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Iowa Supreme Court Justices to Meet with Clinton Area Students

April 5, 2016

Des Moines, April 5, 2016—On Friday, April 15, members of the Iowa Supreme Court will meet with students from seven Clinton area schools to discuss the Iowa judicial system and the role of the courts in Iowa. The justices will visit with students in Clinton, Camanche, Tipton, DeWitt, and Maquoketa.

High school visit schedule for Friday morning, April 15, 2016

8:30 Justice Mansfield will visit Prince of Peace Catholic School

8:45 Justice Hecht will visit Camanche High School

9:00 Chief Justice Cady will visit Central High School

9:05 Justice Appel will visit Clinton High School

9:50 Justice Wiggins will visit Tipton High School

9:00 Chief Justice Cady will visit Central High School

10:30 Justice Hecht will visit Clinton Community College

11:50 Justice Waterman will visit Maquoketa High School

In addition to the school visits, the supreme court will hold a special session in Clinton on Thursday evening, April 14, at 7:00 p.m., in the Clinton High School auditorium, 817 8th Avenue South, Clinton. During the special session, the court will hear oral arguments in one case. The oral arguments are open to the public. A public reception with the justices in the Clinton High School commons will follow the oral arguments. The Clinton County Bar Association is sponsoring the reception.

Special session

Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

Clinton High School Auditorium

817 8th Avenue South

Clinton, Iowa

The Iowa Supreme Court will hear lawyers argue in one case.

State of Iowa v. Mar'yo D. Lindsey, Jr.

The defendant (appellant) seeks further review from the Iowa Supreme Court after the Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed his conviction for possession of a firearm as a felon, carrying weapons on school grounds, going armed with a dangerous weapon, and possession of a controlled substance. Appellant contends that after he was injured in a high school football game, school officials conducted an unreasonable search of his school-issued football equipment bag constituting an unreasonable search and seizure under the Fourth Amendment in violation of his constitutional rights.

Public Reception

A public reception with the supreme court justices will follow the oral arguments in the Clinton High School commons. The Clinton County Bar Association is sponsoring the reception.

Attorneys' briefs for the case, the court of appeals decision, and a guide to oral arguments are posted on the Iowa Judicial Branch website at: .

Note to Editors: News media are invited to attend the oral arguments. Court rules apply regarding still camera, video camera, audio recording devices, and other electronic devices used during the oral arguments. Information on expanded media coverage is available on the Iowa Judicial Branch website.

The Iowa Court Rules regarding cameras and other electronic devices in courtrooms are available from the Iowa Legislature website (PDF).

For More Information:

Steve Davis, Court Communications Director, (515)725-8058 or

Iowa Supreme Court 
1111 East Court Avenue 
Des Moines, IA 50319 

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