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Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Testimony heard by a grand jury that declined to indict a police officer in the apparent chokehold death of Eric Garner… 884 more words

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NYPD Officer's Lawsuit Over Retaliation Regarding Arrest Quotas Reinstated

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A police officer who said he was punished for complaining about arrest quotas got his lawsuit reinstated Thursday after an appeals court said his criticisms were covered by free speech protections. 380 more words

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New York District Attorney Aims to Keep Eric Garner Grand Jury Transcripts Confidential

If Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan had his way, the transcripts from the grand jury that acquitted a New York police officer in the death of Eric Garner would be kept under wraps. 442 more words

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NYCLU Seeks Release Of Grand Jury Evidence In Eric Garner Case

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The New York Civil Liberties Union is expected to be in court this week hoping to get more information on how the… 828 more words

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East Side Community HS Holds Seminar On How To Deal With Police

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Recent police-involved shootings has prompted a New York City high school to take action and teach its students how to deal with police. 408 more words

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School to Prison Pipeline

By Madeline Egan

On Friday, November 7th, 2014, SU Professor Anthony J. Nocella II gave a presentation entitled, “Is Special Education the New Eugenics? Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline and the Rise of Hip Hop and Disability Justice.” (According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, “The School to Prison Pipeline is a nationwide system of local, state and federal education and public safety policies that pushes students out of school and into the criminal justice system.”) It was both informative and honest, giving feedback, especially future teachers, on how to achieve “education before incarceration” for their students. 619 more words