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Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 8:41 pm | Updated: 1:43 pm, Wed Jan 23, 2013.

A University of Virginia law student who wrote an editorial claiming racial profiling by campus police now says he made the story up.

Johnathan Perkins, a law student set to graduate in two weeks, admitted he made up a story that UVa police stopped him on March 31 and mistreated him, according to a UVa news release.

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