New Jersey Muslims To Appeal Ruling on NYPD Surveillance

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Muslims who allege the New York City Police Department violated their rights by spying on them at businesses and mosques appealed a New Jersey federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit on Friday, saying they were taking the legal fight against police discrimination to the next round.

On Feb. 20, U.S. District Judge William J. Martini threw out the suit — which claimed a spying program initiated by the NYPD in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks targeted New Jersey Muslims because of their...
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