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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-30-10 10:34 AM
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42. Father Of Dead Marine Ordered To Pay Legal Fees Of Westobro Baptist Church Protesters
Source: Huffington Post

Father Of Dead Marine Ordered To Pay Legal Fees Of Westobro Baptist Church Protesters

UPDATE: The Snyder family is seeking donations to help them continue their suit.

BALTIMORE (AP) The father of a Marine killed in Iraq and whose funeral was picketed by anti-gay protesters was ordered to pay the protesters' appeal costs, his lawyers said Monday.

On Friday, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ordered Snyder to pay $16,510 to Fred Phelps. Phelps is the leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, which conducted protests at Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew Snyder's funeral in 2006.

The two-page decision supplied by attorneys for Albert Snyder of York, Pa., offered no details on how the court came to its decision.

Attorneys also said Snyder is struggling to come up with fees associated with filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/29/father-of-dead...
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