The federal statute for witness fees, 28 U.S.C. § 1821, to which the Court refers provides in pertinent part:
(b) A witness shall be paid an attendance fee of $40 per a day for each day’s attendance . . .
(c) (1) A witness who travels by common carrier shall be paid for the actual expenses of travel . . .
(2) A travel allowance . . . shall be paid to each witness who travels by privately-owned vehicle . . .
Our thanks to Tom Theado of the class action firm, Gary Naegele & Theado, for bringing this decision to our attention.
(d) (1) A subsistence allowance shall be paid to a witness when an overnight stay is required . . .