28 U.S.C. § 1920 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 1920. Taxation of costs

A judge or clerk of any court of the United States may tax as costs the following:

(1)  Fees of the clerk and marshal;

(2)  Fees for printed or electronically recorded transcripts necessarily obtained for use in the case;

(3)  Fees and disbursements for printing and witnesses;

(4)  Fees for exemplification and the costs of making copies of any materials where the copies are necessarily obtained for use in the case;

(5)  Docket fees under section 1923 of this title;

(6)  Compensation of court appointed experts, compensation of interpreters, and salaries, fees, expenses, and costs of special interpretation services under section 1828 of this title.

A bill of costs shall be filed in the case and, upon allowance, included in the judgment or decree.


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