ACLU Objects To Attys' Fees Reduction In Free Speech Case

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT) -- The ACLU Voting Rights Project and other civil rights groups on Wednesday urged the Sixth Circuit to overturn a district court ruling slashing attorneys' fees in a free speech case that struck down an Ohio campaign contribution law, arguing the ruling would make lawyers less likely to accept fee-shifting cases.

In an amicus brief, the groups raised an objection to U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent's order cutting 80 percent of the attorneys' fees award to nine doctors who successfully challenged an Ohio law that barred...
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Case Information

Case Title

Arthur Lavin, et al v. Jon Husted

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3440 Civil Rights: Other

Date Filed

July 18, 2013


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