The Iowa Supreme Court
is requesting comments regarding proposed amendments to the Iowa Court Rules
governing appellate processes. The proposed court rule changes affect the
court’s consideration of comments related to the assimilation of Iowa Rules of
Electronic Filing, Division XII, into the Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure.
Public comments were requested in a supreme court order filed
Proposed changes would
impact the Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure throughout chapter 6, amendments
to Iowa Rules of Criminal Procedure 2.29 and 2.30 and rule 31.15 regarding
practice permitted by law students and recent graduates.
The order includes a
detailed overview of the proposed changes and can be found along with the
proposed amendments at the Iowa Supreme Court’s website. The deadline for comments is Oct. 31.