Hardt v. Reliance Standard Life Insurance Co.

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Apr 26, 2010
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Thomas
Term

Holding: In certain retirement-benefits cases, a party requesting attorney's fees from the court does not need to be the prevailing party in the case; a court may award fees to her as long as she has achieved some degree of success in the case.

Judgment: Reversed and Remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on May 24, 2010. Justice Stevens concurred in part and in the judgment.

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