City settles civil rights violation by police, Banner reports
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.