No. 12-1993.

708 F.3d 1044 (2013)

Tabby BUTLER, Plaintiff-Appellant v. CRITTENDEN COUNTY, ARKANSAS; R.E. (Dick) Busby, Crittenden County Sheriff, Individually & in Official Capacity; W.A. Wren, Chief Enforcement Officer, Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Individually & in Official Capacity; Rodney Strong, Supervisor, Crittenden County Sheriff's Department, Individually & in Official Capacity, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: March 5, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Larry Joe Steele , argued, Walnut Ridge, AR, for appellant.

Jason E. Owens , argued, Michael R. Rainwater , Robert L. Beard, Jr. , on the brief, Little Rock, AR, for appellee.

Before LOKEN, MURPHY, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges.

MURPHY, Circuit Judge.

Tabby Butler is an African American woman who worked as a deputy jailer in the Crittenden County jail from 2000 until her employment was terminated in 2008. Following her termination Butler filed claims against the county and its officials alleging unlawful suspension and discharge, sex discrimination, retaliation, violation of her procedural and substantive due process rights, and civil conspiracy, citing 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1983,...


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