NY stop-frisk deal lifts hope for more settlements
Friday, January 31, 2014
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The new administration has already signaled it hopes to settle a $250 million lawsuit filed on behalf of five black and Hispanic people convicted in 1990 of raping and beating a white woman jogging in the park a year earlier. After serving six to 13 years in prison, their convictions were tossed in 2002 when evidence emerged linking someone else to the crime...