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Camacho v. Texas Workforce Comm'n, 05-50711

Denial of attorney's fees for plaintiffs following their successful challenge to certain rules adopted by a state agency limiting eligibility for Medicaid health coverage is affirmed where the district court did not err under Erie by refusing to apply the fee-award provision of the Texas Declaratory Judgment Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/30/2006
  • Published 03/31/2006


  • BENAVIDES, Circuit Judge:, Before KING, SMITH and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Pieter M. Schenkkan (argued), Austin, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • William David Iverson (argued), Covington & Burling, Washington, DC, Nancy Kathleen Juren, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, TX, for Defendants-Appellees.