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American Airlines to pay $400,000 in damages for racial profiling of passenger

January 21, 2007

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Source: Tort Deform A Boston jury recently ruled in favor of an airline passenger who had been removed from an American Airlines (AA) flight because of racial profiling. The jury awarded $400,000 total, including compensatory and punitive damages, to John Cerqueira, in the first federal civil rights case challenging post-9/11 racial profiling by an airline. Mr. […]