cops violate civil rights

Second Night of Protests In Brooklyn After Police Shooting Of 16 Year Old.
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They site a history of alleged harassment and abuse from the NYPD and are calling for an end to the stop and frisk policy in that they feel it not only violates the civil rights of those who are stopped, but is racial in nature. Councilman Barron …

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Bronzeville parents says school closings violate kids' civil rights
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As Chicago's top cop promises to keep children sent to new schools safe, a Bronzeville community group on Thursday called school closings not only dangerous but a violation of children's civil rights. Members of the Kenwood Oakland Community …

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Woman Claims Cops Arrested Her for Criticizing Stop-and-Frisk
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Kaylan Pedine, a 30-year-old social worker who lives in Greenpoint, filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Civil Court Wednesday, arguing that her First Amendment rights were violated this summer when an officer unlawfully arrested her for speaking her mind, …

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Harlem Shakedown
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In recent weeks, two groups of Harlem Shakers like this one were broken up by cops in Times Square. The global dance craze … O'Connor believes the schools' crackdown is a violation of students' civil liberties and says it's just another example of …

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Chicago Cops Shoot Wrong Man – 11 Times
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Bassil Abdelal sued Chicago and two Officer Does in Federal Court, for excessive force, false imprisonment, assault and battery, wanton conduct, conspiracy, civil rights violations and negligence. "The City of Chicago followed its 'code of silence' to …

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Exonerated Ohio Man Wins Civil Rights Suit, $13.2M
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… Ohio man who was exonerated after spending 13 years in prison for murder cried as a federal jury found that two Cleveland police detectives violated his civil rights by coercing and falsifying testimony and withholding evidence that pointed to his …

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Ex-West Palm cop's civil rights allegations dismissed, but he can refile
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A federal judge last week dismissed all three counts in Palm Beach County Sheriff Deputy William McCray's lawsuit against numerous West Palm Beach city officials that alleged civil rights violations. Two of the counts were dismissed “without prejudice …

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