Stop and Frisk, Jim Crow By Another Name? Join The Gist of Freedom Sunday June 10th at 8pm~ Listen to Constitutional Law Professor, Gloria Browne-Marshall as she lectures on Stop and Frisk and gives us an update on Zimmerman's latest arrest and Trayvon's Road to Justice.
On May 16, a federal judge granted class Action Lawsuit (certification in a lawsuit) challenging the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk practices as unconstitutional and racially discriminatory.
The ruling will allow all persons unlawfully stopped and frisked since January 2005 to be plaintiffs in the lawsuit. The plaintiffs are represented by the Center of Constitutional Rights (CCR), and the law firms of Beldock, Levine, and Hoffman and Covington & Burling, LLP. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall received the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Justice Award for her work with civil rights and women's justice issues.
A former civil rights attorney, Browne-Marshall is an Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) teaching Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, and Evidence. She is a member of the Gender Studies faculty of John Jay College as well as a member of the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. A free-lance journalist and an award-winning playwright, her most recent play is titled "Diversity" and examines marriage choices. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild, Mystery Writers of America, National Association of Black Journalists, and PEN American Center. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is the Founder/Director of The Law and Policy Group, Inc.,
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