Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration filed court papers on Thursday to drop the city’s appeal of a judge’s decision to reform the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy.
Judge Shira Scheindlin
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A federal court halted the decision that requires reforms to the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a stay on District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s decision, while the city is appealing the ruling. The court also removed Scheindlin from the case. Scheindlin originally ruled the policy unconstitutional in [...]