Iowa Employment Law Blog

Iowa Employment Law Blog

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Summary Judgement in Employment Discrimination Cases May Be Making a Comeback in Iowa State Court

Posted in Disability Discrimination, Human Resources Compliance, Iowa Appellate Courts, Litigation and Trials
As we have written here many times, summary judgment is an important tool for defendants in employment discrimination cases.   Studies have shown that in federal court, summary judgment is granted to defendants in employment discrimination cases more than in any other type of case.  These studies confirm the experience of most employment lawyers who try… Continue Reading

Summary Judgment: Myths and Realities

Posted in Litigation and Trials
"Is Summary Judgment in Employment Cases a Myth"?  So ask attorneys Teresa Ride Bult and Kate Summers in an excellent article published last month in Law 360.  The authors contend it is becoming more difficult for employers to win on summary judgment, particularly in state court.   Nonetheless, they believe the benefits of filing a summary judgment still outweigh… Continue Reading