Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Won't Be Delayed By Judge

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday rejected New York City’s request that she put aside an order to reform the police department’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy while the city appeals the decision, saying the city failed to show it would be irreparably injured if a stay wasn’t granted.

Last month U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin told the New York City Police Department to fix its anti-street crime tactic known as stop-and-frisk — ruling the department’s current methods violate the constitutional rights of blacks and Hispanics, who most...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ligon et al v. City of New York et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Analisa Torres

Date Filed

March 28, 2012

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