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Court Vacates Fee Denial in Taking Case (access required)

In denying an award of attorney’s fees to a landowner who won a $13 million just compensation award for the government’s taking of its 1.604-acre parcel for the Norfolk federal courthouse expansion, the district court did not properly weigh the government’s unreasonable prelitigation position offering $6.1 million, and the 4th Circuit remands with instructions for ...