Nos. 77-1982, 77-1946.

588 F.2d 246 (1978)

Rose ZOLL, Appellee-Cross-Appellant, v. EASTERN ALLAMAKEE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, Board of Directors of the Eastern Allamakee Community School District, both Individually and as Board members, Lawrence Protsman, Hugh Conway, James Mettille, Roy Renk, Duane Fuhrman, Superintendent of the Eastern Allamakee Community School District, as Superintendent and as an Individual, Harold Pronga, Elementary Principal of Eastern Allamakee Community School District as Elementary Principal and as an Individual, Appellants-Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Decided December 7, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William F. Fanter (argued) and Michael H. Figenshaw, Des Moines, Iowa, filed brief, for Eastern Allamakee Community School Dist.

James L. Sayre, Dreher, Wilson, Adams & Jensen, Des Moines, Iowa, Robert M. Weinberg, Michael H. Gottesman and David M. Silberman, Bredhoff, Gottesman, Cohen & Weinberg (argued) and David Rubin, Washington, D. C., filed brief for Zoll.

Before BRIGHT, Circuit Judge, INGRAHAM, Senior Circuit Judge, and STEPHENSON, Circuit Judge.

INGRAHAM, Senior Circuit Judge.

This case for reinstatement and back pay arose out of the non-renewal of a public school teacher's contract. Mrs. Rose Zoll brought suit against the Eastern Allamakee Community School District, the school board, superintendent and elementary principal, alleging that she was denied renewal of her contract in retaliation for her exercise of First Amendment rights. A jury verdict was rendered and judgment entered in favor of Mrs. Zoll...


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