Latest Iowa Supreme Court News

Landowners oppose oil pipeline before Iowa Supreme Court

Sep. 12, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of Iowa landowners and an environmental group asked the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday to declare a crude oil pipeline permit illegal under the Iowa Constitution, a decision that could force the pipeline in operation for more than a year to be turned off. The attorney for a...

Iowa woman promoted to nation's lone all-male Supreme Court

Aug. 1, 2018 7:21 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday promoted a female district judge to the Supreme Court in Iowa, the only state where all of its current justices are men. Susan Christensen will be the first woman on Iowa's high court in roughly eight years. The appointment doesn't require...