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Equal Access to Justice Act: Its Use in Selected Agencies

HEHS-98-58R Published: Jan 14, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 04, 1998.
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Pursuant to congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) historical and legislative background of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA); (2) government-wide use of the EAJA; and (3) applicability of other fee-shifting statutes.

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