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Matt Sledge

Judge Orders NYPD To Begin Turning Over Muslim Spying Documents

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

A federal judge has ordered New York City to begin a process to hand over investigative documents from the New York Police Department's surveillance o...

Matt Sledge

Cops Can Spy On Peaceful Muslim Americans, City Lawyer Asserts

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Undercover NYPD officers should be allowed to record peaceful conversations between Muslim Americans talking politics because of the "curr...

WATCH: How The NYPD Labeled Mosques As Terrorist Organizations

Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

Two years ago, Associated Press reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman started a series of reports--which would later earn them the Pulitzer Prize-- o...

Matt Sledge

NYPD Spying Challenged In 40-Year-Old Lawsuit

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

Civil rights lawyers are reaching more than 40 years into the past to curb the New York City Police Department's program of surveillance of Muslim com...

The NYPD's Big Lie

Len Levitt | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

The NYPD has violated a longstanding court order in its pervasive spying on Muslims and lied about it, according to papers to be filed today in federal court.

Handschu Lawyers File Against NYPD, Brennan Defended

Matt Sledge | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Matt Sledge

The lawyers in the long-running Handschu civil rights lawsuit against the NYPD have made a new filing -- this time, over the police department's contr...

Intelligence Division: Yet Again, Bending the Rules

Len Levitt | Posted 07.07.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

According to WNYC, Intel detectives arrested half a dozen Occupy Wall Street protestors on old warrants for minor violations to question them about their May Day demonstrations, which were expected to shut down key areas of the city.

NYPD Surveillance: What We Don't Know, And Why It Matters

Brad Lander | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

The truth matters. That's why I am working with my colleague Jumaane Williams, the Brennan Center for Justice, and other groups on legislation to establish an NYPD Inspector General.

Spying on the Rev.

Len Levitt | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

An NYPD informant spied on the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network [NAN] as the group was organizing large-scale protests of the Sean Bell case acquittals, a police document shows.

Matt Sledge

NYPD's Cooperation With CIA Lacks Effective Oversight, Civil Liberties Groups Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2011 | New York

Last week the Associated Press came out with an explosive -- or "underwhelming," depending on your point of view -- article about the NYPD's collabora...

Police Surveillance of Parents Protesting Bloomberg's Privatization of Public Schools

Leonie Haimson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Leonie Haimson

On Thursday, hundreds protested across the street from where Mayor Bloomberg lives against his proposals to force mass closings of public schools. Members of the NYPD were taking pictures.