Ivey v. Gibson

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Ivey v. Gibson

Case Number
Call Date
January 6, 2017
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Case Summary

S- 15-1166, David Ivey v. William R. Gibson, et al.

District Court for Madison County, Hon. Mark A. Johnson

Attorneys: James D. Smith (Assistant Attorney General) & Joseph M. Smith (Madison County Attorney) (Appellants) -- Ryan J. Stover (Stratton, DeLay, Doele, Carlson & Buettner)

Civil: Motion for fees and expenses by court-appointed attorney

Proceedings below: The district court ordered Madison County to pay the fees and expenses of a court-appointed attorney, who represented an indigent plaintiff in a civil habeas corpus case.

Issues: Whether the district court had authority to order the payment