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Judge dismisses slavery lawsuit (01/27/04)
[Excerpted from the AP story as printed in the Washington Times 01/27/04]
By Mike Robinson
"CHICAGO -- A federal judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit brought by descendants of slaves against corporations they contend profited from slavery, saying the plaintiffs had established no clear link to the companies they targeted. ...
" 'Plaintiffs' attempt to bring these claims more than a century after the end of the Civil War and the formal abolition of slavery fails,' U.S. District Judge Charles R. Norgle said.
"He said the plaintiffs' claims 'are beyond the constitutional authority of this court' and that the lawsuit claimed no specific connection between the plaintiffs and the companies named as defendants. ...
Judge dismisses reparations lawsuit
Originally quoted by seagull
Ceci, are you listening to yourself? You would desecrate graves just to get an apology based on money?
Originally posted by seagull
Those voices are enlightening aren't they, BH?