Nos. 84-1313, 84-1314.

749 F.2d 945 (1984)

GRENDEL'S DEN, INC., Plaintiff, Appellee, v. John P. LARKIN, et al., Defendants, Appellees, Cambridge License Commission, Defendant, Appellant. GRENDEL'S DEN, INC., Plaintiff, Appellee, v. John P. LARKIN, et al., Defendants, Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

December 5, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Judith S. Yogman, Asst. Atty. Gen., Boston, Mass., with whom Francis X. Bellotti, Atty. Gen., Boston, Mass., was on brief, for John P. Larkin, et al.

Russell B. Higley, City Sol., Cambridge, Mass., with whom Birge Albright, Cambridge, Mass., was on brief, for Cambridge License Com'n.

Jonathan Shapiro, Boston, Mass., with whom Stern & Shapiro, Boston, Mass., was on brief, for Grendel's Den, Inc.

Before COFFIN, Circuit Judge, COWEN, Senior Circuit Judge, and BOWNES, Circuit Judge.

COFFIN, Circuit Judge.

Appellants challenge an award of attorney's fees. Arguing that the district court abused its discretion by granting an award which was not "reasonable" within the meaning of the Fees Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1988, appellants ask us to modify it. After carefully reviewing the district court's opinion, as well as the evidence submitted to support appellee's original fees application, we conclude that the district court's analysis was in some respects...


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