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Criminal Justice | Abuse of Police Discretion

NYPD’s “Gang” Policing Tactics

The NYPD’s gang enforcement strategies are reminiscent of the unconstitutional policing practices that motivated the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) to file suit in Davis v. City of New York....More

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Criminal Justice | Abuse of Police Discretion

Tolan v. Cotton

On Monday, April 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court announced that the excessive force lawsuit filed by Washington Nationals baseball player, Robbie Tolan, was...More

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Criminal Justice | Abuse of Police Discretion

Davis v. City of New York

Are residents of public housing in New York City entitled to be free from police harassment in their homes just like other New Yorkers?  Can they be stopped or arrested without regard for their rights?  Has NYC criminalized traveling home or visiting a friend while black or brown?


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