Shira Scheindlin

Officers in five precincts will be outfitted with body cameras in a trial program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Shira Scheindlin: Police Cameras Could Have Prevented Eric Garner, Michael Brown Deaths

Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered a pilot program of body-worn cameras as part of her sweeping ruling last year that police officers sometimes carried out stop-and-frisk unconstitutionally by discriminating against minorities.

09/22/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

Opponents of the NYPD’s "stop-and-frisk" policy march on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Won’t Reconsider Stop-And-Frisk Order

A three-judge panel had removed federal Judge Shira Scheindlin last month, saying she had misapplied a ruling that allowed her to preside over the stop-and-frisk cases.

11/13/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

City Attorneys To Court: Toss Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

A judge ruled in August that the city violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of blacks and Hispanics by disproportionately stopping, questioning and sometimes frisking them.

11/10/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After Election

A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.

11/01/2013

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City Attorney To Appeals Court: Halt Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Attorney Celeste Koeleveld asked the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals to suspend a Manhattan U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin’s August ruling.

10/29/2013

NYPD officers stand guard in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Sources: Shootings Up In New York City Since Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Law enforcement sources say they’ve already seen something of a trend on the street in that stop, question and frisk is fast becoming stop, watch and wait.

09/19/2013

Anti-stop and frisk button (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)/Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed/Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Administration Asks For Stay Of Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

The city says it is “highly concerned by ramifications of” judge’s decision.

08/27/2013

NYPD Squad Car

NYPD Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate Watchdogs

After years of burnishing a reputation as one of the nation’s most potent police forces, the NYPD appears poised to become one of the most closely monitored.

08/19/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) speaks during a news conference as Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly listens at City Hall on Aug. 12, 2013.  (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Judge In Stop & Frisk Case Knows ‘Absolutely Zero’

Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin, who earlier this week ruled that the NYPD’s stop, question and frisk tactic was unconstitutional.

08/16/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) speaks during a news conference as Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly listens at City Hall on Aug. 12, 2013.  (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg, Kelly Blast Judge’s Stop-And-Frisk Ruling That Says Practice Violates Rights

U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.

08/12/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

Sen. Eric Adams (Photo/nysenate.gov)

Lawmaker: Kelly Wanted Stop-And-Frisk To ‘Instill Fear’ In Minorities

“I believe that in his heart, he has the best intention of New Yorkers. I believe all of us are traumatized after September 11th, all of us are traumatized by the number of guns in the street. I think he’s used the wrong method,” Adams said.

04/01/2013

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Officers Grilled On Stop-And-Frisk As Civil Case Continues

A police officer testified Wednesday that he taunted an innocent 13-year-old boy after he detained the teen under the New York Police Department’s disputed program of stopping, questioning and frisking people on city streets.

03/27/2013

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge Grants Class Action Status To Lawsuit Against NYPD Stop And Frisk

A New York judge has granted class action status to a 2008 lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and Hispanics with its stop-and-frisk policies aimed at reducing crime.

05/16/2012

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