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

Employment Law

Order on post trial motions

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Defendant's motion to dismiss granted

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Decision to deny Plaintiff disability benefits not supported by substantial evidence on the record as a whole.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction granted in part and denied in part

Torts (Non-commercial)

Order granting motion for change of venue and denying motion for default judgment.

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Motions for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part

Medicare/Social Security/ERISA/Similar Programs

Final decision of the Commissioner affirmed.

Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters

Employment Law

Employment discrimination under 42 U.S.C. section 1981/ICRA

Employment Law

Employment: Iowa blacklisting law; Iowa Competition Law; tortious interference with prospective contract

Statutory Interpretation

Electronic Communication Privacy Act: Invoice and billing records, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of parties called are not contents of a communication. Defendant's motion to dismiss is granted.

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