A Stop-and-Frisk Policy Unconstitutional

    Demonstrators hold signs during a silent march to end the "stop-and-frisk" program in New York, Sunday, June 17, 2012. Thousands of protesters from civil rights groups walked down New York City’s Fifth Avenue in total silence on Sunday as they marched in defiance of “stop-and-frisk” tactics employed by city police. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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    A Manhattan Federal Court ruled that police are not allowed to make trespassing stops outside of private residential buildings in the Bronx. The “Clean Halls” program—which is only in the Bronx—has led to people suing the city after alleging harassment outside their own place of residence. In the program, officers are allowed to patrol in and around private residential buildings. There will be a hearing on what other relief should be granted.

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