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September 26, 2012
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Fatima Sbeih, who was one of the students pepper-sprayed by University of California, Davis police last November, discusses the terms of the settlement reached between students and the school, during a news conference at the campus in Davis, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Under settlement agreement each of the 21 students and alumni involved will receive a formal written apology from UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi and $30,000 from the $1 million settlement from the university.

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University of California, Davis student Ian Lee, one of the students pepper-sprayed by UC Davis police last November, discusses the terms of the settlement reached between students and the school, during a news conference at the campus in Davis, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Under settlement agreement each of the 21 students and alumni involved will receive a formal written apology from UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi and $30,000 from the $1 million settlement from the university.

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University of California, Davis student Soo Lee, right, hugs fellow student Evka Whaley-Mayda, after a news conference at the UC Davis campus where the tettlement terms in a lawsuit between students involved in pepper-spraying incident and the school was announced in Davis, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Lee and Whaley-Mayda were among the 21 students involved in the incident, last November and under the terms of the settlement all 21 will receive a formal written apology from UC Chancellor Linda Katehi along with $30,000 from the $1 million settlement.

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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2011 file photo, University of California, Davis Police Lt. John Pike uses pepper spray to move Occupy UC Davis protesters while blocking their exit from the school’s quad in Davis, Calif. The University of California has agreed to pay nearly $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by demonstrators who were pepper-sprayed in the face during an Occupy protest, an incident that became a defining moment in the short-lived movement against economic inequality.