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 14, 2019) — State Attorney General Tom Miller has secured an agreement to obtain $1,358,754.40 in debt-relief for 143 former ITT Tech students in Iowa as part of a 44-state settlement. Nationally, the settlement will result in debt-relief of more than $168 million for 18,664 former ITT students.

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 (May 24, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller today joined a group of 51 attorneys-general in urging the US Department of Education to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection with their military service.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 22, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following statement Wednesday after 

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 9, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has filed five lawsuits in Dickinson, Woodbury, Story, Muscatine, and Benton counties alleging contractors conducted illegal excavations that damaged underground utility lines in violation of the “Iowa One Call” law.

Four of the five cases were resolved with consent decrees, with civil penalties totaling $12,500. The four defendants admitted to the violations and agreed not to violate the One Call law.

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.

WORTH COUNTY, IOWA (March 27, 2019) — With support from the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and the Worth County Sheriff’s Office announce animal neglect charges against Worth County resident Barbara Kavars.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 21, 2019) — Today, the State of Iowa Judicial Nominating Commission posted the interview schedule for the thirty Iowans who have applied to fill the two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals that occurred when Chief Judge David Danilson retired on January 4, 2019, and Judge Christopher McDonald filled the Supreme Court vacancy on March 7, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 30, 2019) — After completing public interviews of all 19 applicants, the State Judicial Nominating Commission has selected a slate of three nominees to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that occurred upon Justice Daryl Hecht’s retirement December 13, 2018.

The nominees are:

Kellyann Lekar Chief Judge First Judicial District Waterloo

Christopher McDonald Court of Appeals Judge Iowa Court of Appeals Des Moines