A group of plaintiffs could not convince a federal judge that they were subjected to unsafe, unsanitary surroundings below constitutional standards as they waited to be arraigned at Brooklyn Central Booking.
“While certain conditions may have been uncomfortable for plaintiffs, the evidence fails to establish any plaintiff was regularly denied his or her basic human needs or was exposed to conditions that posed an unreasonable risk of serious damage to his or her future health,” Eastern District Judge William Kuntz II said, granting summary judgment to New York City Thursday in Cano v. City of New York, 13-cv-3341.
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