UC Davis Students Win $1 Million Settlement For Being Pepper-Sprayed


Michael Kelley
Business Insider

Administrators at the University of California have agreed to pay out roughly $1 million to end a lawsuit brought by UC Davis students who were pepper sprayed by police at protest last November, the Sacramento Bee reports.

On Nov. 18 students gathered to protest against rising tuition costs and reduced services.

Each of the 21 students and former students will receive $30,000 and a personal written apology from Chancellor Linda Katehi.

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2 Responses

  1. Not a very good victory when you consider the cop paid nothing. In reality the tax payers were forced at gun point to subsidize the criminal behavior of this cop.

    Bad system. Getting rid of all cops would be a good start. We did not have them for the first 300 years that we were on this continent.

  2. So the attorney got $370,000 and the people that were harmed only got $30 each. The attorney monopoly should be on the chopping block also.

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