Federal appeals court blocks ruling on NY police stop-frisk tactic, removes judge from case

  • by: COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 31, 2013 - 9:05 PM

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a judge's ruling that found the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities, and it took the unusual step of removing her from the case, saying interviews she gave during the trial called her impartiality into question.

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