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Jul. 10, 2024

Federal judge appears unlikely to toss homeless veterans' class action

While it's likely that the class action will be allowed to proceed, it could yet be condensed, with Judge David O. Carter taking Tuesday's arguments under submission.

A class of homeless veterans will likely have their day in court next month after U.S. District Judge David O. Carter on Tuesday tentatively declined to toss their lawsuit accusing leaders of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and local housing authorities of disability discrimination. Defendants are accused of denying adequate care and housing support to thousands of veterans in Los Angeles.

However, the action could be condensed before it goes to trial as Carter is also dec...

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