Disclosure: Howe & Russell filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioner.
Holding: A prevailing party that satisfies the Equal Access to Justice Act's other requirements may recover its paralegal fees from the government at prevailing market rates.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 2, 2008. Justice Scalia joined the opinion except as to Part III-A. Justice Thomas joined the opinion except as to Parts II-B and III.
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