Representative Cases

White v. Helling – Following a federal court’s reversal on appeal, Sherman White was released from prison after serving 31 years on a wrongful murder conviction.

Schumacher v. Lisbon School Board – A family prevailed in securing an open school board meeting concerning the school staff’s disciplinary actions toward their child, and the Iowa Supreme Court upheld the ruling including the district court’s award of attorney fees.

Ralston v. Harrelson – The City of Cedar Rapids settled with two female plaintiffs after a lawsuit was filed concerning a police officer’s misconduct/harassment while the officer was on duty.