Supreme Court http://iowapublicradio.org en Anti-abortion Group Challenges Iowa Campaign Finance Law http://iowapublicradio.org/post/anti-abortion-group-challenges-iowa-campaign-finance-law <p></p><p>An anti-abortion group is waiting to hear if the&nbsp; U.S. Supreme Court&nbsp; will&nbsp; reconsider&nbsp; a ruling on&nbsp; an Iowa campaign finance law.&nbsp;&nbsp; Iowa passed its statute in response to the landmark case known as Citizens United.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Iowa Right to Life says the law prevents&nbsp; them from supporting&nbsp; candidates who oppose abortion.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Iowa Attorney General is also waiting to hear if the U.S. Supreme Court will take on the case.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:54:57 +0000 Joyce Russell 33415 at http://iowapublicradio.org Anti-abortion Group Challenges Iowa Campaign Finance Law The Supreme Court of Iowa: 2012-13 Session Wrap Up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-iowa-2012-13-session-wrap <p>Does <a href="http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F2012%2F12%2F21%2Fjustice%2Fiowa-irresistible-worker&amp;h=-AQHCo0S0AQFvdRT6aemY0pdjQ5n0Nt_k7_AexciqcWDtXw&amp;enc=AZOm-L2pn_mKf319YqEbyHy8VDq0_oWr6dXfNG8fwFe_eZRr0TLhfxNHPm05Iu-T4WnZtA74XRfLJUDrCQ56bQd1&amp;s=1">firing someone because you find them irresistibly attractive</a> constitute gender discrimination? Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:55:29 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 26835 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Supreme Court of Iowa: 2012-13 Session Wrap Up 2012-2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term Wrap-up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2012-2013-us-supreme-court-term-wrap <p>The <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/">U.S. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:37:28 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 23394 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2012-2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term Wrap-up Major Supreme Court Cases for 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/major-supreme-court-cases-2013 <p>Recently, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke in court for the first time in almost seven years.</p><p>Ben Kieffers talks with&nbsp; Todd Pettys and Song Richardson, two faculty members from the University Of Iowa College of Law. They discuss key cases before nation’s highest court this year including the constitutionality of California’s Prop 8, which bans same-sex marriage, and DOMA, The Defense of Marriage Act.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 19:41:04 +0000 Ben Kieffer 14035 at http://iowapublicradio.org Major Supreme Court Cases for 2013 Health Care Law Reaction and President David Maxwell of Drake University http://iowapublicradio.org/post/health-care-law-reaction-and-president-david-maxwell-drake-university <p>The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the health care mandate proposed by President Obama. Today on &quot;River to River&quot;, we hear what Iowans have to say about the decision. We also speak with political science professor, Dennis Goldford, on how the ruling may affect Iowa voters. Later in the program, Drake University President David Maxwell joins us as part of our summer series of conversations with Iowa university and college presidents. We&rsquo;ll talk about what private universities can do to be attractive and affordable during a challenging economy. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 18:51:58 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3927 at http://iowapublicradio.org Health Care Law Reaction and President David Maxwell of Drake University