A playground at a park is shown in this photo taken March 20, 2008. (Photo by Christian Travers via Flikr)

A Different Sort Of Court: What’s The Right Punishment For Breaking Park Rules?

The frustrations and indignities of New York City’s criminal summonses system are on full display at 346 Broadway. Defendants who have received pink slips from the NYPD and other enforcement agencies wait for hours to find out where they are scheduled to appear before a judge, many for minor violations of quality-of-life laws. If they […]