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Iowans gathered to honor the late Chief Justice Mark Cady


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The Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court died unexpectedly last week.  Iowans gathered today for his memorial service.


Iowans gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady.

Cady died unexpectedly Friday at age 66.

He has been with the Iowa Supreme Court since 1998 and was appointed Chief Justice in 2011.

One decade ago, Cady wrote the unanimous opinion making same-sex marriage legal in Iowa. Last year, Cady led a 5-2 majority decision striking down a 72-hour waiting period for abortions.


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