Community, Faith, Labor, and Law Enforcement Groups, City Officials Speak Out at City Hall to Support Court’s Orders in Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Jen Nessel, CCR, (212) 614-6449, press@ccrjustice.org
Mandela Jones (646) 200-5316, mandela@berlinrosen.com

Community, Faith, Labor, and Law Enforcement Groups, City Officials Speak Out at City Hall to Support Court’s Orders in Stop-and-Frisk Lawsuit

Oppose Delays Sought by Bloomberg Administration

WASHINGTON - Today, the coalition Communities United for Police Reform and representatives from community, faith, labor, and law enforcement groups will join City officials, attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights and co-counsel to voice support for moving forward with the remedial process ordered by the court in the class action lawsuit Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al.

After the court denied the City’s motion to delay the remedial process, they filed an appeal in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. On Monday, Floyd plaintiffs will file a motion to oppose any delays, and community groups and elected officials, including Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio, will file declarations or briefs affirming that further delays to police reform are not in the community’s interest.

WHO:                   

Communities United for Police Reform; Representatives from Community, Church, Labor, and Law Enforcement groups; Attorneys from the Center for Constitutional Rights and Co-Counsel; and City officials

WHEN:                   

Monday, October 7, 12:00 p.m.

WHERE:                 

New York City Hall

260 Broadway

New York, NY, 10007

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The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.

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