Fees Incurred for Monitoring Settlement Agreement Compliance are Recoverable Under 42 U.S.C. § 1988

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In Prison Legal News v. Schwarzenegger, 2010 DJDAR 8612 (9th Circuit 2010) the court decided whether, and to what extent the publisher of, a monthly prison news magazine may recover attorneys’ fees from the State of California for monitoring the State’s compliance with a prior settlement agreement.

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