How New York Quietly Ended Its Street Drug War

February 9, 2021

...“I am heartened by the decrease in both the use of stop-and-frisk and drug arrests during the de Blasio administration, but I am still very concerned by the severe racial disparities in both of these categories of enforcement activity,” Darius Charney, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, told VICE News. Charney was lead counsel on the landmark Floyd v. New York case that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices racially discriminatory and otherwise unconstitutional. ...

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February 9, 2021