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Federal Court Turns Away School District’s Attorney-Fee Claim

Posted in Court Decisions, Press Releases

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has rejected a claim for attorney fees under 42 U.S.C. § 1988(b), which authorizes courts to award reasonable fees in actions to enforce civil rights statutes and related laws. After losing their federal civil-rights lawsuit on summary judgment, plaintiffs approached Smith Law Group, P.C. about a… Continue Reading