It said the city's argument that it was not provided an adequate opportunity to show that the NYPD policies do indeed comport with §§160.50 and 160.55 is immaterial at this stage of the litigation.
Celeste Koeleveld, executive assistant corporation counsel for public safety, said in a statement that the office disagrees with the decision. "This was merely a procedural issue, not a ruling on the merits," Koeleveld said. "The case now returns to the trial court to address the plaintiffs' claims, which are merely allegations and we believe without substance."
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