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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

New York Civil Liberties Union Files Lawsuit On Behalf of Reporter Leonardo Blair

The AP reports that the New York Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging the NYPD's "stop and frisk" policy on the grounds that it unconstitutionally targets racial minorities. Here's a link to the NYCLU press release, explaining that the lawsuit is on behalf of reporter Leonardo Blair, who was stopped and arrested last November. A judge dismissed the charges against Mr. Blair in February.  Here's a link to the complaint.

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