U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin

City files to appeal stop-and-frisk ruling
City files to appeal stop-and-frisk ruling
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 8/16/2013 at 3:10PM

The city has filed to appeal U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is unconstitutional. The appeal comes after Mayor Michael Bloomberg expressed his dislike for the decision on Monday and promised the city would fight the ruling in the case of Floyd vs City of New York. The appeal was [...]

Judge rules NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy unconstitutional
Judge rules NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy unconstitutional
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 8/12/2013 at 1:48PM

Score another win for opponents of the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled Monday that the police department’s use of the policy is unconstitutional and suggested the appointment of a monitor to reform it. “I find that the city is liable for violating plaintiffs’ Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights,” Scheindlin wrote. [...]