Dick Heller successfully challenged Washington, D.C.'s handgun ban and now has a gun permit, but his lawyers are still trying to get their fees for the June win. They want nearly $3.6 million in fees and costs, including a fee enhancement, but the District of Columbia filed an opposition brief calling the enhancement unwarranted, and proposing a figure of about $808,000. An attorney for Heller filed a reply last week that blasted the D.C. government for attempting to diminish the work of the Heller team.
Fee Dispute in D.C. Gun Case Heats Up
October 14, 2008