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Richlin Security Serv. v. Chertoff
No. 06-1717

Title:

    Richlin Security Service Company v. Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security

Subject:

    Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), Attorney's Fees, Paralegal Services

Question:

  • Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 5 U.S.C. section 504(a)(l) and 28 U.S.C. section 2412(d)(1)(A), may a prevailing party be awarded attorney fees for paralegal services at the market rate for such services, as four circuits have held, or does EAJA limit reimbursement for paralegal services to cost only, as the Federal Circuit panel majority below held?

Decisions:

Resources:

  • Docket Sheet From the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism: On the Docket

Briefs:

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Counsel of Record

For Petitioner:

Brian Wolfman
Public Citizen Litigation Group
Washington, DC

For Respondent:

Paul D. Clement
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
Washington, DC



 

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