Tag: Attorneys’ fees

September 22, 2011

No Attorney’s Fee Award for This Type of Prosecutorial Misconduct

The case of United States v. Shaygan recently made the news when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit overturned a district court’s award of $600,000 in attorney’s fees to a defendant who was the victim of prosecutorial misconduct. The misconduct was indeed egregious — including recording conversations between a lawyer and a… Read More