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Saturday, November 10, 2012

Supreme Court Rules on Attorneys' Fees in Anti-Abortion Protestor Case

Supreme CtThomson Reuters:  Top court:  Abortion protestor may deserve lawyer fees, by Jonathan Stempel:

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said anti-abortion protesters may be entitled to recover attorneys' fees from a South Carolina sheriff's office that had stopped them from displaying graphic signs showing aborted fetuses at demonstrations.

In its first decision since the 2012-2013 term officially began last month, the court reversed a ruling by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals against Steven Lefemine and Columbia Christians for Life, which had sought to recover the fees. . . .

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