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Topic: Paralegal Fees

US Supreme Court released its decision in Richlin Security Service Co. v. Chertoff, holding "a prevailing party that satisfies EAJA's other requirements may recover its paralegal fees from the Government at prevailing market rates" for such services rather than the costs of these services to the attorney. The court's opinion may be found at: http://www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/06-1717.ZO.html

Topic: Paralegal Overtime

A court has set a precedent for an issue that's been plaguing paralegals for years -- should paralegals be exempt or nonexempt from overtime pay? Or is it a precedent? Here's what happened: http://www.lectlaw.com/files/pap04.htm

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