The Fourth Estate, the 2016 United States of America Presidential election, and The United States Supreme Court

“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.” (Thomas Jefferson, Letter to P. S. Dupont de Nemours, Poplar Forest. April 24, 1816.) The United States presidential election of 2016, scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016, will be the 58th quadrennial U.S. presidential […]

Supreme Court Awards Grants to Civil Legal Services for Low-Income Iowans

The Iowa Supreme Court has awarded more than $211,638 in grants to legal assistance programs for the fiscal year 2015-2016. The court approves the grants to fifteen non-profit organizations all over the state that help low-income Iowans with civil legal problems. The Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Account (IOLTA) program sponsors the grants. Including this year’s […]