How to Win Your Case but Lose Your Attorneys’ Fees

How to Win Your Case but Lose Your Attorneys’ Fees

Having litigated a case for years and negotiated a hefty settlement with the Department of Justice—being paid your attorneys’ fees and costs for handling the litigation would seem to be a given. Maybe not. In 2017, a class of former employees at the Department of...
The Appalachian Trail to the Supreme Court

The Appalachian Trail to the Supreme Court

On June 15, 2020 the Supreme Court held that traditional property law and statutory language combine to make the Appalachian Trail, maintained by the National Park Service,  a Congressionally granted right to use Forest Service land—removing a major obstacle to the...