Critics of the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk practice, including many of the candidates vying to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg, applauded a judge’s ruling this morning declaring the city’s current use of the tactic unconstitutional.
In a round of strongly worded statements, the Democratic hopefuls repeatedly said the ruling reaffirmed what they already knew: police had overstepped their boundaries by stopping hundreds of thousands of young men, overwhelmingly young black and Latino, on insufficient grounds.
A lawsuit filed in Federal Court last week alleges that Starbucks discriminates against the deaf by refusing to serve them, ejecting them from their stores and making fun of the way they speak.
Twelve plaintiffs, most of whom are deaf and use sign language, filed the suit after encountering repeated acts of discrimination at multiple Read More
Imagine all the people, living life in peace… well, not at the Dakota.
A city-shattering lawsuit has been filed by Wall Street tycoon Alphonse Fletcher Jr. alleging that the board of the storied Central Park West co-op has a grave history of discriminating against not only applicants but owners like Fletcher, who has Read More
“It’s a very good education, the teachers are top notch, it really prepares kids very well for certain kinds of education,” said the lawyer Ed Hayes, who is perhaps most famous for being the real-life basis of the lawyer in Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities.
He was talking about Riverdale Country School, the chi-chi Read More