Thursday, January 23, 2020

Judge to order city to pay $365k to cover plaintiffs' lawyers in statue case

Lee statue

A Charlottesville Circuit Court judge wrote this week that he will award more than $300,000 in attorneys’ fees to the plaintiffs in a lawsuit over Charlottesville City Council’s 2016 and 2017 votes to remove two downtown statues of Confederate generals. Judge Richard E. Moore wrote in a Jan. 21 letter that he will expects to enter an order March 1 that will give the city 90 days to either pay $365,430.60 plus a service fee to the plaintiffs in full, or in monthly installments of $73,886.12.

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