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Following up on a promise from a Justice Department official, government lawyers asked a judge last week to reject a class action settlement that proposes nearly $2 million in attorney fees for plaintiffs lawyers.
Cogan Schneier is a Washington, D.C.-based litigation reporter covering D.C. courts, national litigation trends, the Justice Department and the federal judiciary. She is the author of Trump Watch, an email briefing that covers the Trump administration and its imprint on the law.