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Subject:  Re: Factor an additional 5% to RE - Reparations Date:  3/27/2002  10:31 AM
Author:  ResNullius Number:  64225 of 726004

I think the advocates of reparations will likely win their case, but the money damages will be zero.

Actually, I think the primary theory is unjust enrichment, which is based on the contention that the corporations were unjustly enriched by their wrongful conduct in the past. The damages being sought are based on the amount the corportations were enriched, not on the amount of damages suffered by the slaves or the decendants of slaves. It's still pure bull$hit, but it's been carefully crafted to get around many of the obvious objections to this kind of suit.

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