28 U.S.C. § 1920

Updated January 16, 2019
§ 1920. Taxation of costs

A judge or clerk of any court of the United States may tax as costs the following:

A bill of costs shall be filed in the case and, upon allowance, included in the judgment or decree.

(1) Fees of the clerk and marshal;
(2) Fees for printed or electronically recorded transcripts necessarily obtained for use in the case;
(3) Fees and disbursements for printing and witnesses;
(4) Fees for exemplification and the costs of making copies of any materials where the copies are necessarily obtained for use in the case;
(5) Docket fees under section 1923 of this title;
(6) Compensation of court appointed experts, compensation of interpreters, and salaries, fees, expenses, and costs of special interpretation services under section 1828 of this title.