in Newswire Published on March 16, 2018

New York City Named in Civil Rights Class Action Lawsuit Over NYPD’s Policy for Arrestees to Remove Religious Headwear [UPDATE]

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on April 16, 2024

Clark et al. v. City of New York

Filed: March 16, 2018 § 1:18cv2334

With two individual plaintiffs, Turning Point for Women and Families has sued the city over the NYPD's ban on religious headgear when taking booking photos.


City of New York



New York


Civil Rights

April 16, 2024 – Lawsuit Over NYPD’s Religious Headwear Removal Policy Settled for $17.5 Million

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