Slave Descendants Try to Revive Landmark Reparations Case [USA]
Lawyers for slave descendants asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to revive a landmark reparations case that demands 17 of the nation's insurers and banks publicize and pay for their roles in the country's slave trade. The case...names...JP Morgan Chase & Co., Aetna Inc., Bank of America, Lehman Brothers and others... [L]awyers for the companies told a panel of judges at the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago that the case is without merit... The three-judge panel seemed to agree.