Velazquez-Rodriguez v. Municipality of San Juan, No. 09-1769 (1st Cir. 2011)Annotate this Case
Plaintiff, a former municipal employee, claimed that he was harassed and terminated for political reasons. The district court dismissed his suit, alleging various claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983. The First Circuit affirmed in part, but vacated with respect to claims of political discrimination and free-speech retaliation against the mayor and municipality as involving unresolved issues of fact.