CASE LAW UPDATE: Whether a prevailing party after settlement can still be awarded attorney fees?
Case involved a voter registration dispute. The parties entered into a settlement agreement. The parties did not address attorney fees. The defendants did not dispute that the plaintiff was the prevailing party. Accordingly, it was not an abuse of discretion for the District Court to award fees and costs. Affirmed.
League of Women Votes of Missouri v. Ashcroft, Kelly, J. Appealed from the United States District Court, Western District of Missouri.
Minnesota Second Amendment Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.