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Why Boise's Supreme Court Appeal Could Change How Homelessness Is Treated

J. Scott Applewhite
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The City of Boise has been in a years-long battle in an attempt to implement an anti-camping ordinance that would prevent a person from sleeping outside in public places, unless the homeless shelters are full. After the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the ordinance to be unconstitutional, the city is atempting to take the issue to the U.S Supreme Court for a final ruling. Mountain West News Bureau reporter Madelyn Beck talks about the latest on this story.

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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!