Justices Again Spurn Bid To Hear USDA Bias Settlement Case

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 5:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't rethink denying review of a D.C. Circuit decision that allows for the redistribution of $380 million left over from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s landmark Keepseagle settlement of racial discrimination claims.

The high court denied a bid for rehearing of an order that had denied a petition for a writ of certiorari from Donivon Craig Tingle, who is part of the class in the landmark Keepseagle settlement over claims that a USDA loan program discriminated against Native American farmers and ranchers. Tingle had asked for rehearing after the justices in March denied petitions filed by...

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