The federal courts are bearing down on the New York City Police Department’s constitutionally suspect stop-and-frisk program, under which hundreds of thousands of citizens are stopped on the streets each year, often illegally and for no discernible reason. Earlier this month, the federal judge who is presiding over three lawsuits that challenge different parts of the program issued her harshest ruling yet, putting the city on notice that some aspects of stop and frisk are clearly unconstitutional.
- Federal Judge Rules NYC Stop-and-Frisk Program is Unconstitutional (atlantablackstar.com)
- Federal Judge Rules Against Stop And Frisk (personalliberty.com)
- “Police Stop-and-Frisk Program in Bronx Is Ruled Unconstitutional” (lawprofessors.typepad.com)
- NYPD to restart ‘stop and frisk’ (rt.com)
- New York City Stop and Frisk Police Harassment Found Unconstitutional (dissidentvoice.org)