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Statute (Common Name):
Equal Access to Justice Act
Brief Description of Case Type:
The Board adjudicates applications for fees and other expenses, including attorney fees, under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). This statute allows for certain parties to recover attorney fees and litigation costs incurred in administrative proceedings where an adversarial adjudication has taken place, unless the Board finds that the position of the agency was substantially justified or that special circumstances make an award unjust.
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