Stop-and-Frisk Attorneys Encouraged by Carter Appointment
By Mel Fabrikant Monday, December 30, 2013, 03:17 PM EST
Eager to Work with New NYC Counsel to Implement Court-ordered Reforms
In response to the announcement that Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has selected former United States Attorney Zachary Carter as incoming Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement:
The appointment of Zachary Carter is encouraging news for those seeking to end racially discriminatory policing and the abuses of stop and frisk. We look forward to working with Mayor de Blasio and Corporation Counsel Carter to develop and implement the reforms ordered by the court in our landmark Floyd v. City of New York case. Together, we have the opportunity to create a better, safer city that respects the rights of all of its residents.