Lewdness requires more than self-touching – State v. Pinto (UNP)

Today’s UNPUBLISHED Appellate Division decision in State v. Pinto provides an excellent review of the proofs necessary in a disorderly persons’ level lewdness prosecution in municipal court. In Pinto, the court ruled that the mere touching or rubbing of oneself, no matter how vigorous. near a fully clothed, intimate part of the body is not flagrantly lewd, even when done in public.

Download a copy of this UNPUBLISHED decision

Category: Muni-Mail Archive