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NYPD Officer Who Used Illegal Chokehold Forced to Retire

Detective Fabio Nunez, who employed an illegal chokehold and a taser without provocation, was found guilty by the NYPD and forced into retirement, reports the New York Daily News.
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LAS, Debevoise Sue City and NYPD for Illegal Arrests for Low Level Offenses

The Legal Aid Society and Debevoise are demanding justice for illegal arrests during last summer's protests, reports The Washington Post.
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LAS Shines Light on NYPD’s Reckless Facial Recognition Program

A recently released email shows the use of facial recognition software was ordered by NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau, reports the New York Post.
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LAS Secures Dismissal for Client Placed in Illegal Neck Hold by NYPD

Sircarlyle Arnold was arrested and put into a knee-on-neck hold, the same technique used in the killing of George Floyd, reports the Queens Daily Eagle.
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NYPD Is Using Controversial Facial Recognition Software

Documents obtained by The Legal Aid Society through a FOIL settlement reveal police have been using Clearview AI technology on unsuspecting New Yorkers, as reported by Bronx News 12.
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LAS Decries Irreparable Damage Caused by NYPD Detective’s Lies

The Brooklyn DA is moving to vacate convictions involving an NYPD detective with a documented history of misconduct and substantiated incredibility findings, reports The New York Times.
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LAS Rips NYPD’s Youth Phone Confiscations

Anger is building over a myriad of disruptions caused by phone seizures by the New York City Police Department, reports THE CITY.
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LAS Slams Move to Keep NYPD Disciplinary Files Secret

The Legal Aid Society condemned an attempt by the NYC Law Department to keep records produced for lawsuits over racial justice protests confidential, as reported by the New York Daily News.
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Phone Seizures by NYPD Impacting Minors’ Access to Education, Family

Advocates see a threat to education - as well specter of unlawful surveillance - in phone confiscations, as reported by THE CITY.
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LAS Blasts Mayor’s Police Reform Plan As a Missed Opportunity

The plan fails to address the chronic, long-standing problems within the NYPD, according to AMNY.
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