Latest Iowa Supreme Court News

The flag at the White House flies at half-staff Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington, after the Supreme Court announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump's list of possible Supreme Court nominees

Sep. 19, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death Friday, just six weeks before Election Day, is expected to unleash a pitched battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate — and the Republican-led Senate should confirm — her successor, or whether the seat should remain...

Iowa Supreme Court lets rulings on absentee requests stand

Sep. 17, 2020 10:33 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court is refusing to review lower court decisions that invalidated tens of thousands of voters' absentee ballot requests at the urging of President Trump's reelection campaign. The court issued orders Wednesday denying requests to put rulings in Linn and Woodbury...

Iowa Supreme Court suspends law license of former prosecutor

Sep. 11, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court disciplined again on Friday a former Iowa prosecutor for professional conduct violations. The high court suspended Jesse Marten's law license for 30 days, The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported. Marten was the top prosecutor for Floyd County before his...