Native Americans Entitled to $239,620 in Fees By Confering a Public Benefit

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An environmental group and a band of Native Americans successfully challenged various aspects of a solid waste facility landfill project in San Diego County. The Fourth Appellate District held that the claimants were entitled to $239,620 in attorneys' fees under the Private Attorney General Doctrine, Code of Civil Procedure section 1021.5.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Environmental Updates, Indigenous Peoples Updates

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