The information on this blog about the corruption in America's courts will disgust and frighten you and propel you into a world of racketeering, greed, larceny, malicious prosecution, and outrageous disdain for due process, the Rule of Law, the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Professional Responsibility Standards, Rules and Statutes. This is the Unified Court System of New York State. You will be a victim unless you speak up and protest. by Betsy Combier
Sunday, December 2, 2012
10 Lawsuits Against The NYPD That You Should Know About
But this is hardly the only suit to hit the department recently.
So we have put together a guide to ten key court claims, which involve everything from negligence to grooming to religion. (Note: some categories include more than one filing, but the number totals ten.)
Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths
We mentioned this before, butJacob Stevens is suing the department, claiming officers dragged their feet when investigating the car that fatally struck his wife, Clara Heyworth. This suit, reportedly the first of its kind, puts to question the NYPD's treatment of cycling and pedestrian deaths.
Hasidic Jewish Beards
NYPD recruit Fishel Litzman, a 38-year-old father of three and Hasidic Jew, wascanned Fridaybecause his beard was too long. But, you know, having a beard is part of being a Hasidic Jew and all, so he's planning on suing the department. Of note: The NYPD has had problems with religious dress requirements before. Remember that top brass haslong struggled with Sikhs, whogrow beards and wear turbansas part of their religion.
This news just broke today: A Muslim cop hopeful has decided to take the Police Academy to court, claiming it's discriminating against himbecause of his anti-gay bias,reports theNew York Post.The paper claims that he checked the "'yes' box next to the question, 'Do you believe that homosexuals should be locked up?'" -- which disqualified him for cadet candidacy. He says that Islam treats homosexuality as a sin, so the department's policies are discriminatory, he claims.
A Federal judgeagreed in Aprilto give class status to 22 New Yorkers who say the NYPD's quota system, which officials deny exists, "leads street cops to hand out summonses even when no crime or violation has occurred just to meet productivity demands from their bosses."