Tag: night court
New York City (TAN): Visitors to NYC are engaging in a new activity — spending time at the night court in Manhattan, reports news.com.au.
Lonely Planet describes the experience as “underground and unique”.
According to New York law, anyone arrested in the city has to be produced in front of a judge within 24 hours. Consequently, the night court is essential in clearing the backlog of cases. The court runs till 1am now but earlier when crime was higher, there used to be another shift from 1-9am, police said. Continue reading Tourists in New York City line up to visit Manhattan night court