Arnold & Porter Atty Tapped As NYC Stop-And-Frisk Monitor

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- An Arnold & Porter LLP partner with deep ties to New York's power structure was tapped Monday as the independent monitor for the court-ordered overhaul of the New York City Police Department's controversial anti-street crime tactic known as stop-and-frisk.

The selection will put Peter L. Zimroth, who has served in a series of high-profile public positions during his career, at the center of what promises to be a delicate balancing act between vocal advocates and detractors of the stop-and-frisk policy.

"With the burden shifting to the...
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