Environmental Law

Offers of Judgment in Federal Ct. Allowed in Citizen Suits

, The Legal Intelligencer


Earlier this month, in Interfaith Community Organization v. Honeywell International, No. 11-3813 (3d Cir. July 8, 2013), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decided that a defendant in a federal environmental citizen suit may make an offer of judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68, at least as to the plaintiff's claim for attorney fees.

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