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Homeless camp on Eddy and Taylor in San Francisco's Tenderloin on April 3, 2020 (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) Homeless camp on Eddy and Taylor in San Francisco’s Tenderloin on April 3, 2020. Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM

A group of more than 125 students and alumni of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law have signed onto a letter to Chancellor and Dean David Faigman criticizing the school’s lawsuit against the city of San Francisco seeking to address conditions on the streets in the Tenderloin neighborhood it calls home.

The letter, penned by a group of eight current students, most of whom have worked with public defenders offices as part of the school’s criminal practice clinic, claims that the lawsuit brought on behalf of the school, local residents and business “defines the community in a way that implicitly excludes our unhoused neighbor.” 

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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