Black Colorado man wins $700,000 from sheriff's department in bias suit

February 1997
Jet;2/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 12, p22
Reports on the amount of money awarded in early 1997 to Roy Smith, a black man who sued Gilpin County, Colorado for its sheriff's department's use of a racial epithet to identify him. Details of the decision by the Federal District Court; Background on the case; Comment from one of Smith's lawyers, John Holland.


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