No. 09-2314.

614 F.3d 831 (2010)

Maureen RATTRAY; Lisa Lambert; Lori Mathes, Appellants, v. WOODBURY COUNTY, IA; Glenn J. Parrett, Individually and as Sheriff of Woodbury County; Robert E. Aspleaf, individually and as Assistant Chief/Deputy of Woodbury County, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: August 5, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joan M. Fletcher, argued, Des Moines, IA, David A. O'Brien, Cedar Rapids, IA, Jean Pendleton, West Des Moines, IA, Megan J. Erickson, Des Moines, IA, on the brief, for appellant.

Douglas L. Phillips, argued, Sioux City, IA, for Appellee.

Before RILEY, Chief Judge, CLEVENGER, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges.

COLLOTON, Circuit Judge.

Maureen Rattray filed a lawsuit against Woodbury County, Iowa ("the County"), alleging that she was strip searched illegally as part of the booking process at the Woodbury County Jail. Rattray subsequently moved to certify a class action.

The district court2 denied Rattray's motion, ruling that Rattray failed to convince the court that she would adequately represent the interests of the class, as required...


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