Demonstrators hold signs during a silent march to end the "stop-and-frisk" program in New York, Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The Confounding Decades-Old Legal Case Behind Stop-And-Frisk Has Left Boundaries Open To NYPD Discretion — But For How Long?

This week a federal judge adjourned proceedings in one of the most significant challenges yet to stop-and-frisk in New York City, and scheduled what are sure to be impassioned closing statements for early November. The eight days of testimony at Manhattan’s federal courthouse in the Ligon v. City of New Yorklawsuit struck at one of the fundamental […]

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