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Awards of Attorneys' Fees by Federal Courts and Federal Agencies [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2007.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (123 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Administrative agencies.
Lawyers.
Fees, Professional.
Summary:
Examines the "American rule" that prohibits courts and agencies from requiring losing parties to pay the attorney's fees of prevailing parties, and discusses common law and statutory exceptions to the rule, most notably in civil rights cases. Covers the issue of Federal agencies paying the attorney's fees of participants in administrative proceedings, and examines related Supreme Court cases.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Awards of Attorneys' Fees by Federal Courts and Federal Agencies
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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