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Federal Judge Rules New York’s Stop & Frisk Law Unconstitutional – Mayor Bloomberg Looking to Appeal

Federal Judge Rules New York’s Stop & Frisk Law Unconstitutional – Mayor Bloomberg Looking to Appeal

Monday, a federal judge ruled that New York’s controversal Stop and Frisk law is unconstitutional due to the law’s unlawful targeting of blacks and Latinos. Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, ruling on a class-action lawsuit, wrote that the policy violated plaintiffs’ Fourth Amendment rights barring unreasonable searches, finding that police made at least 200,000 stops from […]