Commissioner v. Jean

ELR Citation: ELR 20910
No(s). 89-601 (U.S. Jun 4, 1990)

The Supreme Court holds that the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) covers attorney fees in all phases of successful civil litigation addressed by the Act, so that once a court determines that the United States was not " substantially justified" in the underlying litigation on the merits, fees incur...