Nos. 97-7234 to 97-7236.

158 F.3d 1357 (1998)

INMATES OF D.C. JAIL, Appellees, v. Delbert C. JACKSON, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided October 30, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Lutz Alexander Prager, Assistant Deputy Corporation Counsel, argued the cause for appellant. With him on the briefs were John M. Ferren, Corporation Counsel, and Charles L. Reischel, Deputy Corporation Counsel.

Kimberly A. Jackson argued the cause for appellees. With her on the brief were J. Patrick Hickey and Jonathan Smith.

Before: EDWARDS, Chief Judge, WALD and SENTELLE, Circuit Judges.

Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge SENTELLE.

Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge WALD.

SENTELLE, Circuit Judge:

In this suit brought on behalf of the inmates of the D.C. jail, the District of Columbia appeals the district court's award of attorney's fees at market rates for work performed after the passage of the Prison Litigation Reform Act ("PLRA"), Title VIII of the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996...

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