General Assembly on the Condition of the Judiciary. The chief justice will talk about the importance of...
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State of the Judiciary Message — January 11

Des Moines, January 6, 2017— On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the House Chambers, Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court will address a joint convention of the General Assembly on the State of the Judiciary. Live video will be streamed on the Iowa Legislature...
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IOLTA Grant Applications

Des Moines, December 1, 2016 — The Iowa Supreme Court Lawyer Trust Account Commission (Commission) is accepting applications for grants under the Interest on Lawyer Trust Account (IOLTA) program for the grant period that begins July 1, 2017. IOLTA program grants are awarded to public purpose projects that provide legal...
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State Court Administrator to Retire September 7, 2017

Des Moines, November 22, 2016— Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady today announced that State Court Administrator David Boyd will retire September 7, 2017. Boyd's decision to retire will bring to a close a remarkable career of 40 years of continual service to the Iowa Judicial Branch. "David Boyd...
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Iowa Supreme Court Reselects Cady as Chief Justice

Des Moines, November 17, 2016 — The Iowa Supreme Court reselected Justice Mark Cady, Fort Dodge, as chief justice. Chief Justice Cady's current term on the court expires December 31, 2016. His new term begins January 1, 2017. A chief justice serves during his or her term of office which...
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Family Treatment Courts Reunite Families and Save Taxpayers Money

Des Moines, October 25, 2016— A recently completed study shows that nearly 1,000 parents and more than 1,600 children have been served by the twelve Iowa Family Treatment Courts since the program began in 2007. More than 75 percent of the 860 families in the program were reunited after the...
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Iowa Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Spencer

Des Moines, September 28, 2016— On Thursday, October 13, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Spencer, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Old Spencer Middle School auditorium, 104 E 4th Street. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m....
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