Article Archives >> Lead Stories >> March 1-16, 2004

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Nonprofit Wins Legal Fees Under EAJA,
But Court Slashes Request by Almost 80%

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Attorneys' records do not show why time that looks excessive and redundant wasn't excessive and redundant

 

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has awarded a nonprofit organization legal fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, but scathingly cut the request by 79%.

 

The Court awarded Role Models America attorneys' fees of $71,797 for its successful effort to overturn the Army's procedures and preventing the sale of a closed military base. The attorneys had claimed $342,741.25 for 1058 hours of attorney and legal assistant time, plus costs. (Role Models America v. Brownlee, No. 02-5037, 1/13/04.)

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