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County objects to legal fees after losing Indian voting rights case





Fremont County in Wyoming doesn't want to pay legal fees to members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe who won a voting rights lawsuit.

The tribal members recently asked for $85,000 after winning a decision from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. That's in addition to a pending request for more than $880,000 after winning at the district court level.

The county says the request is too high.

Get the Story:
Fremont County protests fees in voting rights case (AP 6/1)

10th Circuit Decision:
Large v. Fremont County (February 22, 2012)

Lawsuit Documents:
Large v. Fremont County (ACLU)

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