Pamela and Jeremy Plowmans’ appeal to the Iowa Supreme Court presented hard questions about the rights of parents to be informed about abnormalities of an unborn child that may lead them to choose an abortion. The Court, carefully picking through this moral minefield,...
Chief Justice Cady on Iowa Press
By Ryan Koopmans Chief Justice Mark Cady will be on Iowa Press tonight at 7:30. The interview, which airs on Iowa Public Television, will be replayed at 8:30 Saturday morning and noon on Sunday.
State of the Judiciary
By Ryan Koopmans This morning Chief Justice Cady will give the annual State of the Judiciary speech. It's being broadcast live on the Judiciary Branch website. Here's a sneak peek from the Court's press release: The chief justice will discuss the important role...
Chief Justice Cady to Testify Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
By Ryan Koopmans Tomorrow, Chief Justice Cady will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on the topic of cameras in the courtroom. The Iowa Supreme Court began streaming its oral arguments online in August of this year and has allowed video coverage...
Municipal water utility not protected from strict liability for main breaks, Iowa Supreme Court rules
With sex-affirming surgery case declared moot by Iowa Supreme Court, resolution of constitutional questions awaits a future case
Iowa Supreme Court holds Black defendant not harmed by juror strike, but three justices object to a race-related reference in juror questioning
Iowa Supreme Court unanimously overturns 2017 Godfrey precedent establishing direct damages claims under Iowa Constitution
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