An on-point decision of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court normally will control.

May 30, 2011

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170B Federal CourtsIn regard to law-determination, because Puerto Rico is the functional equivalent of a “state,” an on-point decision of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court normally will control.
Gonzalez Figueroa v. J.C. Penney Puerto Rico, Inc., 568 F.3d 313 (1st Cir. 2009)