Tag: stop and frisk

New Report: 97% of Those Stopped Under New York’s Stop-and-Frisk Policy Are Proven Innocent

A new report released by New York’s Attorney General has found unequivocal evidence that New York City’s ‘stop and frisk’ policy is a complete failure. The policy, which has been the cause for much debate in recent years as activists question its constitutionality, allows police to stop someone (anyone) on the side of the street, …

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Federal Judge Rules New York ‘Stop and Frisk’ Policy Unconstitutional

“No one should live in fear of being stopped whenever he leaves his home to go about the activities of daily life”, states U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ruled today that New York City’s infamous ‘stop and frisk’ policy is unconstitutional and violates basic human rights. According to Scheindlin, this policy – which allows …

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