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 James E. Gritzner

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Trailer Source’s Motions to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction must be granted. The action against Trailer Source is dismissed.

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Defendant’s Motion to Compel Arbitration must be granted. The above-entitled action is stayed pending arbitration.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Plaintiff’s Motion to Remand must be denied, and the FDIC’s Motion to Stay must be granted. This case is stayed until the earlier of: (1) the date on which the FDIC makes a final determination on Plaintiff’s administrative claim, or (2) 180 days from the date Plaintiff filed her administrative claim.

Employment Law

Plaintiffs’ Motions for Leave to Amend are granted except as to Count 1. Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss is granted in part and denied in part. Defendants’ motion to dismiss Count 1 must be granted; Defendants’ motion for partial dismissal of the claim in Court 2 on behalf of other employees similarly situated must be denied.

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Brown Winick Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, ECF No. 108, and Individual Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss, ECF No. 109, must be granted

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss must be denied

Constitutional Law/Federal Courts/Federal Jurisdiction

Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim must be DENIED.

Chief District Judge John A. Jarvey

Commercial/Contract Litigation

Granting Defendant's motions to dismiss for failure to file within statute of limitations, and statute not tolled
 

Employment Law

Defendant’s motion for summary judgment granted.

Magistrate Judge Ross A. Walters

Intellectual Property

Summary judgment in favor of defendants on plaintiff's website copyright infringement claims

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