Ricardomath, a precendent for who? For what? Yes the Japanese got their restitution money. Again, some Native Americans have been getting payments from the government for decades for the use of their land. Partially because they have written treaties that were broken. And the NA's also had Jack Abramhoff. They were not playing around with getting theirs. How exactly is this precedent going to affect any effort on the part of African Americans to get restitution for slavey and Jim Crow? Please someone explain this idea which still hasn't produced results for African-Americans.