Justia White Collar Crime Opinion Summaries

Articles Posted in Iowa Supreme Court
The Supreme Court denied motions sought by Appellants to dismiss their misdemeanor cases on the ground that their no-bond arrest warrants, arrest, and subsequent temporary detentions were unlawful, holding that the district court did not act illegally in denying Appellants' respective motions to dismiss the assault charges filed against them.A magistrate issued arrest warrants for Appellants on charges of simple misdemeanor assault relating to an incident occurring during a business meeting. Appellants were arrested and detained overnight. Appellants made their initial appearances the next morning, posted $100 cash bond, and were released. Appellants then moved to dismiss their cases, but the district court denied their motions to dismiss. The Supreme Court affirmed, holding that there was no basis for dismissing the indictments. View "Howsare v. Iowa District Court for Polk County" on Justia Law