New York Police Dept. Agrees to Curb Stop-and-Frisk Tactics

“We’re talking about stops and frisks and arrests in the sanctity of people’s homes that have had an incredible human toll on the relationship between the community and the police,” said Johanna Steinberg, director of the Impact Litigation Practice at The Bronx Defenders, which was also part of the lawsuit. “This will create accountability and improved training and oversight to ensure these changes are meaningful, systematic and longstanding.”

New York Times article on the settlement of Ligon v. City of New York, our case with NYCLU, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and the law firm of Shearman & Sterling, challenging the constitutionality of the NYPD’s stop-and frisk practices inside and outside of private buildings enrolled in the “Clean Halls” and “Trespass Affidavit” programs. Read the full article here.