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City Seeks to Vacate Judge's Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

The city will file a motion to vacate a federal judge's ruling, according to the city Law Department.

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Bloomberg Predicts City Will Likely Win Stop-and-Frisk Appeal

The mayor praised the appeals court decision to halt Judge Shira Scheindlin's order to install a monitor.

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Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Stayed by Federal Appeals Court

Judge Shira Scheindlin, who ordered a federal monitor for the NYPD, was also removed from the case.

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Federal Judge Rejects City's Bid to Halt Stop-and-Frisk Enforcement

The city's request to hold off on a federal monitor of the police was denied Tuesday.

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Bloomberg Asks Judge to Halt NYPD Monitor and Other Stop-and-Frisk Reforms

The city asked Judge Shira Scheindlin to put a stay on her earlier ruling on the police tactic.

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Bloomberg Calls for Fingerprinting All Public Housing Residents

The mayor said the measure would curb crime in the projects.

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City Takes Next Step in Bid to Halt Stop-and-Frisk Rulings

The mayor's office is fighting a federal judge's ruling that found the NYPD violated rights.

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City to Begin Appeal of Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Friday

The city will file a notice of appeal Friday against Monday's stop-and-frisk decision.

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Bloomberg and Kelly Fire Back on 'Dangerous' Stop-and-Frisk Ruling

The mayor and police commissioner vowed to appeal a federal judge's ruling against stop-and-frisk.

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NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Tactic Violates Rights, Federal Judge Rules

Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that millions of New Yorkers were unlawfully stopped and searched.

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Judge Temporarily Lifts Ban on Stop-and-Frisks Outside Some Bronx Buildings

A federal judge agreed Tuesday to postpone the ban until after another hearing in a few months.

New York City »

Judge Restricts NYPD's Use of Stop-and-Frisk

Cops must have "reasonable suspicion" of trespassing before stopping people near certain Bronx buidlings.

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Celebrity Swindler Ken Starr to Serve 7 1/2 Years in Prison

Ponzi schemer Kenneth Starr was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to a $30 million fraud.

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