Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP
Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP

Jury awards US$280,000 in racial abuse case

Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP
Brandi Johnson (left) and her lawyer, Marjorie M Sharpe, leave federal court in New York, on Tuesday, after a civil jury awarded US$30,000 in punitive damages in addition to the US$250,000 in compensatory damages that had been awarded last week. Photo: AP
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