DES MOINES, IOWA (December 9, 2019) — The Bureau of Justice Assistance awarded the Iowa Judicial Branch a three-year, $500,000 grant to establish uniform standards for Iowa’s adult problem-solving courts and to implement a long-term strategy to create a statewide system of support and accountability. Implementation of the strategy began with the recent hiring of a Statewide Problem Solving Court Coordinator.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 12, 2019) — Iowa will launch a tracking and reporting system for sexual-assault evidence-kits, which will provide transparent status-updates to survivors of rape as well as law-enforcement and medical professionals.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 23, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller supports a $48 billion settlement framework with two drug makers and three distributors over their role in the opioid epidemic.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2019) — Scott County Supervisor Ken Croken* announced today that he will travel to the southern border in order to provide legal services to refugees and other asylum seekers now detained at the Karnes County Family Residential Center, located about 60 miles south of San Antonio, Texas.

The origins of our justice system are centuries old. And for just as long of a time, attorneys and judges have grappled with how to ensure a justice system applies laws equally to all persons. American legal history from its earliest days offers examples of pro bono representation. The Latin phrase is pro bono publico, which translates into English as “for the public good.” Pro bono representation in this context means legal work performed voluntarily and without pay, using the profe

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 17, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a multistate settlement along with 40 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson and Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon Inc, to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical-mesh devices.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 11, 2019) — Fire and police departments and other public agencies can get a break on the cost of a life-saving drug that counteracts opioid-overdoses.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 2, 2019) — About 200 Iowans are eligible to receive refunds from an online divorce website that is accused of fraudulent advertising and billing by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 9, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller released the following statement on a bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices related to state and federal antitrust laws:

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 6, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller released the following statement regarding the investigation of Facebook:

“Facebook’s dominance over communications and information is concerning, and that’s why we are joining this bipartisan coalition to examine whether the company has violated antitrust laws. The investigation is in its early stages and we have drawn no conclusions.