181 ABA Journal Iowa articles.
As jury trials resume in several states and continue in others, finding jurors willing to show up is a problem.
Feb 18, 2021 12:19 PM CST
Dentons announced Tuesday that it will combine with Iowa law firm Davis Brown.
Dec 9, 2020 12:54 PM CST
Iowa governor restores voting rights for many ex-felons
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday signed an executive order restoring voting rights for many felons who have completed detention, probation and…
Aug 5, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Judge rejects TRO in suit to stop court reopening
U.S. District Judge Andrew Carter Jr. refused to issue on Friday a temporary restraining order preventing in-court appearances in nonemergency criminal…
Jul 20, 2020 4:58 PM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
An Iowa lawyer described as a “superb advocate” has been suspended for overbilling the state public defender for her legal services and car mileage.
May 19, 2020 3:31 PM CDT
Solving the rural attorney shortage won’t be easy, given that few law graduates appear willing to set up shop in rural America. The situation is only expected to worsen in the near future, given that many lawyers in less-populated counties are approaching retirement age and no younger attorneys have moved in to replace them.
Feb 1, 2020 12:00 AM CST
A custody litigant has filed a motion in an Iowa court seeking a “trial by combat” with his ex-wife and her lawyer.
Jan 15, 2020 4:25 PM CST
2019 will be a ‘decent year’ for law firms, report says
Law firm revenue grew 5.1% for the first nine months of 2019, largely because of billing rate growth of…
Nov 13, 2019 4:30 PM CST
An Iowa inmate who was revived at the hospital claims his brief death means he has fulfilled the terms of his life sentence and he should be released from prison.
Nov 11, 2019 10:35 AM CST
A Cedar Rapids, Iowa, lawyer has been suspended for four months for keeping fees from clients that should have been split with his law firm.
Sep 17, 2019 10:04 AM CDT
An Iowa lawyer isn’t liable for emotional distress damages for a failed adoption that left a baby in the temporary care of a birth father who was later charged with the child’s murder, the state supreme court has ruled.
Jul 9, 2019 10:14 AM CDT
Jul 3, 2019 10:36 AM CDT
The number of people in U.S. prisons fell to a nine-year low of just under 1.5 million last year, a 1.3 percent decrease, according to a report released recently
by the nonprofit Vera Institute of Justice.
Apr 26, 2019 2:36 PM CDT
Eric Gonzalez says he doesn’t remember getting pulled over, nor does he remember evading his arrest in Fullerton, California. The only thing he knows is that he woke up very hungover and faced up to nine years in prison for assaulting a police officer, along with five other charges.
Feb 22, 2019 3:00 PM CST
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