DES MOINES, IOWA (October 9, 2019) — On Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 3PM, Governor Kim Reynolds will administer the oath of office to Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Julie A Schumacher in a public ceremony in the Iowa Supreme Court Courtroom at the Iowa Judicial Building located at 1111 E Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319.

Judge Julie A Schumacher

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Court of Appeals, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy that will occur when Judge Amanda Potterfield retires December 25, 2019. The Commission received notice of the vacancy from Governor Reynolds on September 3, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 16, 2019) — The Constitution of the United States was ratified on September 17, 1787. In 1911, the State of Iowa was the first state to celebrate Constitution Day. To celebrate the week of Constitution Day, the Iowa Judicial Branch will join the Iowa Department of Education and The Iowa State Bar Association to present a Constitution Day program for Iowa high school students on Wednesday, September 18.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 5, 2019) —On Constitution Day, Tuesday, September 17, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at the Des Moines North High School auditorium, 501 Holcomb Avenue. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7PM. A public reception with the supreme court justices will follow the oral arguments in the auditorium lobby.

The court will hear attorneys argue the case of State of Iowa v Kari Lee Fogg, from Boone County.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 14, 2019) — On Tuesday, September 10, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Muscatine, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Muscatine High School auditorium, 2705 Cedar Street. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7PM.

The court will hear attorneys argue in the following case:

State of Iowa v Lamar Cheyeene Wilson, case no 18-0564, from Johnson County District Court

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 13, 2019) — The Iowa Supreme Court today announced its 2019-2020 adjudicative term calendar, including a special evening session in Des Moines, special sessions at Drake and Iowa law schools, and three special sessions in communities around the state to hear oral arguments. The court's adjudicative term is from September 2, 2019, to June 30, 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Court of Appeals, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy that will occur when Judge Gayle Vogel retires July 1, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 4, 2019) — The justices of the Iowa Supreme Court, former colleagues, and friends remember former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Arthur A McGiverin today for his wisdom, fairness, and integrity during his 40 years of judicial service to the citizens of Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 29, 2019) — Iowans can now pay multiple fees on multiple cases with a single payment using the new shopping-cart feature on Iowa Courts Online. Previously, users were required to make separate payments for each individual fine or fee.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (April 3, 2019) — The justices of the Iowa Supreme Court, former colleagues, and friends remember Iowa Supreme Court Justice Daryl Hecht, Sloan, today as a kind, thoughtful jurist with a passion for the law and an unwavering commitment to the rule of law.

Justice Hecht served from 2006 until he resigned from the supreme court in December 2018 while receiving treatment for melanoma in Sioux City and at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

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