2nd Circ. Denies Union Intervention In Stop-And-Frisk Suits

Law360, New York (November 3, 2014, 2:56 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Friday affirmed a district court decision denying a bid by New York City police unions to intervene in two class actions challenging the city’s stop-and-frisk policy, saying the motions were untimely and that the unions’ interests were too remote to warrant intervention as a party.

In a per curiam decision, the three-judge panel said that the unions should have known of their alleged interest in the cases before they filed their motions in September 2013 and that allowing them to revive the...
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