LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A state appeal court has raised the pay for a lawyer who got a settlement in a civil rights lawsuit against McNeese State University when he was just out of law school.
The American Press reports that the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal says the university owes Seth Hopkins $1...
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A judge has ordered McNeese State University to pay more than $1.3 million in attorneys' fees to lawyers who handled a civil rights case filed 10 years ago in an attempt to force the university to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act.