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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  • San Jose: Judge dismisses lewd conduct charges against gay men
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  • Anti-begging law in Arizona knocked down by federal judge
    The complaint, brought by the ACLU Foundation of Arizona and Flagstaff lawyer Mikkel Jordahl, noted that the arrests for loitering to beg did not require “aggressive, disorderly, dangerous or other problematic conduct by the person seeking money ...
    10/6/2013 - 10:58 pm | View Link
  • NYCHA Loitering Rules Too Vague for Arrests: Judge
    A federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Thursday that loitering rules in public housing were too vague, and gave police too much power to arrest, according to the New York Times. Judge Shira Scheindlin allowed a lawsuit challenging arrests for trespassing in ...
    10/5/2012 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • NYC Loitering Laws In City Housing Projects Too Vague, Federal Judge Rules
    Additionally, Scheindlin's ruling said posters prohibiting loitering in areas of city projects did not justify all arrests, as "the NYCHA rule as posted cannot reasonably be read to mean that residents are prohibited from ever being there." Johanna B.
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