Remexcel Managerial Consultants, Inc. v. Arlequin, No. 08-1753 - Civil Rights Law - U.S. First Circuit
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Remexcel Managerial Consultants, Inc. v. Arlequin, No. 08-1753

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. 

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

Decided October 1, 2009

Judges

Before:  Torruella, Tashima, and Lipez, Circuit Judges 

Opinion by Lipez, Circuit Judge

Counsel

For Appellant:  Jorge Martínez-Luciano, with whom Johanna M. Emmanuelli Huertas and Emil Rodríguez-Escudero

For Appellee:  Pedro R. Vázquez III