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Marbled Murrelet v. Babbitt

Citation: 29 ELR 21326
No. No. 98-15788, 182 F.3d 1091/(9th Cir., 07/07/1999) attorney fees denied

The court holds that a prevailing logging company was not entitled to attorney fees in a lawsuit brought by an environmental group under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The court first holds that it will only allow attorney fees to a prevailing defendant if the plaintiff's action was frivolous. The U.S....

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