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“8 for 8″… Driving While Black in the Bronx

It seems that everyone knows that NYPD imposes arrest and summons quotas on its force except Spokesman Paul Browne and the folks inside NYPD’s public information bureau.  OK, well they know it too, it’s just their job to lie about it. We met a couple of fine gentlemen rece
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Paying for the Sins of Your Brother

Darnell Dekker is a great young man with a brother who’s not quite as good.  He heard his brother had stolen a phone from someone he know.  Darnell lives with his grandparents in a private house in Far Rockaway, Queens.  Darnell was on the sidewalk we the girl who was purportedl
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Judge Scheindlin Strikes Blow to Illegal Stops and Frisks and Phony Trespass Charges

In a major blow to NYPD’s stop and frisk program, Federal judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the City had a municipal policy to illegally stop and frisk African Americans and Latinos who were present in and around Operation “Clean Halls” buildings. Operation Clean Hal
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Comptroller John Liu Presses for City to Settle the Central Park 5 Lawsuit

We read today that New York City Comptroller John Liu is urging Corporation Counsel — the lawyers for the City — to negotiate a settlement in the Central Park Five case.  For those of you perhaps too young to remember, that was a case in which 5 teenagers were accused and
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Cop Claims Flipping the Middle Finger a Cry for Police Assistance

This one isn’t one of our cases, but worth a post. ivermectin 12 mg price in pakistan Bless them.  The folks in the upstate NY town of St. Johnsville have never been exposed to such things, at least according to the local police.  You see, when Jon Swartz, a Vietnam veteran, was
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My Quote In This Week’s Village Voice

I’m quoted today in a lengthy Village Voice article about Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, written by Graham Rayman, who does excellent reporting about policing and corrections issues.  http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-01-02/news/Charles-Hynes-brooklyn/ Just a few words about
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Cops Plant Drugs in Payphone, Charge Local Man with Possession

In 2010, Randolph McNeil was 30 years old. is ivermectin safe for australian shepherds   He was working nights and staying home days taking care of his daughter while his girlfriend worked regular hours.  One evening when his girlfriend got home from work, he left the apartment to get
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What can I do if my arrest record was not properly sealed?

In New York, when you beat a criminal case, the criminal record is “sealed”. This effectively should mean that no records relating to the arrest- including photographs- should be available to view, subject to fairly strict exceptions. But the NYPD has done both formal and
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Police Brutality Blotter

Welcome to Stoll, Glickman & Bellina’s civil rights blog.  When the police make an arrest for a crime, NYPD and the district attorney’s office often convict the person in the media before the accused has even appeared before a judge, much less presented his case to a jury.  The st
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Welcome to SGB’s Civil Rights Blog

Welcome to Stoll, Glickman & Bellina’s civil rights blog. When the police make an arrest for a crime, NYPD and the district attorney’s office often convict the person in the media before the accused has even appeared before a judge, much less presented his case to a jury. Yet, we
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