People v. Ray Lam


AT1 order dated December 23, 2011, affirming judgment of conviction for unlicensed general vending. Decision below: 34 Misc.3d 130(A), 946 N.Y.S.2d 68, 2011 WL 6755869. Jones, J., granted leave June 21, 2012.

ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether the selling of artistically decorated T-shirts is constitutionally protected by the First Amendment, and thus not prosecutable as unlicensed general vending (Adm. Code of NYC §20-453).

Whether sale of artistic T-shirts is protected by the First Amendment