Iowa State Bar Association released the results of its biennial survey of
judges standing for retention in this year’s general election at a news
conference in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday. The conference was led by members of the ISBA Fair and
Impartial Courts Committee chaired by ISBA Past President Guy Cook, and was held
at the ISBA headquarters.
the survey, attorneys evaluated the 59 district court judges, four court of
appeals judges and three supreme court justices based on 12 performance
characteristics (10 for members of the appellate courts). A total of 1,495
attorneys responded to this year’s survey.
full results of the judicial performance review, including biographies of each
judge or justice, are available now on the ISBA website: www.judicialfacts.org.