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DISCRIMINATION the cases of 16 plaintiffs who alleged police abuse and racial profiling were resolved on May 21 by the city of Cincinnati establishing a $4.5 million settlement fund. A class action was filed alleging years of mistreatment. The plaintiffs included Bomani Tyehimba, allegedly held at gunpoint after being stopped for a traffic infraction, and Timothy Thomas, shot in the back while running away, unarmed. In re Cincinnati Policing, No. C-1-99-3170 (S.D. Ohio). PLAINTIFFS’ ATTORNEYS: Alphonse A. Gerhardstein, Laufman & Gerhardstein, Cincinnati; Scott T. Greenwood, American Civil Liberties Union, Cincinnati; Kenneth L. Lawson, Kenneth L. Lawson & Associates, Cincinnati DEFENSE ATTORNEYS: Donald E. Hardin, Hardin, Lefton, Lazarus & Marks, Cincinnati; J. Rita McNeil, city solicitor, Cincinnati

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