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NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit Ruled a Class Action Suit
Posted on: May 16, 2012, Source: The Guardian
A Federal judge granted class action status to a lawsuit alleging the NYPD's controversial program amounts to racial profiling.
Bogus Pot Arrests Rise In NYC - Commissioner Kelly's Memo Proves Ineffective and Unenforced
Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source: The Guardian
The illegal practice of stop-and-frisk hasn't stopped since Commissioner Kelly issued his memo; there is a deep disconnect between the top brass and what happens on the street.
Calling for Police Commissioner's Resignation, Occupy Wall Street Teams Up With Victims of NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk
Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: The Guardian
A rally on Tuesday increased the public pressure on Commissioner Ray Kelly and the NYPD following a series of recent controversies over police tactics.
Where do the GOP Candidates Stand on Drug Policy? Why Now is the Time to Know
Posted on: Jan 25, 2012, Source: The Guardian
The battle for the Republican nomination has moved to Florida, which also happens to be a key battleground in an entirely different fight: the $15bn war on drugs.
How the US Props Up Criminals and Murderers All in the Name of Our Catastrophic Drug War
Posted on: Jul 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The US appears to be repeating its historically catastrophic strategy of propping up human rights abusers and simplistically relying on militarization to root out social problems.
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