Sunday, April 21, 2024

From the Bay State Banner:

A federal lawsuit filed by a prominent Harvard professor against the Cambridge Police Department alleging civil rights violations during a 2006 arrest has been settled for an undisclosed sum.

“The case has been settled. I am satisfied,” said Professor S. Allen Counter, 61, a renowned neuroscientist and director of the acclaimed Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, during a telephone interview last week. He declined further comment, citing a confidentiality agreement.

Three years later, there were echoes of this case when Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates was arrested. Read the rest here.