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Iowa Supreme Court Stays District Court Decision on the Juvenile Home

by Ryan Koopmans | February 21, 2014

By Ryan Koopmans

The juvenile home in Toledo won’t be reopening in the near future.  Today, the Iowa Supreme Court (per Justices Wiggins, Waterman, and Mansfield) granted Governor Branstad’s request for interlocutory appeal and stayed the district court’s preliminary injunction.

The decision isn’t surprising, since the Court had already expedited briefing on the issue.  The Governor’s brief is here; the plaintiffs’ brief is here.  Check back  later for more discussion on the issues that the Court will consider.

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