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San Diego police ticket city’s homeless

Homeless people in San Diego are often ticketed by San Diego police officers for sleeping in public places. Reporter Amita Sharma talks with two attorneys and a homeless advocate about a lawsuit chall

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.

Guests

  • 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.