Posts Tagged ‘site lie’

San Francisco’s Sit-Lie Law in Action on Haight Street: First You Sit and Then You Lie (to the SFPD)

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Here’s the scene shortly after 10:00 PM on Haight betwixt Masonic and Ashbury:

And here are things five seconds later, as the fuzz arrives. Notice how everybody is now standing up?

That’s your sit-lie law in action, for better or worse…

When You’re Being Detained by the SFPD, Feel Free to Sit or Lie on the Sidewalk – That’s the Only Time It’s Legal

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Another candid from Famous Thomas Hawk:

Click to expand – via Thomas Hawk, of course

But don’t try to sit/lie when you’re not being detained – you could get detained or arrested for doing that…