Philadelphia City Council held a hearing on March 11 concerning a proposed ordinance that would seriously limit arrests on minor marijuana possession charges. KRMF partner Paul Messing testified before Council concerning the results of data analysis conducted as part of the stop-and-frisk litigation brought by KRMF and the ACLU of Pennsylvania. Noting that Philadelphia police […]
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an important decision on March 4 on a previously undecided issue: whether a local government can be held accountable for agreeing to hold someone in prison custody at the request of immigration officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The case was brought by Ernesto […]
David Rudovsky was a featured guest on WHYY’s “Radio Times” this morning. Covering various topics concerning policing in Philadelphia, Rudovsky discussed new interrogation practices instituted for use in homicide cases and the status of data collection regarding the Police Department’s stop and frisk practices. Also featured on the show was Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.