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Iowa Supreme Court adds cases to be heard in 2020-21 term

Iowa Supreme Court adds cases to be heard in 2020-21 term

The Iowa Supreme Court is in the final month of its 2019-20 term before breaking for two months to focus on court administration and rules. Meanwhile, the Court has been adding cases to its 2020-21 term that begins in September with a full complement of seven...
A pro se trip through three Iowa courts winds up at a dead end

A pro se trip through three Iowa courts winds up at a dead end

When prosecutors dismissed a marijuana possession charge against Lori Mathes in Monona County, she thought that was the end of her ordeal, with the exception of what she understood to be a $500 bill for court costs. Instead, the court’s dismissal order included nearly...