Man Tests Homeless Bill Of Rights Law In Illinois

Man Tests Homeless Bill Of Rights Law In Illinois

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A homeless man in Chicago is testing whether a three-year old law in Illinois has teeth.

Lawyers for 62-year old Robert Henderson assert that Chicago city workers violated the Illinois Bill of Rights for the Homeless Act when they threw away his belongings that were underneath a viaduct on the Near West Side.

Chicago’s Law Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment.