The justices of the Iowa Supreme Court, former colleagues, and friends remember Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, Sloan, today as a kind, thoughtful jurist with a passion for the law and an unwavering commitment to the rule of law.
After completing public interviews of all 30 applicants, the State Judicial Nominating Commission has selected a slate of six nominees to fill the two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals.
Des Moines, Iowa—On Tuesday, April 2, and Wednesday, April 3, justices of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from seven Forest City area high schools to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa.
Des Moines, Iowa—On Friday, April 5, at 3:00 p.m., Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will administer the oath of office to Iowa Supreme Court Justice Christopher McDonald in a public ceremony in the supreme court courtroom in the Judicial Branch Building, 1111 E. Court Ave., Des Moines. Justice McDonald, Des Moines, will fill the vacancy that resulted from the resignation of Justice Daryl Hecht.
Des Moines—Today, the State of Iowa Judicial Nominating Commission posted the interview schedule for the thirty Iowans who have applied to fill the two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals that occurred when Chief Judge David Danilson retired on January 4, 2019, and Judge Christopher McDonald filled the Supreme Court vacancy on March 7, 2019.
Des Moines, IA. The Iowa Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in nine cases Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4, in the Levitt Auditorium in the Boyd Law Building at the University of Iowa College of Law, 130 Byington Rd, Iowa City, beginning at 9:10 a.m. both days. The hearings are open to the public and the court encourages people to attend.
Thirty Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals that occurred when Chief Judge David Danilson retired on Jan. 4, 2019 and Judge Christopher McDonald filled the Supreme Court vacancy on March 7, 2019.
The Iowa Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments Thursday, April 4, beginning at 1:20 p.m. in the Washington Area Performing Arts Center in Washington High School, 1111 South B Avenue, Washington, Iowa. The court will hear two cases. Following the oral arguments, the court of appeals judges will take questions from the audience. The hearings are open to the public, and the court encourages people to attend.
On Tuesday, April 2, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Forest City, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Boman Fine Arts Center, 225 John K. Hanson Drive. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m.
Judicial Nominating Commission will concurrently select nominees for two Iowa Court of Appeals vacancies
The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court and the Iowa Court of Appeals, announced today it will begin accepting applications to fill Judge Christopher McDonald’s seat on the Iowa Court of Appeals. Judge McDonald’s last day on the Iowa Court of Appeals will be March 6, 2019. He will begin serving as a justice on the Iowa Supreme Court on March 7, 2019. The commission has sixty days from February 21, 2019, to send a slate of nominees to the Governor, who makes appointments to the court.