Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Court Declines to Vacate Original Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

  • November 24th, 2013
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A federal appellate court denied a request from the City of New York to vacate a ruling mandating changes in the New York City Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practice. The court’s refusal to vacate the ruling, issued in August by U.S….

Appeals Court Halts Anti-Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

  • November 1st, 2013
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In a wrenching setback for opponents of the New York City Police Department’s stop-and-frisk Parajumpers Jacka Billigt policy, a federal appellate court has a trial judge’s order that the NYPD make widespread changes to that program and has removed her…

Judge Says NYC Stop-and-Frisk Violates Fourth Amendment

  • August 12th, 2013
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A federal judge that New York City’s stop-and-frisk program, as currently practiced, violates the Fourth Amendment’s guarantee against unreasonable searches and seizures. This is huge — and excellent — news in a city that has seen the number of stops…

Suit: NYC restaurants illegally adding tips

  • July 2nd, 2013
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Action targeting high-traffic midtown restaurants Anyone familiar with the restaurant scene in New York City knows that the chain restaurants dotting the most heavily-trafficked areas of midtown — Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Applebees, and the like — aren’t just subpar…