February 8, 2014

The Unions Enter NYC's Stop and Frisk Litigation

In a not entirely unexpected move, a coalition of unions representing the vast majority of the NYPD's membership, just filed papers in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to set aside the settlement of the Stop and Frisk litigation. The unions are asking the Court to allow them to continue the appeal of District Judge Shira Scheindlin's rulings and imposition of a federal monitor, now that Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner William Bratton have announced that the City will drop its appeal and accept the court's determinations. It is an interesting move, and one that pits the officers against their newly appointed Commissioner, William Bratton, and the new mayor.

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