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Court: Cities can’t prosecute people for sleeping on streets

Cities can't prosecute people for sleeping on the streets if they have nowhere else to go because it amounts to cruel and unusual punishment, a federal appeals court said Sept. 4. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with six homeless Boise residents who sued the city in 2009 over a local ordinance that banned ...

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