Future of stop-and-frisk left up to new mayor as court denies Bloomberg’s challenge

Mayor Bloomberg’s chances to challenge the August court ruling that would overhaul stop-and-frisk appear to be all but over. On Friday, a federal appellate court rejected a motion to reverse the ruling over claims of biased conduct by the judge. While The Wall Street Journal reports that the city can resubmit its claims in March, by then, it’ll be too late for Bloomberg: Bill de Blasio is scheduled to take office at the beginning of January, and he’s promised to withdraw the city’s appeal.

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