In a political discrimination case against a municipality in Puerto Rico, default judgment against defendants is affirmed where the district court did not abuse its discretion in entering the default judgment for repeated discovery violations, and the law of the case doctrine bars defendants' attempt to re-argue the adequacy of plaintiffs' complaint.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
Decided October 1, 2009
Before: Torruella, Tashima, and Lipez, Circuit Judges
Opinion by Lipez, Circuit Judge
For Appellant: Jorge Martínez-Luciano, with whom Johanna M. Emmanuelli Huertas and Emil Rodríguez-Escudero
For Appellee: Pedro R. Vázquez III