Monday, March 26, 2012

State to pick up attorneys' fees

Posted By on Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:18 PM

A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Court of Appeals ruled this morning that the state must pay $69,972.66 to Little Rock School District lawyers and $149,417.50 to the lawyers for the Joshua Intervenors in appeals of lower court rulings in the long-running desegregation case.

Lawyers for the Joshua Intervenors were opposing the Pulaski County Special School District's appeal of the district court's partial denial for a declaration of unity status. LRSD lawyers were appealing the termination of state funding.

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