POL discussed in January the attorneys who got Congress to pass authorization for a $3.4 billion settlement by promising to limit their fees to $99.9 million, and are now requesting $223 million. The request is drawing bipartisan opposition, according to Rob Capriccioso at Indian Country Today Media Network; his story quotes me extensively. (The Center for Class Action Fairness is not affiliated with the Manhattan Institute.)
The Cobell attorneys' $123 million bait and switch
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