Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
District court's award of $53,305.00 in attorney's fees rather than plaintiffs' attorney's request for $140,290.00 in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, is affirmed as the district court's conclusion was not clearly erroneous in finding that, although the attorney negotiated a final settlement, it was inappropriate that a substantial portion of the hours billed were to compensate him for learning the area of the law, as he became involved so late in the case.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division
Decided January 15, 2010
Before: Kanne and Tinder, Circuit Judges, and Griesbach, District Judge
Opinion by Circuit Judge Kanne