Judges Decline to Reverse Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

stopandfriskA federal appeals panel on Friday denied a request by lawyers for New York that it overturn a judge’s sweeping ruling on the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices, all but ending the Bloomberg administration’s ability to legally challenge the ruling. Continue Reading →

Harlem Protest Against Stop-And-Frisks

Harlem World Magazine asked our interns about “stop-and-frisk” in Harlem, who said “…in May (2012) I was stopped-and-frisked 45 times by the NYPD in Harlem”:

Prominent civil rights leaders joined protesters at a Harlem rally Saturday to voice objections to a police practice that has led to hundreds of thousands of innocent people being stopped and searched by officers. Continue Reading →