Pro-life leaders discuss what the battle over abortion will look like in Iowa should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds made her first appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court selecting Judge Susan Christensen to replace retiring Justice Bruce Zager.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad will resign Wednesday morning to be sworn in as Ambassador to China; Governor Kim Reynolds will then take the oath of office.
Tom Richards: Perhaps after a 2nd round of “no” votes on judicial retention, the legislature will be emboldened to undo the ill effects of the Varnum decision.
Iowa State Senator Jason Schultz (R-Schleswig) explains why he decided to take a pass on Chief Justice Mark S. Cady’s Condition of the Judiciary address.
Kelvey Vander Hart: We must stop viewing human trafficking as an international issue, and start taking it personally. It is not just an international issue.
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark S. Cady in his State of the Judiciary address asked legislators to fund an expansion of Family Treatment Courts.
Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady in his State of the Judiciary address complained to the Legislature about the budget cuts his branch has been faced with. I’d like to make a suggestion with the Judicial Branch’s quest to be more efficient that they start with not taking on stupid cases like this one. […]
Articles of impeachment were filed for Iowa Supreme Court Justices: Brent Appel, Mark Cady, Daryl Hecht and David Wiggins late Thursday afternoon. These are the four justices who were not on the ballot in November when three of their members lost their retention vote. The articles were sponsored by State Representatives Tom Shaw (R-Laurens), Dwayne […]
By Stacey C. Rogers Honorable Chief Justice Cady: Last May, my parents, grandmother, sister, and aunt traveled to celebrate my law school graduation. When you delivered the commencement address, they expressed surprise and disappointment with the political nature of your speech. Months later, friends and I attended your State of the Judiciary Address expecting to […]
He was mum on the subject, but Iowa Governor-Elect Terry Branstad now says he is against the move to impeach the remaining Iowa Supreme Court justices (Chief Justice Mark S. Cady, David S. Wiggins, Brent R. Appel and David L. Baker) after three were ousted by Iowa voters in November. The Sioux City Journal reports: […]
Iowa State Representatives-Elect Kim Pearson, Glen Massie, and Tom Shaw have recently gone on the record saying they are going to submit articles of impeachment for the remaining four Iowa Supreme Court Justices: Mark Cady, David Wiggins, Daryl Hecht, and Brent Appel. Former Chief Justice Marsha Ternus, Michael Streit, and David Baker lost their retention […]
She would probably still have a job. From a ruling that just came down today Galloway v. State. I’m not familiar with the case, but what we should find interesting is what soon-to-be-former Chief Justice Ternus and Justice Mark Cady wrote in their dissent: Courts are, at times, capable of deciding legal issues based on […]