Coalition on Homelessness v. City and County of San Francisco et al

Current Revsion Submitted: Wed, 12/21/2022 - 15:20
Submitted by Jane Clayton on Wed, 12/21/2022 - 15:10

Coalition on Homelessness v. City and County of San Francisco et al challenges San Francisco's policy of towing safely parked cars solely because the owner has 5+ parking tickets. The policy disproportionately harms unhoused people who live in their vehicles. Our brief argues that allowing police to initiate these tows without a warrant violates the Fourth Amendment and elevates the risk of police violence by unnecessarily increasing police contact with the public.

A huge thank you to Jim Davy at All Rise Trial & Appellate who wrote this brief, and to the MacArthur Justice Center, our co-amici curiae.

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