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Alyeska Pipeline Serv. Co. v. Wilderness Soc'y

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[[category:United States Supreme Court Cases]]
In ''Alyeska Pipeline Serv. Co. v. Wilderness Soc'y'', 421 U.S. 240, 247 (1975), the [[U.S. Supreme Court]] reiterated the "American rule" prohibiting the winner in a lawsuit from recovering legal fees from the loser: "the prevailing litigant is ordinarily not entitled to collect a reasonable attorneys' fee from the loser."
[[category:US United States Supreme Court Cases]]