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January 4, 2008

White Man's Legal Burden

airporrt72.jpgHow much does the City of San Francisco have to pay a white man who won a race-discrimination lawsuit after being passed over for a promotion at the San Francisco Airport?  $30,300. (That's $15,300 in economic damages, and $15,000 in damages to compensate for emotional distress.)

The City of San Francisco has to pay the white man's attorneys fees. How much were they?  $1.1 million.