Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Lump sum sanction handed out by CAFC

The case ends:

Kyler v. Everson, 442 F.3d 1251, 1253-54 (10th Cir.
2006) (imposing sanctions against pro se litigant for
pursuing frivolous appeal and awarding government a
lump sum of $8,000 in lieu of a specific calculation of
attorney fees and costs). A lump sum award of $8,000 is
determined to be an appropriate sanction for the bringing
of this frivolous appeal, will serve as an effective deter-
rent to the bringing of future frivolous appeals, and
reasonably compensates the government for the cost of its


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