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Stop the frisks: why stop-and-frisk receipts are not the answer

By Breanna Caldwell Associated Editor, Vol. 21 Background: Unconstitutional Stop-and-Frisks In 1964, New York introduced its first stop-and-frisk law.[1] Under the statute, a police officer was authorized to stop a person in a public place if she “reasonably suspect[ed]” that … Continue reading

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Comment: The Appearance of Impartiality in New York City’s Stop-and-Frisk Litigation

The Appearance of Impartiality in New York City’s Stop-and-Frisk Litigation Andrew Goddeeris Associate Editor,  Michigan Journal of Race & Law Volume 19  This past August, U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued a ruling in Floyd v. City of New York … Continue reading

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