United States Eighth Circuit

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DOMINA v. VANPELT, 00-1217, 1242, 1243, 1244, and 1245

County commissioners, who fired employee for reporting superviser for having sex with secretary in office, are not entitled to summary judgment based on qualified immunity where prior public complaints were made about the supervisor engaging in favoritism and misuse of funds.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/26/2000
  • Published 12/27/2000

Judges

  • MORRIS SHEPPARD ARNOLD, Circuit Judge., Before HANSEN, HEANEY, and MORRIS SHEPPARD ARNOLD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Eighth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Kimberly K. Sturgenegger, argued, Lincoln, NE (Richard L. Boucher, on the brief), for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kay A. Nehring, argued, Mitchell, NE, for Appellees.