Cities banned from punishing homeless who sleep on public property

An appellate court ruled on Tuesday, Sept. 4th that if homeless people who have no other alternatives are sleeping on public property, cities are prohibited from punishing them, as it would violate the Eighth Amendment.
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An appellate court ruled on Tuesday, Sept. 4th that if homeless people who have no other alternatives are sleeping on public property, cities are prohibited from punishing them, as it would violate the Eighth Amendment.

Court: It’s no crime for homeless to sleep outside when shelter is not an option

September 07, 2018 04:07 PM