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San Diego police ticket city’s homeless


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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.


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