Thursday, October 29, 2020


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fThis searchable database includes selected 2800+ legal documents on reparations for Descendants of Africans Enslaved in the United States (DAEUS).  Documents were gathered through an electronic database search based on the following search parameters: Within the body of the article  (reparation* in the same paragraph with either  "black American" or  "African American" or enslaved or slavery or slave* or "jim crow" or negro! or colored).

The documents were not reviewed and may only be tangentially related to reparations for Descendants of Africans Enslaved in the United States. 

Furthermore, it is possible that an inappropriate article is included in the database. If you think an article is racist, sexist, homophobic, Islamophobic or otherwise inappropriate,  please email with the (1) the name of the database and (2) the complete name of the article.


The documents are in the following categories:


Type Total
Administrative Decisions & Guidance 100
Arbitration 1
Briefs 184
Cases 194
Expert Materials 17
Law Review Articles and Other Secondary Sources 2107
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) 20
Regulations (Proposed & Adopted)  4
Trial Court Documents 195
Trial Court  Order 5


 Each record includes, at a minimum, title, citation. 


Patrons can get an abstract of an article placed on the website.
Go, signup as a patron and then submit your request.