Nineteen Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that occurred when Justice Daryl Hecht retired December 13, 2018.
Des Moines, January 9, 2019— On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 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 Iowa Judicial Branch has launched a new juror notification process. Beginning today, prospective jurors in Iowa will no longer receive a paper juror questionnaire in the mail with a summons to report for jury duty. Instead, prospective jurors will receive a post card with information on how to complete the questionnaire online.
On Friday, December 14, the Iowa Court of Appeals will hold a special ceremony to mark the retirement of Chief Judge David R. Danilson.
Today, Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, Sloan, announced his intention to resign from the supreme court December 13, 2018.
Iowa Court of Appeals Chief Judge David R. Danilson, Pleasant Hill, announced his retirement. Judge Danilson, will retire January 4, 2019. He was appointed to the Iowa Court of Appeals in 2009.
Iowa voters can find information about the professional qualifications and background of every judge on the November 6 retention ballot at the Iowa Judicial Branch website—www.iowacourts.gov.