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The Pigford Cases [electronic resource] : USDA Settlement of Discrimination Suits by Black Farmers.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2013.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (14 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Agricultural credit.
Judge-made law.
Civil procedure.
Farms.
Summary:
Highlights select events leading up to Pigford v. Glickman , a class-action lawsuit brought by black farmers against USDA alleging that USDA discriminated against black farmers in farm credit and non-credit agricultural programs; and discusses subsequent In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation , known as the Pigford II case. Outlines structure of original consent decree in Pigford and settlement agreement in Pigford II ; discusses number of claims reviewed, denied, and awarded; and presents key issues raised by various parties.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Contributor:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Pigford Cases
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Restricted for use by site license.