Lighthouse Linda Lemaster Trial

Linda Lemaster, chair of the former Homeless Issues Task Force and long-time homeless activist, goes to jury trial on Tuesday, November 6th at 8:30 AM (jury selection begins Monday November 5th at 8:30 AM) in Dept. 1 at 701 Ocean St.  She is charged with PC 647e, an archaic state “anti-lodging” law for sitting on the steps of the courthouse in August 2010 in solidarity with PeaceCamp2010 homeless protesters, peacefully demonstrating against the City’s homeless Sleeping Ban.

Appeals Judge Upholds Anti-Homeless “Lodging” Law Against “Lighthouse” Linda Lemaster –

“Lighthouse” Linda Lemaster’s blog –

Lemaster Lodging Trial Nears –

Yes, I’m Guilty –

Sentinal article – Trial date set in case of Santa Cruz Peace Camp protester – – HUFF Blog post of article with comments here.

Sentinel article – SC County Woman Convicted –

SC Weekly article – Activist Lemaster Sentenced For Illegal Lodging –