For Stop-and-Frisk Lawyer, Career Change Yields Big Win

, The Am Law Daily


Darius Charney was a New Orleans schoolteacher when he decided he could have a greater impact on the lives of minority students if he became a lawyer instead. But he never expected his decision to lead to something as significant as Monday's ruling declaring the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk tactics unconstitutional.

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  • Rafael S.

    Mr. Charney's work against the FDNY's discrimination of black applicants should not be missed. I'll be watching his work as a litmus test of the city's progress (or lack thereof).

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