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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Saturday, November 16, 2013
By:Barbara Ross, Daniel Beekman and Larry McShane
Judge Shira Scheindlin was asked by the Bloomberg administration to 'recuse herself' from a class-action suit involving NYPD stops for trespassing in city housing projects. In a prior class-action suit on an NYPD practice, Scheindlin found aspects of stop-and-frisk were unconstitutional — but was later booted off the case.
...Johanna Steinberg, senior counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, said the city’s call for the judge’s recusal was “premature and unwarranted.”
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