Racial Disparity Spurs Challenge To NYPD COVID Policing

June 5, 2020

...In court filings last week, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights, the Legal Aid Society, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. and the law firm of Beldock Levine & Hoffman urged U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres to expand the scope of Zimroth's monitorship,which has already contributed to the implementation of body worn cameras at the department.

The May 26 emergency motion for relief also urged the judge to block further police enforcement of things like social distancing and stay at home restrictions.

Darius Charney, senior staff attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights, told Law360 that police "cannot seem to enforce these rules in a fair or appropriate way." ...

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June 5, 2020