SJI is saddened by the passing of Iowa Chief Justice Mark Cady. In addition to serving the citizens of Iowa, Chief Justice Cady was a leader on national efforts to improve state courts and enhance access to justice, including major SJI initiatives. He recently chaired the Family Justice Initiative, and served as a co-chair of a work group on Children and Families for the National Judicial Opioid Task Force. At the time of his death, he was serving as co-chair for the Juvenile Justice Reform and State Courts Initiative. The SJI Board of Directors extends its sincerest condolences to his family, friends, colleagues, and the Iowa Judiciary.