Category Archives: Public Good

Heads, The Police Win. Tails, the Victim Loses.

by Site Administrator
Public Good

One of the foundations of our justice system is that no one is above the law. Each of us is held responsible for our own actions.  If I get distracted while I’m driving and rear-end the car in front of me, I have to pay for the damage.  If I hurt somebody, either negligently or on purpose, I’m liable to them for everything they’ve lost…. Read More

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The Time to Act is Now

by Site Administrator

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Americans, we can do better.  We must do better.  Silence is not an option. For the last week, we have seen images of George Floyd plastered across our television screens and social media feeds.  Many of us cried out in anger as… Read More

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F&T; Recognized for Donation to Visiting Mom Project

by Juicebox Administrator
Public Good

Last fall, the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (I.O.W.A.) teamed with Polk County Women Attorneys and the Ashcraft Library Project to help raise money for the Visiting Mom Project.  The project, initiated by Judges Paulsen and Bremer, raised funds to establish a special meeting room for incarcerated mothers to visit with their children at the Iowa Correctional Institute for Women in Mitchellville. During a recent… Read More

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