City Agreement to Drop Stop-and-Frisk Appeal Takes Step Forward

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February 21, 2014, New York – In response to the Second Circuit panel’s lifting of the stay in the Floyd v. City of New York class action lawsuit and remanding of the case to the district court, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement:

We are gratified that the Court of Appeals has accepted the parties’ proposed framework for resolving this case.  Now that the litigation has largely concluded, we look forward to working with affected communities and the City toward achieving lasting reforms to the NYPD’s stop and frisk practices.
 

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February 21, 2014