8th Circuit Grants Supervisors Immunity In Gender Bias Suit

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A former Arkansas state employee's gender discrimination suit against her former supervisors must be rejected because the supervisors are entitled to qualified immunity based on the employee's failure to establish a constitutional violation, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 4, reversing a trial court (Jacobia Twiggs v. John Selig, et al.,  No. 11-1682, 8th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 11210).

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