News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Fri, 01/09/2015

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a part-time temporary Library Technician position.

For full information, see this...

Wed, 12/10/2014

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for the position of Judicial Assistant to Magistrate Judge Helen C. Adams. This position is located in Des Moines, Iowa. The incumbent provides law-...

Mon, 12/08/2014

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for the position of Financial Specialist II. This position is located in Des Moines, Iowa and reports to the Financial Administrator/Budget Analyst....

Fri, 12/05/2014

Iowa District Court Judge Stephen B. Jackson, Jr., of Cedar Rapids has been selected to assume the office of United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Iowa. Judge Jackson is expected to commence his service on February 3, 2015...

Wed, 09/24/2014

In view of the United States Sentencing Commission's decision to make certain amendments to the drug quantity table retroactive, and in anticipation of a large number of applications for sentencing reductions under 18 U.S.C § 3582(c), the...

Tue, 08/19/2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Thu, 07/31/2014

Prospective Jurors,

A number of district courts have reported that citizens in their districts are being targeted by a juror phishing email that asks recipients to provide personal identifiers (SSN, DOB, mother’s maiden name, etc.) on an...

Sat, 07/05/2014

Over the past year, the Judiciary Data and Analysis Office received court requests for an updated civil cause of action table. The updated cause of action table was provided to each court for reference.

To allow attorneys to use the most...