6 Judges Seek Review Of Stop-And-Frisk Justice's Removal

Law360, Los Angeles (November 19, 2013, 4:18 PM EST) -- A group of six retired federal judges and 13 professors of legal ethics urged the Second Circuit on Monday to approve an en banc reconsideration of two decisions related to a trial judge’s removal from the headline-grabbing stop-and-frisk cases.

The brief in support of rehearing comes less than a week after a Second Circuit panel rejected an “unprecedented” motion by U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin to argue on her own behalf that she should remain on the cases, finding that there is no procedural basis...
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