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The Anomalous Interaction Between Code And Statute--Lessor's Warranty And Statutory Waiver, Melissa T. Lonegrass
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The Danger Of Nonrandom Case Assignment: How The S.D.N.Y'S 'Related Cases' Rule Has Shaped The Evolution Of Stop-And-Frisk Law, Katherine Macfarlane
The Southern District of New York’s local rules are clear: "[A]ll active judges . . . shall be assigned substantially an equal share of the categories of cases of the court over a period of time." Yet for the past fourteen years, Southern District Judge Scheindlin has been granted near-exclusive jurisdiction over one category of case: those involving wide-sweeping constitutional challenges to the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policies. In 1999, Judge Scheindlin was randomly assigned Daniels v. City of New York, the first in a series of high-profile and high-impact stop-and-frisk cases. Since then, she has overseen an uninterrupted stream of equally ...