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Fourth Circuit precedent forecloses attorneys’ fees claim (access required)

Where the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously held that a plaintiff who won a preliminary injunction that was not reversed or modified, but whose case was later dismissed as moot, is not a “prevailing party” entitled to attorneys’ fees under 42 U.S.C. § 1988, and that decision has not been overruled by the ...