Stop And Fix Stop-And-Frisk, Quinn Tells Federal Judge

Law360, New York (September 3, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT) -- New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said in a court filing Sunday she opposes the Bloomberg administration's bid to stay changes to its "stop-and-frisk" program while the city appeals a court ruling that the police anti-street crime tactic disproportionately targeted minorities.

Quinn, vying to replace Michael Bloomberg as mayor, rejected the notion that a federal monitor would harm the city if allowed to implement changes that, according to U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, could curb hundreds of thousands of unconstitutional stops.

In seeking a...
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