Mimesis Law
14 August 2020

Bill Bratton

  • The NYPD’s Tokens of Appreciation

    by - Apr 8, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    Apr. 8, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — The New York Post broke the news that the FBI is investigating a number of high-ranking New York law enforcement officials for possible corruption. Though the FBI has yet to...
  • Bratton & NYPD Want To Make Resisting Arrest A Felony … Again

    by - Feb 22, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    Feb. 22, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Bill Bratton is a man who loves repetition.  After a stint as the Police Chief of the NYPD in the mid 1990’s, and an even longer stint as the head...
  • The Numbers Don’t Lie. The Police Do.

    by - Jan 4, 2016
    (Comments: 2)
    Jan. 4, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Last year, we were inundated with headlines that warned of a slip back into the old days of criminals running our city like they did in the old days. The...
  • On Butthurt & Contribution

    by - Oct 29, 2015
    (Comments: 0)
    Oct. 28, 2015 (Mimesis Law0 — My mediation mentor taught me two important concepts in resolving disputes: “naming and blaming” and “contribution.” Naming and blaming is something we do all the time; you identify someone or...
  • Bail Reform Meets Battered Mayor Syndrome

    by - Oct 28, 2015
    (Comments: 0)
    Oct. 38, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — Akai Gurley. Eric Garner.  Ramarley Graham.  Sean Bell. Randolph Holder. The first four names represent a mere fraction of the black men who were killed by the NYPD over the...
  • New York Times Goes Full Jekyll & Hyde On Bail Reform

    by - Oct 26, 2015
    (Comments: 2)
    Oct. 26, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — In our world, bad things happen, and no amount of preparation can fully prevent that. This is not to say that we should not attempt to reduce harm when feasible,...
  • Broken Windows Is Not Our Enemy

    by - Oct 13, 2015
    (Comments: 4)
    Oct. 13, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — It goes a little something like this. Cops roll into a predominantly poor, minority community. Cops hand out tickets or arrests for infractions (real or imagined) that only seem to...
  • Cops Like Frascatore Are Exactly What The NYPD Wants

    by - Sep 24, 2015
    (Comments: 1)
    Sept. 24, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met with former tennis star turned police reformer James Blake and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. The stated point of this meeting was to give...
  • Fire James Frascatore

    by - Sep 14, 2015
    (Comments: 2)
    Sept. 14, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — When the picture of NYPD Officer James Frascatore was finally released, I bet many people had the same reaction that I did. Of course, that’s what the cop would look like....
  • James Blake Gets The Bum’s Rush, Twice

    by - Sep 10, 2015
    (Comments: 6)
    Sept. 10, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — The guy was a tennis star, ranked fourth in the world with a very high USTA rating, before he retired. James Blake was the real thing, accomplishing fame through sweat...

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