Disagreement Over Attorney Fees for Inmate Appeal

, The National Law Journal


Mary Murguia, one of the newest judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, recently took on two of her longest serving colleagues in a dispute over attorney fees in prisoner litigation. Murguia has another appeals court, the Sixth Circuit, on her side. The U.S. Supreme Court could be asked to resolve the split.

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