In 1988, the Japanese American reparations bill becomes law as the Civil Rights Redress Act of 1988. This lays the framework for $1.2 billion ($20,000 each) paid to Japanese Americans and a Letter of Apology as Federal redress. June 15, 1988 No Comments Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_Liberties_Act_of_1988 Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 1971 In 1971, the United States gives $1 billion plus 44 million acres of land to honor the Alaska Natives land settlement. June 15, 1986 In 1986, the United States pays $32 million to honor the 1836 treaty with the Ottawas of Michigan. June 15, 1950 East Germany refuses to give legal effect to the judgments of the Volksgerichtshof, or People’s Court, of the Third Reich, thereby nullifying convictions rendered against Sinti and Roma people whereas West Germany does not.