Latest Pigford v. Glickman Stories

2011-06-06 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Court-ordered process of officially notifying African American farmers and their heirs about the $1.25 billion "Pigford II" class action settlement, In re Black Farmers Discrimination Litigation, is underway. Class members should visit www.BlackFarmerCase.com or call 1-877-810-8110 for complete information, including the detailed notice, key dates, and claims-filing information. Media are requested to include the toll-free number...

2010-11-12 10:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Court-ordered process of officially notifying Native American farmers and ranchers about the $760 million Keepseagle class action settlement is underway. Native American farmers and ranchers around the country are receiving detailed information about their legal rights and options by postal mail. A Summary Notice that compliments the mailed notice is being published in Native American and farming and ranching trade publications,...

2010-04-23 17:09:00

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on fair legal settlements for African American farmers and Native American trust account holders: "I'm committed to finding funding for the Pigford and Cobell settlements. Doing so will finally bring a long-delayed end to an injustice and ensure that victims are fully compensated for past failures of judgment at United States Department of Agriculture and Department of the Interior....

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.