Whether a prevailing defendant in an FDCPA case may be awarded costs where the lawsuit was not "brought in bad faith and for the purpose of harassment."
The Court affirmed the decision of the Tenth Circuit and held that the FDCPA does not displace the district court’s discretion to award costs.
Cert. granted 5/29/12. Oral argument held 11/7/12. Decided 2/26/13.