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In California, ordinances restricting the homeless from sleeping in public can be ‘Cruel and Unusual’

Jeff Brown November 6, 2018
Tents below a highway ramp

After Martin v. City of Boise, prosecuting homeless individuals with no access to alternative shelter for using public spaces could be unlawful. Though the decision is narrow, city governments will have to reevaluate the constitutionality of ordinances targeting the homeless. READ MORE