Sunday, December 05, 2021


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This searchable database includes selected 3000+ legal documents on reparations for Descendants of Africans Enslaved in the United States (DAEUS).  180 Articles were added from 2020. 

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 2021 2020
Administrative Decisions & Guidance 102 100
Arbitration 1 1
Briefs 193 184
Cases 199 194
Expert Materials 17 17
Law Review Articles and Other Secondary Sources 2256 2107
Legislation (Proposed & Enacted) 37 20
Regulations (Proposed & Adopted)  5 4
Trial Court Documents 201 195
Trial Court  Order 5 5
3016 2827




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


Vernellia R. Randall
Founder and Editor
Professor Emerita of Law
The University of Dayton School of Law