Criminalization of Homelessness in the United States of America

Report focuses on the continued criminalization of the homeless, despite recognition at federal and international levels that such treatment of homeless persons is in violation of the U.S. Constitution and the ICCPR. It further makes the case of the importance to advocates for the Committee to recognize such violations as torture or cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment.

National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty; Yale Law Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic; and UC Irvine School of Law International Human Rights Clinic
ICCPR, Human rights committee, the covenant, List of Issues Submissions, torture, right to housing, homelessness, poverty

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