U.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled Monday that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practice was unconstitutional, unfairly targeting minorities. Hours following the ruling, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city would appeal the decision and that the ruling is "a very dangerous decision made by a judge that, I think, does not understand how policing works."
NYC Mayor Bloomberg Plans to Appeal Stop-and-Frisk Decision
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