A follow-up NYT piece on the Federal Court hearing now being conducted on this lawsuit.
First I posted a link to the Times article on the plaintiffs’ testimony. This is a link to the next day’s testimony by the NYPD. In Stop-and-Frisk Hearing, Dispute on the Sovereignty of Building Vestibules – NYTimes.com.
What’s unusual about this lawsuit in general, and the NYPD’s defense of the policy, is that Bronx Assistant District Attorney Jeannette Rucker has refused to prosecute these cases involving the NYPD’s definition of “trespassing.” Her definition differs considerably.
I failed the last time to tell you that the case for the plaintiffs is being conducted by the ACLU and the Bronx Federal Defenders.