Attorneys Fees in Civil Rights Litigation

Jim Breslauer, NLS, and Patti Prunhuber, LACCM

An overview of Attorney's Fees in Civil Rights Litigation, 42 U.S.C. ยงยง1983, 1988.  Also, a listing of selected Massachusetts cases governing attorneys fees awards, as well as lists of both Massachusetts and Federal statutes allowing/mandating attorneys fees to prevailing parties. Prepared by Jim Breslauer and Patti Prunhuber for a training in 2010.