Federal Judge Disciplined, Pulled From Case Involving NYPD ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ Policy

In August, US District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that New York Police Department policy called stop-and-frisk violates the constitutional rights of minorities.  The NYPD would stop and frisk anyone they deemed suspicious, but Scheindlin said that the majority of those stopped were black or Hispanic and that they would not have been stopped if they were white.  She said that it violates their Fourth Amendment rights of minorities. Ray Kelly, NYPD Commissioner responded to the judge’s Read more […]