San Diego police ticket citys homeless
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Reporter Amita Sharma talks with two attorneys and a homeless advocate about a lawsuit challenging San Diego city policy allowing police to ticket the homeless for sleeping in public. A similar lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles and a judge there declared the policy unconstitutional.
- Paul Cooper , counsel to San Diego Police Chief Bill Lansdowne.
- Scott Dreher , attorney who has filed the case on behalf of several homeless people.
- Larry Milligan , homeless advocate who has gone on a hunger strike to protest the city's policy.