At the end of last month, luxury department store Barneys found itself facing the wrong kind of publicity, when a black teenager named Trayon Christian said he'd been racially profiled there, detained after buying a belt that someone decided looked too expensive for him. Christian sued the store and ... More >>
Barneys is having a horrendous week. You can tell by their press releases, which started out rather snippy and have escalated rapidly into something that looks a lot like panic. Last Thursday, 19-year-old Trayon Christian came forward with a lawsuit alleging he was racially profiled at the famed Ma ... More >>
The NYPD has a long-standing reputation for its "excessive" surveillance. Now more than ever.
The state's highest court ruled today that New York City's Police Commissioner has total authority over disciplinary rules and doesn't have to bargain over them in talks with the cop unions. In simple terms, this ends the long fight over the 48-hour rule. The rule granted cops two days to talk to a ... More >>
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