Legal Defense

San Francisco, CA. Cited in Plain Sight: How California Polices Being Black, Brown and Unhoused in Public!

The release of our new report revealed thousands of non-traffic infractions are disproportionately enforced on Black, Latinx and unhoused Californians each year, primarily for behavior that amounts to simply existing in public: sitting, sleeping, and loitering (standing). Here are resources…

UNBELIEVABLE! City Plans Sweep of 300 People April 30 in the Midst of COVID-19 State of Emergency: Days after DHOL Places Toilets and Hand Washing Stations the City Moves to Sweep With No Housing Option Given. Denver, CO.

Just when you thought Mayor Hancock couldn’t be any more cruel, HE UPS THE CRUELTY SCALE&!@# Today, April 23rd 2020, the City posted notice of a mass sweep on April 30th of all the encampments from 20th to 23rd, from…

U.S. District Court Certifies One of the Largest Homeless Class Actions in American History!!!

Today, the United States District Court of Colorado, Judge William J. Martinez, certified class action status for Denver homeless persons challenging the wide-spread and systemic constitutional deprivations known as the Denver Homeless Sweeps.  It is one of the largest class…