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Attorneys Fees in Civil Rights Litigation

Date: 
03/31/2010
Author: 
Jim Breslauer, NLS, and Patti Prunhuber, LACCM

An overview of Attorney's Fees in Civil Rights Litigation, 42 U.S.C. §§1983, 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.


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