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191 ABA Journal Iowa articles.

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.


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.…

Stutter Study Settlement is $925,000

Six plaintiffs who say they were badgered and belittled as children in a now-infamous stuttering study in the 1930s, leading to lifelong emotional problems, have agreed to settle their lawsuit.

Out of the Blue

Even after the Supreme Court tried to rein in expert witnesses willing to testify at the drop of a theory, embattled dentist Michael West and his shining light prove that ‘science’ can be stranger than fiction.