Tuesday, November 13, 2007

SCOTUS Grants Cert in Equal Access to Justice Act Case

The Supreme Court has granted cert in Richlin Security Service Co. v. Chertoff, No. 06-1717, which presents the following question: Under the Equal Access to Justice Act, may a prevailing party be awarded reimbursement of paralegal services at the market rate, or does the act limit reimbursement for paralegal services to a reimbursement rate based on the cost to the attorney? BNA subcribers may view more information about this case by visiting http://pubs.bna.com/ip/bna/lwt.nsf/StatusCasesGrantedRev.


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