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From:alastairmayer
Date:November 4th, 2010 07:45 pm (UTC)
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From the Copyright Code (Title 17):

§ 505. Remedies for infringement: Costs and attorney's fees

In any civil action under this title, the court in its discretion may allow the recovery of full costs by or against any party other than the United States or an officer thereof. Except as otherwise provided by this title, the court may also award a reasonable attorney's fee to the prevailing party as part of the costs.

That's no guarantee, but this seems like a pretty clear-cut case, with the editor admitting guilt ("my bad").
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From:luciab
Date:November 4th, 2010 07:50 pm (UTC)
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I'm just passing on what they told me when I was trying to find an attorney to take my case last year. You know, attorneys have to eat, too, and all that. They all agreed that my case was clear cut and there seemed no doubt that my work had been stolen, but still I got the comments noted above.
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