In an article in “The Christian Science Monitor,” Professor Randolph McLaughlin commented on the court ruling that removed 2nd Circuit Judge Shira Scheindlin from the “stop and frisk” case in New York City. Professor McLaughlin is of counsel to the civil rights division of a New York City law firm.
“When appeals judges take this type of a wide step, I think it sends a message as to what they will do ultimately when they consider the merits of the case,” McLaughlin is quoted as saying. “If they remove the federal judge who both issued a liability decision and remedy decision, I don’t think it bodes well for the liability case either.”
The full article can be read here.