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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Friday, August 8, 2014

"New York mayor formally drops appeal in NYPD stop-and-frisk lawsuit"

From Jurist:

New York City on Wednesday formally dropped [motion, PDF] the city's appeal of rulings in lawsuits [CCR backgrounder] involving the New York Police Department's (NYPD) [official website] use of stop-and-frisk tactics. Mayor Bill De Blasio's[official website] administration agreed to end the lawsuit against the NYPD after reaching a settlement [New York Post report] requiring three years of NYPD oversight by a court-appointed monitor. The city filed a motion to withdraw its appeal in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit [official website].

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