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Rosaura Building Corp. v. Municipality of Mayaguez

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit

February 4, 2015

ROSAURA BUILDING CORP., Plaintiff, Appellant,
v.
MUNICIPALITY OF MAYAGÜEZ, ET AL., Defendant, Appellees

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APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO. Hon. Camille L. Vélez-Rivé, U.S. Magistrate Judge.

Israel Roldán-González, for appellant.

Eliezer A. Aldarondo-López, with whom Eliezer A. Aldarondo-Ortiz, Claudio Aliff-Ortiz and Aldarondo & López-Bras, were on brief for appellees.

Before Torruella, Dyk,[*] and Thompson, Circuit Judges.

OPINION

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TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge.

Rosaura Building Corp. (" Rosaura" ) brought this § 1983 claim based on an alleged deprivation of its First Amendment constitutional rights by the Municipality of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and its mayor, the Honorable José G. Rodríguez (" Rodríguez" or the " Mayor" ), after Rodríguez denied the corporation a government contract. Rosaura fails to allege what protected activity -- if any -- it exercised and was a substantial motivating factor in bringing about the Mayor's purported retaliation, essential elements of its cause of action, and thus we affirm the summary judgment granted in favor of the Defendants.

I. Background

We review the facts in the light most favorable to the appellant, the party opposing summary judgment. Agusty-Reyes v. Dep't of Educ. of ...


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