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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

Richlin Security Service v. Chertoff

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
06-1717 Fed. Cir. Mar 19, 2008
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Jun 2, 2008 TBD Alito OT 2007
 
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Disclosure: Howe & Russell filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioner.

Issue: Whether prevailing parties under the Equal Access to Justice Act should be compensated for the market rate of paralegal services or only for the cost of such services to the attorney.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 2, 2008.

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