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185 ABA Journal Iowa articles.

Labor Lawyer Puts ‘Missing’ Iowa Gov. on Milk Carton

Fake milk carton ads featuring a “Missing” Gov. Chet Culver are circulating through Iowa with this message: “Have you seen me?”

“Description: Democratic Governor with alleged loyalty to Iowa workers…

Arrested Iowa Attorney Jailed in Bank Fraud Case

An Iowa attorney and judge who is facing federal charges in an alleged bank fraud scheme has been jailed pending his trial.

Kyle David Williamson, 41, offered to admit himself…

Cedar Rapids Law Firm Opens Offices in Nearby Middle School

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, law firm Simmons Perrine, forced to shut its doors in the devastating floods that hit the city, is reopening this week in a middle school in the…

Largest-Ever ICE Raid Nets 390 at Iowa Meatpacking Plant

What officials say is the largest immigration raid ever conducted in the U.S. resulted in the arrest of 390 people yesterday at a kosher meatpacking plant in Iowa.

The raid,…

Rebuke for Lawyer Who Forged Judge’s Signature to Avoid 2nd Trip

An Iowa lawyer who improvised the signature of a judge who forgot to sign a document has received a public reprimand from the Iowa Supreme Court.

Lawyer Mark Newman of…

House Calls

Looking to land that first job? In a practice-group rut? Or do you want to change careers entirely? If you’re a University of Iowa College of Law grad, help is…

Ex-Judge Gets 3-Month Suspension for Alcohol Issues and Criticizing Another Judge

A former Iowa judge, after a second conviction for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, is being barred from practicing law for three months partly because he criticized the judge presiding…

Iowa Law’s Career Office is Making House Calls

For University of Iowa College of Law grads who are at a standstill, not quite sure what to do next, expect a house call.

UI law school officials have begun…

State-Funded Prisoner Religion Program Tossed

A federal appeals court has ruled that a state-financed program that seeks to rehabilitate prisoners through Christian ideals violates the establishment clause.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State…

Missing Lawyer Found Dead

The Clinton, Conn., lawyer who disappeared in July after confessing he embezzled money from clients has apparently committed suicide.

Police found the body of 59-year-old Jonathan…

Iowa Judge OKs Sperm Donation By Dying Man

An Iowa judge has OK’d a family’s plan to harvest sperm from a dying man so that his fiancée can later have his baby.

The family sought the unusual ruling…

2 Men Wed, Then Iowa Ruling Suspended

Two gay men in Iowa persuaded a judge to approve an expedited wedding, paid an extra $5 fee and were married today, apparently becoming the first same-sex couple to wed…

$75 Million Attorney Fee an Iowa Record?

A judge’s approval today of a $180 million antitrust settlement by Microsoft Corp. includes $75 million in attorney fees and costs, which apparently sets an Iowa record.

Lead counsel Roxanne…

$75 M Payday Before Judge

An Iowa judge will decide today whether to approve $75 million in attorney fees for two lawyers who settled a class action lawsuit against Microsoft for nearly $180 million.

Microsoft…

Same-Sex Iowa Couples Can Marry

The judge’s ruling was so recent that one man was listed as the groom and the other was listed as the bride on their Polk County, Iowa, marriage license application.…

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