Tag: stop-and-frisk

Bloomberg reverses his stance on stop-and-frisk

Photo courtesy of Bloomberg Philanthropies, Wikipedia Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has officially reversed his support on the infamous “stop-and-frisk” policing strategy. His support of this strategy initially wreaked havoc on the African American and Latino communities in the city for a decade.  The stop-and-frisk tactic gave police […]

Search and Seizure Discussed at Recent SCOTUS Event

Photo courtesy of Mitchell Shapiro Photography, Flickr For their second discussion of the year, the SCOTUS series focused on Utah v. Streiff, a recent case involving search and seizure and fourth amendment rights. Michael DeMarco, deputy first assistant prosecutor in Passaic county and professor of criminal law at Ramapo, led […]