Gay Man Arrested in Spurious Prostitution Bust Entitled to Trial Against New York City for Constitutional Torts

U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin has ruled that Robert Pinter, a gay man who claims to have been wrongly arrested on October 10, 2008, and wrongly prosecuted in a scheme by New York City officials to go after adult businesses by accumulating lots of prostitution arrests, is entitled to his day in court against the City.  Denying a motion for summary judgment on most of Pinter’s federal claims in Pinter v. City of New York, … <Read More>