TORRES-ARROYO v. RULLAN

No. 03-2722.

436 F.3d 1 (2006)

Dr. Ernesto TORRES-ARROYO and Marcial Berríos-Cintrón, Plaintiffs, Appellants, v. Dr. John V. RULLÁN, etc., et al., Defendants, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided January 13, 2006.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Francisco R. Gonzalez, with whom F.R. Gonzalez Law Office was on brief, for appellants.

Eduardo Vera Ramírez, with whom Roberto Sánchez Ramos, Secretary of Justice, Salvador Antonetti Stutts, Solicitor General, Eileen Landrón Guardiola, Courtney R. Carroll, and Landrón & Vera, LLP were on brief, for appellees.

Before SELYA, Circuit Judge, STAHL, Senior Circuit Judge, and LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.


SELYA, Circuit Judge.

Although a jury determined that political discrimination spurred the non-renewal of the plaintiffs' government contracts, it awarded no damages. Dissatisfied with this Pyrrhic victory, the plaintiffs appealed. We conclude that the plaintiffs have waived virtually all of their claims of error and that their only properly preserved claim lacks merit. Consequently, we affirm the judgment below.

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