Booted Stop-And-Frisk Judge Can't Argue To Stay On Cases

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 3:43 PM EST) -- A Second Circuit panel rejected on Wednesday an "unprecedented" motion by trial Judge Shira A. Scheindlin to argue on her own behalf that she should remain on the headline-grabbing stop-and-frisk cases, finding that there is no procedural basis for such an effort.

The appellate ruling came on the heels of competing motions filed by New York City and the plaintiffs — the latter of which argue that police anti-street-crime tactics violate the rights of the city's minorities — concerning Judge Scheindlin's presence on the cases. Those...
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