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Oregon judge: Cities cannot fine people for living outside

Aug 13, 2020

GRANTS PASS — An Oregon city has joined Boise in eliciting a precedent-setting court ruling that could change how cities nationwide cite and fine people living outside. A U.S. judge decided last month that Grants Pass violated its homeless residents’ Eighth Amendment rights by excluding them from parks without due process and citing them for sleeping outside, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported...

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