As His Homeless Housing Order Faces Appeals, a Judge Says He Won’t Let Up

During hearings last week, Judge David O. Carter promised his court would stay ”diligent and involved” in the Skid Row homelessness lawsuit that's generated headlines
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The Citizens of Skid Row: A View from Inside the Hub of L.A.’s Unhoused Community

Since the ’70s, this four-square-mile swath of downtown has been a symbol of the city’s urban blight. But for the people who live there, it’s a neighborhood with codes and customs all its own.
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An Appeals Court Has Halted a Judge’s Order on L.A. Homelessness—For Now

Judge David O. Carter's order calling for the housing of Skid Row's homeless has hit a small speed bump
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‘We’re On It’: L.A. County Makes Its Case for Being Dropped from a Landmark Homelessness Lawsuit

At a virtual hearing today, an attorney for the county insisted to a judge, “We don’t belong in this lawsuit”
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L.A. County Is Appealing an Order That Demands Action on Homelessness

The filing sets up a showdown about the judiciary’s power over the city's and county's policy decisions
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‘A Legacy of Racism’: Judge Issues Bold Order to House Skid Row’s Homeless

In an injunction filed Tuesday, Judge David O. Carter sets a timeline for housing the homeless on Skid Row—and restricts Mayor Garcetti’s nearly billion-dollar homeless plan
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Dr. Drew Is No Longer Up for Homeless Commission Consideration

The celeb doctor and repentant COVID denier had been floated as a candidate for the ten-member Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority board
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A Legal Motion Demands Immediate Action to House Skid Row’s Homeless

A new filing in a lawsuit regarding the City and County's response to homelessness in L.A. traces the current crisis to the 1970s
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Major Decisions Loom in a Landmark Lawsuit Over Homelessness in Los Angeles

As a firebrand judge considers broad action to house the homeless, L.A. County requests to be dropped from a federal suit regarding its alleged mismanagement of the crisis
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It’s Unclear When the Unhoused Will Be Up for Vaccination

One of the region's most vulnerable populations isn't being prioritized locally or at the state level