Rule 11 & §1927 Sanctions Properly Imposed on Counsel for Violating Sham Affidavit Doctrine Despite Warnings in Prior Cases — Abuse of Discretion Doctrine “Is Not Appellant-Friendly” and Imposes a “Weighty Burden” (Good Quote)

Escribano-Reyes v. Prof’l HEPA Certificate Corp., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 5851 (1st Cir. Mar. 30, 2016): Carlos Escribano-Reyes's ("Escribano") discrimination and retaliation suit against his employer, Professional HEPA Certificate Corp. ("HEPA"), ended in summary judgment for HEPA and a sanction order against Escribano's counsel for filing a "sham affidavit" after he received repeated wa ...

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