A federal judge has taken Luzerne County attorney Cynthia L. Pollick to task for what the judge called “outlandish” fee requests and “inflammatory conduct” in a civil rights case.

In a lengthy 136-page rebuke, U.S. District Judge Matthew W. Brann of the Middle District of Pennsylvania chastised Pollick over her fee petition for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in a decade-long case that settled for $25,000.

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