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Fogerty v. Fantasy, Inc.

Docket No.: 92-1750
Argued: December 8, 1993
Decided: March 1, 1994

Topics:

17 U.S.C. 505, Attorneys, Attorneys' Fees, 42 U.S.C. 2000e, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Discrimination in Employment, FLSA, Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, abuse of discretion, attorney fees, copyright, patent, stare decisis, trademark

Petitioner: Fogerty
Respondent: Fantasy, Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 984 F.2d 1524
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


510 U.S. 517 (1994)
Question:

Do federal courts have discretion over whether or not to force a loosing party to pay all or part of the victorious party's attorney's fees?

Fogerty v. Fantasy, Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 08, 1993

Holding: reversed and remanded
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Fogerty, 0 vote(s) against
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