Supreme Court To Tackle Paralegals' Fees

Law360, New York (November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh in on the rate at which paralegals' fees may be assessed against the U.S. government in adversarial and administrative proceedings, and more broadly to provide guidelines on how much plaintiffs can recover for the costs of paralegals' services.

The High Court on Tuesday announced the grant a writ of certiorari to Richlin Security Service Co. v. Chertoff, which was requested after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in April denied Richlin's request for a...
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