Last spring, in an airless room packed with lawyers and curious Kings County Family Court officials, "Krystal Simmons"—a 16-year-old with round cheeks, glasses, and a tight little ponytail—was the unlikely defendant in a prostitution case. Her mother sat next to her, wincing as the undercover cop described how he says he tricked Krystal, who was 15 at the time, and her friend into... More >>>