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Feb. 2, 2022, 11:05 AM

D.C. Police Reform Faces Union Challenge at U.S. Appeals Court

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

A federal appeals court will consider a police union’s constitutional challenge to a District of Columbia measure prohibiting the union from negotiating over disciplinary rules, one of the significant reforms that followed the nationwide protests sparked by the 2020 murder of George Floyd.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear oral argument Wednesday over a law that reserved all police disciplinary matters to the district and blocked the Fraternal Order of Police from addressing discipline in future collective bargaining.

The case could decide the fate of D.C.’s innovative reform initiative that’s designed to tear ...

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