Posts Tagged ‘Law’
 

 
 

Judicial Reform Tabled – For Now

By Nathan Tucker Any chance that judicial reform legislation would make it out of the Iowa General Assembly this year died a quiet death Thursday at the close of funnel week.  Though several reform bills were introduced in bot...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 
 

Branstad Pick Three New Supreme Court Justices

Branstad names Thomas Waterman to the Iowa Supreme Court (DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today at 2 p.m. appointed Thomas Waterman to the Iowa Supreme Court. Gov. Branstad selected Waterman from the slate of nine candid...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 
 

Diversity In The Ivory Tower

By Nathan Tucker Members of the ivory tower of legal academia often pride themselves on their alleged tolerance and diversity of everything under the sun…except for conservatives.  While members of racial minorities and ...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 

 
 

Pressures of the Times

By Nathan Tucker The defenders of the Iowa Supreme Court’s decision in Varnum v. Brien (2009) love to quote former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Burger for the proposition that judges should “rule on the basis of law...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 
 

King: ObamaCare Struck Down by Federal Court

Federal Judge rules ObamaCare unconstitutional in its entirety Congressman Steve King released the following statement after United States District Court Judge Roger Vinson struck down ObamaCare in its entirety. Vinson ruled to...
by The Iowa Republican

 

 
 

King’s ObamaCare Repeal Language Passes House of Representatives

Congressman Steve King released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass his language repealing ObamaCare this afternoon by a vote of 245 to 189. King’s language to repeal the law “as if such...
by The Iowa Republican