Steve Martinot’s essay explains the recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, affirming the right of homeless people to sleep in public.  Martinot brings the issue home to the Bay Area, specifically to Berkeley.  You can read the essay here:  https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/10/02/the-constitution-and-homelessness/

Here is an earlier post about the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision:  https://sffnb.org/2018/09/09/court-affirms-right-of-homeless-persons-to-not-be-punished-for-sleeping-in-public/

 

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