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News Releases - 2016 Archive

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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Iowa Supreme Court Justices to Meet with Ankeny Area Students

Des Moines, September 7, 2016—On Tuesday, September 13, members of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from Ankeny Centennial High School, North Polk High School, and two classes at Des Moines Area Community College to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa....
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Special Constitution Day Program

Des Moines, August 31, 2016— The Iowa Judicial Branch will join the Iowa Department of Education and The Iowa State Bar Association to present a Constitution Day program for Iowa high school students on Wednesday, September 14. Students from around the state will be encouraged to watch the live streaming...
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