Judge Goes To Bat For Scheindlin On Stop-And-Frisk Removal

Law360, New York (November 04, 2013, 6:00 PM ET) -- An ever-blunt Nebraska federal judge took to the blogosphere on Sunday to blast the Second Circuit’s ejection of U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin from the New York stop-and-frisk policing class actions as a “cheap shot” that contravened principles of judicial economy.

Writing on his blog dubbed “Hercules and the Umpire,” Senior U.S. District Judge Richard P. Kopf argued that the appeals court broke the “social compact” between appellate judges and their district court counterparts with its bombshell Halloween decision to yank Judge Scheindlin from the...
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