Muslims who sued NYPD over spying at New Jersey mosques file appeal, turn to Mayor de Blasio
'The judge has said all Muslims can be treated as second-class citizens.' The plaintiffs are taking the next step after Newark Federal Judge William Martini dismissed their claim that the spying was unconstitutional.
Muslim-Americans who sued over NYPD spying at New Jersey mosques are embarking on a new two-pronged strategy in their fight against the surveillance.
The plaintiffs in the case will file an appeal Friday, a month after a judge dismissed their claim that the Police Department spying was unconstitutional because it focused on religion.
Beyond that, they're turning up the heat on Mayor de Blasio.
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