Four Iowa Supreme Court justices face a retention election in November

Four Iowa Supreme Court justices will face retention elections on November 3, 2020. The justices facing retention are Susan Christensen, Edward Mansfield, Christopher McDonald, and Thomas Waterman. All four justices were appointed by a Republican governor. Currently, six justices on the court were appointed by a Republican governor while one was appointed by a Democratic […]

Chief Justice Mark Cady remembered as a jurist, family man and friend

Mark Cady was a newly minted lawyer in the late 1970s, working as a law clerk. He saw an attorney in a high-profile trial get into an elevator with the jury, said Greg Kenyon, a Des Moines attorney who delievered one of the eulogies for Cady days after the Iowa Supreme Court chief justice’s sudden […]