Neb. Court Says Some Legal Costs Not Taxable In State

Law360, New York (March 18, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Nebraska's Supreme Court on Friday upheld a district court's ruling on the distribution of legal costs in a town's contract suit against an energy cooperative, finding that some costs taxable under federal law are not taxable in the state. 

The state Supreme Court said that the lower court properly rejected some of the court courts requested by the prevailing defendant, the Nebraska Municipal Power Pool, saying that no Nebraska law specifically allowed for collection of costs relating to obtaining deposition copies, videotaping depositions and preparing electronic...
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