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Encyclopedia > Iowa Supreme Court

The Iowa Supreme Court is the constitutional head of the judicial branch of the state of Iowa. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Its members and appointment years are:

  • Chief Justice Marsha K. Ternus, 1993
  • Jerry L. Larson, 1978
  • James H. Carter, 1982
  • Mark S. Cady, 1998
  • Michael J. Streit, 2001
  • David Wiggins, 2003
  • Daryl Hecht, 2006

External links

  • More information on the justices
  • Website of the judicial branch of Iowa

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