judiciary http://iowapublicradio.org en Conservative or Consistent? The 2013 - 2014 U.S. Supreme Court Session http://iowapublicradio.org/post/conservative-or-consistent-2013-2014-us-supreme-court-session <p>While some say this year's Supreme Court session was conservative, others have characterized it as consistent. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:38:32 +0000 Clay Masters & Katherine Perkins 43547 at http://iowapublicradio.org Conservative or Consistent? The 2013 - 2014 U.S. Supreme Court Session Iowa's Chief Justice Calls for More Funding, Staffing for Courts http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-chief-justice-calls-more-funding-staffing-courts <p></p><p>Iowa Chief Justice Mark Cady&nbsp;delivered his State of the Judiciary speech to a joint session of the Iowa Legislature Wednesday. He's calling for increased staffing in the court system, which has taken a hit in budget cuts in recent years.</p><p>Cady wants court offices around the state to stay open all week. Right now they close in the afternoons twice a week. He also tells lawmakers the state doesn’t have enough juvenile officers to reach all of Iowa’s children in need.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:12:53 +0000 Clay Masters 13615 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Chief Justice Calls for More Funding, Staffing for Courts