Posts Tagged ‘Varnum’
 

 

Vote No on Wiggins

By Bob Vander Plaats There have been several points raised in a number of newspaper editorials in support of the retention of Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins that are highly misleading. The Register recently ran an edi...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 

Inconvenient Truths

By Nathan Tucker In what can charitably be described as an act of political expediency, Iowa’s most conservative member of Congress embraced an activist decision by the U.S. Supreme Court as “constitutional” and encourage...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 

Justice Wiggins – A Career of Activism

By Nathan Tucker In the debate over the upcoming judicial retention vote in Iowa, defenders of Justice Wiggins argue that his judicial career shouldn’t be decided solely by his vote legalizing gay marriage in Varnum.  Instea...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 

 

Judicial Rants

By Nathan Tucker In its 2009 Varnum decision, a unanimous Iowa Supreme Court discovered a right to gay marriage in the state’s constitution.  Disgusted, two years ago Iowa voters took the unprecedented step of removing the t...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 

Mr. Living Constitution

By Nathan Tucker In remarks at Drake Law School’s inaugural Iowa Constitution Lecture Series in March, the Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court made the remarkable assertion that he is Mr. Constitution, literally.  Procla...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 

 

Three Former Justices Win JFK Profile in Victimhood Award

The Des Moines Register is reporting that the three Iowa Supreme Court justices who were not retained by Iowa voters in the 2010 election will be presented the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award this May at the JFK Presid...
by Craig Robinson