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  1. Unions’ Bid for Role in Stop-and-Frisk Suits Is Rejected by Court

    New York Times10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "A federal appeals panel on Friday rejected an effort by several police unions to intervene in two longstanding lawsuits challenging the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk tactics. ..." Read the full piece here.

  2. Federal court ruling allows NYC to implement stop-and-frisk reforms

    PBS Newshour10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "The New York City Police Department is free to begin implementing reforms to its stop-and-frisk policy, following a federal court ruling Friday. ..." Read the full piece here.

  3. Appeals court clears way for N.Y. police stop-and-frisk reforms

    Reuters10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "(Reuters) - New York City can finally begin to implement court-ordered reforms to its controversial stop-and-frisk police tactic, after a U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a last-ditch challenge brought by several police unions. ..." Read…

  4. Federal Court Ruling Ends Stop-and-Frisk Appeal

    NY110/31/2014 - 00:00

    "A ruling by a federal appeals court panel Friday has ended the lawsuit challenging the New York City Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy. The panel granted the city's request to withdraw its appeal and ruled that a…

  5. Appeals court won't let NYPD unions try to block de Blasio on stop-and-frisk

    Newsday10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "A federal appeals court on Friday rebuffed an effort by NYPD unions to keep alive an appeal of a ruling that found police stop-and-frisk practices unconstitutional and ordered reforms. ..."

  6. Circuit Rejects Police Union Role in 'Stop and Frisk'

    New York Law Journal10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "New York City police unions protesting the city's agreement to settle lawsuits on stop-and-frisk practices waited too long before trying to insert themselves into the high-profile litigation, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second…

  7. New York City Can Finally Move Ahead With Stop-And-Frisk Settlement

    Huffington Post10/31/2014 - 00:00

    "NEW YORK -- Lawmakers and advocates rejoiced Friday after a federal appeals court

  8. US deploys DU aircraft to Middle East 10/29/2014 - 17:33

    As United Nations is called upon to ban Depleted Uranium the US again deploys DU-ready A-10 aircraft to the Middle East. This month, the US has deployed a type of aircraft to the Middle East responsible…

  9. Documents Show US Siding With Israel in Death of Its Own Citizen

    Truthout by Jessical Lee10/20/2014 - 00:00

    "When it comes to this summer's Israeli bombardment of Gaza and the slaughter of more than 2,000 Palestinians, including 500 children, it's easy to wonder if American apologists for Israeli atrocities are living in an…

  10. U.S. Attorney Trying to Jail Tortured Palestinian Activist Seeks Anonymous Jury

    Huffington Post By Dima Khalidi, Director of Palestine Solidarity Legal Support and Cooperating Counsel with the Center for Constitutional Rights10/09/2014 - 00:00

    The U.S. Attorney filed an extraordinary motion this week in the controversial prosecution of Rasmea Odeh, seeking an order to empanel an anonymous jury and sequester jurors from protests occurring outside the Detroit courthouse so…