Sunday, March 17, 2013
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The city is facing the most comprehensive legal challenge to the NYPD's stop, question and frisk tactic starting Monday. A federal, class action suit will challenge the practice on the basis it is unconstitutional.
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Supreme Court begins a new term Monday with a docket full of cases pertinent to the business community. This week, WNYC's Money Talking examines the business implications of the cases, as well as how the court's 5-4 conservative-liberal split will play out.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The arguments being heard by the Supreme Court today in Dukes vs. Wal-Mart are about whether there is enough of a connection between 1.5 million workers to validate their discrimination as a class-action suit. But this is not just the largest class-action suit ever, it is also the largest gender discrimination case in history. The plaintiffs are arguing that the world’s largest corporation maintained paid women less money, denied them promotions, and perpetuated a culture rife with gender stereotyping. And it will be heard by a Supreme Court with three female Justices — the most ever in history. Will their decision come down to gender vs. business?