Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings311Search all websites

OATH in the News

Civil Trials Commissioner Outlines Office’s Challenges, Gotham Gazette, March 21, 2018

The Judge Will Hear Your 223,000 Excuses Now: Tales from the tiny offices where New Yorkers go to fight summonses for everything from unshoveled sidewalks to underheated hot dogs, NY Times, March 16, 2018

Judge blasts Department of Transportation for trying to fire worker for singing on the job, NY Post, February 13, 2018

Melissa Mark-Viverito’s legislative legacy as City Council speaker, AM New York, January 4, 2018

Drivers owe triple for parking tickets after broker’s 3-year scam, NY Post, December 19, 2017

Citations down for ‘quality of life’ offenses in New York City, AM NY, October 21, 2017

Fewer Criminal Tickets for Petty Crimes, Like Public Urination, NY Times, October 20, 2017

Q&A With Fidel Del Valle, Head of the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, New York Law Journal, June 29, 2017

Health Department Investigated Illegal Summer Camp a Year Before Closing It, DNA Info, September 27, 2017

Video: NYC Court Summons Reform w/ Hon. Fidel F. Del Valle, BK Live on BRIC TV, June 29, 2017

New York City Police Officers Told to Relax Stance on Petty Offenses, New York Times, June 14, 2017

New Bill Could Spare Undocumented Immigrants a Trip to Court, DNA Info, June 12, 2017

Summons Assistance for Seniors, the Greenline, June 1, 2017

Video: Represent NYC: You've Been Summoned, Now What?, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, May 26, 2017

CLE explains new developments at Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, May 17, 2017

Video: On February 10, 2017 OATH Commissioner & Chief Administrative Law Judge, Fidel F. Del Valle, was the featured speaker at the 140th CityLaw Breakfast. View the video of the Commissioner's full remarks.

Video: 收到罰單大失血!原來有4成的人可免繳 – Apple Daily, March 22, 2017

Pizza Joint Must Pay $20K For Booting Blind Customer And Guide Dog: Judge, DNA Info, January 3, 2017

Video: 助民众了解听证程序 OATH将办访问活动, SinoVision, October 13, 2016

Hospital worker fired after refusing to wear paper lab coat, New York Post, August 15, 2016

New York Council Approves Bills to Divert Minor Offenders From Court System, New York Times, May 25, 2016

The TLC Seems To Be Letting Cyclist-Imperiling Violations Slide, Gothamist, May 20, 2016

The violent American epidemic you won't hear about: Why prison abuse goes unreported and unpunished, Salon, April 15, 2016

Park Slope Landlord Almost Fined for Refusing to Rent to Pregnant Couple, DNA Info, February 17, 2016

A Move to End Transparency for New York's Jails, New York Times, January 28, 2016

New York City's Promising Step on Criminal Justice, New York Times Editorial Board, January 28, 2016