Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Ctr. v. US Bureau of Land Mgmt., No. 08-35463 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Klamath Siskiyou Wildlands Ctr. v. US Bureau of Land Mgmt., No. 08-35463

In an action against the Bureau of Land Management seeking a preliminary injunction against a timber sale, a grant of attorney's fees to plaintiff is reversed where plaintiff was not a prevailing party within the meaning of the Equal Access to Justice Act because, before judgment, the Bureau withdrew its challenged decision.

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Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted June 1, 2009

Filed December 15, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge O'Scannlain

Counsel

For Appellant:

Robert Lundman, Brian Perron and Ronald J. Tenpas, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC

For Appellees:

Erin Madden and Marianne Dugan, Cascadia Law P.C., Portland, OR