No. 88-2570.

896 F.2d 927 (1990)

Lawrence R. ALBERTI, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, Cross-Appellants, v. Johnny KLEVENHAGEN, et al., Defendants-Appellants Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

March 21, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Roderick O. Lawrence, Lisa Rice, Houston, Tex., for defendants-appellants cross-appellees.

Jim Oitzinger, Houston, Tex., for Alberti, et al.

Before LIVELY, JOLLY, and HIGGINBOTHAM, Circuit Judges.


This is an appeal from an interim award of attorneys' fees to James Oitzinger and Gerald Birnberg pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1988 for work performed in the first fifteen years of this suit testing conditions in the Harris County jail, filed in 1972 and still pending. The district court awarded attorneys' fees in the amount of $1,526,090.79 to Oitzinger and in the amount of $536,509.30 to Birnberg. We affirm in part, reverse...

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