EDAR stands for Everyone Deserves a Roof. It’s a cart that unfolds into a cot covered with a tent, giving homeless people a step up from sleeping in a cardboard box or on the ground.
But it’s not without its critics.
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the UC Irvine School of Law, said police fear the units could constitute dwellings where inhabitants would have a reasonable expectation of privacy. In that scenario, police would need warrants to search EDARs
Oh noes! One minute they have some semblance of shelter; next minute they might start imagining they have some semblance of civil rights, too!