Tag: racial profiling

12
Aug

Judge Declares NYPD 'Stop-and-Frisk' Unconstitutional

New York judge Shira Scheindlin has ruled that New York’s stop-and-frisk searches are unconstitutional and has ordered that a federal monitor oversee the police reform. New York’s stop-and-frisk policy has seen the New York City police stop an estimated 5 million people in the past decade. Though about 9 out of 10 have walked away without consequence from the stop,

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13
Aug

Higher Education Act Supports Drug Abuse

After a full 10 years of contacting representatives, gathering signatures, writing articles, and spreading the outrage, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, along with hundreds of supporting organizations was sure their determined efforts would finally pay off and that Congressional leadership would follow through with their pledge to repeal the counterproductive Aid Elimination Penalty of the Higher Education Act. However, we have yet again been terribly

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