Tag Archives: Iowa Supreme Court

In Iowa, Is The Debt To Society Ever Paid?

Iowa Supreme Court Says No. The Iowa Supreme Court Thursday offered a fine example of the consequences that elections have over the long haul when they handed down their decision on convicted felons losing their voting rights.. Consider this a … Continue reading

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Iowa Supreme Court Upholds Spirit Of Open Meetings Law

Why wasn’t this ruling unanimous? We congratulate the Iowa Supreme Court for ruling that governmental boards could not hold meetings via proxy. This they said violated the the open meetings provision of Iowa law. If a majority of a board … Continue reading

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Another Judicial Retention Fight Next Year?

Wouldn’t you have thought that after 3 judges were replaced by the new Terry Branstad that he and his party would pretty much get their way in the Iowa Supreme Court? Thus after appointing all the members of the Iowa … Continue reading

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IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare

For Immediate Release June 19, 2015 Contact: Josh Levitt jlevitt@iowademocrats.org IDP Statement on Iowa Supreme Court Decision Affirming Women’s Right to Healthcare DES MOINES – IDP Chair Dr. Andy McGuire issued the following statement in response to a ruling by … Continue reading

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Proud of the Iowa Supremes Today

In case you had missed it yesterday, the Iowa Supreme Court upheld a decision they had made in January that yes, indeed, you can be fired from your job just for being too attractive. If you hadn’t guessed already the ‘defendant’ … Continue reading

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The Iowa Constitution As A Living Document

MARK S. CADY, the chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, wrote the court’s landmark decision in 2009 in Varnum v. Brien, the same-sex marriage case. This is a speech he gave at Drake University in March 8, 2012 as … Continue reading

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