Judicial Retention http://iowapublicradio.org en Justice Marsha Ternus on Judicial Restoration http://iowapublicradio.org/post/justice-marsha-ternus-judicial-restoration <p>Marsha Ternus was the first woman to serve as chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, but she's perhaps best known as one of the Iowa Supreme Court justices dismissed by Iowa voters three years ago, for her role in the decision that legalized same-sex marriage in the state. Host Ben Keiffer sits down with Ternus to get her thoughts on that ruling, and on justice and judicial independence in the U.S.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:28:56 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 31786 at http://iowapublicradio.org Justice Marsha Ternus on Judicial Restoration Transparency at the Iowa Supreme Court and Post-9/11 Muslim America http://iowapublicradio.org/post/transparency-iowa-supreme-court-and-post-911-muslim-america <p>In 2010 three Iowa Supreme Court Justices lost their election for retention.&nbsp; The defeat sparked major changes which increased transparency and public outreach at the state’s highest court.&nbsp; Today Sarah Boden fills in for Ben Kieffer and discusses this new era of transparency with <a href="http://www.law.uiowa.edu/faculty/todd-pettys.php">Todd Pettys</a> of the University of Iowa's College of Law.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:05:54 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Sarah Boden 29166 at http://iowapublicradio.org Transparency at the Iowa Supreme Court and Post-9/11 Muslim America Politics Day: Post Election Analysis http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-post-election-analysis <p>After months of campaigning, it’s all over. Ben Kieffer talks with political experts Christ Larimer from the University of Northern Iowa, and Dennis Goldford of Drake University, to analyze the election results for Iowa’s Congressional, legislative, and judicial races.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:09:10 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10438 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Post Election Analysis Judicial Retention http://iowapublicradio.org/post/judicial-retention <p>As it was two years ago during the midterm election, judicial retention is again a contentious issue in Iowa. Ben Kieffer talks with members of the Iowa State Bar Association to help lay out all the facts and arguments pertaining to the retention of Justice Wiggins, as well as the different opinions on what makes a judicial system political.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:09:39 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10121 at http://iowapublicradio.org Judicial Retention