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Richlin Security Service v. Chertoff

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-1717 Fed. Cir. Mar 19, 2008
Jun 2, 2008 TBD Alito OT 2007

Disclosure: Howe & Russell filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioner.

Issue: Whether prevailing parties under the Equal Access to Justice Act should be compensated for the market rate of paralegal services or only for the cost of such services to the attorney.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 2, 2008.

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