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Judge Shira Scheindlin: Police Cameras Could Have Prevented Eric Garner, Michael Brown DeathsJudge 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.
Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk RulingNew 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.
Appeals Court Won't Reconsider Stop-And-Frisk OrderA 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.
City Attorneys To Court: Toss Stop-And-Frisk RulingA 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.
NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After ElectionA 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.
City Attorney To Appeals Court: Halt Stop-And-Frisk RulingAttorney Celeste Koeleveld asked the 2nd U.S. District Court of Appeals to suspend a Manhattan U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin's August ruling.
Sources: Shootings Up In New York City Since Stop-And-Frisk RulingLaw 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.
Bloomberg Administration Asks For Stay Of Stop-And-Frisk RulingThe city says it is "highly concerned by ramifications of" judge's decision.
NYPD Faces Prospect Of 2 New, Separate WatchdogsAfter 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.
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.
Bloomberg, Kelly Blast Judge's Stop-And-Frisk Ruling That Says Practice Violates RightsU.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.
Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk RulingReaction 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.
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