Opinions

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

Statutory Interpretation

The Court held that casino employees are covered under the Jones Act. Motion for summary judgment denied.

Employment Law

Motion for summary judgment denied

Torts (Non-commercial)

Plaintiffs' claims against some parties dismissed.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Motion for summary judgment granted

Criminal Law and Procedure

Motion to suppress evidence granted.

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Illiterate 45 year old man who is limited to sedentary unskilled work was awarded benefits as of his 45th birthday.

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Motion for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part.

Employment Law

Order on post trial motions

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Motion for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part

Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters

Civil Rights

Ruling on Motion for Summary Judgment - Title IX, 42 U.S.C. sec. 1983 claims arising from sexual abuse of student

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