Challenge to Stop-and-Frisk Policy Begins Before Scheindlin

, New York Law Journal


The courtroom fight officially began yesterday over whether New York City police violate the U.S. Constitution by stopping, questioning and frisking hundreds of thousands of minorities every year without reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.

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  • Michael

    As a white man stopped numerous times, simply because I can only afford to live in a mostly minority neighborhood, I hope a monitor is assigned. When the NYPD stopped only SUSPICIOUS PEOPLE, it took more guns off the street. Now that they stop whomever they want, whenever they want, far less guns are found (which means I get to worry about having a gun pointed at me, by either a police officer or a criminal....). If only Bloomturd cared as much about fighting gun crime as she does my soda intake or whether I can see my cigarette brand when buying a pack......

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