Monday, February 3, 2014
We suggested some quick abject apologies from the chancellor at the time before the lawyers got hold of this matter. Like many of our suggestions, however, it was... well, you know, not given much weight.
An African-American family law judge filed a $10 million claim against UCLA campus police, alleging he was roughed up and handcuffed after being stopped for a seat belt violation, his attorney announced today. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Cunningham filed the claim Jan. 16, according to his lawyer, Carl Douglas. A claim is a precursor to a lawsuit. UCLA police spokeswoman Nancy Greenstein did not immediately reply to a call seeking comment...
Full story at http://centurycity.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/judge-files-10-mil-claim-against-ucla-police-for-seat-belt-incident
UPDATE: The LA Times picks up the story at http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-black-judge-10-million-claim-ucla-police-racial-profiling-20140203,0,6455922.story
It should be an interesting ride from here. Better buckle up: