Public strip search by Oakland police costs city nearly $1 million

Stephen Bundy quoted by Associated Press, March 21, 2012

Stephen Bundy, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, said courts have upheld attorneys’ fees that are greater than the award the plaintiffs received, as in Lucas and Bradshaw’s case. “Sometimes courts have been prepared to justify those fee awards on the grounds that the prosecution of the case advanced an important public interest,” he said.