Judicial Activism Subverts the Democratic Process

Steven Holt: Iowa’s judicial selection process should provide nominees that reflect a governor’s judicial philosophy, be they Republican or Democrat.

Pate: Judge Puts Iowa’s Election Integrity and Security at Risk

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said Judge Karen Romano’s decision “puts the integrity and security of Iowa’s elections at risk, by making it easier to cheat.”

Iowa Supreme Court Lifts Injunction for Shorter Early Voting Period

The Iowa Supreme Court issued an order lifting the injunction that blocked the state from shortening the early voting window from 40 days to 29 but affirmed the rest of Judge Karen Romano’s injunctions on aspects of HF 516.

District Court Judge Blocks Changes to Iowa’s Absentee Voting Law

Polk County District Court Judge Karen Romano blocked four features of Iowa’s Election Modernization and Integrity Act (HF 516) late Tuesday afternoon.

Polk County Judge Orders Stay of Webcam Abortion Rule

(Des Moines, IA) Breaking… Polk County District Court Judge Karen Romano ordered…

Webcam Abortions in Iowa: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

A judge will decide on a motion for stay pending judicial review on the recent decision by the Iowa Board of Medicine to end dangerous webcam abortions.