This volume examines the attorney's fees stage of a Section 1983 case. Attorney's fees are of immense practical importance to litigants and attorneys involved in state or federal litigation, especially concerning claims in which congressional fee-shifting statutory provisions apply. Since you could win or lose considerably more for your client in the attorney's fee stage of the case than in the underlying case, you'll need this guide to stay on top of the latest developments on attorney's fees, and to argue your positions more effectively. This volume shows you everything on seeking or opposing attorney's fees under Section 1983. You can easily use the information to evaluate statutory fee issues arising in other similar federal fee-shifting statutes. Also available as part of the Section 1983 Litigation Complete Six-Volume Set.21, 23-24 (D.D.C. 1989) (in directing payment by federal defendant of interim Title VII fee award, court observed that absent such aquot;bridgeaquot; awards it is aquot;likely that the balance of risks and incentives which counsel face under these circumstancesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Section 1983 Litigation, Volume 2: Statutory Attorney's Fees, Third Edition|
|Author||:||John E. Kirklin, Martin A. Schwartz|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 1999-08-01|