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Kate Rubin

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10 Things You Should Know About This Week's Stop and Frisk Decision

(19) Comments | Posted August 15, 2013 | 11:03 AM

U.S. Disctrict Court Judge Shira Scheindlin handed down two landmark opinions on Monday. In Floyd v. City of New York, a federal class action lawsuit challenging racial profiling by the NYPD, Judge Scheindlin ruled that the NYPD's stop and frisk program violates the Constitution. A second...

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Bloomberg's Rockefeller Legacy

(2) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 1:08 PM

Mayor Bloomberg came out swinging at his final State of the City address last Thursday, recapping his achievements and defending his policy decisions. About the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk program he said, "We have a responsibility to conduct them, and as long as I am mayor, we will not shirk from...

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