24 Cited authorities

  1. Hensley v. Eckerhart

    461 U.S. 424 (1983)   Cited 19,311 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding a civil-rights plaintiff can recover attorney's fees for claims that "involve a common core of facts or will be based on related legal theories," even if only one of those claims arises under a fee-shifting statute
  2. Riverside v. Rivera

    477 U.S. 561 (1986)   Cited 1,330 times
    Holding a defendant is not liable for § 1988 attorney fees which are incurred after a Rule 68 offer of judgment "where the judgment recovered by the plaintiff is less than the offer"
  3. Gates v. Deukmejian

    987 F.2d 1392 (9th Cir. 1992)   Cited 1,485 times
    Holding that the district court did not abuse its discretion by applying exception to the forum rule where local counsel were unavailable
  4. Welch v. Metropolitan Life

    480 F.3d 942 (9th Cir. 2007)   Cited 804 times
    Holding district court on remand could reduce requested rates based on "evidence that undermines the reasonableness of the rate requested" although the party opposing the request for fees had not previously introduced any evidence undermining requested rates
  5. Robinson v. Equifax Information

    560 F.3d 235 (4th Cir. 2009)   Cited 714 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff provided sufficient proof of emotional distress caused by FCRA violation
  6. Weisberg v. Dept. of Justice

    745 F.2d 1476 (D.C. Cir. 1984)   Cited 752 times
    Holding that the requestor pretermitted the administrative process by filing suit before the agency had time to respond
  7. United Steelworkers v. Phelps Dodge Corp.

    896 F.2d 403 (9th Cir. 1990)   Cited 626 times
    Holding that the district court must “presume ... reasonable” an uncontested market fee rate supported by sufficient evidence

    19 F.3d 1291 (9th Cir. 1994)   Cited 487 times
    Holding that the district court "abuse[d] its discretion in refusing to reconsider its initial decision in light of additional documentation . . . provided by the . . . firm in support of its motion for reconsideration"
  9. Schwarz v. Secretary of Health Human

    73 F.3d 895 (9th Cir. 1995)   Cited 446 times
    Holding that exception to forum rule was inapplicable where the plaintiff's own declaration, the only evidence in support of an exception, showed only that she had difficulty obtaining local counsel
  10. Prison Legal News v. Schwarzenegger

    608 F.3d 446 (9th Cir. 2010)   Cited 280 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that fees for monitoring of settlement agreement may be awarded pursuant to § 1988
  11. Section 552 - Public information; agency rules, opinions, orders, records, and proceedings

    5 U.S.C. § 552   Cited 11,300 times   533 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Court's entering of a “Stipulation and Order” approving the parties' terms of dismissal did not amount to a “court-ordered consent decree” that would render the plaintiff the prevailing party