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By Joshua Alston
Law360, New York (October 11, 2013, 7:40 PM ET) -- The police surveillance program that became the basis for a recently passed New Jersey law forbidding out-of-state law enforcement agencies from secretly conducting investigations never existed, according to a New York City attorney who recently said in New York federal court that allegations of Muslim profiling are completely baseless.
In an Oct. 7 court appearance, Peter Farrell of the New York City Law Department told U.S. District Court Judge Pamela Chen that there was never a secret New York Police Department program targeting Muslims for surveillance to gain...