U.S. SUPREME COURTNew Jersey Law Journal
Fox v. Vice
ATTORNEYS' FEES — Frivolous Claims
Section 1988 allows a defendant to recover reasonable attorneys' fees incurred because of, but only because of, a frivolous claim; i.e., to receive only the portion of the fees that the defendant would not have paid but for the frivolous claim.
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