1. Justices of the supreme court, judges of the court of appeals, district judges, and district associate judges who are retired by reason of age or who are drawing benefits under section 602.9106, and senior judges who have retired under section 602.9207 or who have relinquished senior judgeship under section 602.9208, subsection 1, may with their consent be assigned by the supreme court to temporary judicial duties on a court in this state if the assignment is deemed necessary by the supreme court to expedite the administration of justice.
Terms Used In Iowa Code 602.1612
- Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
- clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
- Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
- Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
2. A retired justice or judge shall not engage in the practice of law unless the justice or judge files an election to practice law with the clerk of the supreme court. Upon electing to practice law, the justice or judge is ineligible for assignment to temporary judicial duties at any time.
3. While serving under temporary assignment, a retired justice or judge shall be paid the compensation and expense reimbursement provided by law for justices or judges on the court to which assigned, but shall not receive annuity payments under the judicial retirement system and a district associate judge covered under chapter 97B shall receive monthly benefits under that chapter only if the district associate judge has attained the age of seventy years.
4. A retired justice or judge may be authorized by the order of assignment to appoint a temporary court reporter, who shall receive the compensation and expense reimbursement provided by law for a regular court reporter in the court to which the justice or judge is assigned.
5. An order of assignment shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the court on which the justice or judge is to serve.