Stop-and-Frisk Victims Submit Challenge to Court Ruling That Removed Judge from Lawsuit Against NYPD

By: Monday November 11, 2013 12:06 pm

A motion to reconsider a ruling in a lawsuit brought by victims of stop-and-frisk against the policy and practice carried out by the New York Police Department has been filed in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Federal judge Shira Scheindlin of the United States District Court of New York ruled on August 12 ruled [...]

The Liberal Outrage Toward Brown University Students Who Shut Down Lecture by NYPD Chief

By: Wednesday November 6, 2013 9:20 pm

The president of Brown University has announced the establishment of a committee to investigate what happened on October 29, when NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly faced protest at a speaking event. The university may even choose to hold certain individuals or organization responsible for violating the “Code of Student Conduct.” According to President Christina H. Paxson, [...]

Judge Orders NYPD to Halt Unlawful ‘Stop and Frisks’

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 12:49 pm

A judge in New York has ruled the New York Police Department must cease to perform “trespass stops” outside certain buildings in the Bronx without reasonable suspicion of trespass. The judge has determined the practice of “stop and frisks” is inherently unlawful or unconstitutional and should not be employed without “reasonable suspicion of trespass.” Judge [...]

Protest Song of the Day: ’10 Frisk Commandments’ by Jasiri X

By: Wednesday October 10, 2012 11:00 am

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in keeping dissent alive and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday. Over 8,000 stop-and-frisks are believed to occur every day in New York. The Nation recently posted a [...]

NYPD Officers Penalized If They Do Not Conduct Stop and Frisks (VIDEO)

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 5:31 pm

In a powerful short documentary posted by The Nation, a New York Police Department (NYPD) veteran, who has been part of the department for fifteen years, says of stop and frisks, “People don’t like police because of the harassment. And what civilians don’t understand is that the police department is forcing us to do these stops or [...]

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