IOWA SUPREME COURT CASES IN THE PIPELINE

2023-2024 TERM

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 

Case No. Case Name Brief
22-0199 State of Iowa v. Abel Gomez Medina Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1995 Terrance Hill Society Foundation v. Terrance Hill Commission, et al.  Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-0259 Hora v. Hora Appellant Application for Further Review
Appellee/Cross-Appellant Keith Hora Application for Further Review
HK Application for Further Review
Appellee/Cross-Appellant Keith Hora Resistance to Further Review
Brian and Gregg Hora Resistance to Further Review
Plaintiff/Appellant Brian and Gregg Hora Resistance to Further Review
HK Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
HK Appellee Brief
Appellee/Cross-Appellant Keith Hora
Appellee Reply Brief
22-0522 State of Iowa v. Derek Michael White Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1144 State of Iowa v. Amy Lois Rasmussen Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 

Case No. Case Name Brief
22-2100 State of Iowa v. Brandon William Lee Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1328 Bridgestone Americas, Inc., et al. v. Charles Anderson Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
IA Assoc. of Business & Industry Amicus Curiae Brief
22-0473 Lime Lounge, Inc. v. City of Des Moines, Iowa Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0833 Teig v. Chavez, et al.  Appellant Brief
Apellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
IA League of Cities Amicus Curiae Brief Amici IA FOIC and ACLU Amicus Curiae Brief
22-0397 State of Iowa v. Lawrence George Canady, III Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Monday, February 19, 2024

Case No. Case Name Brief
23-0858 State of Iowa v. Faron Alan Starr Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Case No. Case Name Brief
22-0917 Ron Myers v. City of Cedar Falls Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1194 Patty A. Thorington, Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Robert Ronald Mitchell v. Scott County, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1367 State of Iowa v. Scott Randolph Luke Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0537 Vagts, et al. v. Northern Natural Gas Co. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-0390 State of Iowa v. Kari Jean Schwartz Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1507 State of Iowa v. Jacob Lee Goble Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Case No. Case Name Brief
23-0201 Kirkwood Institute, Inc. v. Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1317 S.K., a Legally Incapacitated Minor by and Through His Conservator v. Obstetric & Gynecologic Assoc. of Iowa City and Corallville, P.C., et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
21-1319 State of Iowa v. David Dwight Jackson Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-0892 State of Iowa v. Sydney Leiann Slaughter Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Case No. Case Name Brief
23-0482 David A. Vaudt and Jeanie K. Vaudt v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-2085 Bankers Trust Co. v. City of Des Moines Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-0903 State of Iowa v. Kadin Jeffrey Miller Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Case No. Case Name Brief
21-1898 Tracy White v. Iowa and Iowa Dep’t of Human Servs.  Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Case No. Case Name Brief
22-1232 State of Iowa v. Kyra Rose Bauler Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief

 

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Case No. Case Name Brief
22-0401 Sen. Roby Smith, et al. v. Iowa District Court for Polk County Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Republican Nat’l Comm. Amicus Curiae Brief

 

Case No. Case Name Brief Supreme Court Opinion
22-0162 State of Iowa v. Jesse Jon Harbach Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1581 State of Iowa v. Paula Lynn Cole Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0403 Alyssa Pratt v. Adam B. Smith, et al.  Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0471 MidAmerican Construction LLC, et al. v. Marshall Sandlin Application for Further Review
Resistance for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0576 Jorgensen and Jorgensen v. Adam B. Smith, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0759 Estate of Carter Jay William Anderson Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0771 State of Iowa v. B.C.D. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0805 State of Iowa v. T.J.W. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1421 P.M. Lattner Manufacturing Co., et al. v. Michael Rife Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1530 State of Iowa v. Colby Davis Laub Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
IA Assoc. for Justice Amicus Curiae Brief
Opinion
22-1531 State of Iowa v. Morgan Marie McMickle Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
IA Assoc. for Justice Amicus Curiae Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1573 Alyssa Pratt v. Adam B. Smith, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1894 Justin Loew v. Menard, Inc., et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1291 Sandra Selden v. DMACC Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Appellee Reply Brief
IA Comm. College Amicus Curiae Brief
Opinion
22-1337 Simranjit Singh v. Michael Walter McDermott Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1440 State of Iowa v. Jerome Emanuel Bailey, Sr. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-0102  State of Iowa v. Demetrias Alan Martin Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-1676  State of Iowa v. Nelson Carlso Flores Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0303  Chicoine, et al. v. Wellmark Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1521 In re Detention of Stewart Franklin Schuman Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0686 In re Marriage of Frazier Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0684 Lorri Hagen v. Serta/National Bedding Co., LLC, et al. Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1026 James R. Penny v. City of Winterset and Christian Dekker Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1213 IIHBRA v. State University of Iowa, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Appellee Reply Brief
Opinion
22-0495 Estate of Fahrmann v. ABCM Corp. Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0587 Scott D. Olson v. BNSF Railway Co.  Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1572 Renee Hummell v. Adam Smith, Adam Smith, M.D., P.C., et al.  Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1927 Britni Hilts v. Adam Smith, Adam Smith, M.D., P.C., et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-2081 Tweeten Farms v. Corey Tweeten Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-1666 Marc Harding d/b/a Harding Law Firm v. Rick Sasso, M.D., d/b/a Indiana Spine Group Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0362 State of Iowa v. Iowa Juvenile Court for Plymouth Co. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1062 State of Iowa v. David Daniel Gordon Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-1133 State of Iowa v. Stephen Andrew Arrieta Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-1617 State of Iowa v. Robert Paul Krogmann Application for Further Review
Resistance for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1009 State of Iowa v. Robert Clark Geddes Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-0828 State of Iowa v. Jaheim Romaine Cyrus Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0037 State of Iowa v. Donald Melvin Wittenberg Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0624 State of Iowa v. Bita Amisi Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-1234 State of Iowa v. Chase Robert Griffin Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0553 State of Iowa v. Murphy Lee Rutherford Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0089 State of Iowa v. Johnny Blahnik Church a/k/a Drew Alan Blahnik Application for Further Review
Resistance to Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0790 UE Local 893/IUP v. State of Iowa Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Appellee Reply Brief
Opinion
21-0522 State of Iowa v. Dalton Wayne Cook Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0324 State of Iowa v. Waylon James Brown Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
21-1594 State of Iowa v. Dagger Le Erdman Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
22-0952 In the Matter of V.H., Alleged to be Seriously Mentally Impaired, V.H. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Opinion
Case No. Case Name Brief
22-1574 Miller v. IA Dep’t of Transportation Nowysz Appellant Brief
Nowysz Appellant Reply Brief
CHI Appellant Brief
CHI Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
IA Assoc. of Justice Amicus Curiae Brief
22-1444 Summit Carbon Solutions, LLC v. Iowa Utilities Board Appellant Reply Brief
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0338 State of Iowa v. Adam Aaron Rhodes Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0568 Donald Lyle Clark v. State of Iowa Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0866 Goche, et al. v. Kossuth Co. Bd. of Supervisors Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Bd. of Supervisors Appellee Brief
Bolton Appellee Brief
23-0093 In re Estate of Janssen Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
Appellee Security Nat’l Bank Brief
23-0239 The University of Iowa, et al. v. Modern Piping, Inc.  Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1703 State of Iowa v. Iowa District Court for Emmet County Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
22-1920 State of Iowa v. Shannon Paige Hightower Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0560 State of Iowa v. Christopher James Wilson Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0600 State of Iowa v. Jesse Lee McCollaugh Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0679 Medardo Rivera v. Clear Channel Outdoor, LLC, et al. Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-1115 Jeffrey Peterzalek and Molly Weber v. Iowa District Court for Polk County Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-1131 Elizabeth Roberts v. Estate of Roberts Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
23-0917 Lori Randolph and Ronald Randolph v. Aidan, LLC Appellant Brief
Appellant Reply Brief
Appellee Brief
IA League of Cities Amicus Curiae Brief 
23-0214 K.C., Minor Child v. Iowa District Court for Polk County Not available
Case No. Case Name Brief
22-0848 Sundance Land Co. v. Remmark Application for Further Review
Court of Appeals Opinion
Appellant Brief
Appellee Brief

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