No. 12-3842.

735 F.3d 1009 (2013)

Barbara HAGER Plaintiff-Appellee v. ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH; Namvar Zohoori, individually and in his official capacity, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Filed: November 14, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carmine Joseph Cordi, Jr. , AAG, argued and on the brief, Little Rock, AR, for appellant.

Lucien Ramseur Gillham , argued and on the brief, Benton, AR, for appellee.

Before LOKEN, COLLOTON, and BENTON, Circuit Judges.

BENTON, Circuit Judge.

Barbara Hager was fired from the Arkansas Department of Health by her supervisor, Dr. Namvar Zohoori. Hager sued Dr. Zohoori and the Department for statutory and constitutional violations. The district court granted, in part, their motion to dismiss. They appeal. Having jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291 over Dr. Zohoori's appeal, this court reverses and remands.


Hager claims that in May 2011, her branch chief and...

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