Imam Siraj Wahhaj, of Masjid At-Taqwa, foreground right, and plaintiff Imam Hamid Hassan Raza, of Masjid Al-Ansar, center, confer during a gathering on a plaza in front of New York City

 

              Imam Siraj Wahhaj, of Masjid At-Taqwa, foreground right, and plaintiff Imam Hamid Hassan Raza, of Masjid Al-Ansar, center, confer during a gathering on a plaza in front of New York City
Imam Siraj Wahhaj, of Masjid At-Taqwa, foreground right, and plaintiff Imam Hamid Hassan Raza, of Masjid Al-Ansar, center, confer during a gathering on a plaza in front of New York City Police Department headquarters, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, civil rights lawyers urged a U.S. judge to declare the NYPD's widespread spying programs directed at Muslims to be unconstitutional, order police to stop their surveillance and destroy any records in police files.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)