The petition of the day is:

17-618

Issues: (1) Whether, under the Equal Access to Justice Act, prevailing party status on appeal is separate and distinct from prevailing party status in the entire litigation; (2) whether separate claims brought under the Administrative Procedure Act seeking the identical remedy are distinct in all respects for fee purposes; and (3) whether a district court may raise objections to a fee request sua sponte, without giving the party making the request an opportunity to respond.

Posted in Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. Department of Homeland Security, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 21, 2017, 8:20 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/11/petition-of-the-day-1268/