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  1. Challenges to Stop-and-Frisk Date Back to 1999 Diallo Shooting

    The Wall Street Journal06/03/2010 - 14:46

    The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against the NYPD on Wednesday, claiming that the department’s database of people it has stopped and frisked, but cleared of criminal charges, violates constitutional…

  2. Judge Names Morgenthau to Monitor Fire Dept.’s Minority Hiring

    by A.G. Sulzberger for The New York Times06/03/2010 - 14:44

    Frustrated by what he has characterized as continued obstructionism by the Bloomberg administration, a federal judge on Wednesday appointed Robert M. Morgenthau as a special master to oversee the city’s adoption of practices aimed at…

  3. Judge Appoints Morgenthau To Help FDNY Hiring

    CBStv.com06/03/2010 - 14:43

    A federal judge in Brooklyn has appointed former longtime New York District Attorney Robert Morgenthau as a special master to help force the city to improve the hiring the black firefighters.

  4. City Contests Role for Morgenthau In Fire Dept. Case

    By A.G. Sulzberger for The New York Times06/03/2010 - 14:41

    The City of New York asked a federal judge on Friday to reconsider the appointment of Mr. morgenthau to oversee the city's efforts to increase the number of black and Hispanic firefighters in response to a long-running…

  5. Lawyers: Morgenthau Has 'Known Distaste' For Mayor

    CBS06/03/2010 - 14:37

    Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau faces a new challenge at age 90. He's been appointed by a judge to speed up hiring of blacks and Hispanics in New York City's mostly white fire department,…

  6. City Seeks To Disqualify Morgenthau In Bias Suit

    By Mark Fass for New York Law Journal06/03/2010 - 14:36

  7. Civil Rights Groups Protest Arizona Immigration Law, File Suit Over Federal Program

    FOXnews06/03/2010 - 14:29

    Civil rights and immigrant-advocacy groups teamed up Tuesday to condemn the recently passed Arizona immigration legislation as racist, as they filed a lawsuit seeking more information about a separate federal immigration program.

  8. Sources: White House officials urging liberal pick for court vacancy

    CNN.com06/03/2010 - 14:27

    The White House has begun finalizing its list of potential nominees for the upcoming Supreme Court vacancy, with many senior administration officials privately urging the president to name someone with a proven, "reliable" liberal record, according…

  9. Suit targets ICE's "Secure Communities"

    By Diana Washington Valdez  for El Paso Times06/03/2010 - 14:26

    The Center for Constitutional Rights filed suit Tuesday seeking records about the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Secure Communities program.

  10. Democracy Now! suing local law enforcement over RNC arrests

    By Paul Schmelzer for The Minnesota Independent06/03/2010 - 14:24

    Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman was among 46 journalists arrested or detained during the 2008 Republican National Convention, and now she’s among plaintiffs suing law enforcement in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Ramsey County as well as…