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Judge Randy Degeest

Judge Randy Degeest

Randy Degeest is a district associate court judge of District 8A of Iowa.

He was appointed to this position in 2009.

He was retained on November 2, 2010.

He was retained again in 2014 for a term that expires on December 31, 2020.

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DeGeest received his B.A. in political science in 1974, and his J.D. in 1978 from Drake University. [undefined] [undefined]

Awards and associations


On September 12, 2016, Judge Degeest sentenced Kraigen Grooms to serve only a 10-year suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to one count of engaging in a lascivious act with a child. [1] [undefined]

He received public backlash for giving Kraigen Grooms such as light sentence. [1] [undefined]


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Sep 15, 2016, 6:11 PM
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