Dokes v. Jefferson County, 61 Fed. Appx. 174 (6th Cir. Ohio 2003)

Neil Edward Klingshirn

Practice Area:Employment & Labor

Outcome:Summary judgment reversed; case sent to trial.

Description:A county director of Human Services (now Jobs and Family Services) allegedly retaliated against Glenna for exercising her first amendment right to support a matter of public importance. The alleged retaliation included unwarranted evaluations, discipline, a bogus criminal prosecution and a refusal to obey the County Commissioner's order to restore Glenna to her job when the criminal prosecution failed.