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New Report Details Number Of Arrests, Summonses At NYC Public Schools

The report from the New York Civil Liberties Union showed an average of 11 kids a day were arrested or ticketed while at school.

08/15/2012

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Commissioner Kelly: NYPD Planning Subtle Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Policy

Just one day after a judge ruled that the NYPD’s “stop-and-risk” policies have led to thousands of illegal actions, the Department announced Thursday it is “refining” the program.

05/17/2012

NYPD Cruiser (file/credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYCLU Files Federal Lawsuit On Behalf Of NYPD Officer, Alleged Victim Of Retaliation

An NYPD officer who claims to be the victim of retaliation for whistleblowing, is getting help from the New York Civil Liberties Union.

02/23/2012

Separation of church and state

Religious Groups: NYC Suffering From An ‘Over-Separation’ Of Church And State

In a city seemingly full of churches a debate is raging over places where prayer might be off-limits. Small congregations are howling over a rule to ban organized worship in city school buildings even when there are no students in them.

02/10/2012

Occupy Wall Street returns to Zuccotti

OWS Protesters Re-Populate Zuccotti, Vow To Last Test Of Time Without Creature Comforts

In a four-page ruling, Supreme Court Justice Michael Stallman said that the protesters’ first amendment rights didn’t entitle them to camp out in the plaza indefinitely.

11/15/2011

Taser stun gun (file / credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

NYCLU: Police Misusing Stun Guns Across New York State

The finding is based on an New York Civil Liberties Union study released Wednesday of 851 stun gun reports from 10 police departments, including the NYPD.

10/19/2011

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NYCLU Criticizes Central Islip School District Suspensions

The NYCLU said in a letter to the Central Islip district that the students who walked out of class to protest budget cuts were exercising their constitutional rights and “should be praised for their idealism.”

04/25/2011

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Judge Orders NYPD To Make Data On Shootings Public

The NYPD was ordered to hand over more than a decade’s worth of internal reports on shootings that include details from witnesses and the officers’ first-hand accounts.

02/23/2011

DNA - Graphic: AP

Schumer Wants To Expand Arrestee DNA Collection

The goal is to expand the DNA database to help solve open cases and reduce the rate of false convictions.

01/21/2011

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