The Southern District of Iowa offers a database of opinions for the years 1998 to the current date, listed by year, judge and opinion type. For a more detailed search, enter the keyword or case number in the search box above.

Senior District Judge Robert W. Pratt

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Petition for attorney fees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 406(b) denied because the Court is without jurisdiction to award fees for administrative work. The Court also noted that the petition was not timely.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Motion for summary judgment denied. The Court held that 1st Amendment claims are a matter of public concern.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Order Granting Defendant's Request For Pretrial Release

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Motion for summary judgment granted in hedge to arrive contract case

Employment Law

Defendant's Motion For Judgment As A Matter Of Law denied

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Ruling on motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

Magistrate Judge Celeste F. Bremer

Commercial/Contract Litigation

COM/CON - Commercial/Contract Litigation

Order Nunc Pro Tunc

Not Categorized

Order Denying in part D.'s Motion to Compel

Not Categorized

Order Denying Motion to Compel Production

Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters


Ruling on MSJ - bad faith against workers' compensation carrier