Marx v. General Revenue Corp.

Term: 2012 Term
Oral Argument Date: Nov 7, 2012
Vote: 7-2
Opinion: Thomas
Questions Presented: 

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."

Outcome Content: 

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.

Justices in Minority: 
Procedural History: 

Cert. granted 5/29/12.  Oral argument held 11/7/12. Decided 2/26/13.