No. 71 CIV. 2203(CSH).

273 F.Supp.2d 327 (2003)

Barbara HANDSCHU, Ralph Digia, Alex McKeiver, Shaba Om, Curtis M. Powell, Abbie Hoffman, Mark A. Segal, Michael Zumoff, Kenneth Thomas, Robert Rusch, Anette T. Rubenstein, Michey Sheridan, Joe Sucher, Steven Fischler, Howard Blatt and Ellie Benzone, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. SPECIAL SERVICES DIVISION, a/k/a Bureau of Special Services, William H.T. Smith, Arthur Grubert, Michael Willis, William Knapp, Patrick Murphy, Police Department of the City of New York, John V. Lindsay and various unknown employees of the Police Department acting as under-cover operators and informers, Defendants.

United States District Court, S.D. New York.

February 11, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul G. Chevigny, Jethro M. Eisenstein, Profeta & Eisenstein, Martin R. Stolar, Franklin Siegel, Attorneys for plaintiff class, Arthur Eisenberg, New York Civil Liberties Union, appearing with attorneys for plaintiff class, New York City, for Plaintiffs.

Gail Donoghue, Special Assistant Corporation Counsel, New York City, for Defendants.


HAIGHT, District Judge.

Defendants, successor officials in charge of the New York City Police Department (collectively "the NYPD"), represented by the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York ("Corporation Counsel"), move pursuant to Rule 60(b), Fed.R.Civ.P., for an order modifying the presently existing "Handschu Guidelines" which govern the NYPD's activities in the investigation of political activity. The Guidelines...

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