NY Judge Dismisses New York City Law Banning Chokeholds

HeadlineJun 24, 2021

A New York state Supreme Court judge has sided with the New York City police union, striking down a City Council law passed last year which banned chokeholds and other violent restraints. The law was passed amid nationwide protests following the police murder of George Floyd. New York still has a statewide ban on chokeholds.

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