Judge: No Arrests For Loitering To Beg

A federal judge has barred the Suffolk County Police Department from arresting people for merely loitering for the purpose of panhandling or begging, saying that federal and state court decisions going back almost 20 years have ruled that such laws are unconstitutional.

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  • Judge approves shutdown of large California homeless camp
    Carter lifted a stay Tuesday morning that had blocked the county from making arrests in the riverbed ... saying they were driven there by a police crackdown on loitering in surrounding cities. The county must conduct clinical assessments of participants ...
    02/20/2018 - 5:37 am | View Link
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    Carter’s order will stand until a Tuesday hearing, when representatives of the county and cities will provide information about the number and circumstances of citations issued or arrests made under trespassing, anti-camping or loitering laws since the ...
    02/8/2018 - 2:03 pm | View Link
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    Carter's order will stand until a Feb. 13 hearing, when representatives of the county and cities will provide information about the number and circumstances of citations issued or arrests made under trespassing, anti-camping or loitering laws since the ...
    02/8/2018 - 5:30 am | View Link
  • Federal judge blocks county from arresting homeless people who refuse to leave Santa Ana River camps
    Carter's order will stand until a Feb.13 hearing, when representatives of the county and cities will provide information about the number and circumstances of citations issued or arrests made under trespassing, anti-camping or loitering laws since the ...
    02/7/2018 - 5:30 am | View Link
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