- Iowa high court to consider state's ban on voting by felons Updated: Feb-09-16 2:28 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - In a major voting rights case, the Iowa Supreme Court will consider whether to relax the state's lifetime ban on voting by convicted felons.
- Court orders new trial in 2013 fatal Des Moines beating Updated: Jan-22-16 1:32 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - A man whose second-degree murder conviction was thrown out by the state appeals court must face a new trial in the case in which a mob beat a Des Moines man to death in a downtown parking lot in 2013.
- Iowa justice: Judicial system is tackling racial disparity Updated: Jan-13-16 6:57 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The head of the Iowa Supreme Court told lawmakers Wednesday the state is making progress in addressing racial disparity in its criminal justice system, crediting new staff training and the implementation of local pilot programs that focus on juveniles.