Monday, July 24, 2006

DC Circuit on IDEA Fee Cap

On Friday, the DC Circuit issued the latest in a long string of rulings on the limitations Congress has imposed against recovery of attorneys' fees in IDEA cases against the District of Columbia. In this case, Blackman v. District of Columbia, the court held that the cap applies not just to proceedings brought under the IDEA itself, but also to cases brought under Section 1983 to enforce the IDEA.


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