Because it's ladies' night, and the lawsuit's right, oh what a fight! Clubs and bars have been luring women to their establishments with lower fees and shorter waits for decades, but a recent lawsuit claims that the practice is unconstitutional.
New York attorney Roy Den Hollaner, a solo practitionere for more than 15 years who deals primarily with civil litigation and corporate governmance, has filed a class action against certain Manhattan nightclubs for "invidious discrimination" against men in their policies for admitting patrons.
Hollander is seeking a declaratory judgement that would clarify whether nightclubs' policies consist of "state action" due to their regulation by the state's Division of Alchoholic Beverage Control, and consequently are subject to liability persuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983, which allows civil action for deprivation of rights by persons acting under the color of state law. Hollander v. Copacabana Nightclub, 1:2007 CV 5873. A case management and scheduling conference has been set for Oct. 11. Damn straight. Because every guy should have the same right as a bunch of drunk women to throw his bra and cash at a guy dressed like Zorro!