The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upended a multimillion-dollar race discrimination settlement Tuesday, citing suspicions that the attorney fees were the product of collusion. The split three-judge panel described the injunctive relief won in the case against Boeing as "relatively weak," and said it and the $7 million in damages didn't appear to justify more than $4 million in fees and a broad release of liability.
9th Circuit Scraps Race Bias Settlement, Cites Attorney Fees
November 27, 2002
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