Richlin Security Service v. Chertoff

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 19, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
TBD
Author
Alito
Term

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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