MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A former judge has lost his court argument that a Long Island county’s red-light camera system is unconstitutional.
In a ruling last week, state Supreme Court Justice Anthony Parga denied Samuel Levine’s claim that he should be able to confront in court those who installed Nassau County’s red light cameras.READ MORE: Child Hit By Fire Truck, Seriously Injured On Staten Island
Parga said he made his decision because Levine does not face a criminal conviction, but rather a violation of the vehicle and traffic law. Levine told reporters in August that it was his wife who got the tickets last October. He is responsible because the car is registered in his name.READ MORE: Senate Passes Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill
Levine, a retired district court judge, did not answer telephone calls to his home seeking comment on Tuesday.
He is due back in traffic court to answer the charges on Nov. 10.MORE NEWS: New Pop-Up COVID Vaccination Sites Open Across New York, Signs Of Normalcy Returning To City
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