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Thu Sep 23, 2021, 08:25 PM

US court order to house LA Skid Row homeless overturned

Source: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge’s sweeping order requiring the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly shelter all homeless people living on downtown’s Skid Row was overturned Thursday by an appeals court that called it an abuse of judicial discretion.

The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals found extensive error by U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter, who is overseeing a major lawsuit about the problem of homelessness in Los Angeles.

The appeals court found plaintiffs lacked standing to bring most of their claims in the lawsuit and that Carter based his preliminary injunction on claims and “novel legal theories” not made by the plaintiffs.

“To fill the gap, the district court impermissibly resorted to independent research and extra-record evidence,” the appeals court said.

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/courts-lawsuits-los-angeles-race-and-ethnicity-racial-injustice-adebc55e26ab811c6e1b363b789f540c



Official biography of Judge David O. Carter - he was the DA of Orange County, CA from 1972-81, judge on the OC Superior Court from 1982-98, and nominated by Clinton to the Central District of California court in 1998.

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captain queeg Sep 24 #1

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Fri Sep 24, 2021, 05:38 AM

1. That does sound like over reach

The homeless problem is huge and complex. Its going to take a sustained effort.

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