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.

Tue, 10/14/2014

The Federal Public Defenders Office for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa has a Position Announcement 14-07 available for a Paralegal based in Des Moines. See the following for full details.

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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...

Wed, 09/17/2014

The Iowa Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will again be hosting its annual bankruptcy conference on
Thursday and Friday October 30th and 31st, 2014 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in downtown Des
Moines, Iowa.

See...

Tue, 09/02/2014

The Federal Public Defenders Office for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa has a Position Announcement 14-06 available for a Paralegal based in Cedar Rapids. See the following for full details.

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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...