Stop-and-Frisk Judge Removed


nypdJudge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling that the New York Police Department violated the Constitution with its stop-and-frisk program has been temporarily blocked, a federal appeals court said today.

The ruling is blocked until a decision is made in response to the city’s appeal of the judge’s orders. The appeals court also ordered to have Scheindlin removed from the case, determining that the judge’s public statements and media interviews regarding stop-and-frisk violated the U.S. judge’s code of conduct.

The city had appealed Scheindlin’s August decision, in which she ordered that the police department change its policy. Read more.

{Andy Newscenter}


  1. Better late than never. She should be subject to sanctions as well.

    The ultra liberals in the judiciary need to learn and know that they cannot impose their extreme ideas on the public at large.