Criminal Defense

Guide: Criminal Misdemeanor in Iowa

By Jessica Zupp / January 8, 2021

What is a misdemeanor in Iowa? In Iowa, misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to two years in local or county jail. Although less serious than a felony charge, being convicted of a misdemeanor can dramatically affect your life. For this reason, you should always seek the legal advice of an experienced criminal…

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Opinion: State V Simpson

By Jessica Zupp / August 28, 2020

Can you go to jail for posting on Facebook? Yes. This week, in State v. Simpson, the Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed the admissibility of screenshots of Simpson’s Facebook posts in order to find that she criminally harassed a massage parlor worker by posting online that the worker would give “happy endings”. Although Simpson claimed…

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