No. 10-1758.

642 F.3d 103 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, Appellant, v. Commonwealth of PUERTO RICO, et al., Defendants, Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided May 26, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

April J. Anderson , Attorney, Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, with whom Thomas E. Perez , Assistant Attorney General, and Dennis J. Dimsey , Attorney, Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, were on brief, for appellant.

Michael C. McCall , with whom Aldarondo & López Bras, P.S.C. was on brief, for appellees.

Before LIPEZ, SILER, and HOWARD, Circuit Judges.

LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.

In this appeal, the United States challenges the district court's refusal to find the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in contempt for failing to comply with court-ordered measures aimed at improving conditions in the Commonwealth's juvenile correctional facilities. The Commonwealth asserts, among other arguments, that we do not have jurisdiction to hear the appeal because it is either moot or unripe. Indeed, the remedial order at issue was suspended...

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