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The Atlanta Journal Is Reporting on the battle over a multimillion-dollar jury verdict against the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.
Seven white women who won a $23.4 million jury verdict a year ago against the library, its director and several board members. U.S. District Judge Beverly Martin in Atlanta later reduced the award to $16.8 million -- $3.5 million in compensatory damages and $13.3 million in punitive damages.
It could be several weeks, even months, before the appeals court issues its decision.