Governor Chet Culver has selected Edward Mansfield to serve on the Iowa Court of Appeals.
In making the appointment, the governor stated, "It is my honor to appoint Ed Mansfield to the Iowa Court of Appeals. With his years of experience, he brings with him a deep understanding of Iowa law. And Mr. Mansfield's non-profit work demonstrates a deep commitment to his community and state. I am confident that Mr. Mansfield will serve our state well, and thank him for his continued commitment to the people of Iowa."
Mansfield has served as an adjunct professor at Drake Law School since 1997 and will continue to teach in spring 2009.
The Governor's announcement can be found here.
The Des Moines Register story can be found here.