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Wimbley v. Cashion, No. 08-2829 (8th Cir. Dec. 3, 2009) (here):

Civil Case - qualified immunity. Denial of qualified immunity is affirmed, as a reasonable jury could find stated reasons for firing female correctional officer for accidental discharge of pepper spray was pretextual, when white male correctional officer who discharged pepper spray was not terminated, and gender and sex discrimination is well established.