Equal Protection Examined in the Context of Policing

, New York Law Journal


Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks fervently of the need to take a progressive path, especially regarding the city's treatment of the poor, who, in New York City, are largely people of color. In the law enforcement context, that path must widen beyond stop-and-frisk to include progressive reform of the NYPD's overall approach to policing. Only by examining who gets arrested for what will the mayor and Police Commissioner William Bratton address the undeniable truth that black and brown people are arrested and incarcerated in huge and disproportionate rates for everything from minor infractions to serious felonies.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202641893657

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.