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Thursday (Oct. 31), a Manhattan federal judge who ruled in August that the NYPD‘s “stop-and-frisk” policy was unconstitutional has been blocked and removed from presiding over the case. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin‘s decision to reform stop-and-frisk and removed her from the case involving the policy […]

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Trayvon Martin‘s shooting death last year in Florida sparked a number of nationwide debates surrounding racial profiling. Over the weekend, the NYPD’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic was challenged by Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, who stated the practice unfairly targets people of color.


A major blow was struck against the New York Police Department‘s controversial “stop-and-frisk” tactic earlier today (August 12). A federal judge has ruled that the practice violates the constitutional rights of minority citizens in the city.