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Watch live: Iowa Supreme Court hears arguments on traffic cameras

Speed enforcement cameras are seen installed on overhead sign support over northbound Interstate 380 near J Avenue NE in northeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The Iowa Department of Transportation ordered the city to cease operation of the cameras and and ones located in the southbound lanes at First Avenue W as motorists have already made their way through the S-curve through downtown Cedar Rapids. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Speed enforcement cameras are seen installed on overhead sign support over northbound Interstate 380 near J Avenue NE in northeast Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. The Iowa Department of Transportation ordered the city to cease operation of the cameras and and ones located in the southbound lanes at First Avenue W as motorists have already made their way through the S-curve through downtown Cedar Rapids. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

The Iowa Supreme Court is slated to hear oral arguments at 1:30 in the case of City of Des Moines, et al. v. Iowa DOT, which deals with the cities’ use of automated traffic enforcement cameras.

The cities contend that the state violated their home rule powers by requiring the removal of the cameras, among other arguments.

Attorneys will have 15 minutes per side to make arguments.

This is one of several court cases dealing with traffic cameras through different lenses. Separately, the Iowa Legislature has debated proposals to ban or regulate the cameras.

Read more: Iowa Supreme Court has four traffic camera cases pending

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