|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Feb 22, 2010
||Jun 14, 2010||9-0||Thomas||OT 2009|
Holding: When an individual sues the federal government and recovers attorneyâ€™s fees, the government can recoup some of those fees when the plaintiff owes the government money.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas on June 14, 2010. Justice Sotomayor filed a concurrence, joined by Justices Stevens and Ginsburg.