Slater v. City of New York

Case number
Court district
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Plaintiff gender, specified in lawsuit
Multiple Plaintiffs
Plaintiff race, specified in lawsuit
Black or African American
Incident date
July 7, 2015
Stop Location
Lobby/Outside Residence
Incident county
Precinct taken to


The defendant officers came into contact with and arrested 7 plaintiffs on the charges of Possession of a Gambling Device, Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree, Trespass and Loitering. . All of the plaintiffs were taken to the PSA7 precinct, where they were imprisoned. At the PSA7 precinct, plaintiffs were unlawfully strip searched. Defendant officers brought false incriminating charges of crimes of Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Gambling Device, Criminal Trespass and Loitering against the plaintiffs. The charges brought against the plaintiffs were eventually all dismissed.

Plaintiff Attorney

Richard A. Ashman Michelstein & Ashman, PLLC 485 Madison Avenue, 16th Floor New York, NY 10022 (212) 588-0880 Fax: (212) 588-0811 Email: [email protected]

False Criminal Charges Outcome

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