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Court upholds NYC law banning the types of police restraints that killed George Floyd, Eric Garner

Nov. 20, 2023 17:03 PM EST

A New York City law that forbids police from using chokeholds or sitting, kneeling, or standing on someone's torso during an arrest was upheld Monday by the state's highest court. The law, passed after the death of George Floyd, had been challenged by police unions that said the new...