Nos. 78-1031, 78-1033 and 78-1073.

587 F.2d 75 (1978)

Domenic LUND, Plaintiff, Appellee, v. John J. AFFLECK et al., Defendants, Appellants. Doris PALMIERI et al., Plaintiffs, Appellees, v. John J. AFFLECK, Defendant, Appellant. INMATES OF the BOYS' TRAINING SCHOOL et al., Plaintiffs, Appellees, v. Bradford E. SOUTHWORTH et al., Defendants, Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided November 21, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Julius C. Michaelson, Atty. Gen., Harold E. Krause, and Forrest L. Avila, Sp. Asst. Attys. Gen., Providence, R. I., on brief for appellants.

Jean A. Musiker, Alden C. Harrington, and William Rutzick, Providence, R. I., on brief for appellees.

Before COFFIN, Chief Judge, CAMPBELL and BOWNES, Circuit Judges.

LEVIN H. CAMPBELL, Circuit Judge.

These are appeals from district court orders awarding fees to attorneys in compensation for their services in three successful actions brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for injunctive and declaratory relief.1 Defendants-appellants originally raised five objections to the award. One of these, however,—the argument that the Eleventh Amendment bars a fees award against state officials acting in their...

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