Notice issued on fee settlement in Michigan

Following the entry of the October 24, 2008, consent decree in Dwayne B. v. Granholm, counsel for the plaintiffs and the Michigan Department of Human Services have resolved the amount of fees and expenses to be paid by the state of Michigan to plaintiffs’ counsel pursuant to 42 USC Section 1988.

The parties have moved the district court to approve the fee settlement. Notice to class members (PDF) regarding the motion for approval and the right of class members to present objections to the court on or before January 9, 2009, is available in the “Legal Documents” section at Michigan.