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UCLA Supreme Court Clinic Case Fast-tracked onto Supreme Court Docket

Posted Aug 30, 2017

Unusually, a prisoner fees case brought by the UCLA Supreme Court Clinic has been added to the Supreme Court docket during the summer recess . At issue is what percentage of an award the prisoner, Charles Murphy, won for an assault against him by prison guards, must be applied to his attorney’s fees. See 42 USC 1997e(d)(2), UCLA, SCOTUS