Civil Procedure Keyed to Friedenthal
In re African-American Slave Descendants Litigation
Plaintiffs sought restitution stemming from Defendants directly or indirectly benefiting from slave labor. Plaintiffs indicated that they wanted to appoint a special master, and the court ordered Plaintiffs to file a Motion to Appoint a Special Master by March 14, 2003. On May 20, Plaintiffs filed a motion to appoint a mediator, although Plaintiffs noted that they were requesting a mediator or a special master. On June 11, Defendants filed a response opposing Plaintiffs’ request, and Plaintiffs never filed a Reply to Defendants’ Response – thereby waiving their right.
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