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Iowa Supreme Court Examines Timeliness of Lawsuit Brought Regarding Abuse by a Clergyman

On June 4, 2018, the Iowa Supreme Court filed its amended ruling in the case of Bandstra v. Covenant Reform Church (Case No. 16-1078) 2018 WL 2455030 https://www.iowacourts.gov/courtcases/463/embed/SupremeCourtOpinion. In that case, the Iowa Supreme… Read More
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Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite

In recent years, bed bugs have been on the rise and have become a serious issue for many people in Iowa. A bed-bug infestation is more than a mere inconvenience. It typically results in property loss, expense, and anxiety. It is important to regularl… Read More
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Are There Not Enough Iowa Nursing Home State Inspectors?

If you have chosen a nursing home for your parent or loved one to reside in, it is typically because they need constant care or they have a serious medical problem for which they need supervision from a nurse or doctor. When you choose a nursing home… Read More
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Chances Slim for a Woman on the Iowa Supreme Court

After completing 60 interviews of prospective Iowa Supreme Court justices yesterday, the Iowa Judicial Nominating Commission deliberated for approximately six hours and came out of deliberations with nine names: Robert Blink, Arthur Gamble, John Gray… Read More
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Iowans Deserve More From Their Banks During Tough Times

Many Iowans have lost their jobs due to the economic crisis and are now facing losing their homes. Banks, despite receiving billions of dollars in bail-out money intended not only to help the banks but to allow the banks to help struggling home owner… Read More
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Voters Remove Iowa Supreme Court Justices

On April 3, 2009, the Iowa Supreme Court stunned the nation by upholding a Des Moines district judge’s ruling that Iowa’s law against gay marriage violated the Iowa Constitution by denying equal protection to gay couples. On November 2, 2… Read More
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A Statement from the Ousted Iowa Supreme Court Justices

After being removed from the bench by Iowa voters on Tuesday, the three high court justices—Justice David Baker, Justice Michael Streit, and Chief Justice Martha Ternus–issued a statement in support of Iowa’s merit-based selection s… Read More
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Judicial Retention Election - Our Thoughts

We are posting this message on our website blog because we believe that the well-financed campaign urging voters to vote not to retain the three Iowa Supreme Court justices whose names appear on the ballot is misleading Iowans about the role of the I… Read More
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Tire Defects Can Lead to Deadly Car Accidents

Tires are the primary contact between our vehicles and the road. In order for tires to have optimal performance, certain tires should be used on specific vehicles and should be inflated according to the manufacturer’s instructions. When a tire… Read More
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Iowa Attorney General Requests a Halt to Foreclosures

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has called on three major mortgage companies to halt pending foreclosures in Iowa.  His office has been in contact with three companies, Ally Financial, formerly GMAC Mortgage, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase,… Read More
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