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Perdue v. Kenny A. Keeps On Punishing Class Action Lawyers

I complained back when the Supreme Court's Perdue v. Kenny A. opinion first came out more than a year ago, knocking down attorney's fees awarded to a set of extraordinary children's rights lawyers: It’s no stretch to say those lawyers single-handedly reformed the foster care system in metropolitan Atlanta. And they did that by spending their own money and putting in their own time, with no guarantee they would recoup any of their out-of-pocket costs, much less get paid a fee for their services. Had they been paid by the hour as they went along, their services would have been ... Continue Reading