WASHINGTON DC (August 23, 2019) — Denouncing the many failings of America’s capital punishment system, a consistently unjust, error-bound system plagued by racial prejudice, economic inequality, and prosecutorial misconduct, The Rutherford Institute is challenging the death sentence and lengthy solitary confinement of a Texas inmate whose s

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 22, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller announced that as a result of a bipartisan coalition of 51 attorneys-general, a dozen phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement will help protect phone users from illegal robocalls and make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute bad actors.

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 (July 22, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller announced that a coalition of 50 attorneys general has reached a proposed settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach. The investigation found that Equifax’s failure to maintain a reasonable security system enabled hackers to penetrate its systems, exposing the data of 56 percent of American adults — the largest-ever breach of consumer data.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 10, 2019) — US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Des Moines Field Office is the most recent office nationwide to implement the new Information Services Modernization Program.  The program was 

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 8, 2019) — Whenever the public is confused about the law, the potential for fraud is high. That maxim applies to hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) products. The 2019 Iowa Hemp Act and recent changes in federal law have led to questions about what is legal and safe in Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 3, 2019) — The Iowa Attorney General’s office has announced that they are opening a review into clergy abuse in their state and are creating a hotline that survivors can use to support. This is a good first step in Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 3, 2019) — The Iowa Attorney General's Office has sent letters to the dioceses of Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque, and Sioux City, requesting information on records of clergy sexual-abuse.

 

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (May 28, 2019) — Personal-injury law-firm Hupy and Abraham SC, PC has announced Attorney Jamie Ford as a new attorney for the firm. She will be operating through the firm’s Davenport, Iowa, office. Attorney Ford started working at Hupy and Abraham SC, PC in 2017 as a law clerk and was recently promoted to this new role. As an attorney, she will be representing clients in various personal-injury matters.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 16, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller joined four other states Thursday in suing Purdue Pharma and its former president and board chairman, Richard Sackler, alleging that the drug company engaged in unfair, deceptive, and unlawful practices in the marketing of OxyContin, helping fuel the nation’s opioid crisis.

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