CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge has granted a request from the state of Wyoming to reduce how much the state must pay to lawyers who prevailed in the legal challenge that overturned the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Article continues belowThe Wyoming Attorney General’s Office had protested after the plaintiffs’ attorneys asked Skavdahl to order the state to pay over $92,000 in costs and fees. The state argued much of the legal work was unnecessary.
Skavdahl on Thursday entered an order reducing the state’s obligation to just under $59,000. He also ordered Laramie County to pay over $2,200.
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