A federal judge in Washington today preliminarily approved a $760 million settlement involving discrimination claims that a class of Native American farmers and ranchers brought against the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan of Washington had met in court with the plaintiffs’ attorneys and Justice Department team on Friday to go over the details of the settlement. This afternoon, Sullivan issued a four-page order granting preliminary approval.
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