Reports indicate that a federal judge’s decision ruling stop-and-frisk unconstitutional is being blocked.
Manhattan Federal District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin has dealt another blow to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In her most recent ruling, Scheindlin has refused to stay her ruling on stop-and-frisk as its appeal is pending. That means stop-and-frisk reforms should, in theory, take effect immediately.
A recent report from New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office suggests that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices are ultimately futile.
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