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Iowa Supreme Court won't review judicial nominating commission lawsuit

Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Zach Zuber
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The Iowa Supreme Court issued an order on Friday, May 15, denying further review of a lawsuit over legislative changes in the way appellate judges are picked in Iowa.

This brings to an end legal appeals by a group of legislators and two Iowa attorneys who had argued that a bill passed by the state legislature in 2019 violated the Iowa Constitution. The court of appeals said the plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge the legislature’s action. Read more here.

From the Iowa Lawyer Weekly