Edward Lawson

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Edward Lawson was stopped fifteen times by San Diego police officers who charged him under a broad anti-loitering law. Lawson noted that the law was “primarily used against black and brown people and youth. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the law as too vague. Courtesy of UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections, Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives, Copyright c Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library

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