For the first time in its history, the Iowa Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments using video conferencing May 21-22. The oral arguments will be livestreamed on the Iowa Court of Appeals YouTube channel.
In the May 8 Iowa Supreme Court administrative order regarding the impact of COVID-19 on court services, the supreme court allowed the appellate courts to conduct oral arguments using video conference or telephone conference at their discretion until further order of the supreme court. Court of appeals judges and attorneys will interact in three cases using remote video conferencing software. Click here to learn more.