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Lu v. US
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Attorney's Fees
Remanded an award of Equal Access to Justice Act attorney fees for reconsideration in light of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. v. Haeger, 137 S. Ct. 1178...
04/17/2019 17-55040
Friends of Spring Street v. Nevada City
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that a citizens group that successfully challenged a city's zoning ruling concerning the operation of a bed-and-breakfast may be entitled to an...
04/04/2019 C086563
Shelton v. State of Louisiana
United States Fifth Circuit
Civil Rights, Attorney's Fees, Criminal Law & Procedure
Addressed whether a deaf man on probation was entitled to an award of attorney fees after recovering only nominal damages on his claim that his...
03/26/2019 18-30349
Cooke v. Jackson National Life Insurance Co.
United States Seventh Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Insurance Law
Held that a policyholder who successfully sued a life insurance company was not entitled to an award of attorney fees. Reversed the fee award, in this...
03/26/2019 18-3527
Adam Joseph Resources v. CNA Metals Ltd.
United States Fifth Circuit
International Law, Attorney's Fees, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that a Houston law firm should be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit to protect its right to a contingent fee. The firm's client and the opposing...
03/26/2019 17-20685
Manhattan Review, LLC v. Yun
United States Second Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Intellectual Property, Copyright
Held that the defendants were entitled to an award of attorney fees in a Copyright and Lanham Act lawsuit after they prevailed by asserting a...
03/25/2019 17‐4046‐cv
Alliance for Good Government v. Coalition for Better Government
United States Fifth Circuit
Trademark, Attorney's Fees, Elections
Remanded for recalculation of an attorney fee award in a trademark infringement action, in which one nonprofit organization accused another of...
03/21/2019 18-30759
Kaplan v. Reed Smith LLP
United States Second Circuit
Securities Law, Class Actions, Attorney's Fees
Addressed a fee dispute between two law firms that had served as co‐class counsel in a securities class action. Affirmed an order enjoining a state...
03/19/2019 17‐4067‐cv
Richmond Compassionate Care Collective v. 7 Stars Holistic Foundation
California Court of Appeal
Civil Procedure, Attorney's Fees
Affirmed that defendants who were partly successful in their anti-SLAPP motions were entitled to attorney fees. The case involved a business dispute...
03/15/2019 A154581
Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle USA, Inc.
United States Supreme Court
Attorney's Fees, Intellectual Property, Copyright
Held that the Copyright Act authorizes federal district courts to award a prevailing party only the six categories of costs specified in the general...
03/04/2019 17–1625

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