Stop-and-Frisk Victims Submit Challenge to Court Ruling That Removed Judge from Lawsuit Against NYPD

By: Monday November 11, 2013 11:39 am

A motion to reconsider a ruling in a lawsuit brought by victims of stop-and-frisk against the policy and practice carried out by the New York Police Department has been filed in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Judge Rules NYC’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy Violates 4th and 14th Amendments

By: Monday August 12, 2013 8:30 am

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled today that New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy violated individuals’ constitutional rights. Judge Scheindlin found the policy to be in violation of both the Fourth Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.

Judge Orders NYPD to Halt Unlawful ‘Stop and Frisks’

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 1:15 pm

A judge in New York has ruled the New York Police Department must cease to perform “trespass stops” outside certain buildings in the Bronx without reasonable suspicion of trespass. The judge has determined the practice of “stop and frisks” is inherently unlawful or unconstitutional and should not be employed without “reasonable suspicion of trespass.”

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