LOS ANGELES (AP) — An African-American Los Angeles judge who says he was roughed up and handcuffed by UCLA police has settled his assault and civil rights claim for about $500,000.
Superior Court Judge David Cunningham had sought $10 million from the school, its police and UC regents.READ MORE: Mobley Leads No. 20 USC To 93-73 Victory Over Utah
Cunningham, a former president of the L.A. Police Commission, alleged that he was abused after he was stopped for driving without a seatbelt last November. UCLA police say he was cuffed after refusing to stay in his car.READ MORE: Anaheim Ducks Hold Off Vegas Golden Knights For Wild 6-5 Win
Under a settlement announced Friday, Cunningham will receive $150,000 and UCLA will establish a $350,000 scholarship fund in his name. Campus police will undergo additional training.
UCLA doesn’t acknowledge any wrongdoing under the settlement.MORE NEWS: Jacqueline Avant, Wife Of Music Executive Clarence Avant, Found Shot To Death In Beverly Hills Home Invasion
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